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Denton Hall Turret
Denton Hall Turret
Building Denton Burn Tyne And Wear

Turret 7B on Hadrian's Wall, found along with a 63m long section of the wall in a small area of public space in a housing estate by the A186

Innerwick Castle
Innerwick Castle
Castle Dunbar Borders

A 14th century ruined castle in the small village of Innerwick built for Scottish royals.

Stonehaugh Totem Poles
Stonehaugh Totem Poles
Art Stonehaugh Northumberland

Totem poles have stood in the village of Stonehaugh since 1971 and these three are the latest carvings.

Gains Law Trig Point
Gains Law Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Gains Law in The Cheviots (319m).

Kirkcarrion
Kirkcarrion
Landmark Middleton-in-Teesdale County Durham

An ancient burial ground for a Bronze Age chieftain called Prince Caryn.

Corbridge Bridge
Corbridge Bridge
Bridge Corbridge Northumberland

A 17th century stone bridge over the River Tyne that is the oldest surviving bridge over the River.

Corbridge Roman Bridge
Corbridge Roman Bridge
Bridge Corbridge Northumberland

Remains of the Roman Bridge across the River Tyne that led to the Roman Town.

St Andrew's Church, Corbridge
St Andrew's Church, Corbridge
Religious Place Corbridge Northumberland

Church in the heart of Corbridge village, originally built around 674.

Corbridge Roman Town
Corbridge Roman Town
Museum Corbridge Northumberland

Ruins of a Roman garrison located on Hadrians Wall, with a museum of artifacts found on site.

Dukesfield Arches
Dukesfield Arches
Building Hexham Northumberland

Remains of a former smelting mill hidden in the Northumberland countryside.

Titlington Pike Trig Point
Titlington Pike Trig Point
Trig Point Eglingham Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Titlington Pike (233m) near Eglingham.

Hackfall
Hackfall
Folly Ripon North Yorkshire

An ancient woodland containing five follies and lots of routes to wander.

The Old Pottery
The Old Pottery
Building Corbridge Northumberland

Old 19th century pottery on the outskirts of Corbridge, previously known as Walker's Pottery.

Pannett Park
Pannett Park
Landscape Whitby North Yorkshire

A 1920's park in Whitby that also houses a Museum and Art Gallery on site.

Ashness Bridge
Ashness Bridge
Bridge Keswick Cumbria

The most photographed location in the Lake District. An 18th century Packhorse Bridge.

Blast Beach at Nose's Point Seaham
Blast Beach at Nose's Point Seaham
Landscape Seaham County Durham

A coastal success in the Turning of the Tide Project and something for all the senses

Hindhope Linn
Hindhope Linn
Waterfall Byrness Northumberland

A magical waterfall located a short walk into the Northumberland National Park.

Horden Welfare Park
Horden Welfare Park
Landscape Horden County Durham

A jewel of a Welfare Park in Horden.

Cuddy's Well
Cuddy's Well
Religious Place Bellingham Northumberland

An ancient well found by St Cuthbert in Bellingham, topped by a Georgian pant and known for its miracles.

Old Fawdon Hill Trig Point
Old Fawdon Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Ingram Valley Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Old Fawdon Hill in Ingram Valley (315m).

Bass Rock
Bass Rock
Landmark East Lothian Borders

An island off the coast of East Lothian famous for its seabird colony.

Baron's Folly
Baron's Folly
Folly Jedburgh Borders

An octagonal summerhouse on Down Law in Ancrum near Jedburgh built by Robert Rutherford who was a Baron of the Russian Empire.

Three Kings Stone Circle
Three Kings Stone Circle
Stone Circle Byrness Northumberland

A stone circle marking the grave of three kings of Denmark.

North Gosforth Chapel
North Gosforth Chapel
Religious Place Gosforth Tyne And Wear

Ruins of a 13th century chapel in the middle of a housing estate.

Crook Hall Gardens
Crook Hall Gardens
Building Durham County Durham

Small National Trust site with medieval hall dating back to the 13th century.

Old Water Tower Haltwhistle
Old Water Tower Haltwhistle
Water Tower Haltwhistle Northumberland

An old Victorian water tower in Haltwhistle that now houses a shop and cafe.

