Helping you find fabulous places and hidden gems in Northumberland, Tyne And Wear and the North of England.
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!
A church with 13th century and earlier origins set on the spectacular Church Point Headland in Newbiggin by the Sea
An obelisk erected to James Maitland Balfour, MP and Major Commandant of the East Lothian Yeomanry Cavalry.
The longest surviving section of 'broad wall' on Hadrians Wall.
The trig point sitting on top of Tosson Hill (440m) #147.
A museum of natural history and ancient civilisations in the heart of Newcastle city centre.
Two drinking fountains given to the people of Blaydon by Joseph Cowen in the 1860s.
A beautiful little waterfall located in Allensford near Consett.
A lovely little double waterfall near Gilsland.
A 14th century defensive pele tower once used as a vicarage and now is a micro gin bar.
The scoop bucket used from the now dismantled Ace Of Spades dragline excavator.
Stunning crags and landscape with standing stones and a Devil's Punchbowl.
A red sandstone statue of of William Wallace overlooking the River Tweed Valley near Melrose.
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.
A 6km walk around Whittle Dene Reservoirs with stunning views, lime kilns, a bird hide and a wander along the Hadrian's Wall Path.
A lovely jaunt up Cunyan Crags then onto Dunmoor Hill in Ingram Valley including Reaveley Hill, a stone cirlce, Long Crag and Cat Crag.
A meander from Ros Castle down the west side of Hepburn Moor finding cairns, hillforts, pill boxes, crags and the Blawearie.
A wander in the Cheviots bagging seven hills over 500m including Cheviot Summit and Hedgehope Hill, Broadhope Hill, Preston Hill, Scald Hill, Cairn Hill and Comb Fell.
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Monument dedicated to Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey built in 1838.
350 acre world famous open air museum set in rural County Durham.
Rotating bridge designed by William Armstrong, which opened in 1876.
An ornate, Edwardian Shopping Arcade, in the centre of Newcastle built in 1906. The arcade is set within Richard Grainger's Central Exchange Building.
A 15th century gatehouse that was part of the Alnwick old town walls.
The seat of the ancient kings of Northumbria and a mighty stronghold on the coast of Northumberland.
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