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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
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.

Shilbottle Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Alnwick Northumberland

A late 18th or early 19th Century Lime Kiln just outside Shilbottle.

Lambley Viaduct
Bridge Haltwhistle Northumberland

An amazing example of a Victorian designed viaduct spanning 280m over the South River Tyne.

Embleton Quarry Nature Reserve
Landscape Craster Northumberland

Nature Reserve set in a former Whinstone Quarry in the village of Embleton

Temple of Mithras
Religious Place Simonburn Northumberland

A Roman Temple dedicated to the God Mithras near to Brocolitia Fort on Hadrian's Wall.

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
Water Hexham Northumberland

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

Alnwick Water Tower
Water Tower Alnwick Northumberland

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

The Portrait Bench
Art Bedlington Northumberland

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

Berwick Parks
Landscape Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

Two Parks, Castle Vale and Coronation Park, set either side of Berwick Station which include footpaths, shelters, rose gardens and a lily pond.

Source of the North Tyne River
Standing Stone Kielder Northumberland

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

Murder Cleugh
Standing Stone The Cheviots Northumberland

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

Simonburn Castle
Castle Simonburn Northumberland

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

Black Hut at Catcleugh Reservoir
Building Byrness Northumberland

The last remaining hut built to accomodate the workers who constructed the Catcleugh Reservoir.

St Francis Of Assisi Church Byrness
Religious Place Byrness Northumberland

An 18th century church which was partly rebuilt in 1884. It has a window which commemorates those who died during the construction of the nearby Catcleugh Reservoir.

Alnwick Pants
Fountain Alnwick Northumberland

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

St Mary Magdalene Church Mitford
Religious Place Morpeth Northumberland

A Grade I Listed Church in Mitford with a number of interesting architectural features and Grade II Listed tombstones and Lych Gate in the churchyard.

Harry Hotspur Statue
Statue Alnwick Northumberland

Statue to Henry Percy, also known as Harry Hotspur, Alnwick's most famous Knight and one of Shakespeare's best known characters.

Capheaton Hall Chapel Folly
Religious Place Belsay Northumberland

A folly ruin of an 18th century chapel in the grounds of Capheaton Hall.

Hen Hole
Waterfall The Cheviots Northumberland

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

Church of St Aidan's Thockrington
Religious Place Swinburne Northumberland

An ancient Northumbrian Church, one of the oldest in the Country, dating back to the 11th Century that stands on a hill with amazing views in all directions.

Hurlestone Tower
Tower Chillingham Northumberland

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

Lilburn Tower
Estate Chillingham Northumberland

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

Alnwick Abbey Gatehouse
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

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

Bondgate Tower
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

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

Pottergate Tower
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

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

Sikehead Mine Chimneys
Chimney Blanchland Northumberland

Two chimneys remaining from the Sikehead mine set on Ramshaw Moors

Ros Castle Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Alnwick Northumberland

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

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
Building Seaton Valley Northumberland

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

Evelyn Column Felbridge Monument
Statue Alnwick Northumberland

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

Chipchase Castle
Castle Hexham Northumberland

A 17th-century Jacobean mansion disguided as a castle just north of Hexham.

Percy Tenantry Column
Statue Alnwick Northumberland

A Doric style column with a Percy Lion on the top dedicated to the 2nd Earl of Northumberland.

Wave Chamber
Art Kielder Northumberland

Small Camera Obscura on the edge of Kielder Reservoir.

Northgate Water Tower
Water Tower Morpeth Northumberland

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

Kirkley Obelisk
Obelisk Ponteland Northumberland

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

Cateran Hole
Cave Alnwick Northumberland

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

Jenny’s Lantern Folly
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

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

Thorngreen Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Allendale Northumberland

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

Alnmouth Friary
Religious Place Alnmouth Northumberland

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

RRH Brizlee Wood Radome Golf Ball
Military Alnwick Northumberland

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

The Farne Islands
Landscape Seahouses Northumberland

Group of islands off the coast of Northumberland.

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
Bastle Allendale Northumberland

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

Barter Books
Building Alnwick Northumberland

Famous book shop in the old Alnwick train station.

Angel Of Northumberland
Statue Hexham Northumberland

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

Hepburn Bastle
Bastle Chillingham Northumberland

A ruined, Grade II listed Scheduled Monument, 16th Century Tower House / Bastle House.

