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Branshaw Trig Point
Branshaw Trig Point
Trig Point Rochester Northumberland

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

Gordale Scar
Gordale Scar
Waterfall Skipton North Yorkshire

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

Ouseburn Farm
Ouseburn Farm
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A charity and working community farm in the urban heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Knaresborough Castle
Knaresborough Castle
Castle Knaresborough North Yorkshire

A ruined fortress in the town of Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, first built by a Norman baron in c. 1100 on a cliff above the River Nidd.

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.

199 Steps In Whitby
199 Steps In Whitby
Stairs Whitby North Yorkshire

The 199 stone steps lead up to the ruins of Whitby Abbey, a classic Gothic graveyard, and the Norman Church of Saint Mary.

Markle Castle
Markle Castle
Castle East Lothian Borders

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

Malham Cove
Malham Cove
Landscape Skipton North Yorkshire

A spectacular natural landform of Limestone Pavement in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Da Said “Men Don’t Cry” Statue
Da Said “Men Don’t Cry” Statue
Statue Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

A poignant tribute to the mining community in the distinctive style of Ray Lonsdale.

Skipton Castle
Skipton Castle
Castle Skipton North Yorkshire

Medieval castle, home to the Clifford family for 400 years

Raby Castle
Raby Castle
Castle Barnard Castle County Durham

Medieval, Regency, and Victorian splendour all under several roofs. A wonderful deer park and woods. Oh and of course, it's haunted!

Mother Shipton's Cave
Mother Shipton's Cave
Cave Knaresborough North Yorkshire

A limestone cave in Knaresborough where local legend has it that Mother Shipton was born and lived.

Shap Abbey
Shap Abbey
Religious Place Penrith Cumbria

Peaceful, ruined 12th century abbey managed by English Heritage

York Museum Gardens
York Museum Gardens
Landscape York North Yorkshire

Over 10 acres of glorious trees, and plants with stunning romantic backdrops such as St Marys Abbey, The Hospitium, St Marys Tower, and the Roman Walls.

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

Marmion Tower
Marmion Tower
Tower Ripon North Yorkshire

Marmion Tower is a Garde I listed, 15th-century gatehouse in West Tanfield, North Yorkshire.

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.

Echo Crags
Echo Crags
Crag, Rock And Cairn Byrness Northumberland

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

Blackhall Rocks
Blackhall Rocks
Landscape Hartlepool County Durham

Dramatic landscape and panoramic views of the coast. Stone art with science, history and mythology.

Ryton Pinfolds
Ryton Pinfolds
Building Ryton Tyne And Wear

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

Corbridge Market Cross
Corbridge Market Cross
Landmark Corbridge Northumberland

Two Market Crosses in Corbridge.

Barcombe Trig Point
Barcombe Trig Point
Trig Point Bardon Mill Northumberland

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

St John the Baptist Church
St John the Baptist Church
Religious Place Stockton on Tees North Yorkshire

An 11th Century Church in the village of Egglescliffe

Branton Lakes Nature Reserve
Branton Lakes Nature Reserve
Landscape Ingram Valley Northumberland

A Nature Reserve alongside the River Breamish in the Northumberland National Park

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.

Pendragon Castle
Pendragon Castle
Castle Kirkby Stephen Cumbria

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

Fulton Tower
Fulton Tower
Tower Jedburgh Borders

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

Durham Museum and Heritage Center.
Durham Museum and Heritage Center.
Museum Durham County Durham

Former St Mary le-Bow Church, hosting displays on Durham history.

Freya's Cabin
Freya's Cabin
Building Kielder Northumberland

A timber cabin set on the banks of Kielder Water mirrored on the opposite bank by another, more simple hut.

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.

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

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

Old Man Of Storr
Old Man Of Storr
Landscape Skye Scotland

An amazing landscape on Skye caused by an ancient landslide.

Murals At The Headland, Hartlepool
Murals At The Headland, Hartlepool
Art Hartlepool County Durham

Stunning art around the Headland at Hartlepool. Each one has a story.

Grainger Market
Grainger Market
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A covered market in Newcastle City centre, designed by John Dobson and opened in 1835. Once the largest covered market in the country.

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.

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.

Cullercoats Watch House
Cullercoats Watch House
Building Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

A grade two listed iconic building in Cullercoats constructed as a lookout for fishermen.

