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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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lambley Viaduct
Lambley Viaduct
Bridge Haltwhistle Northumberland

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

Mike Barry Motorcycle Museum
Mike Barry Motorcycle Museum
Museum Carlisle Cumbria

A museum with a truckload of old bikes beautifully restored by past racer Mike Barry.

Harbottle Trig Point
Harbottle Trig Point
Trig Point Harbottle Northumberland

The trig point called Harbottle sitting on top of Cold Law (361m).

Generation
Generation
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Statues of three heads representing different eras of human and industrial production.

Fast Castle
Fast Castle
Castle Eyemouth Borders

The ruins of a castle fought over by the Scots and English on a small outcrop near St Abbs.

Blagdon Hall Estate
Blagdon Hall Estate
Estate Cramlington Northumberland

The private estate of the White Ridley family where the grounds are filled with wonderful statues, follies and temples.

Watersmeet
Watersmeet
Water Hexham Northumberland

The meeting place of the north and south River Tyne sources.

Alnwick Water Tower
Alnwick Water Tower
Water Tower Alnwick Northumberland

A water tower sitting next to the kitchen garden of Alnwick Gardens.

Tynemouth North Pier
Tynemouth North Pier
Lighthouse Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A 900m long pier protecting ships when entering the River Tyne at Tynemouth.

Whitburn Arch
Whitburn Arch
Standing Stone Whitburn Tyne And Wear

A small rock arch off the coast in South Shields near Souter Lighthouse.

Bell Tower Of St Oswald Church Kirkoswald
Bell Tower Of St Oswald Church Kirkoswald
Tower Penrith Cumbria

A stand alone bell tower for the Church of St Oswald in Kirkoswald, Cumbria.

The Portrait Bench
The Portrait Bench
Art Bedlington Northumberland

A metal sculpted bench portraying three notable people from the Bedlington area.

Beamish Shorthorns
Beamish Shorthorns
Art Consett County Durham

A sculpture of four metal cows constructed from old JCB parts, grazing on the C2C route near Beamish.

Lowther Mausoleum
Lowther Mausoleum
Religious Place Penrith Cumbria

A mausoleum for William the second Earl, who died in 1844.

Source of the North Tyne River At Deadwater
Source of the North Tyne River At Deadwater
Standing Stone Kielder Northumberland

A standing stone marking the northern source of the River Tyne in Deadwater.

Wetheral Viaduct - Corby Bridge
Wetheral Viaduct - Corby Bridge
Bridge Wetheral Cumbria

A maginificent viaduct spanning the River Eden in Wetheral.

Wetheral Caves - St Contantine's Call
Wetheral Caves - St Contantine's Call
Cave Wetheral Cumbria

A 3 chambered cave used by the monks as storage and safegaurd and as a dwelling for St Constantine.

Murder Cleugh
Murder Cleugh
Standing Stone The Cheviots Northumberland

A small marker stone where Robert Lumsden murdered Isabella Sudden in 1610.

Penrith Beacon
Penrith Beacon
Tower Penrith Cumbria

A beacon that when lit would warn the neighbouring villages of an impending attack!

Simonburn Castle
Simonburn Castle
Castle Simonburn Northumberland

Originally envisaged as a motte and bailey, Simonburn Castle was eventually a tower house before falling into ruin.

Shaftoe Crags Trig Point
Shaftoe Crags Trig Point
Trig Point Bolam Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Shaftoe Crags (213m).

Tosson Hill Trig Point
Tosson Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Rothbury Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Tosson Hill (440m) #147.

Alnwick Pants
Alnwick Pants
Fountain Alnwick Northumberland

Fountains and water troughs throughout Alnwick that were once used to provide clean water.

Hume Castle
Hume Castle
Castle Kelso Borders

A heavily modified ruin of an early 13th century castle held by the powerful Hume family.

Hen Hole
Hen Hole
Waterfall The Cheviots Northumberland

The most spectacular gorge with cascades and waterfalls in the whole of Northumberland if not the UK!

Hurlestone Tower
Hurlestone Tower
Tower Chillingham Northumberland

A modern day folly set in the Lilburn Tower estate next to the Hurl Stone.

