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Yearning Hall
Yearning Hall
Building The Cheviots Northumberland

A ruined farm house on top of Yearning Law near the border ridge.

Berwick Bell Tower
Berwick Bell Tower
Tower Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

An octagonal bell tower in Berwick which was built in 1577 as a medieval lookout post and alarm system.

Ever Changing
Ever Changing
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

An abstract sculpture by Eilis O'Connell of a conical, polished stainless-steel sculpture.

Lemington Glass Works Cone
Lemington Glass Works Cone
Building Newburn Tyne And Wear

The last remaining cone from the Lemington Glass Works Cone.

Durham Riverwalk Selfie Wall
Durham Riverwalk Selfie Wall
Art Durham County Durham

Artwork on a call of angel wings, balloons and an umbrella, set up ready for a selfie.

Bedale Leech House
Bedale Leech House
Building Bedale North Yorkshire

A small castellated house in Bedale that was used to house leeches which were sold to local doctors for bloodletting.

Chesters Hillfort
Chesters Hillfort
Hillfort East Lothian Borders

The remains of a 2,000 year old hillfort in Drem, East Lothian.

Dunbar Battery
Dunbar Battery
Military Dunbar Borders

An 18th century battery protecting Dunbar Harbour from invasion and privateers.

Guyzance Weir
Guyzance Weir
Waterfall Guyzance Northumberland

A weir in the River Coquet which powered a nearby water mill, but was also the scene of a wartime tragedy.

Codex Amiatinus Sculpture
Codex Amiatinus Sculpture
Art Sunderland Tyne And Wear

The Sunderland Codex sculpture outside the University of Sunderland vividly depicts the Codex Amiatinus, the world's oldest single-volume Latin Bible.

Dally Castle
Dally Castle
Castle Bellingham Northumberland

Explore 13th century Dally Castle ruins, one of Northumberland's earliest hall houses showcasing medieval architecture.

Mealt Waterfall And Kilt Rock
Mealt Waterfall And Kilt Rock
Waterfall Skye Scotland

A 60m waterfall cascading into the sea next to a 90m basalt cliff resembling a kilt.

Dunbar Castle
Dunbar Castle
Castle Dunbar Borders

One of Scotland's strongest fortresses sitting in a prominent position overlooking the harbour of Dunbar.

Low Cleughs Bastle
Low Cleughs Bastle
Bastle Ridsdale Northumberland

A ruined 17th-century bastle, or fortified farmhouse, situated on a south-east slope of moorland on the edge Ridsdale.

Amble Shipwrecks
Amble Shipwrecks
Landmark Amble Northumberland

A number of shipwrecks visible in Amble harbour at low tide.

Devil's Arrows
Devil's Arrows
Standing Stone Knaresborough North Yorkshire

Three tall Neolithic standing stones sitting in a line in Boroughbridge near Knaresborough.

Shepherds Cairn At Ewartly Shank
Shepherds Cairn At Ewartly Shank
Standing Stone Alnham Northumberland

A monument to two shepherds who lost their lives in a snow storm and ultimately led to the formation of the Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team.

Northfield Doocot
Northfield Doocot
Dovecote East Lothian Borders

A dovecote or doocot as the Scots call it, next to Northfield house in East Lothian.

Glenfinnan Viaduct
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Bridge Glenfinnan Scotland

A 21 arch viaduct carrying the West Highland Line (and Hogwarts Express) over Loch Shiel.

Barnes Castle
Barnes Castle
Castle East Lothian Borders

An unfinished castle built by Sir John Seton situated a few miles north-east of Haddington in East Lothian.

Wray Castle
Wray Castle
Castle Ambleside Cumbria

A neo-gothic 1800s castle with lovely lakeside grounds for a wander.

Rickerby Park Stone Circle
Rickerby Park Stone Circle
Stone Circle Carlisle Cumbria

A stone circle showing all the different kinds of stone that are quarried in the area.

Robert Loraine Monument
Robert Loraine Monument
Standing Stone Bolam Northumberland

A monument to Robert Loraine, who was brutally murdered by Border Reivers in Kirkhale.

Gosford Park And House
Gosford Park And House
Landscape East Lothian Borders

A stunning house and landscaped grounds which is the seat of the Earls of Wemyss.

Killingworth Hippos
Killingworth Hippos
Art Killingworth Tyne And Wear

A family of four concrete hippos on a housing estate in Killingworth.

