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Hen Hole
Hen Hole
Waterfall The Cheviots Northumberland

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

Wharnley Burn Waterfall
Wharnley Burn Waterfall
Waterfall Consett County Durham

A beautiful little waterfall located in Allensford near Consett.

Hartburn Grotto
Hartburn Grotto
Cave Morpeth Northumberland

A natural cave modified into a place for swimmers to get changed in the 18th century.

Crammel Linn Waterfall
Crammel Linn Waterfall
Waterfall Gilsland Northumberland

A lovely little double waterfall near Gilsland.

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.

Amble Art Trail Bord Waalk
Amble Art Trail Bord Waalk
Art Amble Northumberland

A trail of 12 bird related art exhibits dotted around the town of Amble. Find their exact whereabouts with our handy map and exact locations.

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

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

William Wallace Statue
William Wallace Statue
Statue Melrose Borders

A red sandstone statue of William Wallace overlooking the River Tweed Valley near Melrose.

Hagrid's Hut
Hagrid's Hut
Landscape Glencoe Scotland

The filming location for Hagrid's Hut from the Harry Potter movies set up in Clachaig, Glencoe.

Alnmouth Friary
Alnmouth Friary
Religious Place Alnmouth Northumberland

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

Cateran Hole
Cateran Hole
Cave Chillingham Northumberland

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

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.

Shaftoe Crags
Shaftoe Crags
Crag, Rock And Cairn Bolam Northumberland

Stunning crags and landscape with standing stones and a Devil's Punchbowl.

Escomb Saxon Church
Escomb Saxon Church
Religious Place Bishop Auckland County Durham

Founded about AD 670–675, it is one of the oldest Anglo-Saxon churches in England.

Old Law Beacons On Guile Point
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.

Iron Man
Iron Man
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A puppet of the Iron Man that was used in the musical of the same name by The Who guitarist Pete Townshend.

Seaton Sluice
Seaton Sluice
Landscape Seaton Valley Northumberland

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

Roughting Linn Waterfall
Roughting Linn Waterfall
Waterfall Doddington Northumberland

A lovely waterfall nestled in a hidden and secluded valley.

Emily Wilding Davison Statue And Grave
Emily Wilding Davison Statue And Grave
Statue Morpeth Northumberland

Emily Davison was a militant suffragette who died after throwing herself in front of the king's horse at the Epsom Derby.

Corbridge Vicar's Pele Tower
Corbridge Vicar's Pele Tower
Tower Corbridge Northumberland

A 14th century defensive pele tower once used as a vicarage and now is a micro gin bar.

Waterloo Monument
Waterloo Monument
Tower Jedburgh Borders

A monument commemorating the Duke of Wellington's victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo.

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

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

Rothley Castle
Rothley Castle
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

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

Ros Castle
Ros Castle
Hill Chillingham Northumberland

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

Twizel Castle
Twizel Castle
Castle Duddo Northumberland

A ruined medieval castle standing on the bend of the River Till.

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.

Winter's Gibbet
Winter's Gibbet
Landmark Elsdon Northumberland

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

Humford Woods Stepping Stones
Humford Woods Stepping Stones
Stepping Stone Bedlington Northumberland

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

Marsden Rock
Marsden Rock
Crag, Rock And Cairn South Shields Tyne And Wear

A huge rock standing on the beach at Marsden, South Shields that has collapsed into an arch an then to a single rock.

Low Chibburn Preceptory
Low Chibburn Preceptory
Religious Place Druridge Bay Northumberland

The ruins of a Medieval Hospitaller.

Codger Fort
Codger Fort
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

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

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.

Mitford Castle
Mitford Castle
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

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

Emmanuel Head Daymark
Emmanuel Head Daymark
Lighthouse Holy Island Northumberland

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

Cauldron Snout
Cauldron Snout
Waterfall Barnard Castle County Durham

At 180m it is the longest waterfall in the UK and is fed from Cow Green Reservoir.

