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Impressive castle owned by the Neville family until the 16th century.
52 acre park near Houghton-le-Spring with a sculpture trail and plenty of wildlife.
Anglican church in Brancepeth, with views over to the stunning Brancepeth Castle.
The peninsula part of Holy Island, made up of dunes, salt marshes, Snook House and Snook Tower
Childhood home of Richard III, built in the 12th century
Built in 1846, the standing engine hauled railway trucks up and down an incline into Rookhope.
19th century lime kilns, located on the River Wear.
WW2 pillbox disguised as a ruined house.
Purpose built gallery housing the collection of Joseph Shipley.
Jail built on the site of the old Jedburgh Castle in the 1820s.
Stunning castle built in 1721, set in a 21,000 hectare estate.
Remains of a 15th century friary in the heart of Jedburgh.
Ruin near Kelso overlooking the River Tweed, in the grounds of Floors Castle.
Ruins of a 14th century chapel in the grounds of Low Friarside Farm.
Ruins of a 12th century priory on the Bolton Abbey estate.
Limestone ravine with two waterfalls in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.
Medieval castle, home to the Clifford family for 400 years
Peaceful, ruined 12th century abbey managed by English Heritage
Ruined castle built in the 1200s, with links to Katherine Parr's family.
The highest perched toilet in England, situated in Northumberland National Park
Defensive walls built in the 16th century, now managed by English Heritage.
Pens to hold stray animals, dating back to medieval times.
Ruined castle dating to the 12th century, said to be founded by Uther Pendragon.
Stunning 284 acre country park with woodlands, wetlands and lowland heath.
Pretty little 18th century bridge over the River Wear in Witton Le Wear.
Lime kilns built in 1847, hidden away in the beautiful Weardale countryside.
Church in the heart of Corbridge village, originally built around 674.
Ruins of a Roman garrison located on Hadrians Wall, with a museum of artifacts found on site.
Remains of a former smelting mill hidden in the Northumberland countryside.
Old 19th century pottery on the outskirts of Corbridge, previously known as Walker's Pottery.
Ruins of a 13th century chapel in the middle of a housing estate.
Small National Trust site with medieval hall dating back to the 13th century.
The wreck of concrete tug 'Cretehawser' which sits on the banks of the River Wear.
The longest surviving section of 'broad wall' on Hadrians Wall.
Two drinking fountains given to the people of Blaydon by Joseph Cowen in the 1860s.
Fountain commemorating Doctor James Trotter, local councillor known as 'Mr Bedlington' during Victorian times.
Small local nature reserve with two hides for birdwatching.
Ruins of a corn mill in the heart of Whittle Dene.
Small and pretty local nature reserve with lots of wildlife to see.
Old lime kilns at Fulwell, now a fancy backdrop for a car showroom.
A short but sweet 0.8km sculpture trail in Thornley Woods.
WW1 acoustic mirror, which detected German Zeppelins as they approached the coast.
Small park in the heart of Whickham, home to Whickham Windmill.
Home to three of the most famous families in the North East, set in 13,500 acres of land.
54m high viaduct, built with the help of Robert Stephenson.
Two fantastic galleries in the heart of Bishop Auckland.
Castle dating back to the 17th century and home to the bishops of Durham.
Ruined 12th century abbey in the beautiful Rye Valley, North Yorkshire
221 hectares of woodland, grassland and paths leading to the beautiful Durham coast.
Ruined motte and bailey castle, dating back to the Norman Conquest.
Artwork inspired by the Little Tern colony which return to nest in Horden every spring.
Small museum showcasing the history of coal mining in the region.
350 acre world famous open air museum set in rural County Durham.
Lime kilns on the coast near South Shields, built in the 1870s.
Excavated Roman fort, with a museum and 35m viewing tower.
Rotating bridge designed by William Armstrong, which opened in 1876.
650 hectare site attracting thousands of birds every year.
14th century gatehouse tower built by Sir William Hylton.
Small photographic gallery on Newcastle's Quayside.
24 hectare park with lake, woodland and waymarked paths in the heart of Gateshead.
A series of 12 gardens set in 3 acres of land in rural Gateshead.
Beautiful 360 hectare woodland, great for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.
Caves at Cullercoats Bay known locally as Fairies Caves.
Monument dedicated to Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey built in 1838.
Water Mill on the edge of Blaydon, originally built in 1730.
Small Camera Obscura on the edge of Kielder Reservoir.
Nature Reserve with SSSI status in Blaydon.
The largest timber structure in Europe, built in 1893.
Old flour mill converted into a contemporary art gallery in 2002.
Ancient burial mound marked by Beech trees sitting on Copt Hill, dating back to the Mesolithic period.
25 bronze lion sculptures by artists Gillie and Marc, temporarily on display in Exhibition Park.
Cathedral of Newcastle upon Tyne, originally built in 1091.
Group of islands off the coast of Northumberland.
Famous book shop in the old Alnwick train station.
Remains of the 14th century walls that were built around Newcastle Upon Tyne.
14th century Hermitage carved out out of the bedrock on the River Coquet.
Birthplace of mechanical engineer George Stephenson, built around 1760.
A grade II listed rib-arch bridge over the River Tyne.
Disused steel furnace and woodland walk, managed by English Heritage.
18th century gateway to Craster Tower, now an iconic entrance to the village of Craster.
A 12th century keep in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Decommissioned leading lights in North Shields.
An octagonal folly, once part of the Stella Hall estate in Blaydon.
A museum dedicated to the Volunteer Life Brigade at Tynemouth.
Anglo-Saxon Monastery where St Bede spent his life from the age of seven.
18th century lime kilns in the harbour of Beadnell Bay
A grade I listed castle built in 1392, now a stunning hotel.
A purpose built library, which opened in 1926 with funding from the Carnegie Trust.
The birthplace of Thomas Bewick, the famous wood engraver and ornithologist.
A medieval first-floor style Manor House set in the beautiful Derwent Walk Country Park.
Manor house associated with the family of George Washington, first president of the USA.
A Greek Doric style house, 14th century castle and 30 acres of beautiful gardens.
An 18th century, 40 acre park designed by London architect, James Paine.
A riverside walk along the River Blyth, accessed on either side by stepping stones.
A stunning 900 year old cathedral built on a peninsula formed by the River Wear.
Cragside is a Victorian country house near Rothbury in Northumberland, built for William Armstrong and his wife, Margaret.
A 13th century church located in the grounds of Ford Castle, later restored by John Dobson.
The remains of a 19th century engine house, later transformed into flats and known as 'Shildon Castle'.
Causey Arch is the oldest surviving single-arch railway bridge in the world.
An atmospheric Anglican church and mausoleum abandoned in the 1970s.
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