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Hart Law Trig Point
Hart Law Trig Point
Trig Point Alnham Northumberland

This is the trig point sitting on Hart Law (341m) near Alnham.

Smailholm Tower
Smailholm Tower
Tower Kelso Borders

A beautiful tower sitting atop the crag of Lady Hill near Kelso.

Morwick Water Tower
Morwick Water Tower
Water Tower Amble Northumberland

A spacecraft-like old concrete water tower, standing in the fields near Amble.

King's Seat Trig Point
King's Seat Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on King's Seat on the border ridge (531m).

Long Crag Gunnerton Trig Point
Long Crag Gunnerton Trig Point
Trig Point Swinburne Northumberland

This is the trig point for Long Crag Gunnerton (222m) near Swinburne.

Bloodybush Edge Trig Point
Bloodybush Edge Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Bloodybush Edge (610m).

Old St. Helen’s Church
Old St. Helen’s Church
Religious Place Longhorsley Northumberland

A ruined 18th century church currently being transformed by the local residents into another place for calm and reflection.

High Hartington Lime Kiln
High Hartington Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Morpeth Northumberland

A 19th century lime kiln near the Wannie Line.

Hedgehope Hill Trig Point
Hedgehope Hill Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Hedgehope Hill (714m).

Woodhouses Bastle
Woodhouses Bastle
Bastle Harbottle Northumberland

A fortified farmhouse (Bastle) near Harbottle.

Sewingshields Crags Trig Point
Sewingshields Crags Trig Point
Trig Point Haydon Bridge Northumberland

This is the trig point for Sewingshields Crags (326m) near Haydon Bridge.

Blawearie Shepherd’s Hut
Blawearie Shepherd’s Hut
Building Chillingham Northumberland

A ruined shepherd's hut in the moors near Old Bewick set amongst crags and cairns.

Curry's Point
Curry's Point
Landmark Whitley Bay Tyne And Wear

A plaque marking the site of a gibbet where Michael Curry was chained for murder.

Curleheugh Trig Point
Curleheugh Trig Point
Trig Point Chillingham Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Curleheugh on Bewick Moor (215m).

Cresswell Hall Stable Block
Cresswell Hall Stable Block
Building Cresswell Northumberland

A ruined stable block of the once Cresswell Hall.

Plessey Woods Viaduct
Plessey Woods Viaduct
Bridge Cramlington Northumberland

A very well hidden stone viaduct spanning the River Blyth at Plessey Woods for the East Coast Main Line.

Whittle Lime Kiln
Whittle Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Swarland Northumberland

A lime kiln set in a lovely rolling Hobbiton area.

Druridge Bay Stepping Stones
Druridge Bay Stepping Stones
Stepping Stone Druridge Bay Northumberland

Stepping stones over Ladyburn Lake in Druridge Bay Country Park.

Morph in the North Art Trail
Morph in the North Art Trail
Art Whitley Bay Tyne And Wear

Twenty beautifully decorated Morph figures to find in North Tyneside.

Old Law Beacons On Guile Point
Old Law Beacons On Guile Point
Lighthouse Holy Island Northumberland

Two obelisk navigation beacons that when lined up would direct you into Holy Island harbour.

Charlie's Garden
Charlie's Garden
Standing Stone Seaton Valley Northumberland

A large rock sitting in Collywell Bay at Seaton Sluice that a local once grew things on.

Shepherdskirk Hill Trig Point
Shepherdskirk Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Belford Northumberland

This is the trig point for Shepherdskirk Hill (202m) in the Kyloe Hills near Belford.

Broomhill Water Tower
Broomhill Water Tower
Water Tower Amble Northumberland

An old water tower from Broomhill Colliery that was sold at auction to be a house.

Drill Heads
Drill Heads
Art Wideopen Tyne And Wear

A sculpture of three drill heads in Weetslade Country Park.

Hepple Lime Kiln
Hepple Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Elsdon Northumberland

A slightly ruined lime kiln in Hepple in between Rothbury and Elsdon.

Timpendean Tower
Timpendean Tower
Tower Jedburgh Borders

A ruined 15th century tower house near Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders.

