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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.

Hagg Bank Bridge
Hagg Bank Bridge
Bridge Wylam Northumberland

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

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.

Newcastle Keep
Newcastle Keep
Castle Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A 12th century keep in the heart 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.

The Summerhill
The Summerhill
Landmark Gateshead Tyne And Wear

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

Tynemouth Watch House
Tynemouth Watch House
Building Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A museum dedicated to the Volunteer Life Brigade at Tynemouth.

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.

Beadnell Lime Kilns
Beadnell Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln Beadnell Northumberland

18th century lime kilns in the harbour of Beadnell Bay

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

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

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.

Cherryburn
Cherryburn
Building Stocksfield Northumberland

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

Hollinside Manor
Hollinside Manor
Building Whickham Tyne And Wear

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

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.

Hardwick Hall Park
Hardwick Hall Park
Landscape Sedgefield County Durham

An 18th century, 40 acre park designed by London architect, James Paine.

Humford Woods Stepping Stones
Humford Woods Stepping Stones
Stepping Stone Bedlington Northumberland

A riverside walk along the River Blyth, accessed on either side by stepping stones.

Durham Cathedral
Durham Cathedral
Religious Place Durham County Durham

A stunning 900 year old cathedral built on a peninsula formed by the River Wear.

Cragside
Cragside
Estate Rothbury Northumberland

Cragside is a Victorian country house near Rothbury in Northumberland, built for William Armstrong and his wife, Margaret.

St Michael and All Angels Church
St Michael and All Angels Church
Religious Place Ford And Etal Northumberland

A 13th century church located in the grounds of Ford Castle, later restored by John Dobson.

Shildon Engine House
Shildon Engine House
Building Blanchland Northumberland

The remains of a 19th century engine house, later transformed into flats and known as 'Shildon Castle'.

Causey Arch
Causey Arch
Bridge Stanley County Durham

Causey Arch is the oldest surviving single-arch railway bridge in the world.

St Andrew's Church And Hopper Mausoleum
St Andrew's Church And Hopper Mausoleum
Religious Place Consett County Durham

An atmospheric Anglican church and mausoleum abandoned in the 1970s.

Ushaw College
Ushaw College
Religious Place Ushaw Moor County Durham

Ushaw College is a former Catholic seminary, partially designed by Augustus Pugin.

Northumberlandia
Northumberlandia
Landscape Cramlington Northumberland

Northumberlandia is a unique landform sculpture near Cramlington, opened by Princess Anne in 2012.

Aydon Castle
Aydon Castle
Castle Corbridge Northumberland

A 13th century fortified manor house set in beautiful woodland setting near Corbridge.

Brinkburn Priory
Brinkburn Priory
Religious Place Longframlington Northumberland

A 12th century medieval monastery built on a bend of the River Coquet, near Rothbury.

Howick Hall Gardens And Arboretum
Howick Hall Gardens And Arboretum
Estate Alnwick Northumberland

The ancestral home of the Earls Grey since 1319. (As in the tea!)

Lindisfarne Castle
Lindisfarne Castle
Castle Holy Island Northumberland

A 16th Century, grade I listed castle on Holy Island only accessible from the Northumberland coast at low tide.

EM Perkins Monument
EM Perkins Monument
Statue Birtley, Co Durham County Durham

Statue dedicated to EM Perkins whose company supplied materials for the High Level Bridge in Newcastle.

Gibside
Gibside
Estate Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Gibside is a 720 acre estate acquired by the Bowes family in 1713.

Auckland Castle Deer House
Auckland Castle Deer House
Building Bishop Auckland County Durham

The deer house is a rare and well preserved example of Gothic Revival architecture built in 1760.

Finchale Priory
Finchale Priory
Religious Place Framwellgate Moor County Durham

Finchale Priory was a benedictine priory founded in 1196 on the site of the hermitage of Saint Godric.

Souter Lighthouse
Souter Lighthouse
Lighthouse Whitburn Tyne And Wear

Built in the 1870s, it was the first lighthouse in the world to be designed and built specifically to use alternating electric current.

Herd Groyne Lighthouse
Herd Groyne Lighthouse
Lighthouse South Shields Tyne And Wear

A Victorian lighthouse built in 1882, still used for navigational purposes today.

Edlingham Castle
Edlingham Castle
Castle Edlingham Northumberland

A 14th century ruined castle managed by the English Heritage.

Sharp's Folly
Sharp's Folly
Folly Rothbury Northumberland

Sharp's Folly is an 18th century tower in Rothbury, and is the oldest folly in Northumberland.

Fontburn Reservoir
Fontburn Reservoir
Water Rothbury Northumberland

A drinking water reservoir with beautiful surrounding scenery.

Ros Castle
Ros Castle
Hill Chillingham Northumberland

Ros Castle is the highest of the Chillingham Hills, with a height of 315m.

Linhope Spout
Linhope Spout
Waterfall Ingram Valley Northumberland

An 18 metre waterfall in the beautiful Ingram Valley.

Rothley Castle
Rothley Castle
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

A grade II listed, 18th century gothic folly, built for the Wallington Hall estate.

Roseberry Topping Shooting Box
Roseberry Topping Shooting Box
Building Newton under Roseberry North Yorkshire

An 18th century shooting box built for Captain Wilson on the slopes of Roseberry Topping.

Warkworth Castle
Warkworth Castle
Castle Warkworth Northumberland

A ruined medieval castle in Warkworth standing over a loop of the River Coquet.

Stublick Chimney
Stublick Chimney
Chimney Haydon Bridge Northumberland

Stublick Chimney is a grade II listed building from the former Langley lead smelting mill.

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