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Alnmouth Gun Battery
Alnmouth Gun Battery
Military Alnmouth Northumberland

An old gun battery from the 19th century and reused in WW2.

Seaton Delaval Obelisk
Seaton Delaval Obelisk
Obelisk Seaton Valley Northumberland

An 18m tall Obelisk sitting 900m south of Seaton Delaval Hall.

Seaton Delaval Hall
Seaton Delaval Hall
Estate Seaton Valley Northumberland

A beautiful grade I listed country house a mile from the coast, packed with glorious history!

Slaggyford Lime Kiln
Slaggyford Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Allendale Northumberland

A cool little lime kiln up the side of a hill in Slaggyford.

Brinkburn Priory
Brinkburn Priory
Religious Place Longframlington Northumberland

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

Jesmond Dene Waterfall
Jesmond Dene Waterfall
Waterfall Jesmond Dene Tyne And Wear

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

Old Mill Jesmond Dene
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
Howick Hall Gardens And Arboretum
Estate Alnwick Northumberland

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

Heaton Windmill
Heaton Windmill
Windmill Jesmond Dene Tyne And Wear

An old ruined windmill sitting in Armstrong Park.

Lindisfarne Castle
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.

Duddo Tower
Duddo Tower
Tower Duddo Northumberland

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

Saint Mary's Well
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
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
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
King John's Palace
Castle Jesmond Dene Tyne And Wear

A fortified house built by Adam of Jesmond.

Cuddy's Cave
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
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!

EM Perkins Monument
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.

Lady's Well
Lady's Well
Religious Place Harbottle Northumberland

An atmospheric little pool surrounded by a grove of trees.

Tosson Lime Kiln
Tosson Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Rothbury Northumberland

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

Rothley Crags
Rothley Crags
Landscape Morpeth Northumberland

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

Nelson's Obelisk
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
Tosson Tower
Tower Rothbury Northumberland

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

Winter's Gibbet
Winter's Gibbet
Landmark Elsdon Northumberland

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

Harbottle Castle
Harbottle Castle
Castle Harbottle Northumberland

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

Cartington Castle
Cartington Castle
Castle Rothbury Northumberland

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

Drake Stone
Drake Stone
Standing Stone Harbottle Northumberland

Quite simply the biggest free standing boulder in Northumberland!

Elsdon Castle
Elsdon Castle
Castle Elsdon Northumberland

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

Bothal 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
Biddlestone Chapel
Religious Place Alwinton Northumberland

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

Armstrong Cross
Armstrong Cross
Religious Place Rothbury Northumberland

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

Gibside
Gibside
Estate Gateshead Tyne And Wear

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

Brizlee Tower
Brizlee Tower
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

An elaborate Gothic style tower based in Hulne Park.

Morpeth Chantry
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
Croft Park - Blyth Spartans
Sport Blyth Northumberland

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

Auckland Castle Deer House
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
Morpeth Castle
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

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

Finchale Priory
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
Souter Lighthouse
Lighthouse Whitburn 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
Hareshaw Linn
Waterfall Bellingham Northumberland

A spectacular waterfall at the head of a forest walk.

Morpeth Clock Tower
Morpeth Clock Tower
Tower Morpeth Northumberland

Charming working clock in the town centre of Morpeth.

Woodhorn Mill
Woodhorn Mill
Windmill Ashington Northumberland

A sail-less 19th century windmill in Lynemouth.

Low Chibburn Preceptory
Low Chibburn Preceptory
Religious Place Druridge Bay Northumberland

The ruins of a Medieval Hospitaller.

Grace Darling Monument
Grace Darling Monument
Statue Bamburgh Northumberland

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

Herd Groyne Lighthouse
Herd Groyne Lighthouse
Lighthouse South Shields Tyne And Wear

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

Edlingham Castle
Edlingham Castle
Castle Edlingham Northumberland

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

Tranwell Water Tower
Tranwell Water Tower
Water Tower Morpeth Northumberland

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

Sharp's Folly
Sharp's Folly
Folly Rothbury Northumberland

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

Mortuary Chapel
Mortuary Chapel
Religious Place Alnmouth Northumberland

Ruined chapel on west side of Church Hill.

St Cuthbert's Cross
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
Cresswell Pele Tower
Tower Cresswell Northumberland

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

Brainshaugh Priory
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
Fisherman Door Art
Art Blyth Northumberland

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

Blyth Beach Huts
Blyth Beach Huts
Building Blyth Northumberland

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

Blyth Battery Guns
Blyth Battery Guns
Military Blyth Northumberland

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

Fontburn Reservoir
Fontburn Reservoir
Water Rothbury Northumberland

A drinking water reservoir with beautiful surrounding scenery.

