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Marsden Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln South Shields Tyne And Wear

Lime kilns on the coast near South Shields, built in the 1870s.

Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum
Landscape Wallsend Tyne And Wear

Excavated Roman fort, with a museum and 35m viewing tower.

Swing Bridge
Bridge Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Rotating bridge designed by William Armstrong, which opened in 1876.

RSPB Saltholme
Landscape Middlesbrough North Yorkshire

650 hectare site attracting thousands of birds every year.

Hylton Castle
Castle Sunderland Tyne And Wear

14th century gatehouse tower built by Sir William Hylton.

Side Gallery
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Small photographic gallery on Newcastle's Quayside.

Watergate Forest Park
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

24 hectare park with lake, woodland and waymarked paths in the heart of Gateshead.

Birkheads Secret Garden
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

A series of 12 gardens set in 3 acres of land in rural Gateshead.

Chopwell Wood
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Beautiful 360 hectare woodland, great for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.

Cullercoats Caves
Cave Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

Caves at Cullercoats Bay known locally as Fairies Caves.

Grey's Monument
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Monument dedicated to Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey built in 1838.

Path Head Water Mill
Building Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Water Mill on the edge of Blaydon, originally built in 1730.

Wave Chamber
Art Kielder Northumberland

Small Camera Obscura on the edge of Kielder Reservoir.

Shibdon Pond
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Nature Reserve with SSSI status in Blaydon.

Dunston Staiths
Landmark Gateshead Tyne And Wear

The largest timber structure in Europe, built in 1893.

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
Building Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Old flour mill converted into a contemporary art gallery in 2002.

Seven Sisters
Landscape Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

Mound marked by Beech trees, dating back to the Mesolithic period.

Born Free Lions
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

25 bronze lion sculptures by artists Gillie and Marc, temporarily on display in Exhibition Park.

Newcastle Cathedral
Religious Place Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Cathedral of Newcastle upon Tyne, originally built in 1091.

The Farne Islands
Landscape Seahouses Northumberland

Group of islands off the coast of Northumberland.

Barter Books
Building Alnwick Northumberland

Famous book shop in the old Alnwick train station.

Newcastle City Walls
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Remains of the 14th century walls that were built around Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Warkworth Hermitage
Religious Place Warkworth Northumberland

14th century Hermitage carved out out of the bedrock on the River Coquet.

George Stephenson's Birthplace
Building Wylam Northumberland

Birthplace of mechanical engineer George Stephenson, built around 1760.

Hagg Bank Bridge
Bridge Wylam Northumberland

A grade II listed rib-arch bridge over the River Tyne.

Derwentcote Steel Furnace
Building Rowlands Gill Tyne And Wear

Disused steel furnace and woodland walk, managed by English Heritage.

Craster Tower Gateway
Building Craster Northumberland

18th century gateway to Craster Tower, now an iconic entrance to the village of Craster.

Newcastle Keep
Castle Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A 12th century keep in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.

High and Low Lights of North Shields
Lighthouse North Shields Tyne And Wear

Decommissioned leading lights in North Shields.

The Summerhill
Landmark Gateshead Tyne And Wear

An octagonal folly, once part of the Stella Hall estate in Blaydon.

Tynemouth Watch House
Building Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A museum dedicated to the Volunteer Life Brigade at Tynemouth.

St Paul's Monastery
Religious Place Jarrow Tyne And Wear

Anglo-Saxon Monastery where St Bede spent his life from the age of seven.

Beadnell Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln Beadnell Northumberland

18th century lime kilns in the harbour of Beadnell Bay

Lumley Castle
Castle Chester-le-Street County Durham

A grade I listed castle built in 1392, now a stunning hotel.

Gateshead Central Library
Building Gateshead Tyne And Wear

A purpose built library, which opened in 1926 with funding from the Carnegie Trust.

Cherryburn
Building Stocksfield Northumberland

The birthplace of Thomas Bewick, the famous wood engraver and ornithologist.

Hollinside Manor
Building Whickham Tyne And Wear

A medieval first-floor style Manor House set in the beautiful Derwent Walk Country Park.

Washington Old Hall
Building Washington Tyne And Wear

Manor house associated with the family of George Washington, first president of the USA.

