A small stone building used to store the explosives during the construction of the seahouses pier and harbour.
Unique And Hidden Places To Visit In Northumberland And The North
Search for amazing places to visit in the North and you will be inundated with pictures of spectacular castles, beautiful waterfalls, majestic bridges or rolling hills to name a few. But what if you wanted to find something a bit more unusual that is tucked away or if you want to know what other hidden treasures can be found nearby.
How would you find exactly where they are and also where to park? The Fabulous North team is here to help. Find our most popular places in the North chosen by category, region or even by the most views and social media likes!Find Places
Newly Added Places In The North
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William Shakespeare MuralArt Heaton Tyne And Wear
A brickwork mural of William Shakespeare on the gable end of a house in Heaton.
South Shields Town HallBuilding South Shields Tyne And Wear
Edwardian Baroque styled town hall which embodies civic pride.
Caerlaverock CastleCastle Dumfries Scotland
A substantial and imposing 13th century ruin of a new castle sits in contrast with the modest footprint of an old castle.
Cragend Farm Hydraulic SiloMachinery Rothbury Northumberland
An experimental hydraulic silo to improve the efficiency of processing cut grass into silage built by Lord Armstrong.
Popular Places In The North
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Wharnley Burn WaterfallWaterfall Consett County Durham
A beautiful little waterfall located in Allensford near Consett.
Crammel Linn WaterfallWaterfall Gilsland Northumberland
A lovely little double waterfall near Gilsland.
Amble Art Trail Bord WaalkArt Amble Northumberland
A trail of 12 bird related art exhibits dotted around the town of Amble. Find their exact whereabouts with our handy map and exact locations.
William Wallace StatueStatue Melrose Borders
A red sandstone statue of of William Wallace overlooking the River Tweed Valley near Melrose.
Hen HoleWaterfall The Cheviots Northumberland
The most spectacular gorge with cascades and waterfalls in the whole of Northumberland if not the UK!
How Fabulous Is The North?
In a nutshell - Fabulous! With so many spectacular castles, lakes, beaches, churches and rolling hills, the North is rich in beauty and history. But what about all the little hidden gems that are tucked away that only a few know about? A little stone marker celebrating Queen Victoria's Jubilee tucked up on a crag or a huge crane bucket resting in the middle of a remote field?
We're not just here to show you where the main landmarks are, we also want to help you find all the little nuggets in this amazing region. If you know what you want to see then browse by category and see all that is available. Or you can find places by region if you want to see what is nearby. Not sure what you want to see? Then sit back and let us inspire you.
Choose A Category
Not sure what to visit first? From castles, to monuments, to churches, to amazing landmarks, the North has it all. Choose a category that appeals to you and see what you will find.
Find Walks In The North
Find a fabulous walk for your next adventure where you will encounter lots of the amazing places we have found.
Helvellyn Via Striding Edge16km (10 miles) Glenridding Cumbria
An autumnal ascent up Helvellyn via the precarious Striding Edge with Trekking Tom Experiences also taking in Red Tarn, Snake Path, Catstye Cam, Swirral Edge and Birkhouse Moor.
Simonside and Fontburn Reservoir15km (9 miles) Rothbury Northumberland
A 15km hike around the Simonside area visiting Fontburn Reservoir.
Great Standrop, Cunyan Crags and Linhope Spout18km (11 miles) Ingram Valley Northumberland
A wander up to the Great Standrop on Hedgehope Hill via Cunyan Crags and the smaller crags on Dunmoor Hill with a return visit to Linhope Spout.
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Most Visted Places In The North
View the most visited places in the North as voted by our Fabulous North VIPs!
Grey's MonumentStatue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear
Monument dedicated to Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey built in 1838.
Beamish MuseumEstate Stanley County Durham
350 acre world famous open air museum set in rural County Durham.
Swing BridgeBridge Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear
Rotating bridge designed by William Armstrong, which opened in 1876.
Central ArcadeBuilding Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear
An ornate, Edwardian Shopping Arcade, in the centre of Newcastle built in 1906. The arcade is set within Richard Grainger's Central Exchange Building.
Bamburgh CastleCastle Bamburgh Northumberland
The seat of the ancient kings of Northumbria and a mighty stronghold on the coast of Northumberland.
Not sure where to go first or what floats your boat? Head over to our inspiration station and scroll through endless fabulous pictures until you feel enthused, or fall asleep (whichever comes first!)Get Inspired
Browse Places By Location
Want to find out what is in a particular location? We've got you covered. Click an area from a small selection below and we'll magically transport you into a world of fabulous places.
- Stockton on Tees 1
- Dumfries 1
- Kirkwhelpington 1
- Newbiggin by the Sea 1
- Edlingham 4
- Aysgarth 1
- Kendal 1
- Guyzance 1
- Rothbury 15
- Langholm 1
- Sunderland 13
- Frosterley 1
- Hartlepool 3
- Bothal 4
- Rowlands Gill 3
- Swarland 2
- Stanley 2
- Benwell 1
- Consett 6
- Blanchland 2
- Belford 3
- Otterburn 4
- Walker 1
- Birtley, Co Durham 1
- Wallsend 3
- Dunbar 1
- Stanhope 2
- Shotton 1
- Framwellgate Moor 1
- Duns 1
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