Robbie Dale Mural
Robbie Dale Mural
Art Blyth Northumberland

A mural of the Blyth Spartans legend - Robbie Dale

Penshaw Monument
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
Mitford Castle
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

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

Angel Of The North
Angel Of The North
Statue Gateshead Tyne And Wear

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

Starlight Castle
Starlight Castle
Tower Seaton Valley Northumberland

A tiny ruined castle just inland from Seaton Sluice.

Duddo Stones
Duddo Stones
Stone Circle Duddo Northumberland

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

Burradon Tower
Burradon Tower
Tower Burradon Tyne And Wear

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

Cramlington Shroud - Capella
Cramlington Shroud - Capella
Art Cramlington Northumberland

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

Bath Terrace Lighthouse
Bath Terrace Lighthouse
Lighthouse Blyth Northumberland

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

Giant Spoon Cramlington
Giant Spoon Cramlington
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
Cramlington Windmill
Windmill Cramlington Northumberland

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

Codger Fort
Codger Fort
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

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

Bothal Footbridge
Bothal Footbridge
Bridge Bothal Northumberland

A small suspension footbridge crossing the river Wansbeck.

Jubilee Stone Bothal Church
Jubilee Stone Bothal Church
Standing Stone Bothal Northumberland

A standing stone celebrating the Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.

Bothal Stepping Stones
Bothal Stepping Stones
Stepping Stone Bothal Northumberland

Stepping stones crossing the river Wansbeck at Bothal.

Ros Castle
Ros Castle
Hill Chillingham Northumberland

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

Linhope Spout
Linhope Spout
Waterfall Ingram Valley Northumberland

An 18 metre waterfall in the beautiful Ingram Valley.

Rothley Castle
Rothley Castle
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

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

Roseberry Topping Shooting Box
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.

Alnwick Castle
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
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
Warkworth Castle
Castle Warkworth Northumberland

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

Stublick Chimney
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
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
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
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)
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
Jubilee Stone On Shaftoe Crags
Standing Stone Bolam Northumberland

A tall stone marking Queen Victoria's Jubilee.

Garleigh Moor Trig Point
Garleigh Moor Trig Point
Trig Point Rothbury Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Garleigh Moor (268m).

Keep Out Signs
Keep Out Signs
Art Cramlington Northumberland

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

Shirlah Pike Trig Point
Shirlah Pike Trig Point
Trig Point Rothbury Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Shirlaw Pike (308m) near Rothbury.

Tuthill Quarry Trig Point
Tuthill Quarry Trig Point
Trig Point Seaham County Durham

The Tuthill Quarry trig point is sitting on top of a quarry (164m) near Seaham.

Tunstall Hills Trig Point
Tunstall Hills Trig Point
Trig Point Sunderland Tyne And Wear

This is the trig point for Tunstall Hills (112m) near Sunderland.

Sand Edge Common Trig Point
Sand Edge Common Trig Point
Trig Point Stanhope County Durham

The Sand Edge Common trig point is on Wolsingham North Moor (353m) near Stanhope.

Pontop Pike Trig Point
Pontop Pike Trig Point
Trig Point Consett County Durham

The Pontop Pike trig point is sitting next to the Pontop Pike Masts (313m) near Consett.

Pit House Plantation Trig Point
Pit House Plantation Trig Point
Trig Point Durham County Durham

This is the trig point for Pit House Plantation (266m) near Durham.

Pikestone Fell Trig Point
Pikestone Fell Trig Point
Trig Point Stanhope County Durham

This is the trig point for Pikestone Fell (387m) near Stanhope.

Penshaw Hill Trig Point
Penshaw Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Sunderland Tyne And Wear

This is the trig point for Penshaw Hill (136m) near Sunderland.

Mayland Lea Farm Trig Point
Mayland Lea Farm Trig Point
Trig Point Bishop Auckland County Durham

This is the trig point for Mayland Lea Farm sitting by a wall in a field (305m) near Bishop Auckland.

Humber Hill Trig Point
Humber Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Consett County Durham

The Humber Hill trig point is sitting in a field west of Lanchester (270m) near Consett.

Horseshoe Hill Trig Point
Horseshoe Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Stanhope County Durham

The Horseshoe Hill trig point is sitting on Edmundbyers Common (520m) near Stanhope.

Hoove Faggergill Trig Point
Hoove Faggergill Trig Point
Trig Point Barnard Castle County Durham

The Hoove Faggergill trig point is sitting on Faggergill Moor (554m) near Barnard Castle.

High Moorsley Trig Point
High Moorsley Trig Point
Trig Point Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

The High Moorsley trig point is sitting in a field (163m) in Houghton-le-Spring.

Hasting Hill Trig Point
Hasting Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Sunderland Tyne And Wear

This is the trig point for Hasting Hill (124m) near Sunderland.

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