Hurl Stone
Hurl Stone
Standing Stone Chillingham Northumberland

A 4m standing stone, most likely a headless cross, maybe thrown there by giants or the devil.

Beaurepaire Priory
Beaurepaire Priory
Religious Place Durham County Durham

A 13th century priory twixt manor house that was a retirement home and also a retreat for the Durham Monks.

Lilburn Tower
Lilburn Tower
Estate Chillingham Northumberland

A country manor house with beautiful gardens, an observatory, old church and ruined pele tower.

Alnwick Abbey Gatehouse
Alnwick Abbey Gatehouse
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

The remaining gatehouse from Alnwick Abbey, built in the 12th century.

Bondgate Tower
Bondgate Tower
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

A 15th century gatehouse that was part of the Alnwick old town walls.

Pottergate Tower
Pottergate Tower
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

Originally part of the town's medieval defences, this tower is now a luxury holiday cottage.

Adamson Memorial Drinking Fountain
Adamson Memorial Drinking Fountain
Fountain Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

A 19th century fountain dedicated to Bryan Adamson, a lieutenant of the HMS Wasp that was lost at sea.

Thomson Monument
Thomson Monument
Obelisk Kelso Borders

An obelisk commerating playwright and poet James Thomson, who also penned the words to Rule, Britannia.

Sikehead Mine Chimneys
Sikehead Mine Chimneys
Chimney Blanchland Northumberland

Two chimneys remaining from the Sikehead mine set on Ramshaw Moors

Ros Castle Lime Kiln
Ros Castle Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Chillingham Northumberland

A ruined lime kiln sitting between Cateran Hole and Ros Castle in the Alnwick area.

The Ferry Hut - Ferryman's Hut
The Ferry Hut - Ferryman's Hut
Building Alnmouth Northumberland

The smallest museum in Northumberland (if not the world!!) with pictures, memorabilia and trinkets about boating life in Alnmouth.

Tower House
Tower House
Building Seaton Valley Northumberland

A castelled octagonal building in Seaton Sluice that was once a tax office, harbour master house and now a gallery.

Bavington Crags Trig Point
Bavington Crags Trig Point
Trig Point Kirkwhelpington Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Bavington Crags In Great Bavington (248m).

Blackchester Trig Point
Blackchester Trig Point
Trig Point Alwinton Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Blackchester Hill Plantation (214m) in Alnham.

Helvellyn Trig Point
Helvellyn Trig Point
Trig Point Glenridding Cumbria

The trig point sitting on top of Helvellyn (950m).

Evelyn Column Felbridge Monument
Evelyn Column Felbridge Monument
Statue Edlingham Northumberland

A column in memory of James Evelyn's parents, moved from Felbridge up to Lemmington, Northumberland.

Egglestone Abbey
Egglestone Abbey
Religious Place Barnard Castle County Durham

Beautiful ruins of small monastery founded by White Canons set above a bend in the River Tees near Barnard Castle.

Groverake Mine
Groverake Mine
Machinery Bishop Auckland County Durham

The ruins of an old lead and fluorspar mine in the Pennines with the headframe and some buildings still visible.

Victoria Tunnel
Victoria Tunnel
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A tunnel running from the Town Moor to the Ouseburn that was used to transport coal and then became an air raid shelter.

Northgate Water Tower
Northgate Water Tower
Water Tower Morpeth Northumberland

A concrete water tower located next to Northgate Hospital in Morpeth.

Kirkley Obelisk
Kirkley Obelisk
Obelisk Ponteland Northumberland

An obelisk marking the centenary of the Glorious Revolution by William the Orange.

Cateran Hole
Cateran Hole
Cave Chillingham Northumberland

A cave in a crater up on the moorland between Eglingham and Ros Castle.

Man with Potential Selves
Man with Potential Selves
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Three statues sowing the different aspects of a working man of Newcastle.

Jenny’s Lantern Folly
Jenny’s Lantern Folly
Folly Alnwick Northumberland

A ruin of a folly shaped like a shepherd's hut on the Alnwick moors.