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
Religious Place Ulgham Northumberland

A preacher's cross erected by monks from Lindisfarne.

Percy Cross Otterburn Battlefield
Military Otterburn Northumberland

A 14th century stone monument to the Battle of Otterburn in 1388

Little Swinburne Tower
Tower Swinburne Northumberland

A severely ruined 15th century tower in Little Swinburne.

Warkworth Hermitage
Religious Place Warkworth Northumberland

14th century Hermitage carved out out of the bedrock on the River Coquet.

Newburn Ford Battlefield and Ryton Willows
Military Newburn Northumberland

Site of the battle of Newburn Ford and Ryton Willows Local Nature Reserve

George Stephenson's Birthplace
Building Wylam Northumberland

Birthplace of mechanical engineer George Stephenson, built around 1760.

Hagg Bank Bridge
Bridge Wylam Northumberland

A grade II listed rib-arch bridge over the River Tyne.

Swinburne Tithe Barn
Building Swinburne Northumberland

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

Matfen Standing Stone
Standing Stone Matfen Northumberland

A prehistoric standing stone with cup markings.

All Saints Church
Religious Place Rothbury Northumberland

A Parish Church close to the centre of Rothbury, parts of which date back to the 1200s

Craster Tower Gateway
Building Craster Northumberland

18th century gateway to Craster Tower, now an iconic entrance to the village of Craster.

St James Church Shilbottle
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

The Parish Church of St James in Shilbottle

Morwick Water Tower
Water Tower Amble Northumberland

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

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
Lime Kiln Morpeth Northumberland

A 19th century lime kiln near the Wannie Line.

Woodhouses Bastle
Bastle Harbottle Northumberland

A fortified farmhouse (Bastle) near Harbottle.

Blawearie Shepherd’s Hut
Building Alnwick Northumberland

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

Cresswell Hall Stable Block
Building Cresswell Northumberland

A ruined stable block of the once Creswell Hall.

Sycamore Gap
Landscape Bardon Mill Northumberland

A lone Sycamore Tree that stands on Hadrian's Wall and is considered the most photographed spot in the Northumberland National Park.

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
Lime Kiln Swarland Northumberland

A lime kiln set in a lovely rolling Hobbiton area.

Druridge Bay Stepping Stones
Stepping Stone Druridge Bay Northumberland

Stepping stones over Ladyburn Lake in Druridge Bay Country Park.

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
Standing Stone Seaton Valley Northumberland

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

Spirit of the Staithes
Art Blyth Northumberland

A piece of public art found at Blyth Quayside representing a full sized steam train and tender.

Beadnell Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln Beadnell Northumberland

18th century lime kilns in the harbour of Beadnell Bay

Broomhill Water Tower
Water Tower Amble Northumberland

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

Hepple Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Rothbury Northumberland

A slightly ruined lime kiln in Hepple, just west of Rothbury.

Greenchesters Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Otterburn Northumberland

A three draw arch lime kiln in Otterburn.

Meggie's Burn Reservoir
Water Blyth Northumberland

A small square reservoir just off the coast of Blyth.

Castle Point Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Holy Island Northumberland

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

Cheeseburn Grange
Art Ponteland Northumberland

A sculpture park and art exhibition space set within the grounds of Cheeseburn Grange, near Ponteland.

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
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
Cave Alnwick Northumberland

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

The Wannie Line
Landscape Morpeth Northumberland

The route of the former Wansbeck or "Wannie Line" railway line that ran from Morpeth to Reedsmouth and Rothbury.

Cherryburn
Building Stocksfield Northumberland

The birthplace of Thomas Bewick, the famous wood engraver and ornithologist.

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
Tower Holy Island Northumberland

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

Belford Castle
Castle Belford Northumberland

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

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens
Estate Belsay Northumberland

A Greek Doric style house, 14th century castle and 30 acres of beautiful gardens.

Emmanuel Head Daymark
Lighthouse Holy Island Northumberland

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

Gunpowder House
Building Seahouses Northumberland

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

Lindisfarne Priory
Religious Place Holy Island Northumberland

A ruined Priory on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, widely considered to be the birthplace of Christianity in England.

St John the Baptist Church Edlingham
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

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

Thrunton Wood
Landscape Alnwick Northumberland

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

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
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

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

Corby's Letch
Waterfall Alnwick Northumberland

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

Seaton Sluice
Landscape Seaton Valley Northumberland

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

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