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens
Estate Belsay Northumberland

A Greek Doric style house, 14th century castle and 30 acres of beautiful gardens.

Hardwick Hall Park
Landscape Sedgefield County Durham

An 18th century, 40 acre park designed by London architect, James Paine.

Durham Cathedral
Religious Place Durham County Durham

A stunning 900 year old cathedral built on a peninsula formed by the River Wear.

Cragside
Estate Rothbury Northumberland

Cragside is a Victorian country house near Rothbury in Northumberland, built for William Armstrong and his wife, Margaret.

St Michael and All Angels Church
Religious Place Ford And Etal Northumberland

A 13th century church located in the grounds of Ford Castle, later restored by John Dobson.

Shildon Engine House
Building Blanchland Northumberland

The remains of a 19th century engine house, later transformed into flats and known as 'Shildon Castle'.

Causey Arch
Bridge Stanley County Durham

Causey Arch is the oldest surviving single-arch railway bridge in the world.

St Andrew's Church And Hopper Mausoleum
Religious Place Consett County Durham

An atmospheric Anglican church and mausoleum abandoned in the 1970s.

Ushaw College
Religious Place Ushaw Moor County Durham

Ushaw College is a former Catholic seminary, partially designed by Augustus Pugin.

Northumberlandia
Landscape Cramlington Northumberland

Northumberlandia is a unique landform sculpture near Cramlington, opened by Princess Anne in 2012.

Aydon Castle
Castle Corbridge Northumberland

A 13th century fortified manor house set in beautiful woodland setting near Corbridge.

Brinkburn Priory
Religious Place Longframlington Northumberland

A 12th century medieval monastery built on a bend of the River Coquet, near Rothbury.

Howick Hall Gardens And Arboretum
Estate Alnwick Northumberland

The ancestral home of the Earls Grey since 1319. (As in the tea!)

Lindisfarne Castle
Castle Holy Island Northumberland

A 16th Century, grade I listed castle on Holy Island only accessible from the Northumberland coast at low tide.

EM Perkins Monument
Statue Birtley, Co Durham County Durham

Statue dedicated to EM Perkins whose company supplied materials for the High Level Bridge in Newcastle.

Gibside
Estate Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Gibside is a 720 acre estate acquired by the Bowes family in 1713.

Auckland Castle Deer House
Building Bishop Auckland County Durham

The deer house is a rare and well preserved example of Gothic Revival architecture built in 1760.

Finchale Priory
Religious Place Framwellgate Moor County Durham

Finchale Priory was a benedictine priory founded in 1196 on the site of the hermitage of Saint Godric.

Souter Lighthouse
Lighthouse South Shields Tyne And Wear

Built in the 1870s, it was the first lighthouse in the world to be designed and built specifically to use alternating electric current.

Herd Groyne Lighthouse
Lighthouse South Shields Tyne And Wear

A Victorian lighthouse built in 1882, still used for navigational purposes today.

Edlingham Castle
Castle Alnwick Northumberland

A 14th century ruined castle managed by the English Heritage.

Sharp's Folly
Tower Rothbury Northumberland

Sharp's Folly is an 18th century tower in Rothbury, and is the oldest folly in Northumberland.

Fontburn Reservoir
Water Rothbury Northumberland

A drinking water reservoir with beautiful surrounding scenery.

Ros Castle
Hill Alnwick Northumberland

Ros Castle is the highest of the Chillingham Hills, with a height of 315m.

Linhope Spout
Waterfall Ingram Valley Northumberland

An 18 metre waterfall in the beautiful Ingram Valley.

Rothley Castle
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

A grade II listed, 18th century gothic folly, built for the Wallington Hall estate.

Roseberry Topping Shooting Box
Building Newton under Roseberry North Yorkshire

An 18th century shooting box built for Captain Wilson on the slopes of Roseberry Topping.

Warkworth Castle
Castle Warkworth Northumberland

A ruined medieval castle in Warkworth standing over a loop of the River Coquet.

Stublick Chimney
Chimney Haydon Bridge Northumberland

Stublick Chimney is a grade II listed building from the former Langley lead smelting mill.

Humford Woods stepping stones
Stepping Stone Bedlington Northumberland

A riverside walk along the River Blyth, accessed on either side by stepping stones.

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