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Brinkburn Priory
Religious Place Longframlington Northumberland

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

Jesmond Dene Waterfall
Waterfall Jesmond Dene Tyne And Wear

A pretty artificial waterfall in Jesmond Dene created by Lord Armstrong.

Old Mill Jesmond Dene
Building Jesmond Dene Tyne And Wear

A ruined watermill dating from back to 1739 in Jesmond Dene.

Howick Hall Gardens And Arboretum
Estate Alnwick Northumberland

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

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.

Heaton Windmill
Windmill Jesmond Dene Tyne And Wear

An old ruined windmill sitting in Armstrong Park.

Duddo Tower
Tower Duddo Northumberland

A ruined tower sitting on a crag just around the corner from the Duddo Stones.

Saint Mary's Well
Religious Place Jesmond Dene Tyne And Wear

A small well linked to the nearby St. Mary's Chapel.

Saint Mary's Chapel
Religious Place Jesmond Dene Tyne And Wear

A ruined chapel that was once a popular place for pilgrimages.

Lord Armstrong's Banqueting House
Building Jesmond Dene Tyne And Wear

The banqueting hall where Lord Armstrong would entertain his guests.

King John's Palace
Castle Jesmond Dene Tyne And Wear

A fortified house built by Adam of Jesmond.

Cuddy's Cave
Cave Doddington Northumberland

A small cave in a huge rock up a hill where it was thought St Cuthbert may have stayed.

St Cuthbert's Cave
Cave Belford Northumberland

Situated in Holburn, St Cuthbert either lived in this cave as a hermit or his body was laid to rest here by monks escpaing from the vikings!

Lady's Well
Religious Place Harbottle Northumberland

An atmospheric little pool surrounded by a grove of trees.

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.

Tosson Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Rothbury Northumberland

The best preserved Lime Kiln in the Northumberland national park at Tosson.

Rothley Crags
Landscape Morpeth Northumberland

Spectacular crags in beautiful countryside, with a castle on top!

Nelson's Obelisk
Obelisk Swarland Northumberland

Also known as Davison’s Obelisk, this monument is a memorial to Horatio Nelson, victor of the Battle of Trafalgar.

Tosson Tower
Tower Rothbury Northumberland

A 600 year old ruined Pele Tower used as a stronghold against invading scots.

Winter's Gibbet
Landmark Elsdon Northumberland

A replica of the gibbet used to display the body of the murderer William Winter.

Harbottle Castle
Castle Harbottle Northumberland

A ruined medieval castle situated at the west end of the village of Harbottle.

Cartington Castle
Castle Rothbury Northumberland

A lovely little 12th century ruined castle just outside of Rothbury.

Drake Stone
Standing Stone Harbottle Northumberland

Quite simply the biggest free standing boulder in Northumberland!

Elsdon Castle
Castle Elsdon Northumberland

An amazing example of an early 12th century Norman Motte and Bailey castle.

Bothal Castle
Castle Bothal Northumberland

A castle and stately home in the village of Bothal near the River Wansbeck, between Morpeth and Ashington.

Biddlestone Chapel
Religious Place Alwinton Northumberland

A redundant Roman Catholic chapel in Biddlestone set in a picturesque copse.

Armstrong Cross
Religious Place Rothbury Northumberland

The Market Cross was erected to the memory of Lord And Lady Armstrong.

Gibside
Estate Gateshead Tyne And Wear

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

Brizlee Tower
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

An elaborate Gothic style tower based in Hulne Park.

Morpeth Chantry
Building Morpeth Northumberland

Also known as All Saints Chantry, it’s a Grade I listed building now housing a bagpipe museum.

Croft Park - Blyth Spartans
Sport Blyth Northumberland

The home of Blyth Spartans - The most famous Non League football club!

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.

Morpeth Castle
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

The gatehouse of the original motte and bailey castle in Morpeth.

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
Lighthouse South Shields 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.

Hareshaw Linn
Waterfall Bellingham Northumberland

A spectacular waterfall at the head of a forest walk.

Morpeth Clock Tower
Tower Morpeth Northumberland

Charming working clock in the town centre of Morpeth.

Woodhorn Mill
Windmill Ashington Northumberland

A sail-less 19th century windmill in Lynemouth.

Low Chibburn Preceptory
Religious Place Druridge Bay Northumberland

The ruins of a Medieval Hospitaller.

Grace Darling Monument
Statue Bamburgh Northumberland

The monument for the Northumberland heroine Grace Darling who helped in the the rescue of survivors from the shipwrecked Forfarshire in 1838.

Herd Groyne Lighthouse
Lighthouse South Shields Tyne And Wear

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

Edlingham Castle
Castle Alnwick Northumberland

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

Tranwell Water Tower
Water Tower Morpeth Northumberland

A big water tower in Tranwell, part of RAF Morpeth.

