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Kielder Column
Kielder Column
Art Kielder Northumberland

A stone artwork by John Maine that forms part of the Kielder Forest Art and Architecture Trail.

South Shields Lifeboat Memorial
South Shields Lifeboat Memorial
Statue South Shields Tyne And Wear

A monument built to commemorate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee and also celebrate William Wouldhave and Henry Greathead, two of the people credited with the design of the first self-righting lifeboat.

Saltwell Park
Saltwell Park
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

A 19th Century Public Park designed by Edward Kemp.

RSPB Bempton Cliffs
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Landscape Flamborough East Riding Of Yorkshire

An RSPB reserve comprising chalk cliffs and grassland, home to one of the UK's largest seabird colonies.

Flamborough Toposcope
Flamborough Toposcope
Art Flamborough East Riding Of Yorkshire

A Toposcope commemorating an important naval battle during the American Revolutionary Wars.

The Drinking Dinosaur
The Drinking Dinosaur
Landmark Flamborough East Riding Of Yorkshire

A sea arch and rock formation that is said to resemble a drinking dinosaur at Flamborough Head.

New Flamborough Lighthouse
New Flamborough Lighthouse
Lighthouse Flamborough East Riding Of Yorkshire

The new Flamborough Head Lighthouse built in 1806.

Ridley Park
Ridley Park
Landscape Blyth Northumberland

A public Park in Blyth opened in 1904.

The Man with the Donkey
The Man with the Donkey
Statue South Shields Tyne And Wear

A statue to John Simpson Kirkpatrick and his unlikely companion.

Apothecary's Tower
Apothecary's Tower
Tower Skye Scotland

A neoclassical tower that stands on top of a bluff overlooking Portree harbour.

Black Carts Turret
Black Carts Turret
Building Simonburn Northumberland

Turret 29A on Hadrian's Wall.

Rochester War Memorial
Rochester War Memorial
Military Rochester Northumberland

War Memorial from 1921 by the A68 in Rochester, Northumberland

Vindolanda
Vindolanda
Museum Hexham Northumberland

A Roman Fort, surrounding settlement and museum that has been gradually excavated over the past 50 years and the location of some of the most important Roman finds in history.

The Howitzer Gun
The Howitzer Gun
Military Seaham County Durham

A 5.5 inch Howitzer Gun to celebrate Seaham's links to the Royal Artillery and coastal defence during WWII.

Housesteads Roman Fort
Housesteads Roman Fort
Military Hexham Northumberland

A Roman Fort that forms part of Hadrian's Wall at the frontier of the Roman Empire.

Richmond Obelisk
Richmond Obelisk
Obelisk Richmond North Yorkshire

An obelisk standing in Richmond Market Place dating to 1771 with a surprising hidden secret.

Shildon Railway Art Works
Shildon Railway Art Works
Art Shildon County Durham

A series of railway related art works in Shildon.

Georgian Sundials
Georgian Sundials
Machinery Richmond North Yorkshire

Georgian era sundials on two facades of one house at The Green in Richmond.

Greyfriars Tower
Greyfriars Tower
Religious Place Richmond North Yorkshire

A tower which is all that remains of the Greyfriars Franciscan Friary in the centre of Richmond.

Piercebridge Roman Bridge
Piercebridge Roman Bridge
Bridge Darlington County Durham

Remains of a Roman Bridge that carried Dere Street over the River Tees.

Richmond Racecourse
Richmond Racecourse
Sport Richmond North Yorkshire

A former horse racing track on the outskirts of Richmond that contains what is left of the oldest, surviving, stone built, public grandstand in the world.

Church of St Agatha
Church of St Agatha
Religious Place Richmond North Yorkshire

A church in Richmond with built elements dating from the 12th century.

Legs Cross
Legs Cross
Landmark Darlington County Durham

The remains of a Saxon Cross adjacent to the B6275 which follows the line of the old Roman Road Dere Street.

Holy Jesus Hospital
Holy Jesus Hospital
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A hospital built on the site of a 13th century Augustinian Friary to house the "poor freemen" of Newcastle.

George Stephenson Monument
George Stephenson Monument
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Statue dedicated to George Stephenson at the junction of Westgate Road and Neville Street.

Grant's Clock
Grant's Clock
Landmark Whitley Bay Tyne And Wear

An ornate clock standing on Whitley Bay promenade, unveiled by Councillor James Hamilton Grant in 1933.

Roker Park
Roker Park
Landscape Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A Victorian Public Park dating from 1880.

St Martin's Kirk
St Martin's Kirk
Religious Place East Lothian Borders

A mid to late 12th century Kirk (Church) in the Romanesque style in Haddington, East Lothian.

