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Newcastle Cathedral
Newcastle Cathedral
Religious Place Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Cathedral of Newcastle upon Tyne, originally built in 1091.

Table Rocks Pool
Table Rocks Pool
Water Whitley Bay Tyne And Wear

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

Windy Gyle Trig Point
Windy Gyle Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Windy Gyle (619m).

Queen Victoria Statue - Newcastle
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.

The Farne Islands
The Farne Islands
Landscape Seahouses Northumberland

Group of islands off the coast of Northumberland.

Iron Man
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
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
Rowantree Stob Bastle
Bastle Allendale Northumberland

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

Rookhope Arch
Rookhope Arch
Chimney Bishop Auckland County Durham

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

Barter Books
Barter Books
Building Alnwick Northumberland

Famous book shop in the old Alnwick train station.

Ouseburn Art
Ouseburn Art
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

The ever changing Ouseburn Street Art and Installations.

Reddings Hill Trig Point
Reddings Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Hartlepool County Durham

The Reddings Hill trig point sits in the corner of a field (147m) near Hurworth Burn Reservoir, Wingate, Hartlepool.

God's Bridge
God's Bridge
Bridge Barnard Castle County Durham

A natural limestone bridge on the Pennine Way.

Angel Of Northumberland
Angel Of Northumberland
Statue Hexham Northumberland

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

Cauldron Snout
Cauldron Snout
Waterfall Barnard Castle County Durham

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

Hepburn Bastle
Hepburn Bastle
Bastle Chillingham Northumberland

A ruined, Grade II listed Scheduled Monument, 16th Century Tower House / Bastle House.

Ros Castle Trig Point
Ros Castle Trig Point
Trig Point Chillingham Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Ros Castle (316m).

Newcastle City Walls
Newcastle City Walls
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

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

Freemanshill Moor Trig Point
Freemanshill Moor Trig Point
Trig Point Edlingham Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Freemanshill Moor in Edlingham (251m).

Blue Crags Hillfort
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
Ulgham Village Cross
Religious Place Ulgham Northumberland

A preacher's cross erected by monks from Lindisfarne.

Percy Cross Otterburn Battlefield
Percy Cross Otterburn Battlefield
Military Otterburn Northumberland

A 14th century stone monument to the Battle of Otterburn in 1388

Little Swinburne Tower
Little Swinburne Tower
Tower Swinburne Northumberland

A severely ruined 15th century tower in Little Swinburne.

Darden Pike Trig Point
Darden Pike Trig Point
Trig Point Elsdon Northumberland

The trig point sitting next to Darden Lough (375m) near Elsdon.

Warkworth Hermitage
Warkworth Hermitage
Religious Place Warkworth Northumberland

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

Newburn Ford Battlefield and Ryton Willows
Newburn Ford Battlefield and Ryton Willows
Military Newburn Tyne And Wear

Site of the battle of Newburn Ford and Ryton Willows Local Nature Reserve

Shillhope Law Trig Point
Shillhope Law Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Shillhope Law (501m).

George Stephenson's Birthplace
George Stephenson's Birthplace
Building Wylam Northumberland

Birthplace of mechanical engineer George Stephenson, built around 1760.

Hagg Bank Bridge
Hagg Bank Bridge
Bridge Wylam Northumberland

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

Swinburne Tithe Barn
Swinburne Tithe Barn
Building Swinburne Northumberland

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

Matfen Standing Stone
Matfen Standing Stone
Standing Stone Matfen Northumberland

A prehistoric standing stone with cup markings.

Hart Law Trig Point
Hart Law Trig Point
Trig Point Alnham Northumberland

This is the trig point sitting on Hart Law (341m) near Alnham.

Smailholm Tower
Smailholm Tower
Tower Kelso Borders

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

All Saints Church
All Saints Church
Religious Place Rothbury Northumberland

A Parish Church close to the centre of Rothbury, parts of which date back to the 1200s

Derwentcote Steel Furnace
Derwentcote Steel Furnace
Building Rowlands Gill Tyne And Wear

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

Craster Tower Gateway
Craster Tower Gateway
Building Craster Northumberland

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

St James Church Shilbottle
St James Church Shilbottle
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

The Parish Church of St James in Shilbottle

Morwick Water Tower
Morwick Water Tower
Water Tower Amble Northumberland

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

King's Seat Trig Point
King's Seat Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on King's Seat on the border ridge (531m).

Long Crag Gunnerton Trig Point
Long Crag Gunnerton Trig Point
Trig Point Swinburne Northumberland

This is the trig point for Long Crag Gunnerton (222m) near Swinburne.

Bloodybush Edge Trig Point
Bloodybush Edge Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Bloodybush Edge (610m).

Lambton Estate
Lambton Estate
Estate Washington Tyne And Wear

One thousand acres of historic park and woodland set against the backdrop of Lambton Castle.

Old St. Helen’s Church
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.

Newcastle Keep
Newcastle Keep
Castle Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

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

High Hartington Lime Kiln
High Hartington Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Morpeth Northumberland

A 19th century lime kiln near the Wannie Line.

Hedgehope Hill Trig Point
Hedgehope Hill Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Hedgehope Hill (714m).

Woodhouses Bastle
Woodhouses Bastle
Bastle Harbottle Northumberland

A fortified farmhouse (Bastle) near Harbottle.

Big Waters Country Park
Big Waters Country Park
Water Wideopen Tyne And Wear

A Country Park and lake on the outskirts of Newcastle Upon Tyne

High And Low Lights Of North Shields
High And Low Lights Of North Shields
Lighthouse North Shields Tyne And Wear

Decommissioned leading lights in North Shields.