Whitby Abbey
Whitby Abbey
Religious Place Whitby North Yorkshire

The ruins of a 7th Century Christian Monastery which later became a Benedictine Abbey overlooking the north sea and town of Whitby. Famous for featuring in Bram Stoker's Dracula.

Castlerigg Stone Circle
Castlerigg Stone Circle
Stone Circle Keswick Cumbria

Potentially one of the earliest stone circles in Britain, thought to be constructed around 3000BC, located in one of the finest locations within the Lake District National Park.

Cretehawser Wreck
Cretehawser Wreck
Military Sunderland Tyne And Wear

The wreck of concrete tug 'Cretehawser' which sits on the banks of the River Wear.

Ribblehead Viaduct
Ribblehead Viaduct
Bridge Settle North Yorkshire

A 19th century viaduct that spans the valley of Batty Moss in the Yorkshire Dales.

Botanic Gardens Durham
Botanic Gardens Durham
Landscape Durham County Durham

25 acres of plants from five continents. Also eye-catching art installations such as boots, bugs, and fungi.

St Bartholomew's Church
St Bartholomew's Church
Religious Place Newbiggin by the Sea Northumberland

A church with 13th century and earlier origins set on the spectacular Church Point Headland in Newbiggin by the Sea

Balfour Monument
Balfour Monument
Obelisk East Lothian Borders

An obelisk erected to James Maitland Balfour, MP and Major Commandant of the East Lothian Yeomanry Cavalry.

Hadrians Wall at Heddon on The Wall
Hadrians Wall at Heddon on The Wall
Landmark Heddon on the Wall Northumberland

The longest surviving section of 'broad wall' on Hadrians Wall.

Great North Museum - Hancock
Great North Museum - Hancock
Museum Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A museum of natural history and ancient civilisations in the heart of Newcastle city centre.

Cowen Drinking Fountains
Cowen Drinking Fountains
Fountain Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Two drinking fountains given to the people of Blaydon by Joseph Cowen in the 1860s.

Saint Marys with Holy Apostles Scarborough
Saint Marys with Holy Apostles Scarborough
Religious Place Scarborough North Yorkshire

A 12th century church which was the scene of a Roundheads and Cavalier's confrontation and is also the final resting place of Anne Bronte.

Shadows In Another Light
Shadows In Another Light
Art Sunderland Tyne And Wear

Artwork of a steel tree that stands at the location of an actual riverside crane.

Finn's Labyrinth
Finn's Labyrinth
Art Whitburn Tyne And Wear

A circular labyrinth made out of a selection of stones in memory of a dog.

Kathedra
Kathedra
Statue Durham County Durham

A stone chair of carved gargoyles situated in Durham on the banks of the river Wear.

Newcastle United Statues
Newcastle United Statues
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Three statues of Newcastle United legends outside St. James Park - Jackie Milburn, Sir Bobby Robson and Alan Shearer.

Ballast Hills Burial Ground
Ballast Hills Burial Ground
Religious Place Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A none conformist burial ground that is now a recreation area.

The Goose Fair Cross
The Goose Fair Cross
Landmark Ovingham Northumberland

An 11th century Saxon cross head that marks the focus for the start of the annual Goose Fair in Ovingham.

St Mary the Virgin Church
St Mary the Virgin Church
Religious Place Ovingham Northumberland

A Church in Ovingham with sections dating from the 11th century and location of the grave of famed engraver, Thomas Bewick.

Wether Cairn Trig Point
Wether Cairn Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The Wether Cairn trig point sitting on Wholhope Hill Law (563m).

Dr Trotter's Memorial
Dr Trotter's Memorial
Fountain Bedlington Northumberland

Fountain commemorating Doctor James Trotter, local councillor known as 'Mr Bedlington' during Victorian times.

Clara Vale Nature Reserve
Clara Vale Nature Reserve
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Small local nature reserve with two hides for birdwatching.

Whittle Mill
Whittle Mill
Building Ovingham Northumberland

Ruins of a corn mill in the heart of Whittle Dene.

Oriental Museum
Oriental Museum
Museum Durham County Durham

A museum containing collections from cultures and histories of northern Africa to Asia including more than 30,000 objects of art, textiles, ceramics, and manuscripts.