Discovery Museum
Discovery Museum
Museum Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A museum of science and industry housed in the former Co-operative Wholesaler Society Headquarters Building on Blandford Square.

Royal Border Bridge
Royal Border Bridge
Bridge Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

A Grade I listed railway viaduct spanning the River Tweed at Berwick and built by Robert Stephenson.

Jedburgh Abbey
Jedburgh Abbey
Religious Place Jedburgh Borders

A ruined Augustinian Abbey in the town of Jedburgh.

Whitburn Windmill
Whitburn Windmill
Windmill Whitburn Tyne And Wear

A Grade II listed Tower Mill dating to around 1790.

Spiral Nebula
Spiral Nebula
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A striking piece of post-war public art by renowned sculptor Geoffrey Clarke.

Mary Queen of Scots House
Mary Queen of Scots House
Museum Jedburgh Borders

A 16th-century tower house in the town of Jedburgh, where it is believed that Mary stayed for a few weeks in 1566. The house is now a museum dedicated to Mary's life and times.

Kelso Abbey
Kelso Abbey
Religious Place Kelso Borders

A ruined 12th century Abbey in the Royal Burgh of Roxburgh, Kelso.

Bank Hill Ice House
Bank Hill Ice House
Building Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

A Grade II listed building that was constructed in 1796 to store ice for the fishing industry.

Master Mariners Homes
Master Mariners Homes
Building North Shields Tyne And Wear

A Grade II listed building in North Shields built in 1893-94 to provide accommodation for retired and needy seafarers and their wives.

RHS Harlow Carr
RHS Harlow Carr
Landscape Harrogate North Yorkshire

One of the Royal Horticultural Society's flagship gardens in Harrogate.

Monkwearmouth Bridges
Monkwearmouth Bridges
Bridge Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A single-span, through arch road bridge, built in 1928-29 by Sir William Arrol and Company Ltd., and designed by Mott, Hay and Anderson, and a bowstring arch railway bridge built in 1879.

Meik's Lighthouse
Meik's Lighthouse
Lighthouse Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A cast iron lighthouse set in Roker Cliff Park.

St Thomas the Apostle Church
St Thomas the Apostle Church
Religious Place Stanhope County Durham

A Grade II* listed Church, dedicated to St Thomas the Apostle, in Stanhope.

Ouseburn Farm
Ouseburn Farm
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A charity and working community farm in the urban heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Knaresborough Castle
Knaresborough Castle
Castle Knaresborough North Yorkshire

A ruined fortress in the town of Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, first built by a Norman baron in c. 1100 on a cliff above the River Nidd.

Malham Cove
Malham Cove
Landscape Skipton North Yorkshire

A spectacular natural landform of Limestone Pavement in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Mother Shipton's Cave
Mother Shipton's Cave
Cave Knaresborough North Yorkshire

A limestone cave in Knaresborough where local legend has it that Mother Shipton was born and lived.

Marmion Tower
Marmion Tower
Tower Ripon North Yorkshire

Marmion Tower is a Garde I listed, 15th-century gatehouse in West Tanfield, North Yorkshire.

Corbridge Market Cross
Corbridge Market Cross
Landmark Corbridge Northumberland

Two Market Crosses in Corbridge.

St John the Baptist Church
St John the Baptist Church
Religious Place Stockton on Tees North Yorkshire

An 11th Century Church in the village of Egglescliffe

Branton Lakes Nature Reserve
Branton Lakes Nature Reserve
Landscape Ingram Valley Northumberland

A Nature Reserve alongside the River Breamish in the Northumberland National Park

Freya's Cabin
Freya's Cabin
Building Kielder Northumberland

A timber cabin set on the banks of Kielder Water mirrored on the opposite bank by another, more simple hut.

Grainger Market
Grainger Market
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A covered market in Newcastle City centre, designed by John Dobson and opened in 1835. Once the largest covered market in the country.

Wordsworth's Grave
Wordsworth's Grave
Religious Place Grasmere Cumbria

The grave of famed Lakeland Poet, William Wordsworth.

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

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.

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.

Bass Rock
Bass Rock
Crag, Rock And Cairn East Lothian Borders

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Shilbottle Lime Kiln
Shilbottle Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Alnwick Northumberland

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

Embleton Quarry Nature Reserve
Embleton Quarry Nature Reserve
Landscape Craster Northumberland

Nature Reserve set in a former Whinstone Quarry in the village of Embleton

Temple of Mithras
Temple of Mithras
Religious Place Simonburn Northumberland

A Roman Temple dedicated to the God Mithras near to Brocolitia Fort on Hadrian's Wall.

