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Tynemouth North Pier
Lighthouse Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A 900m long pier protecting ships when entering the River Tyne at Tynemouth.

Whitburn Arch
Standing Stone South Shields Tyne And Wear

A small rock arch off the coast in South Shields near Souter Lighthouse.

Bell Tower Of St Oswald Church Kirkoswald
Tower Penrith Cumbria

A stand alone bell tower for the the Church of St Oswald in Kirkoswald, Cumbria.

The Portrait Bench
Art Bedlington Northumberland

A metal sculpted bench portraying three notable people from the Bedlington area.

Beamish Shorthorns
Art Consett County Durham

A sculpture of four metal cows constructed from old JCB parts, grazing on the C2C route near Beamish.

Lowther Mausoleum
Religious Place Penrith Cumbria

A mausoleum for William the second Earl, who died in 1844.

Source of the North Tyne River
Standing Stone Kielder Northumberland

A standing stone marking the northern source of the River Tyne in Deadwater.

Wetheral Viaduct - Corby Bridge
Bridge Wetheral Cumbria

A maginificent viaduct spanning the River Eden in Wetheral.

Wetheral Caves - St Contantine's Call
Cave Wetheral Cumbria

A 3 chambered cave used by the monks as storage and safegaurd and as a dwelling for St Constantine.

Murder Cleugh
Standing Stone The Cheviots Northumberland

A small marker stone where Robert Lumsden murdered Isabella Sudden in 1610.

Penrith Beacon
Tower Penrith Cumbria

A beacon that when lit would warn the neighbouring villages of an impending attack!

Simonburn Castle
Castle Simonburn Northumberland

Originally envisaged as a motte and bailey, Simonburn Castle was eventually a tower house before falling into ruin.

Alnwick Pants
Fountain Alnwick Northumberland

Fountains and water troughs throughout Alnwick that were once used to provide clean water.

Hume Castle
Castle Kelso Borders

A heavily modified ruin of an early 13th century castle held by the powerful Hume family.

Capheaton Hall Chapel Folly
Religious Place Belsay Northumberland

A folly ruin of an 18th century chapel in the grounds of Capheaton Hall.

Hen Hole
Waterfall The Cheviots Northumberland

The most spectacular gorge with cascades and waterfalls in the whole of Northumberland if not the UK!

Beaurepaire Priory
Religious Place Durham County Durham

A 13th century priory twixt manor house that was a retirement home and also a retreat for the Durham Monks.

Hurlestone Tower
Tower Chillingham Northumberland

A modern day folly set in the Lilburn Tower estate next to the Hurl Stone.

Hurl Stone
Standing Stone Chillingham Northumberland

A 4m standing stone, most likely a headless cross, maybe thrown there by giants or the devil.

Lilburn Tower
Estate Chillingham Northumberland

A country manor house with beautiful gardens, an observatory, old church and ruined pele tower.

Thomson Monument
Obelisk Kelso Borders

An obelisk commerating playwright and poet John Thomson, who also penned the words to Rule, Britannia.

Alnwick Abbey Gatehouse
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

The remaining gatehouse from Alnwick Abbey, built in the 12th century.

Bondgate Tower
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

A 15th century gatehouse that was part of the Alnwick old town walls.

Pottergate Tower
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

Originally part of the town's medieval defences, this tower is now a luxury holiday cottage.

Adamson Memorial Drinking Fountain
Fountain Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

A 19th century fountain dedicated to Bryan Adamson, a lieutenant of the HMS Wasp that was lost at sea.

Sikehead Mine Chimneys
Chimney Blanchland Northumberland

Two chimneys remaining from the Sikehead mine set on Ramshaw Moors

Ros Castle Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Alnwick Northumberland

A ruined lime kiln sitting between Cateran Hole and Ros Castle in the Alnwick area.

The Ferry Hut - Ferryman's Hut
Building Alnmouth Northumberland

The smallest museum in Northumberland (if not the world!!) with pictures, memorabilia and trinkets about boating life in Alnmouth.

Tower House
Building Seaton Valley Northumberland

A castelled octagonal building in Seaton Sluice that was once a tax office, harbour master house and now a gallery.

Evelyn Column Felbridge Monument
Statue Alnwick Northumberland

A column in memory of James Evelyn's parents, moved from Felbridge up to Lemmington, Northumberland.

Egglestone Abbey
Religious Place Barnard Castle County Durham

Beautiful ruins of small monastery founded by White Canons set above a bend in the River Tees near Barnard Castle.