White Walls Project
White Walls Project
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A series of art installations created to celebrate the regeneration of the Hoults Yard estate between 2011 and 2020.

Saint Oswald's Church Durham
Saint Oswald's Church Durham
Religious Place Durham County Durham

A lovely church in a quintessentially British setting. Possibly the oldest in the Durham diocese.

Stargate Ponds
Stargate Ponds
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Small and pretty local nature reserve with lots of wildlife to see.

Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Country Park
Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Country Park
Landscape Ashington Northumberland

A 16-hectare lake set in a country park that was once one of the biggest colliery spoil heaps in Europe.

Richard Grainger Memorial Fountain
Richard Grainger Memorial Fountain
Fountain Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A memorial fountain dedicated to Richard Grainger, the builder famous for his partnership with architect John Dobson.

Shill Moor Trig Point
Shill Moor Trig Point
Trig Point Ingram Valley Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Shill Moor (529m).

Hopetoun Monument
Hopetoun Monument
Tower East Lothian Borders

A 29m high tower on Byres Hill built as a monument to John Hope, the 4th Earl of Hopetoun.

Warren House Gill, Horden
Warren House Gill, Horden
Landscape Horden County Durham

A gem on the County Durham coast in terms of variety, scenery, history and passive science at work.

Fulwell Lime Kilns
Fulwell Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln Sunderland Tyne And Wear

Old lime kilns at Fulwell, now a fancy backdrop for a car showroom.

Druid's Temple
Druid's Temple
Folly Ripon North Yorkshire

A folly based on Stonehenge with two large stone circles, an altar, sacrificial stone and a tomb area.

Thornley Woods Sculpture Trail
Thornley Woods Sculpture Trail
Landscape Rowlands Gill Tyne And Wear

A short but sweet 0.8km sculpture trail in Thornley Woods.

Clifford's Tower
Clifford's Tower
Castle York North Yorkshire

This castle started as a motte and baily and then rebuilt in the 14th century in a Quatrefoil styled castle. The only one in England.

Coastal Watch Mirror
Coastal Watch Mirror
Military Sunderland Tyne And Wear

WW1 acoustic mirror, which detected German Zeppelins as they approached the coast.

Stanhope Market Place
Stanhope Market Place
Landmark Stanhope County Durham

An historic market place in the centre of Stanhope and the location of the Market Cross, a Petrified Tree Stump, the War Memorial and St Thomas Church.

Wharton Park
Wharton Park
Landscape Durham County Durham

A feast for photographers, natural history enthusiasts, structure admirers, sculpture lovers and children

Lang Jack Statue
Lang Jack Statue
Statue Whickham Tyne And Wear

Statue to Jack English or Lang Jack, a famed resident of Whickham who stood 6 feet 4 inches and was renowned for his strength... and bad temper!

Harry Clasper's Grave
Harry Clasper's Grave
Statue Whickham Tyne And Wear

The grave and monument of Harry Clasper, renowned boat builder and professional oarsman. The Alan Shearer of his day.

National Glass Center, Sunderland
National Glass Center, Sunderland
Museum Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A modernist building, especially built for the study, teaching, demonstrating and display of all things glass.

Amble Art Trail Bord Waalk
Amble Art Trail Bord Waalk
Art Amble Northumberland

A trail of 12 bird related art exhibits dotted around the town of Amble. Find their exact whereabouts with our handy map and exact locations.

Chase Park
Chase Park
Landscape Whickham Tyne And Wear

Small park in the heart of Whickham, home to Whickham Windmill.

Hauxley Nature Reserve
Hauxley Nature Reserve
Landscape Amble Northumberland

A nature reserve at the northern end of Druridge Bay and one of the best wildlife spots in the north east.

Sorrelsykes Follies
Sorrelsykes Follies
Folly Aysgarth North Yorkshire

A trio of curious follies located behind Sorrelsykes House near Aysgarth.

Hungry Law Trig Point
Hungry Law Trig Point
Trig Point Byrness Northumberland

The trig point sitting on Hungry Law (501m).

St Mungo's Well
St Mungo's Well
Fountain Harbottle Northumberland

A stone pant in Holystone Village named after St Mungo, the patron saint of Glasgow.