Benwell Vallum Crossing
Benwell Vallum Crossing
Building Benwell Tyne And Wear

The ruins of a crossing used to allow Roman soldiers and goods across the Vallum.

Little Church Rock Simonside
Little Church Rock Simonside
Crag, Rock And Cairn Rothbury Northumberland

A large rock in next to Simonside in Rothbury that resembles a small church and may have been a meeting place for persecuted religious groups.

Lady Waterford Hall
Lady Waterford Hall
Building Ford And Etal Northumberland

An old school hall in Ford Village that was decorated with biblical murals by Lady Waterford over 21 years.

Alnwick Market Cross
Alnwick Market Cross
Landmark Alnwick Northumberland

An 18th century market cross that would have been used for proclamations.

Luffness Friary
Luffness Friary
Religious Place East Lothian Borders

Visit the ruins of a once-thriving Carmelite monastery in Aberlady, East Lothian.

Luffness Water Tower
Luffness Water Tower
Water Tower East Lothian Borders

A 200 year old water tower in Aberlady that was used to provide water to Luffness hall.

Pencraig Standing Stone
Pencraig Standing Stone
Standing Stone East Lothian Borders

A 3m tall standing stone in a field in East Lothian dated back to the Bronze Age.

Markle Dovecote
Markle Dovecote
Dovecote East Lothian Borders

A dovecote or doocot located in East Linton near Markle.

Rothbury Tree Trail
Rothbury Tree Trail
Landscape Rothbury Northumberland

A tree trail around Rothbury town centre and riverside showing you all the different types of trees and their history.

The Lang Pack
The Lang Pack
Landmark Bellingham Northumberland

An unusual gravestone marking the final resting of a burglar trying to rob Lee Hall.

Hagrid's Hut
Hagrid's Hut
Landscape Glencoe Scotland

The filming location for Hagrid's Hut from the Harry Potter movies set up in Clachaig, Glencoe.

Dunbar Bear - DunBear
Dunbar Bear - DunBear
Statue Dunbar Borders

The DunBear is a steel sculpture of a brown bear in tribute to John Muir, the Dunbar-born naturalist and conservationist.

Penmanshiel Tunnel Monument
Penmanshiel Tunnel Monument
Landmark Duns Borders

A monument to two engineers who died during the collapse of the Penmanshiel Tunnel expansion.

Hopealone Trig Point
Hopealone Trig Point
Trig Point Haltwhistle Northumberland

The Hopealone trig point (316m) sitting on top of Hope Hill.

Maelmin Henge
Maelmin Henge
Religious Place Ford And Etal Northumberland

A replica of a nearby Anglo-Saxon henge and part of the part of the Maelmin Heritage Trail.

River Tyne Old Buoys
River Tyne Old Buoys
Art North Shields Tyne And Wear

Redundant marine buoys that are artfully decorated and now sit on the banks of the River Tyne.

Lamb Hill Trig Point
Lamb Hill Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Lamb Hill on the border ridge (511m).

Ravensheugh Crags Trig Point
Ravensheugh Crags Trig Point
Trig Point Simonburn Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Ravensheugh Crags (256m) near Simonburn.

William Shakespeare Mural
William Shakespeare Mural
Art Heaton Tyne And Wear

A brickwork mural of William Shakespeare on the gable end of a house in Heaton.

Cragend Farm Hydraulic Silo
Cragend Farm Hydraulic Silo
Machinery Rothbury Northumberland

An experimental hydraulic silo to improve the efficiency of processing cut grass into silage built by Lord Armstrong.

Cold Law Trig Point
Cold Law Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on Cold Law on Thorgrafton Common (453m).

Red House
Red House
Art Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A sandstone ruined house that is part of a collection of sculptures on the Riverside Sculpture Trail.

Haggerston Dovecote
Haggerston Dovecote
Dovecote Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

Possibly an old windmill converted into a dovecote which is lined inside with brick nesting boxes

Foulden Tithe Barn
Foulden Tithe Barn
Building Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

An old tithe barn within the grounds of Foulden Parish Church where parishioners would give the church 10% of their agricultural produce.

Union Chain Bridge
Union Chain Bridge
Bridge Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

When originally built, the Union Chain Bridge near Berwick Upon Tweed was the longest wrought iron suspension bridge in the world.

