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Flamborough Castle
Flamborough Castle
Castle Flamborough East Riding Of Yorkshire

Remains of a 14th century castle in the heart of Flamborough village.

Bondville Model Village
Bondville Model Village
Art Bridlington East Riding Of Yorkshire

Model village near Bridlington featuring local landmarks.

Flamborough Old Lighthouse
Flamborough Old Lighthouse
Lighthouse Flamborough East Riding Of Yorkshire

Built in 1674 from white chalk by Sir John Clayton and George Blake.

Charm Bracelet
Charm Bracelet
Art Saltburn North Yorkshire

Steel artwork by Richard Farrington on the Cleveland Way walking trail.

Huntcliff Guibal Fan House
Huntcliff Guibal Fan House
Building Saltburn North Yorkshire

Guibal fan house built in 1872, which once ventilated Huntcliff Ironstone mine.

Spirit of South Shields
Spirit of South Shields
Art South Shields Tyne And Wear

Bronze statue close to the River Tyne, depicting the history of South Shields.

Rising Sun Country Park
Rising Sun Country Park
Landscape Benton Tyne And Wear

162 hectare park with ponds, walkways and bird hides.

Lammerside Castle
Lammerside Castle
Castle Kirkby Stephen Cumbria

Ruined 14th century pele tower set in the Cumbrian countryside.

Seaham Lime Kilns
Seaham Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln Seaham County Durham

Lime kilns located at Seaham harbour, restored in 2005.

Richmond Castle
Richmond Castle
Castle Richmond North Yorkshire

Early Norman castle built in the 1070s by Alan Rufus.

Easby Abbey
Easby Abbey
Religious Place Richmond North Yorkshire

Ruins of a 12th century Premonstratensian abbey in the hamlet of Easby.

Piercebridge Roman Fort
Piercebridge Roman Fort
Building Darlington County Durham

Remains of a roman fort built around 260AD

Vane Tempest Sculpture
Vane Tempest Sculpture
Art Seaham County Durham

Sculpture depicting the skyline of the old Vane Tempest colliery in Seaham.

Thomas Wright Observatory
Thomas Wright Observatory
Folly Bishop Auckland County Durham

Observatory dating from 1765, built by local astronomer Thomas Wright.

Auckland Park Pyramid
Auckland Park Pyramid
Obelisk Bishop Auckland County Durham

A decorative well head built in the 18th century.

Brusselton Incline
Brusselton Incline
Landmark Bishop Auckland County Durham

Remains of part of the original Stockton and Darlington Railway main line, built in 1825.

School Aycliffe Water Tower
School Aycliffe Water Tower
Water Tower Newton Aycliffe County Durham

A disused water tower that once supplied Aycliffe Hospital.

Culloden Tower
Culloden Tower
Folly Richmond North Yorkshire

Folly in the heart of Richmond, now a beautiful holiday let.

Oliver Duckett Folly
Oliver Duckett Folly
Folly Richmond North Yorkshire

Magnificent folly on the outskirts of Richmond, built around 1760.

The Loovre
The Loovre
Building Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

Once a public loo, now a tiny holiday home in the heart of Berwick.

Friar's Goose Pumping Station
Friar's Goose Pumping Station
Building Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Remains of a pumping station built by Robert Stephenson in 1844.

Invergarry Castle
Invergarry Castle
Castle Invergarry Scotland

Small ruined castle in the grounds of the Glengarry Castle estate.

Elsdon Tower
Elsdon Tower
Building Elsdon Northumberland

A medieval pele tower first recorded in 1415.

Brancepeth Castle
Brancepeth Castle
Castle Durham County Durham

Impressive castle owned by the Neville family until the 16th century.

Elba Park
Elba Park
Landscape Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

52 acre park near Houghton-le-Spring with a sculpture trail and plenty of wildlife.

St Brandon's Church
St Brandon's Church
Religious Place Durham County Durham

Anglican church in Brancepeth, with views over to the stunning Brancepeth Castle.