Lambley Viaduct
Lambley Viaduct
Bridge Haltwhistle Northumberland

An amazing example of a Victorian designed viaduct spanning 260m over the South River Tyne.

Steetley Pier
Steetley Pier
Landmark Hartlepool County Durham

A 2,000 foot long pier built in the 1960's to pipe sea water for the magnesia treatment works.

RRH Brizlee Wood Radome Golf Ball
RRH Brizlee Wood Radome Golf Ball
Military Alnwick Northumberland

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

Hulne Priory
Hulne Priory
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

A ruined 13 century priory sitting in the grounds of Hulne Park in Alnwick.

Meggie's Burn Reservoir
Meggie's Burn Reservoir
Water Blyth Northumberland

A small square reservoir just off the coast of Blyth.

Croft Park - Blyth Spartans
Croft Park - Blyth Spartans
Sport Blyth Northumberland

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

Ratcheugh Observatory
Ratcheugh Observatory
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

A flat castle-like observatory on Ratcheugh Crag overlooking Alnwick.

Starlight Castle
Starlight Castle
Tower Seaton Valley Northumberland

A tiny ruined castle just inland from Seaton Sluice.

Cramlington Shroud - Capella
Cramlington Shroud - Capella
Art Cramlington Northumberland

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

Druid's Temple
Druid's Temple
Folly Ripon North Yorkshire

A folly based on Stonehenge with two large stone circles, an altar, sacrificial stone and a tomb area.

Elsdon Castle
Elsdon Castle
Castle Elsdon Northumberland

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

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

An atmospheric little pool surrounded by a grove of trees.

Cresswell Hall Stable Block
Cresswell Hall Stable Block
Building Cresswell Northumberland

A ruined stable block of the once Cresswell Hall.

Conversation Piece
Conversation Piece
Art South Shields Tyne And Wear

A sculpture comprising 22 bronze figures by Juan Muñoz near South Shields beach.

Wannie Line
Wannie Line
Landscape Morpeth Northumberland

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

St Andrew's Church And Hopper Mausoleum
St Andrew's Church And Hopper Mausoleum
Religious Place Consett County Durham

An atmospheric Anglican church and mausoleum abandoned in the 1970s.

Heavenfield
Heavenfield
Religious Place Hexham Northumberland

A field, church and wooden cross marking the Battle Of Heavenfield. A skirmish between Northumbrians and the Welsh in 634AD.

Cleadon Water Tower
Cleadon Water Tower
Water Tower Cleadon Tyne And Wear

The water tower from the original Sunderland and South Shields Water Company plant.

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

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

Trow Rock Disappearing Gun
Trow Rock Disappearing Gun
Military South Shields Tyne And Wear

A unique gun that would disappear into its turret to reload, devised during the Crimean War.

Seaton Delaval Obelisk
Seaton Delaval Obelisk
Obelisk Seaton Valley Northumberland

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

Malcolm III Cross
Malcolm III Cross
Statue Alnwick Northumberland

A stone cross marking where Malcolm III, King Of Scotland was slain at the Battle Of Alnwick.

Bath Terrace Lighthouse
Bath Terrace Lighthouse
Lighthouse Blyth Northumberland

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

River God Tyne
River God Tyne
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A bronze sculpture of the River God Tyne found on the side of the Civic Centre building.

Lilburn Tower
Lilburn Tower
Estate Chillingham Northumberland

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

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.

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

Seven Sisters
Seven Sisters
Landscape Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

Ancient burial mound marked by Beech trees sitting on Copt Hill, dating back to the Mesolithic period.

Vampire Rabbit
Vampire Rabbit
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

The Vampire Rabbit is a strange and mysterious “grotesque” that can be found above the door at the rear entrance to the historic Cathedral Buildings, adjacent to Newcastle Cathedral.

Sycamore Gap
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.

Old King Coal
Old King Coal
Art Chester-le-Street County Durham

A sculpture called Old King Coal celebrating the area's proud coal mining history.