Greenchesters Lime Kiln
Greenchesters Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Otterburn Northumberland

A three draw arch lime kiln in Otterburn.

Meggie's Burn Reservoir
Meggie's Burn Reservoir
Water Blyth Northumberland

A small square reservoir just off the coast of Blyth.

Castle Point Lime Kiln
Castle Point Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Holy Island Northumberland

Probably the largest lime kiln in Northumberland sitting next to Lindisfarne Castle on Holy Island.

Blyth Rocket House
Blyth Rocket House
Building Blyth Northumberland

The building used to house the rocket apparatus for saving crews from stranded ships near Blyth harbour.

Alnwick Moor Quarry Lime Kiln
Alnwick Moor Quarry Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Alnwick Northumberland

A lime kiln situated on Alnwick Moor, one of 400 that would have been used in Northumberland.

Nine Year Aud Hole
Nine Year Aud Hole
Cave Alnwick Northumberland

A cave in Hulne Park guarded by a statue of a hermit.

Dryburgh Abbey
Dryburgh Abbey
Religious Place Melrose Borders

A ruined abbey sitting in a secluded woodland on the banks of the River Tweed.

St Aidan's Church
St Aidan's Church
Religious Place Bamburgh Northumberland

A 12th century church standing on the site of the original wooden church built by St Aidan in the 7th century.

Osborne's Fort
Osborne's Fort
Tower Holy Island Northumberland

A ruined fort tower on the opposite side of the harbour to Lindisfarne Castle on Holy Island.

Eleven O One
Eleven O One
Statue Seaham County Durham

A statue of a British infantryman commemorating the end of World War 1.

Belford Castle
Belford Castle
Castle Belford Northumberland

A castellated farmhouse sitting on the foundations of a 15th century motte and baily castle.

Waterloo Monument
Waterloo Monument
Tower Jedburgh Borders

A monument commemorating the Duke of Wellington's victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo.

Dalden Tower
Dalden Tower
Tower Seaham County Durham

A ruined manor home complex with a tower in Seaham.

Emmanuel Head Daymark
Emmanuel Head Daymark
Lighthouse Holy Island Northumberland

A white pyramid daymark on the north east Emmanuel Head of Holy Island.

Gunpowder House
Gunpowder House
Building Seahouses Northumberland

A small stone building used to store the explosives during the construction of the seahouses pier and harbour.

Fatlips Castle
Fatlips Castle
Tower Jedburgh Borders

A beautiful pele tower perched on Minto Crags peaking out of the trees.

Terris Novalis
Terris Novalis
Art Consett County Durham

Two huge sculptures of 19th century surveyor's instruments standing on freaky feet!

Old King Coal
Old King Coal
Art Chester-le-Street County Durham

A sculpture called Old King Coal celebrating the area's proud coal mining history.

Old Transformers
Old Transformers
Art Consett County Durham

Statues of the Ironmaster and Coal Miner made from obselete components representing the legacy of the local steelworks.

St John The Baptist Church Edlingham
St John The Baptist Church Edlingham
Religious Place Edlingham Northumberland

A small saxon church built on the site of an old 8th century church near Edlingham Castle.

Thrunton Wood
Thrunton Wood
Landscape Alnwick Northumberland

A spectacular woodland planted on crags to the north and south.

Malcolm III Cross
Malcolm III Cross
Statue Alnwick Northumberland

A stone cross marking where Malcolm III, King Of Scotland was slain at the Battle Of Alnwick.

St Leonard's Hospital Chapel
St Leonard's Hospital Chapel
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

The ruined chapel of an old hospital located in Denwick near to Alnwick Castle.

Corby's Letch
Corby's Letch
Waterfall Edlingham Northumberland

A lovely 2 level waterfall just under a bridge near Edlingham.

St. Abbs
St. Abbs
Landscape Eyemouth Borders

A quaint little fishing village set around old fishermen's cottages and spectacular jagged cliffs - Also twinned with New Asgard!

Seaton Sluice
Seaton Sluice
Landscape Seaton Valley Northumberland

A small and picturesque harbour which used to export salt, coal and bottles.