The Snook
The Snook
Landscape Holy Island Northumberland

The peninsula part of Holy Island, made up of dunes, salt marshes, Snook House and Snook Tower

Middleham Castle
Middleham Castle
Castle Leyburn North Yorkshire

Childhood home of Richard III, built in the 12th century

Bolts Law Standing Engine House
Bolts Law Standing Engine House
Building Stanhope County Durham

Built in 1846, the standing engine hauled railway trucks up and down an incline into Rookhope.

River Wear Lime Kilns
River Wear Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln Sunderland Tyne And Wear

19th century lime kilns, located on the River Wear.

Cresswell Pillbox
Cresswell Pillbox
Military Cresswell Northumberland

WW2 pillbox disguised as a ruined house.

Shipley Art Gallery
Shipley Art Gallery
Museum Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Purpose built gallery housing the collection of Joseph Shipley.

Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum
Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum
Building Jedburgh Borders

Jail built on the site of the old Jedburgh Castle in the 1820s.

Floors Castle
Floors Castle
Castle Kelso Borders

Stunning castle built in 1721, set in a 21,000 hectare estate.

Greyfriars Garden
Greyfriars Garden
Religious Place Jedburgh Borders

Remains of a 15th century friary in the heart of Jedburgh.

Roxburgh Castle
Roxburgh Castle
Castle Kelso Borders

Ruin near Kelso overlooking the River Tweed, in the grounds of Floors Castle.

Low Friarside Chapel
Low Friarside Chapel
Religious Place Rowlands Gill Tyne And Wear

Ruins of a 14th century chapel in the grounds of Low Friarside Farm.

Bolton Priory
Bolton Priory
Religious Place Skipton North Yorkshire

Ruins of a 12th century priory on the Bolton Abbey estate.

Gordale Scar
Gordale Scar
Waterfall Skipton North Yorkshire

Limestone ravine with two waterfalls in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

Skipton Castle
Skipton Castle
Castle Skipton North Yorkshire

Medieval castle, home to the Clifford family for 400 years

Shap Abbey
Shap Abbey
Religious Place Penrith Cumbria

Peaceful, ruined 12th century abbey managed by English Heritage

Kendal Castle
Kendal Castle
Castle Kendal Cumbria

Ruined castle built in the 1200s, with links to Katherine Parr's family.

The Long Drop
The Long Drop
Building Stonehaugh Northumberland

The highest perched toilet in England, situated in Northumberland National Park

Berwick Elizabethan Town Walls
Berwick Elizabethan Town Walls
Military Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

Defensive walls built in the 16th century, now managed by English Heritage.

Ryton Pinfolds
Ryton Pinfolds
Building Ryton Tyne And Wear

Pens to hold stray animals, dating back to medieval times.

Pendragon Castle
Pendragon Castle
Castle Kirkby Stephen Cumbria

Ruined castle dating to the 12th century, said to be founded by Uther Pendragon.

Waldridge Fell
Waldridge Fell
Landscape Chester-le-Street County Durham

Stunning 284 acre country park with woodlands, wetlands and lowland heath.

Clemmy Bank Bridge
Clemmy Bank Bridge
Bridge Witton le Wear County Durham

Pretty little 18th century bridge over the River Wear in Witton Le Wear.

Bishopley Lime Kilns
Bishopley Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln Frosterley County Durham

Lime kilns built in 1847, hidden away in the beautiful Weardale countryside.

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.

The Old Pottery
The Old Pottery
Building Corbridge Northumberland

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

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.

Cretehawser Wreck
Cretehawser Wreck
Military Sunderland Tyne And Wear

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

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.

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.

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.

Stargate Ponds
Stargate Ponds
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

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

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.

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.

Coastal Watch Mirror
Coastal Watch Mirror
Military Sunderland Tyne And Wear

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

Chase Park
Chase Park
Landscape Whickham Tyne And Wear

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

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.

