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!
An 18th century church which was partly rebuilt in 1884. It has a window which commemorates those who died during the construction of the nearby Catcleugh Reservoir.
Fountains and water troughs throughout Alnwick that were once used to provide clean water.
24 hectare park with lake, woodland and waymarked paths in the heart of Gateshead.
A heavily modified ruin of an early 13th century castle held by the powerful Hume family.
A defensive gun battery established near the mouth of the Tyne during the Anglo Dutch Wars in the 17th Century and used during various later conflicts.
A beautiful little waterfall located in Allensford near Consett.
A lovely little double waterfall near Gilsland.
The scoop bucket used from the now dismantled Ace Of Spades dragline excavator.
A 14th century defensive pele tower once used as a vicarage and now is a micro gin bar.
Stunning crags and landscape with standing stones and a Devil's Punchbowl.
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.
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!)
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