St. Michael And All Angels Church Low Alwinton
St. Michael And All Angels Church Low Alwinton
Religious Place Alwinton Northumberland

A pretty church sitting in amazing countryside with breathtaking views in Low Alwinton.

Arbeia Roman Fort
Arbeia Roman Fort
Building South Shields Tyne And Wear

A reconstruction of a gatehouse and buildings on the original foundations of the Roman buildings.

Dolly Peel Statue
Dolly Peel Statue
Statue South Shields Tyne And Wear

A statue to local heroine Dolly Peel, a smuggler, fighter against the pressgang and eventually nurse.

Monteath Mausoleum
Monteath Mausoleum
Building Jedburgh Borders

A spectacular mausoleum for the British soldier Thomas Monteath Douglas.

Cessford Castle
Cessford Castle
Castle Kelso Borders

A ruined castle on the Scottish side of the border built by the 1st Earl of Roxburghe.

Black Middens Bastle House
Black Middens Bastle House
Bastle Bellingham Northumberland

A ruined bastle and cottage located in a remote area of Bellingham.

The Count's House
The Count's House
Building Durham County Durham

A Grecian style summerhouse on the banks of the River Wear named after a Polish entertainer.

Hartburn Grotto
Hartburn Grotto
Cave Morpeth Northumberland

A natural cave modified into a place for swimmers to get changed in the 18th century.

Ratcheugh Observatory
Ratcheugh Observatory
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

A flat castle-like observatory on Ratcheugh Crag overlooking Alnwick.

Target Plantation Trig Point
Target Plantation Trig Point
Trig Point Rothbury Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Target Plantation (250m) above Rothbury.

Low Alwinton Lime Kiln
Low Alwinton Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Alwinton Northumberland

Another beauty of a lime kiln situated in Low Alwinton.

Marsden Rock
Marsden Rock
Crag, Rock And Cairn South Shields Tyne And Wear

A huge rock standing on the beach at Marsden, South Shields that has collapsed into an arch an then to a single rock.

Cleadon Water Tower
Cleadon Water Tower
Water Tower Cleadon Tyne And Wear

The water tower from the original Sunderland and South Shields Water Company plant.

Morpeth Courthouse
Morpeth Courthouse
Building Morpeth Northumberland

A former courthouse, and gateway to a gaol, now a restaurant and apartments.

Cleadon Windmill
Cleadon Windmill
Windmill Cleadon Tyne And Wear

A ruined windmill sitting on the highest part of the Cleadon Hills.

Old Hartley Blue Stone
Old Hartley Blue Stone
Standing Stone Whitley Bay Tyne And Wear

A blue stone that has links to the Saxons, the black death, vaccinations and strongman feats!

Tynemouth Priory And Castle
Tynemouth Priory And Castle
Religious Place Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A combined moated castle and gatehouse with the ruins of a Benedictine priory where early kings of Northumbria were buried.

Trow Rock Disappearing Gun
Trow Rock Disappearing Gun
Military South Shields Tyne And Wear

A unique gun that would disappear into its turret to reload, devised during the Crimean War.

Temple Of The Muses
Temple Of The Muses
Statue Melrose Borders

A temple containing four bronze statues depicting the "Four Seasons" dedicated to poet James Thomson.

Hundy Mundy Tower
Hundy Mundy Tower
Tower Kelso Borders

A folly named after a princess overlooking bodies in a natural woodland burial site!

William Wallace Statue
William Wallace Statue
Statue Melrose Borders

A red sandstone statue of William Wallace overlooking the River Tweed Valley near Melrose.

Simonside Hills
Simonside Hills
Landscape Rothbury Northumberland

A sandstone ridge to the south of Rothbury with teems of crags, wildlife and amazing views.

Queen Victoria Statue - Tynemouth
Queen Victoria Statue - Tynemouth
Statue Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A statue of Queen Victoria by sculptor Alfred Turner in Tynemouth.

Ponteland Vicar's Pele
Ponteland Vicar's Pele
Tower Ponteland Northumberland

A ruined Vicar's Pele sitting on the main high street in Ponteland.