Wordsworth's Grave
Wordsworth's Grave
Religious Place Grasmere Cumbria

The grave of famed Lakeland Poet, William Wordsworth.

Denton Hall Turret
Denton Hall Turret
Building Denton Burn Tyne And Wear

Turret 7B on Hadrian's Wall, found along with a 63m long section of the wall in a small area of public space in a housing estate by the A186

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.

Corbridge Bridge
Corbridge Bridge
Bridge Corbridge Northumberland

A 17th century stone bridge over the River Tyne that is the oldest surviving bridge over the River.

Corbridge Roman Bridge
Corbridge Roman Bridge
Bridge Corbridge Northumberland

Remains of the Roman Bridge across the River Tyne that led to the Roman Town.

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.

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.

The Old Pottery
The Old Pottery
Building Corbridge Northumberland

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

Pannett Park
Pannett Park
Landscape Whitby North Yorkshire

A 1920's park in Whitby that also houses a Museum and Art Gallery on site.

Ashness Bridge
Ashness Bridge
Bridge Keswick Cumbria

The most photographed location in the Lake District. An 18th century Packhorse Bridge.

Blast Beach at Nose's Point Seaham
Blast Beach at Nose's Point Seaham
Landscape Seaham County Durham

A coastal success in the Turning of the Tide Project and something for all the senses

Hindhope Linn
Hindhope Linn
Waterfall Byrness Northumberland

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

Horden Welfare Park
Horden Welfare Park
Landscape Horden County Durham

A jewel of a Welfare Park in Horden.

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).

Bass Rock
Bass Rock
Crag, Rock And Cairn East Lothian Borders

An island off the coast of East Lothian famous for its seabird colony.

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.

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.

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.

Whitby Abbey
Whitby Abbey
Religious Place Whitby North Yorkshire

The ruins of a 7th Century Christian Monastery which later became a Benedictine Abbey overlooking the north sea and town of Whitby. Famous for featuring in Bram Stoker's Dracula.

Castlerigg Stone Circle
Castlerigg Stone Circle
Stone Circle Keswick Cumbria

Potentially one of the earliest stone circles in Britain, thought to be constructed around 3000BC, located in one of the finest locations within the Lake District National Park.

Cretehawser Wreck
Cretehawser Wreck
Military Sunderland Tyne And Wear

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

Ribblehead Viaduct
Ribblehead Viaduct
Bridge Settle North Yorkshire

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

Botanic Gardens Durham
Botanic Gardens Durham
Landscape Durham County Durham

25 acres of plants from five continents. Also eye-catching art installations such as boots, bugs, and fungi.

St Bartholomew's Church
St Bartholomew's Church
Religious Place Newbiggin by the Sea Northumberland

A church with 13th century and earlier origins set on the spectacular Church Point Headland in Newbiggin by the Sea

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.

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.

Great North Museum - Hancock
Great North Museum - Hancock
Museum Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A museum of natural history and ancient civilisations in the heart of Newcastle city centre.

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.

Saint Marys with Holy Apostles Scarborough
Saint Marys with Holy Apostles Scarborough
Religious Place Scarborough North Yorkshire

A 12th century church which was the scene of a Roundheads and Cavalier's confrontation and is also the final resting place of Anne Bronte.

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.

Kathedra
Kathedra
Statue Durham County Durham

A stone chair of carved gargoyles situated in Durham on the banks of the river Wear.

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.

Ballast Hills Burial Ground
Ballast Hills Burial Ground
Religious Place Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A none conformist burial ground that is now a recreation area.

The Goose Fair Cross
The Goose Fair Cross
Landmark Ovingham Northumberland

An 11th century Saxon cross head that marks the focus for the start of the annual Goose Fair in Ovingham.

St Mary the Virgin Church
St Mary the Virgin Church
Religious Place Ovingham Northumberland

A Church in Ovingham with sections dating from the 11th century and location of the grave of famed engraver, Thomas Bewick.

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

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

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.

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.

White Walls Project
White Walls Project
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A series of art installations created to celebrate the regeneration of the Hoults Yard estate between 2011 and 2020.

Saint Oswald's Church Durham
Saint Oswald's Church Durham
Religious Place Durham County Durham

A lovely church in a quintessentially British setting. Possibly the oldest in the Durham diocese.

Stargate Ponds
Stargate Ponds
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

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

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