Fulwell Windmill
Fulwell Windmill
Windmill Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A 19th Century Windmill in Fulwell, built for Joseph Swan in 1806.

Invader Street Art
Invader Street Art
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Tiled street art depicting space invaders placed around Newcastle City Centre

Apollo Pavilion
Apollo Pavilion
Art Peterlee County Durham

A Brutalist public work of art in Peterlee, designed by British Artist and Architect, Victor Pasmore.

Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Landscape Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

Nature Reserve near Houghton-le-Spring run by Durham Wildlife Trust.

Armstrong Memorial
Armstrong Memorial
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A life sized bronze sculpture in memory of Lord Armstrong on Barras Bridge outside the Hancock Museum.

Berwick Parks
Berwick Parks
Landscape Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

Two Parks, Castle Vale and Coronation Park, set either side of Berwick Station which include footpaths, shelters, rose gardens and a lily pond.

King Street Stairs
King Street Stairs
Stairs Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A new artwork on the King Street Stairs leading from the Quayside to All Saints Church.

The Mining Institute
The Mining Institute
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

The North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers or as it is more commonly known, “The Mining Institute” is one of the finest buildings in Newcastle. It is a Victorian building built at the time when high-Gothic architecture was coming into fashion.

Central Arcade
Central Arcade
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

An ornate, Edwardian Shopping Arcade, in the centre of Newcastle built in 1906. The arcade is set within Richard Grainger's Central Exchange Building.

The Laing Art Gallery
The Laing Art Gallery
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A free art gallery in the centre of Newcastle housing works by Henry Moore, Thomas Bewick, Norman Cornish, Richard Hamilton and Charles Napier Hemy among others.

The Response
The Response
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A war memorial to the Northumberland Fusiliers sited on the grounds of St Thomas the Martyr Church at Barras Bridge, depicting the spirit and patriotic confidence that swept the nation at the outset of war in 1914.

Walker Park
Walker Park
Landscape Walker Tyne And Wear

A Victorian public park in Walker, Newcastle with links to Robert Burns and its own population of Ring Necked Parakeets.

Clifford's Fort
Clifford's Fort
Military North Shields Tyne And Wear

A defensive gun battery established near the mouth of the Tyne during the Anglo Dutch Wars in the 17th Century and used during various later conflicts.

St Mary Magdalene Church Mitford
St Mary Magdalene Church Mitford
Religious Place Morpeth Northumberland

A Grade I Listed Church in Mitford with a number of interesting architectural features and Grade II Listed tombstones and Lych Gate in the churchyard.

Harry Hotspur Statue
Harry Hotspur Statue
Statue Alnwick Northumberland

Statue to Henry Percy, also known as Harry Hotspur, Alnwick's most famous Knight and one of Shakespeare's best known characters.

Church of St Aidan's Thockrington
Church of St Aidan's Thockrington
Religious Place Swinburne Northumberland

An ancient Northumbrian Church, one of the oldest in the Country, dating back to the 11th Century that stands on a hill with amazing views in all directions.

Cullercoats Lifeboat Station
Cullercoats Lifeboat Station
Building Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

A 19th Century, Grade II listed, Lifeboat Station situated on the beautiful horseshoe bay at Cullercoats.

Dove Marine
Dove Marine
Building Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

A research and teaching laboratory which formed part of the School of Marine Science and Technology at Newcastle University. It is now part of the larger School of Natural and Environmental Sciences.

Percy Tenantry Column
Percy Tenantry Column
Statue Alnwick Northumberland

A Doric style column with a Percy Lion on the top dedicated to the 2nd Earl of Northumberland.

Tynemouth Clock Tower
Tynemouth Clock Tower
Tower Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A Grade II listed Clock Tower and Drinking Fountain in the Venetian Gothic Style.

Stan Laurel Statue
Stan Laurel Statue
Statue North Shields Tyne And Wear

A statue of the comedy icon and one half of the legendary duo Laurel and Hardy, Stan Laurel to celebrate his time living in North Tyneside.

Blackfriars
Blackfriars
Religious Place Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A restored Grade I listed, 13th Century Friary and ruins in the centre of Newcastle, now partly used as a restaurant and craft workshops.

Gosforth Nature Reserve
Gosforth Nature Reserve
Landscape Gosforth Tyne And Wear

A nature reserve set within Gosforth Park where you can see birds, otters, deer and much more.

The Lit and Phil
The Lit and Phil
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

An independent Library, the largest outside of London, in the centre of Newcastle established in 1793, opened in 1825 and home of Newcastle Literary and Philosophical Society.

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