A museum of natural history and ancient civilisations in the heart of Newcastle city centre.
Two drinking fountains given to the people of Blaydon by Joseph Cowen in the 1860s.
Artwork of a steel tree that stands at the location of an actual riverside crane.
A circular labyrinth made out of a selection of stones in memory of a dog.
Three statues of Newcastle United legends outside St. James Park - Jackie Milburn, Sir Bobby Robson and Alan Shearer.
A none conformist burial ground that is now a recreation area.
Small local nature reserve with two hides for birdwatching.
A series of art installations created to celebrate the regeneration of the Hoults Yard estate between 2011 and 2020.
Small and pretty local nature reserve with lots of wildlife to see.
A memorial fountain dedicated to Richard Grainger, the builder famous for his partnership with architect John Dobson.
Old lime kilns at Fulwell, now a fancy backdrop for a car showroom.
A short but sweet 0.8km sculpture trail in Thornley Woods.
WW1 acoustic mirror, which detected German Zeppelins as they approached the coast.
Statue to Jack English or Lang Jack, a famed resident of Whickham who stood 6 feet 4 inches and was renowned for his strength... and bad temper!
The grave and monument of Harry Clasper, renowned boat builder and professional oarsman. The Alan Shearer of his day.
A modernist building, especially built for the study, teaching, demonstrating and display of all things glass.
Small park in the heart of Whickham, home to Whickham Windmill.
A series of linked public parks in Wallsend comprising Richardson Dees Park, the Hall Grounds and Arboretum.
The trig point called Brunton Bridge Farm Trig Point on Brunton Lane (62m).
The first five sailed smock style windmill in Britain and the only remaining one in the North East.
A distinguished weather radar station that can be seen for miles.
A stunning example of a lighthouse in Sunderland with a parabolic pier.
A metal statue by Ray Lonsdale built as a memorial for fishermen lost at sea from North Shields.
Statues of three heads representing different eras of human and industrial production.
A 19th Century Windmill in Fulwell, built for Joseph Swan in 1806.
Tiled street art depicting space invaders placed around Newcastle City Centre
Nature Reserve near Houghton-le-Spring run by Durham Wildlife Trust.
Small museum showcasing the history of coal mining in the region.
A 900m long pier protecting ships when entering the River Tyne at Tynemouth.
A small rock arch off the coast in South Shields near Souter Lighthouse.
A life sized bronze sculpture in memory of Lord Armstrong on Barras Bridge outside the Hancock Museum.
Lime kilns on the coast near South Shields, built in the 1870s.
Excavated Roman fort, with a museum and 35m viewing tower.
A new artwork on the King Street Stairs leading from the Quayside to All Saints Church.
Rotating bridge designed by William Armstrong, which opened in 1876.
The North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers or as it is more commonly known, “The Mining Institute” is one of the finest buildings in Newcastle. It is a Victorian building built at the time when high-Gothic architecture was coming into fashion.
An ornate, Edwardian Shopping Arcade, in the centre of Newcastle built in 1906. The arcade is set within Richard Grainger's Central Exchange Building.
A free art gallery in the centre of Newcastle housing works by Henry Moore, Thomas Bewick, Norman Cornish, Richard Hamilton and Charles Napier Hemy among others.
A war memorial to the Northumberland Fusiliers sited on the grounds of St Thomas the Martyr Church at Barras Bridge, depicting the spirit and patriotic confidence that swept the nation at the outset of war in 1914.
14th century gatehouse tower built by Sir William Hylton.
Small photographic gallery on Newcastle's Quayside.
A Victorian public park in Walker, Newcastle with links to Robert Burns and its own population of Ring Necked Parakeets.
24 hectare park with lake, woodland and waymarked paths in the heart of Gateshead.
A defensive gun battery established near the mouth of the Tyne during the Anglo Dutch Wars in the 17th Century and used during various later conflicts.
A series of 12 gardens set in 3 acres of land in rural Gateshead.
Beautiful 360 hectare woodland, great for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.
Caves at Cullercoats Bay known locally as Fairies Caves.
A 19th century fountain dedicated to Bryan Adamson, a lieutenant of the HMS Wasp that was lost at sea.