Groverake Mine
Machinery Bishop Auckland County Durham

The ruins of an old lead and fluorspar mine in the Pennines with the headframe and some buildings still visible.

Victoria Tunnel
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A tunnel running from the Town Moor to the Ouseburn that was used to transport coal and then became an air raid shelter.

Northgate Water Tower
Water Tower Morpeth Northumberland

A concrete water tower located next to Northgate Hospital in Morpeth.

Kirkley Obelisk
Obelisk Ponteland Northumberland

An obelisk marking the centenary of the Glorious Revolution by William the Orange.

Cateran Hole
Cave Alnwick Northumberland

A cave in a crater up on the moorland between Eglingham and Ros Castle.

Man with Potential Selves
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Three statues sowing the different aspects of a working man of Newcastle.

Jenny’s Lantern Folly
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

A ruin of a folly shaped like a shepherd's hut on the Alnwick moors.

Thorngreen Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Allendale Northumberland

An ingeniously preserved lime kiln sitting on the wonderfully named Slag Hill.

Holy Cross Church Ruins
Religious Place Wallsend Tyne And Wear

Ruins of the Church of the Holy Cross that is nearly 900 years old.

Alnmouth Friary
Religious Place Alnmouth Northumberland

A beautiful house and gardens for the friars of The Society of St Francis in the North East.

Lookout Tower Percy Gardens
Military Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A six storey lookout tower used to assist gun turrets in both World War 1 and 2.

RRH Brizlee Wood Radome Golf Ball
Military Alnwick Northumberland

A radome housing an RAF radar at Brizlee Wood sitting on top of Alnwick Moor.

Northumberland Park
Landscape Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A traditional Victorian Park packed with features sitting between Tynemouth and North Shields.

Table Rocks Pool
Water Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

A natural tidal pool in Cullecoats that was expanded for swimmers in the 19th century.

Queen Victoria Statue - Newcastle
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A statue of Queen Victoria in St Nicholas' Square to commemorate 500 years of Shrievalty.

Iron Man
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A puppet of the Iron Man that was used in the musical of the same name by The Who guitarist Pete Townshend.

Shilbottle Pele Tower
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

A pele tower that used to be part of the vicarage for the adjoining St James Church.

Rowantree Stob Bastle
Bastle Allendale Northumberland

A ruined bastle which may not have been a bastle after all.

Rookhope Arch
Chimney Bishop Auckland County Durham

One of the remaining arches carrying a two mile horizontal chimney as part of a flue system.

God's Bridge
Bridge Barnard Castle County Durham

A natural limestone bridge on the Pennine Way.

Angel Of Northumberland
Statue Hexham Northumberland

A mini version of the Angel Of The North standing in a field near Hexham.

Cauldron Snout
Waterfall Barnard Castle County Durham

At 180m it is the longest waterfall in the UK and is fed from Cow Green Reservoir.

Blue Crags Hillfort
Hillfort Swinburne Northumberland

A hillfort in Colwell near Swinburne with a large outcrop of whinstone on the north face.

Ulgham Village Cross
Religious Place Ulgham Northumberland

A preacher's cross erected by monks from Lindisfarne.

Little Swinburne Tower
Tower Swinburne Northumberland

A severely ruined 15th century tower in Little Swinburne.

Swinburne Tithe Barn
Building Swinburne Northumberland

A beautiful little barn used to collect tithes in the middle ages.

Smailholm Tower
Tower Kelso Borders

A beautiful tower sitting atop the crag of Lady Hill near Kelso.

Morwick Water Tower
Water Tower Amble Northumberland

A spacecraft-like old concrete water tower, standing in the fields near Amble.

Old St. Helen’s Church
Religious Place Longhorsley Northumberland

A ruined 18th century church currently being transformed by the local residents into another place for calm and reflection.

High Hartington Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Morpeth Northumberland

A 19th century lime kiln near the Wannie Line.

Woodhouses Bastle
Bastle Harbottle Northumberland

A fortified farmhouse (Bastle) near Harbottle.

Blawearie Shepherd’s Hut
Building Alnwick Northumberland

A ruined shepherd's hut in the moors near Old Bewick set amongst crags and cairns.

Curry's Point
Landmark Whitley Bay Tyne And Wear

A plaque marking the site of a gibbet where Michael Curry was chained for murder.

Cresswell Hall Stable Block
Building Cresswell Northumberland

A ruined stable block of the once Creswell Hall.

Plessey Woods Viaduct
Bridge Cramlington Northumberland

A very well hidden stone viaduct spanning the River Blyth at Plessey Woods for the East Coast Main Line.