Wallsend Parks
Wallsend Parks
Landscape Wallsend Tyne And Wear

A series of linked public parks in Wallsend comprising Richardson Dees Park, the Hall Grounds and Arboretum.

Berwick Law
Berwick Law
Hill East Lothian Borders

A huge conical hill in North Berwick jutting out of the ground with spectacular views over East Lothian.

Berwick Law Trig Point
Berwick Law Trig Point
Trig Point East Lothian Borders

The trig point sitting on top of Berwick Law (187m).

Brunton Bridge Farm Trig Point
Brunton Bridge Farm Trig Point
Trig Point Kingston Park Tyne And Wear

The trig point called Brunton Bridge Farm Trig Point on Brunton Lane (62m).

Wallington Hall
Wallington Hall
Estate Morpeth Northumberland

Home to three of the most famous families in the North East, set in 13,500 acres of land.

Ormesby Hall
Ormesby Hall
Estate Middlesbrough North Yorkshire

Grade I listed mansion house predominantly 18th century.

Chimney Mill
Chimney Mill
Windmill Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

The first five sailed smock style windmill in Britain and the only remaining one in the North East.

Durham Castle
Durham Castle
Castle Durham County Durham

A castle dating back to the Normans in Durham city centre.

Jervaulx Abbey
Jervaulx Abbey
Religious Place Ripon North Yorkshire

A beautiful ruined abbey on the estate of Jervaulx Hall was the original home of Wensleydale cheese.

Wheatley Hill Heritage Center
Wheatley Hill Heritage Center
Building Peterlee County Durham

Once a former chapel, but is now a museum, packed full of local heritage.

Cheviot Summit Trig Point
Cheviot Summit Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of The Cheviot Summit (815m).

Clennell Hall
Clennell Hall
Building Alwinton Northumberland

A 15th century country house, situated near the village of Alwinton in an area of natural outstanding beauty.

Boxing Gloves
Boxing Gloves
Art Peterlee County Durham

Six foot pair of boxing gloves commemorating the achievements of Maurice Cullen.

Relative Treats
Relative Treats
Statue Horden County Durham

A life size sculpture of grandmother and granddaughter by Ray Lonsdale.

Hownsgill Viaduct
Hownsgill Viaduct
Bridge Consett County Durham

54m high viaduct, built with the help of Robert Stephenson.

Low Barnes Nature Reserve
Low Barnes Nature Reserve
Landscape Bishop Auckland County Durham

A 47 hectare nature reserve near Witton le Wear created on an area of former sand and gravel quarry and sewerage treatment works.

Durham Cow
Durham Cow
Art Durham County Durham

Life size sculpture referring to the legend of Durham's founding on the banks of the River Wear

Mural And The Village Remains
Mural And The Village Remains
Statue Horden County Durham

Striking mural and sculpture, depicting South Hetton's mining heritage.

Temenos
Temenos
Art Middlesbrough North Yorkshire

Art installation near Middlesbrough football ground.

Vulcan Street Works
Vulcan Street Works
Landmark Middlesbrough North Yorkshire

Brickwork from the Victorian age.

Kingsgate Footbridge
Kingsgate Footbridge
Bridge Durham County Durham

Modernist footbridge completed without using scaffolding in 1963

Eshott Airfield
Eshott Airfield
Machinery Morpeth Northumberland

An airfield mainly for pleasure flights where you can sit with a cup of tea in the observation deck and watch the planes take off and land.

Lowther Castle
Lowther Castle
Castle Penrith Cumbria

A skeleton of a castle built by the Lowther family who have owned this estate since before the 11th century.

Shilbottle Lime Kiln
Shilbottle Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Alnwick Northumberland

A late 18th or early 19th Century Lime Kiln just outside Shilbottle.

High Moorsley Weather Radar Station
High Moorsley Weather Radar Station
Landmark Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

A distinguished weather radar station that can be seen for miles.

Lambley Viaduct
Lambley Viaduct
Bridge Haltwhistle Northumberland

An amazing example of a Victorian designed viaduct spanning 260m over the South River Tyne.

Spanish Gallery and Mining Art Gallery
Spanish Gallery and Mining Art Gallery
Museum Bishop Auckland County Durham

Two fantastic galleries in the heart of Bishop Auckland.

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