Edin's Hall Broch
Edin's Hall Broch
Hillfort Duns Borders

A type of roundhouse that was built during the Iron Age in Scotland and is located on the slopes of Cockburn Law.

Blakeman's Law Trig Point
Blakeman's Law Trig Point
Trig Point Otterburn Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Blackman's Law (274m) near Otterburn.

Hugh MacDiarmid Memorial
Hugh MacDiarmid Memorial
Art Langholm Borders

A cast iron book sculpture a dedicated to the Scottish poet Hugh MacDiarmid.

Benwell Temple Of Antenociticus
Benwell Temple Of Antenociticus
Building Benwell Tyne And Wear

A ruined Roman template dedicated to the local deity Antenociticus.

Lordenshaw Hillfort
Lordenshaw Hillfort
Hillfort Rothbury Northumberland

A 2,000 year old hillfort located on Lordenshaw Hill on the outskirts of Rothbury at the foot of the Simonside Hills.

Branshaw Trig Point
Branshaw Trig Point
Trig Point Rochester Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Branshaw (326m) on the Otterburn Ranges.

Auchope Cairn
Auchope Cairn
Crag, Rock And Cairn The Cheviots Northumberland

A cairn on the cusp of the Cheviot and right on the border of England And Scotland.

Markle Castle
Markle Castle
Castle East Lothian Borders

A ruined castle built in the early 1300s by the influential Hepburn family.

Echo Crags
Echo Crags
Crag, Rock And Cairn Byrness Northumberland

A standstone semi-circular escarpment located above Catcleugh Reservoir near Byrness.

Barcombe Trig Point
Barcombe Trig Point
Trig Point Bardon Mill Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Barcombe on Thorgrafton Common (280m).

Auldhame Castle
Auldhame Castle
Castle East Lothian Borders

A ruined 16th-century L-plan tower house located on a ridge above Seacliff beach.

Men Of Steel
Men Of Steel
Art Sunderland Tyne And Wear

Four sculptures outside the Stadium Of Light that commemorate the city's industrial past.

St Aidans Church Fourstones
St Aidans Church Fourstones
Religious Place Hexham Northumberland

A small wooden "off the peg" church in Fourstones, Northumberland. One of only two wooden Victorian missions in the country.

Goatstones
Goatstones
Stone Circle Simonburn Northumberland

A Bronze Age four-poster stone circle located near Ravensheugh Crags in Northumberland.

Lanercost Priory
Lanercost Priory
Religious Place Brampton Cumbria

Lanercost Priory, founded in 1169, is a well-preserved medieval Augustinian priory in Brampton, Cumbria.

Fulton Tower
Fulton Tower
Tower Jedburgh Borders

A 16th century ruined tower house belonging to the Hume family, who were a powerful Border clan.

Shittleheugh Bastle
Shittleheugh Bastle
Bastle Otterburn Northumberland

A ruined bastle in Redesdale near Otterburn in Northumberland standing as a reminder of the tumultuous history of the borders.

Great Standrop And Little Standrop
Great Standrop And Little Standrop
Crag, Rock And Cairn The Cheviots Northumberland

Two rocky outcrops on the banks of Hedgehope Hill.

Old Man Of Storr
Old Man Of Storr
Landscape Skye Scotland

An amazing landscape on Skye caused by an ancient landslide.

Blackdown Trig Point
Blackdown Trig Point
Trig Point Kirkwhelpington Northumberland

The Blackdown trig point (310m) located on the Ray Wind Farm near Kirkwhelpington.

Thompson's Rock Solstice Stone
Thompson's Rock Solstice Stone
Crag, Rock And Cairn Rothbury Northumberland

A holed stone in the Simonside Hills that lines up with the summer solstice.

Padon Hill Monument
Padon Hill Monument
Landmark Otterburn Northumberland

A 5m high cairn on Padon Hill marking the wedding anniversary of some local notables and to honour the work of a prominent Presbyterian preacher.

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.

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.

Bellyside Crag
Bellyside Crag
Crag, Rock And Cairn The Cheviots Northumberland

The highest crag in Northumberland sitting on Mid Hill on the Cheviot Summit.

Hindhope Linn
Hindhope Linn
Waterfall Byrness Northumberland

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

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).

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.

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.

Ribblehead Viaduct
Ribblehead Viaduct
Bridge Settle North Yorkshire

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sorrelsykes Follies
Sorrelsykes Follies
Folly Aysgarth North Yorkshire

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

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.

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.

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