A 19th Century, Grade II listed, Lifeboat Station situated on the beautiful horseshoe bay at Cullercoats.
Monument dedicated to Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey built in 1838.
A research and teaching laboratory which formed part of the School of Marine Science and Technology at Newcastle University. It is now part of the larger School of Natural and Environmental Sciences.
A tunnel running from the Town Moor to the Ouseburn that was used to transport coal and then became an air raid shelter.
Water Mill on the edge of Blaydon, originally built in 1730.
A Grade II listed Clock Tower and Drinking Fountain in the Venetian Gothic Style.
Three statues sowing the different aspects of a working man of Newcastle.
A statue of the comedy icon and one half of the the legendary duo Laurel and Hardy, Stan Laurel to celebrate his time living in North Tyneside.
Ruins of the Church of the Holy Cross that is nearly 900 years old.
The largest timber structure in Europe, built in 1893.
Old flour mill converted into a contemporary art gallery in 2002.
A restored Grade I listed, 13th Century Friary and ruins in the centre of Newcastle, now partly used as a restaurant and craft workshops.
A six storey lookout tower used to assist gun turrets in both World War 1 and 2.
Mound marked by Beech trees, dating back to the Mesolithic period.
A nature reserve set within Gosforth Park where you can see birds, otters, deer and much more.
25 bronze lion sculptures by artists Gillie and Marc, temporarily on display in Exhibition Park.
An independent Library, the largest outside of London, in the centre of Newcastle established in 1793, opened in 1825 and home of Newcastle Literary and Philosophical Society.
A traditional Victorian Park packed with features sitting between Tynemouth and North Shields.
A sculpture comprising 22 bronze figures by Juan Muñoz near South Shields beach.
Cathedral of Newcastle upon Tyne, originally built in 1091.
A natural tidal pool in Cullecoats that was expanded for swimmers in the 19th century.
A statue of Queen Victoria in St Nicholas' Square to commemorate 500 years of Shrievalty.
A puppet of the Iron Man that was used in the musical of the same name by The Who guitarist Pete Townshend.
The ever changing Ouseburn Street Art and Installations.
Remains of the 14th century walls that were built around Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Disused steel furnace and woodland walk, managed by English Heritage.
One thousand acres of historic park and woodland set against the backdrop of Lambton Castle.
A 12th century keep in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.
A Country Park and lake on the outskirts of Newcastle Upon Tyne
Decommissioned leading lights in North Shields.
An octagonal folly, once part of the Stella Hall estate in Blaydon.
A plaque marking the site of a gibbet where Michael Curry was chained for murder.
A museum dedicated to the Volunteer Life Brigade at Tynemouth.
A bronze sculpture of the River God Tyne found on the side of the Civic Centre building.
The Grade I listed Cathedral Church of St Mary, Newcastle's Catholic and first Cathedral.
Twenty beautifully decorated Morph figures to find in North Tyneside.
Anglo-Saxon Monastery where St Bede spent his life from the age of seven.
A purpose built library, which opened in 1926 with funding from the Carnegie Trust.
A medieval first-floor style Manor House set in the beautiful Derwent Walk Country Park.
Manor house associated with the family of George Washington, first president of the USA.
A Grade II* listed monument in Tynemouth, dedicated to Vice Admiral Lord Cuthbert Collingwood. A Napoleonic-era admiral noted for being second-in-command to Admiral Lord Nelson during the Battle of Trafalgar.
A reconstruction of a gatehouse and buildings on the original foundations of the Roman buildings.
A statue to local heroine Dolly Peel, a smuggler, fighter against the pressgang and eventually nurse.
A huge rock standing on the beach at Marsden, South Shields that has collapsed into an arch an then to a single rock.
The water tower from the original Sunderland and South Shields Water Company plant.
A ruined windmill sitting on the highest part of the Cleadon Hills.
A blue stone that has links to the Saxons, the black death, vaccinations and strongman feats!
A combined moated castle and gatehouse with the ruins of a Benedictine priory where early kings of Northumbria were buried.
A unique gun that would disappear into its turret to reload, devised during the Crimean War.
A statue of Queen Victoria by sculptor Alfred Turner in Tynemouth.
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