Sewingshields Crags Trig Point
Sewingshields Crags Trig Point
Trig Point Haydon Bridge Northumberland

This is the trig point for Sewingshields Crags (326m) near Haydon Bridge.

Blawearie Shepherd’s Hut
Blawearie Shepherd’s Hut
Building Chillingham Northumberland

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

Greenknowe Tower
Greenknowe Tower
Tower Kelso Borders

A fine example of a 16th-century tower house, located just west of the village of Gordon, in the Scottish Borders

The Summerhill
The Summerhill
Landmark Gateshead Tyne And Wear

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

Curry's Point
Curry's Point
Landmark Whitley Bay Tyne And Wear

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

Tynemouth Watch House
Tynemouth Watch House
Building Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A museum dedicated to the Volunteer Life Brigade at Tynemouth.

Curleheugh Trig Point
Curleheugh Trig Point
Trig Point Chillingham Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Curleheugh on Bewick Moor (215m).

Cresswell Hall Stable Block
Cresswell Hall Stable Block
Building Cresswell Northumberland

A ruined stable block of the once Cresswell Hall.

Sycamore Gap
Sycamore Gap
Landscape Bardon Mill Northumberland

A lone Sycamore Tree that stands on Hadrian's Wall and is considered the most photographed spot in the Northumberland National Park.

Plessey Woods Viaduct
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
Whittle Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Swarland Northumberland

A lime kiln set in a lovely rolling Hobbiton area.

River God Tyne
River God Tyne
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A bronze sculpture of the River God Tyne found on the side of the Civic Centre building.

Druridge Bay Stepping Stones
Druridge Bay Stepping Stones
Stepping Stone Druridge Bay Northumberland

Stepping stones over Ladyburn Lake in Druridge Bay Country Park.

Cathedral Church of St Mary
Cathedral Church of St Mary
Religious Place Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

The Grade I listed Cathedral Church of St Mary, Newcastle's Catholic and first Cathedral.

Morph in the North Art Trail
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
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.

St Paul's Monastery
St Paul's Monastery
Religious Place Jarrow Tyne And Wear

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

Charlie's Garden
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.

Spirit of the Staithes
Spirit of the Staithes
Art Blyth Northumberland

A piece of public art found at Blyth Quayside representing a full sized steam train and tender.

Shepherdskirk Hill Trig Point
Shepherdskirk Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Belford Northumberland

This is the trig point for Shepherdskirk Hill (202m) in the Kyloe Hills near Belford.

Beadnell Lime Kilns
Beadnell Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln Beadnell Northumberland

18th century lime kilns in the harbour of Beadnell Bay

The Journey
The Journey
Art Durham County Durham

A bronze sculpture depicting six monks transporting St Cuthbert's coffin in Durham City centre by Fenwick Lawson.

Broomhill Water Tower
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
Drill Heads
Art Wideopen Tyne And Wear

A sculpture of three drill heads in Weetslade Country Park.

Hepple Lime Kiln
Hepple Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Elsdon Northumberland

A slightly ruined lime kiln in Hepple in between Rothbury and Elsdon.

Timpendean Tower
Timpendean Tower
Tower Jedburgh Borders

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

Lumley Castle
Lumley Castle
Castle Chester-le-Street County Durham

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

Raven Seat Trig Point
Raven Seat Trig Point
Trig Point Middleton-in-Teesdale County Durham

The Raven Seat trig point sits on Harnisha Hill (589m) near Middleton-in-Teesdale.

Greenchesters Lime Kiln
Greenchesters Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Otterburn Northumberland

A three draw arch lime kiln in Otterburn.

Meggie's Burn Reservoir
Meggie's Burn Reservoir
Water Blyth Northumberland

A small square reservoir just off the coast of Blyth.

Gateshead Central Library
Gateshead Central Library
Building Gateshead Tyne And Wear

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

Castle Point Lime Kiln
Castle Point Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Holy Island Northumberland

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

Cheeseburn Grange
Cheeseburn Grange
Art Ponteland Northumberland

A sculpture park and art exhibition space set within the grounds of Cheeseburn Grange, near Ponteland.

Blyth Rocket House
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
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
Nine Year Aud Hole
Cave Alnwick Northumberland

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

Wannie Line
Wannie Line
Landscape Morpeth Northumberland

The route of the former Wansbeck or "Wannie Line" railway line that ran from Morpeth to Reedsmouth and Rothbury.

Dryburgh Abbey
Dryburgh Abbey
Religious Place Melrose Borders

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

Cherryburn
Cherryburn
Building Stocksfield Northumberland

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

St Aidan's Church
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
Osborne's Fort
Tower Holy Island Northumberland

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

The Ball and The Bradford Boy
The Ball and The Bradford Boy
Statue Bishop Auckland County Durham

A memorial to the Bradford brothers and other soldiers from Witton Park who fought in World War 1 and both received the Victoria Cross.

Eleven O One
Eleven O One
Statue Seaham County Durham

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

Belford Castle
Belford Castle
Castle Belford Northumberland

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

Hollinside Manor
Hollinside Manor
Building Whickham Tyne And Wear

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

Waterloo Monument
Waterloo Monument
Tower Jedburgh Borders

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

Dalden Tower
Dalden Tower
Tower Seaham County Durham

A ruined manor home complex with a tower in Seaham.

Barnard Castle
Barnard Castle
Castle Barnard Castle County Durham

A Grade I listed, 12th Century ruined castle on the banks of the River Tees in Barnard Castle

Killhope Lead Mine
Killhope Lead Mine
Building Bishop Auckland County Durham

A restored 19th century mining museum in the centre of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where you can experience the life and work of the lead mining families of the North Pennines.

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens
Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens
Estate Belsay Northumberland

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

Washington Old Hall
Washington Old Hall
Building Washington Tyne And Wear

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

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