Morpeth Castle
Morpeth Castle
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

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

Grey's Monument
Grey's Monument
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Monument dedicated to Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey built in 1838.

Ouseburn Art
Ouseburn Art
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

The ever changing Ouseburn Street Art and Installations.

Terris Novalis
Terris Novalis
Art Consett County Durham

Two huge sculptures of 19th century surveyor's instruments standing on freaky feet!

Flodden Monument And Battlefield
Flodden Monument And Battlefield
Military Branxton Northumberland

A monument marking the Battle Of Fodden where the Scottish army of King James IV were heavily defated by the English in a brutal encounter.

Cullercoats Caves
Cullercoats Caves
Cave Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

Caves at Cullercoats Bay known locally as Fairies Caves.

Morpeth Courthouse
Morpeth Courthouse
Building Morpeth Northumberland

A former courthouse, and gateway to a gaol, now a restaurant and apartments.

Dolly Peel Statue
Dolly Peel Statue
Statue South Shields Tyne And Wear

A statue to local heroine Dolly Peel, a smuggler, fighter against the pressgang and eventually nurse.

Blyth Battery Guns
Blyth Battery Guns
Military Blyth Northumberland

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

Hownsgill Viaduct
Hownsgill Viaduct
Bridge Consett County Durham

54m high viaduct, built with the help of Robert Stephenson.

The Count's House
The Count's House
Building Durham County Durham

A Grecian style summerhouse on the banks of the River Wear named after a Polish entertainer.

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.

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.

Ushaw College
Ushaw College
Religious Place Ushaw Moor County Durham

Ushaw College is a former Catholic seminary, partially designed by Augustus Pugin.

Drake Stone
Drake Stone
Standing Stone Harbottle Northumberland

Quite simply the biggest free standing boulder in 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.

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.

Fulwell Windmill
Fulwell Windmill
Windmill Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A 19th Century Windmill in Fulwell, built for Joseph Swan in 1806.

Tranwell Water Tower
Tranwell Water Tower
Water Tower Morpeth Northumberland

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

Harbottle Castle
Harbottle Castle
Castle Harbottle Northumberland

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

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.

The Journey
The Journey
Art Durham County Durham

A bronze sculpture depicting six monks transporting St Cuthbert's coffin in Durham City centre by Fenwick Lawson.

The Lit and Phil
The Lit and Phil
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

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.

Allendale Chimneys
Allendale Chimneys
Chimney Allendale Northumberland

Two chimneys that were part of the Allen Lead Smelt Mill flue system.

Biddlestone Chapel
Biddlestone Chapel
Religious Place Alwinton Northumberland

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

Morpeth Clock Tower
Morpeth Clock Tower
Tower Morpeth Northumberland

Charming working clock in the town centre of Morpeth.

Apollo Pavilion
Apollo Pavilion
Art Peterlee County Durham

A Brutalist public work of art in Peterlee, designed by British Artist and Architect, Victor Pasmore.

Beadnell Lime Kilns
Beadnell Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln Beadnell Northumberland

18th century lime kilns in the harbour of Beadnell Bay

Hareshaw Linn
Hareshaw Linn
Waterfall Bellingham Northumberland

A spectacular waterfall at the head of a forest walk.

Mortuary Chapel
Mortuary Chapel
Religious Place Alnmouth Northumberland

Ruined chapel on west side of Church Hill.

The Church of Our Lady
The Church of Our Lady
Religious Place Seaton Valley Northumberland

A delightful 12th-century church tucked away beside the magnificent Seaton Delaval Hall.

Fatlips Castle
Fatlips Castle
Tower Jedburgh Borders

A beautiful pele tower perched on Minto Crags peaking out of the trees.

Tynemouth Priory And Castle
Tynemouth Priory And Castle
Religious Place Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A combined moated castle and gatehouse with the ruins of a Benedictine priory where early kings of Northumbria were buried.

Source of the North Tyne River At Deadwater
Source of the North Tyne River At Deadwater
Standing Stone Kielder Northumberland

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

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