Sharp's Folly
Tower Rothbury Northumberland

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

Mortuary Chapel
Religious Place Alnmouth Northumberland

Ruined chapel on west side of Church Hill.

St Cuthbert's Cross
Religious Place Alnmouth Northumberland

Said to be the location where St Cuthbert agreed to become Bishop of Lindisfarne when petitioned by the king.

Cresswell Pele Tower
Tower Cresswell Northumberland

A recently renovated pele tower situated in Creswell on the coast.

Brainshaugh Priory
Religious Place Guyzance Northumberland

Originally St Wilfrid's Premonstratensian nunnery, this ruined priority sits by a tight bend in the River Coquet.

Fisherman Door Art
Art Blyth Northumberland

Fisherman and his dog daubed on the back of a wall at Blyth Harbour.

Blyth Beach Huts
Building Blyth Northumberland

A beautiful set of beach huts situated on the Blyth Promenade.

Blyth Battery Guns
Military Blyth Northumberland

Two replica Mark VII 6"naval guns mounted on the Blyth beach promenade.

Fontburn Reservoir
Water Rothbury Northumberland

A drinking water reservoir with beautiful surrounding scenery.

Robbie Dale Mural
Art Blyth Northumberland

A mural of the Blyth Spartans legend - Robbie Dale

Penshaw Monument
Building Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A memorial in the style of an ancient Greek temple on Penshaw Hill owned by the National Trust.

Mitford Castle
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

A ruined Castle dating from the 11th Century and is Grade I listed.

Angel Of The North
Statue Gateshead Tyne And Wear

A contemporary sculpture of a metal angel designed by Antony Gormley.

Starlight Castle
Tower Seaton Valley Northumberland

A tiny ruined castle just inland from Seaton Sluice.

Duddo Stones
Stone Circle Duddo Northumberland

A small five stone circle set in a beautiful location in Duddo Northumberland.

Burradon Tower
Tower Burradon Tyne And Wear

A ruined three storey tower house now mostly covered by trees.

Cramlington Shroud - Capella
Art Cramlington Northumberland

A polished and lacquered aluminium shroud set in the nature reserve.

Bath Terrace Lighthouse
Lighthouse Blyth Northumberland

A lighthouse situated 100m inland in Bath Terrace, Blyth.

Giant Spoon
Art Cramlington Northumberland

A giant 15 foot spoon in between two fields near Cramlington and Seghill as part of a National Lottery funded art trail.

Cramlington Windmill
Windmill Cramlington Northumberland

An old sail-less windmill situated within a farmers field.

Codger Fort
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

An 18th century folly built by Sir Walter Blackett, in Rothley,

Bothal Footbridge
Bridge Bothal Northumberland

A small suspension footbridge crossing the river Wansbeck.

Jubilee Stone Bothal Church
Standing Stone Bothal Northumberland

A standing stone celebrating the Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.

Bothal Stepping Stones
Stepping Stone Bothal Northumberland

Stepping stones crossing the river Wansbeck at Bothal.

Ros Castle
Hill Alnwick Northumberland

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

Linhope Spout
Waterfall Ingram Valley Northumberland

An 18 metre waterfall in the beautiful Ingram Valley.

Rothley Castle
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

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

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.

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Alnwick Castle
Castle Alnwick Northumberland

A castle and country house in Alnwick, Northumberland. It is the seat of The 12th Duke of Northumberland.

Ford Castle
Castle Ford And Etal Northumberland

A Grade I listed building built around 1278 and situated at a shallow crossing point on the River Till, Ford, Northumberland.

Warkworth Castle
Castle Warkworth Northumberland

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

Stublick Chimney
Chimney Haydon Bridge Northumberland

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

St Mary's Lighthouse
Lighthouse Whitley Bay Tyne And Wear

A lighthouse on a small tidal island just north of Whitley Bay. It is linked to the mainland by a short concrete causeway which is submerged at high tide.

Dunstanburgh Castle
Castle Alnwick Northumberland

A 14th-century fortification on the coast of Northumberland between the villages of Craster and Embleton. Built by Earl Thomas of Lancaster between 1313 and 1322.

Bamburgh Castle
Castle Bamburgh Northumberland

The seat of the ancient kings of Northumbria and a mighty stronghold on the coast of Northumberland.

Ace Of Spades Dragline Bucket (not Big Geordie)
Machinery Stobswood Northumberland

The scoop bucket used from the now dismantled Ace Of Spades dragline excavator.

Jubilee Stone On Shaftoe Crags
Standing Stone Bolam Northumberland

A tall stone marking Queen Victoria's Jubilee.

Keep Out Signs
Art Cramlington Northumberland

Metal signs warning to Keep Out! Part of the Cramlington art trail.

Humford Woods stepping stones
Stepping Stone Bedlington Northumberland

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

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