Thorngreen Lime Kiln
Thorngreen Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Allendale Northumberland

An ingeniously preserved lime kiln sitting on the wonderfully named Slag Hill.

Holy Cross Church Ruins
Holy Cross Church Ruins
Religious Place Wallsend Tyne And Wear

Ruins of the Church of the Holy Cross that is nearly 900 years old.

Reaveley Hill Trig Point
Reaveley Hill Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Reaveley Hill (301m).

Alnmouth Friary
Alnmouth Friary
Religious Place Alnmouth Northumberland

A beautiful house and gardens for the friars of The Society of St Francis in the North East.

Lookout Tower Percy Gardens
Lookout Tower Percy Gardens
Military Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A six storey lookout tower used to assist gun turrets in both World War 1 and 2.

RRH Brizlee Wood Radome Golf Ball
RRH Brizlee Wood Radome Golf Ball
Military Alnwick Northumberland

A radome housing an RAF radar at Brizlee Wood sitting on top of Alnwick Moor.

Newton Tors Trig Point
Newton Tors Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Newton Tors in The Cheviots (537m).

Northumberland Park
Northumberland Park
Landscape Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A traditional Victorian Park packed with features sitting between Tynemouth and North Shields.

Night Fold Field Trig Point
Night Fold Field Trig Point
Trig Point Alnmouth Northumberland

The trig point sitting in Night Fold Field in Alnmouth (48m).

Table Rocks Pool
Table Rocks Pool
Water Whitley Bay Tyne And Wear

A natural tidal pool in Whitley Bay that was expanded for swimmers in the 19th century.

Windy Gyle Trig Point
Windy Gyle Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Windy Gyle (619m).

Queen Victoria Statue - Newcastle
Queen Victoria Statue - Newcastle
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A statue of Queen Victoria in St Nicholas' Square to commemorate 500 years of Shrievalty.

Iron Man
Iron Man
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A puppet of the Iron Man that was used in the musical of the same name by The Who guitarist Pete Townshend.

Shilbottle Pele Tower
Shilbottle Pele Tower
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

A pele tower that used to be part of the vicarage for the adjoining St James Church.

Rowantree Stob Bastle
Rowantree Stob Bastle
Bastle Allendale Northumberland

A ruined bastle which may not have been a bastle after all.

Rookhope Arch
Rookhope Arch
Chimney Bishop Auckland County Durham

One of the remaining arches carrying a two mile horizontal chimney as part of a flue system.

God's Bridge
God's Bridge
Bridge Barnard Castle County Durham

A natural limestone bridge on the Pennine Way.

Angel Of Northumberland
Angel Of Northumberland
Statue Hexham Northumberland

A mini version of the Angel Of The North standing in a field near Hexham.

Cauldron Snout
Cauldron Snout
Waterfall Barnard Castle County Durham

At 180m it is the longest waterfall in the UK and is fed from Cow Green Reservoir.

Ros Castle Trig Point
Ros Castle Trig Point
Trig Point Chillingham Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Ros Castle (316m).

Freemanshill Moor Trig Point
Freemanshill Moor Trig Point
Trig Point Edlingham Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Freemanshill Moor in Edlingham (251m).

Blue Crags Hillfort
Blue Crags Hillfort
Hillfort Swinburne Northumberland

A hillfort in Colwell near Swinburne with a large outcrop of whinstone on the north face.

Ulgham Village Cross
Ulgham Village Cross
Religious Place Ulgham Northumberland

A preacher's cross erected by monks from Lindisfarne.

Little Swinburne Tower
Little Swinburne Tower
Tower Swinburne Northumberland

A severely ruined 15th century tower in Little Swinburne.

Darden Pike Trig Point
Darden Pike Trig Point
Trig Point Elsdon Northumberland

The trig point sitting next to Darden Lough (375m) near Elsdon.

Shillhope Law Trig Point
Shillhope Law Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Shillhope Law (501m).

Swinburne Tithe Barn
Swinburne Tithe Barn
Building Swinburne Northumberland

A beautiful little barn used to collect tithes in the middle ages.

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