Gibside Banqueting House
Gibside Banqueting House
Building Gateshead Tyne And Wear

A beautiful folly set in the grounds of the Gibside estate which is now a holiday home.

Wharnley Burn Waterfall
Wharnley Burn Waterfall
Waterfall Consett County Durham

A beautiful little waterfall located in Allensford near Consett.

Heavenfield
Heavenfield
Religious Place Hexham Northumberland

A field, church and wooden cross marking the Battle Of Heavenfield. A skirmish between Northumbrians and the Welsh in 634AD.

Wark Castle
Wark Castle
Castle Wark On Tweed Northumberland

A ruined motte-and-bailey castle at the West end of Wark on Tweed in Northumberland.

Norham Castle
Norham Castle
Castle Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

A 12th century castle that saw plenty of action during the wars between England and Scotland.

Tyne Cyclist and Pedestrian Tunnels
Tyne Cyclist and Pedestrian Tunnels
Building Howdon Tyne And Wear

A pair of tunnels under the River Tyne for use by pedestrians and cyclists.

Thirlwall Castle
Thirlwall Castle
Castle Gilsland Northumberland

A 12th-century castle in Northumberland on the bank of the River Tipalt rich in history and treasure!

Roughting Linn Waterfall
Roughting Linn Waterfall
Waterfall Doddington Northumberland

A lovely waterfall nestled in a hidden and secluded valley.

Prudhoe Castle
Prudhoe Castle
Castle Prudhoe Northumberland

A ruined medieval English castle situated on the south bank of the River Tyne.

Preston Tower
Preston Tower
Tower Preston Northumberland

Probably the finest pele tower in Northumberland with magnificent views and beautiful gardens.

Hulne Priory
Hulne Priory
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

A ruined 13 century priory sitting in the grounds of Hulne Park in Alnwick.

Shaftoe Crags
Shaftoe Crags
Crag, Rock And Cairn Bolam Northumberland

Stunning crags and landscape with standing stones and a Devil's Punchbowl.

Flodden Monument And Battlefield
Flodden Monument And Battlefield
Military Branxton Northumberland

A monument marking the Battle Of Fodden where the Scottish army of King James IV were heavily defated by the English in a brutal encounter.

Twizel Bridge
Twizel Bridge
Bridge Duddo Northumberland

A Tudor arch bridge built in 1511 which was the largest single span bridge anywhere in Britain at its time.

Twizel Castle
Twizel Castle
Castle Duddo Northumberland

A ruined medieval castle standing on the bend of the River Till.

Allendale Chimneys
Allendale Chimneys
Chimney Allendale Northumberland

Two chimneys that were part of the Allen Lead Smelt Mill flue system.

Emily Wilding Davison Statue And Grave
Emily Wilding Davison Statue And Grave
Statue Morpeth Northumberland

Emily Davison was a militant suffragette who died after throwing herself in front of the king's horse at the Epsom Derby.

Outchester Ducket
Outchester Ducket
Building Belford Northumberland

Maybe a windmill, maybe used for sea-navigation, maybe just a pretty building. Now a holiday home.

Etal Castle
Etal Castle
Castle Ford And Etal Northumberland

A ruined medieval castle built around 1341 by Robert Manners.

Crindledykes Lime Kiln
Crindledykes Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Haydon Bridge Northumberland

A well preserved lime kiln not far from Vindolanda.

Ninebanks Tower
Ninebanks Tower
Tower Allendale Northumberland

An ornamental pele tower that was once part of a 16th century manor house.

Crammel Linn Waterfall
Crammel Linn Waterfall
Waterfall Gilsland Northumberland

A lovely little double waterfall near Gilsland.

Corbridge Vicar's Pele Tower
Corbridge Vicar's Pele Tower
Tower Corbridge Northumberland

A 14th century defensive pele tower once used as a vicarage and now is a micro gin bar.

Bamburgh Lighthouse
Bamburgh Lighthouse
Lighthouse Bamburgh Northumberland

The original 1910 building with the new lantern on its roof.

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