Whittle Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Swarland Northumberland

A lime kiln set in a lovely rolling Hobbiton area.

Druridge Bay Stepping Stones
Stepping Stone Druridge Bay Northumberland

Stepping stones over Ladyburn Lake in Druridge Bay Country Park.

Morph in the North Art Trail
Art Whitley Bay Tyne And Wear

Twenty beautifully decorated Morph figures to find in North Tyneside.

Old Law Beacons On Guile Point
Lighthouse Holy Island Northumberland

Two obelisk navigation beacons that when lined up would direct you into Holy Island harbour.

Charlie's Garden
Standing Stone Seaton Valley Northumberland

A large rock sitting in Collywell Bay at Seaton Sluice that a local once grew things on.

Broomhill Water Tower
Water Tower Amble Northumberland

An old water tower from Broomhill Colliery that was sold at auction to be a house.

Drill Heads
Art Wideopen Tyne And Wear

A sculpture of three drill heads in Weetslade Country Park.

Hepple Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Rothbury Northumberland

A slightly ruined lime kiln in Hepple, just west of Rothbury.

Timpendean Tower
Tower Jedburgh Borders

A ruined 15th century tower house near Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders.

Greenchesters Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Otterburn Northumberland

A three draw arch lime kiln in Otterburn.

Meggie's Burn Reservoir
Water Blyth Northumberland

A small square reservoir just off the coast of Blyth.

Castle Point Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Holy Island Northumberland

Probably the largest lime kiln in Northumberland sitting next to Lindisfarne Castle on Holy Island.

Blyth Rocket House
Building Blyth Northumberland

The building used to house the rocket apparatus for saving crews from stranded ships near Blyth harbour.

Alnwick Moor Quarry Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Alnwick Northumberland

A lime kiln situated on Alnwick Moor, one of 400 that would have been used in Northumberland.

Nine Year Aud Hole
Cave Alnwick Northumberland

A cave in Hulne Park guarded by a statue of a hermit.

Dryburgh Abbey
Religious Place Melrose Borders

A ruined abbey sitting in a secluded woodland on the banks of the River Tweed.

St Aidan's Church
Religious Place Bamburgh Northumberland

A 12th century church standing on the site of the original wooden church built by St Aidan in the 7th century.

Osborne's Fort
Tower Holy Island Northumberland

A ruined fort tower on the opposite side of the harbour to Lindisfarne Castle on Holy Island.

Eleven O One
Statue Seaham County Durham

A statue of a British infantryman commemorating the end of World War 1.

Belford Castle
Castle Belford Northumberland

A castellated farmhouse sitting on the foundations of a 15th century motte and baily castle.

Waterloo Monument
Tower Jedburgh Borders

A monument commemorating the Duke of Wellington's victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo.

Dalden Tower
Tower Seaham County Durham

A ruined manor home complex with a tower in Seaham.

Emmanuel Head Daymark
Lighthouse Holy Island Northumberland

A white pyramid daymark on the north east Emmanuel Head of Holy Island.

Gunpowder House
Building Seahouses Northumberland

A small stone building used to store the explosives during the construction of the seahouses pier and harbour.

Fatlips Castle
Tower Jedburgh Borders

A beautiful pele tower perched on Minto Crags peaking out of the trees.

Terris Novalis
Art Consett County Durham

Two huge sculptures of 19th century surveyor's instruments standing on freaky feet!

Old King Coal
Art Chester-le-Street County Durham

A sculpture called Old King Coal celebrating the area's proud coal mining history.

Old Transformers
Art Consett County Durham

Statues of the Ironmaster and Coal Miner made from obselete components representing the legacy of the local steelworks.

St John the Baptist Church Edlingham
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

A small saxon church built on the site of an old 8th century church near Edlingham Castle.

Thrunton Wood
Landscape Alnwick Northumberland

A spectacular woodland planted on crags to the north and south.

Malcolm III Cross
Statue Alnwick Northumberland

A stone cross marking where Malcolm III, King Of Scotland was slain at the Battle Of Alnwick.

St Leonard's Hospital Chapel
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

The ruined chapel of an old hospital located in Denwick near to Alnwick Castle.

Corby's Letch
Waterfall Alnwick Northumberland

A lovely 2 level waterfall just under a bridge near Edlingham.

St. Abbs
Landscape Eyemouth Borders

A quaint little fishing village set around old fishermen's cottages and spectacular jagged cliffs - Also twinned with New Asgard!

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