Hownsgill Viaduct
Hownsgill Viaduct
Bridge Consett County Durham

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

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.

Auckland Castle
Auckland Castle
Castle Bishop Auckland County Durham

Castle dating back to the 17th century and home to the bishops of Durham.

Rievaulx Abbey
Rievaulx Abbey
Religious Place Helmsley North Yorkshire

Ruined 12th century abbey in the beautiful Rye Valley, North Yorkshire

Castle Eden Dene
Castle Eden Dene
Landscape Peterlee County Durham

221 hectares of woodland, grassland and paths leading to the beautiful Durham coast.

Whorlton Castle
Whorlton Castle
Castle Northallerton North Yorkshire

Ruined motte and bailey castle, dating back to the Norman Conquest.

Little Tern Sculpture
Little Tern Sculpture
Art Horden County Durham

Artwork inspired by the Little Tern colony which return to nest in Horden every spring.

Washington F Pit
Washington F Pit
Building Washington Tyne And Wear

Small museum showcasing the history of coal mining in the region.

Beamish Museum
Beamish Museum
Estate Stanley County Durham

350 acre world famous open air museum set in rural County Durham.

Marsden Lime Kilns
Marsden Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln South Shields Tyne And Wear

Lime kilns on the coast near South Shields, built in the 1870s.

Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum
Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum
Landscape Wallsend Tyne And Wear

Excavated Roman fort, with a museum and 35m viewing tower.

Swing Bridge
Swing Bridge
Bridge Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Rotating bridge designed by William Armstrong, which opened in 1876.

RSPB Saltholme
RSPB Saltholme
Landscape Middlesbrough North Yorkshire

650 hectare site attracting thousands of birds every year.

Hylton Castle
Hylton Castle
Castle Sunderland Tyne And Wear

14th century gatehouse tower built by Sir William Hylton.

Side Gallery
Side Gallery
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Small photographic gallery on Newcastle's Quayside.

Watergate Forest Park
Watergate Forest Park
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

24 hectare park with lake, woodland and waymarked paths in the heart of Gateshead.

Birkheads Secret Garden
Birkheads Secret Garden
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

A series of 12 gardens set in 3 acres of land in rural Gateshead.

Chopwell Wood
Chopwell Wood
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Beautiful 360 hectare woodland, great for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.

Cullercoats Caves
Cullercoats Caves
Cave Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

Caves at Cullercoats Bay known locally as Fairies Caves.

Grey's Monument
Grey's Monument
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Monument dedicated to Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey built in 1838.

Path Head Water Mill
Path Head Water Mill
Building Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Water Mill on the edge of Blaydon, originally built in 1730.

Wave Chamber
Wave Chamber
Art Kielder Northumberland

Small Camera Obscura on the edge of Kielder Reservoir.

Shibdon Pond
Shibdon Pond
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Nature Reserve with SSSI status in Blaydon.

Dunston Staiths
Dunston Staiths
Landmark Gateshead Tyne And Wear

The largest timber structure in Europe, built in 1893.

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
Building Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Old flour mill converted into a contemporary art gallery in 2002.

Seven Sisters
Seven Sisters
Landscape Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

Ancient burial mound marked by Beech trees sitting on Copt Hill, dating back to the Mesolithic period.

Born Free Lions
Born Free Lions
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

25 bronze lion sculptures by artists Gillie and Marc, temporarily on display in Exhibition Park.

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

Cathedral of Newcastle upon Tyne, originally built in 1091.

The Farne Islands
The Farne Islands
Landscape Seahouses Northumberland

Group of islands off the coast of Northumberland.

Barter Books
Barter Books
Building Alnwick Northumberland

Famous book shop in the old Alnwick train station.

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.

Warkworth Hermitage
Warkworth Hermitage
Religious Place Warkworth Northumberland

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

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

Birthplace of mechanical engineer George Stephenson, built around 1760.

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