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Relative Treats
Relative Treats
Statue Horden County Durham

A life size sculpture of grandmother and granddaughter by Ray Lonsdale.

Hedgehope Hill Trig Point
Hedgehope Hill Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Hedgehope Hill (714m).

Great North Museum - Hancock
Great North Museum - Hancock
Museum Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A museum of natural history and ancient civilisations in the heart of Newcastle city centre.

Old Fawdon Hill Trig Point
Old Fawdon Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Ingram Valley Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Old Fawdon Hill in Ingram Valley (315m).

Lowther Castle
Lowther Castle
Castle Penrith Cumbria

A skeleton of a castle built by the Lowther family who have owned this estate since before the 11th century.

The Laing Art Gallery
The Laing Art Gallery
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

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.

Mealt Waterfall And Kilt Rock
Mealt Waterfall And Kilt Rock
Waterfall Skye Scotland

A 60m waterfall cascading into the sea next to a 90m basalt cliff resembling a kilt.

Balfour Monument
Balfour Monument
Obelisk East Lothian Borders

An obelisk erected to James Maitland Balfour, MP and Major Commandant of the East Lothian Yeomanry Cavalry.

Vulcan Street Works
Vulcan Street Works
Landmark Middlesbrough North Yorkshire

Brickwork from the Victorian age.

Barcombe Trig Point
Barcombe Trig Point
Trig Point Bardon Mill Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Barcombe on Thorgrafton Common (280m).

Ros Castle Lime Kiln
Ros Castle Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Chillingham Northumberland

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

George Stephenson's Birthplace
George Stephenson's Birthplace
Building Wylam Northumberland

Birthplace of mechanical engineer George Stephenson, built around 1760.

Shillhope Law Trig Point
Shillhope Law Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Shillhope Law (501m).

Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre
Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre
Building Peterlee County Durham

Once a former chapel, but is now a museum, packed full of local heritage.

Bloodybush Edge Trig Point
Bloodybush Edge Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Bloodybush Edge (610m).

Washington F Pit
Washington F Pit
Building Washington Tyne And Wear

Small museum showcasing the history of coal mining in the region.

Berwick Parks
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.

High Hartington Lime Kiln
High Hartington Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Morpeth Northumberland

A 19th century lime kiln near the Wannie Line.

Gains Law Trig Point
Gains Law Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Gains Law in The Cheviots (319m).

Men Of Steel
Men Of Steel
Art Sunderland Tyne And Wear

Four sculptures outside the Stadium Of Light that commemorate the city's industrial past.

Lowther Mausoleum
Lowther Mausoleum
Religious Place Penrith Cumbria

A mausoleum for William the second Earl, who died in 1844.

Blackchester Trig Point
Blackchester Trig Point
Trig Point Alwinton Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Blackchester Hill Plantation (214m) in Alnham.

Malham Cove
Malham Cove
Landscape Skipton North Yorkshire

A spectacular natural landform of Limestone Pavement in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Harbottle Trig Point
Harbottle Trig Point
Trig Point Harbottle Northumberland

The trig point called Harbottle sitting on top of Cold Law (361m).

Cragend Farm Hydraulic Silo
Cragend Farm Hydraulic Silo
Machinery Rothbury Northumberland

An experimental hydraulic silo to improve the efficiency of processing cut grass into silage built by Lord Armstrong.

Auckland Castle
Auckland Castle
Castle Bishop Auckland County Durham

Castle dating back to the 17th century and home to the bishops of Durham.

Ashness Bridge
Ashness Bridge
Bridge Keswick Cumbria

The most photographed location in the Lake District. An 18th century Packhorse Bridge.

Freemanshill Moor Trig Point
Freemanshill Moor Trig Point
Trig Point Edlingham Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Freemanshill Moor in Edlingham (251m).

Baron's Folly
Baron's Folly
Folly Jedburgh Borders

An octagonal summerhouse on Down Law in Ancrum near Jedburgh built by Robert Rutherford who was a Baron of the Russian Empire.

Old Man Of Storr
Old Man Of Storr
Landscape Skye Scotland

An amazing landscape on Skye caused by an ancient landslide.

Hetton Lyons Country Park
Hetton Lyons Country Park
Landscape Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

A country park with an important history, a massive lake, wildlife and fauna, fine views, loads of recreational and sport things. Bonus it has a cafe!

Dr Trotter's Memorial
Dr Trotter's Memorial
Fountain Bedlington Northumberland

Fountain commemorating Doctor James Trotter, local councillor known as 'Mr Bedlington' during Victorian times.

Wallsend Parks
Wallsend Parks
Landscape Wallsend Tyne And Wear

A series of linked public parks in Wallsend comprising Richardson Dees Park, the Hall Grounds and Arboretum.

Ribblehead Viaduct
Ribblehead Viaduct
Bridge Settle North Yorkshire

A 19th century viaduct that spans the valley of Batty Moss in the Yorkshire Dales.

Murton Cenotaph And Children of Mothers
Murton Cenotaph And Children of Mothers
Statue Seaham County Durham

A serene sculpture by Ray Lonsdale, positioned eloquently by The Cenotaph in Murton, near Seaham.

Auckland Tower
Auckland Tower
Building Bishop Auckland County Durham

A tower based on a siege engine amongst eclectic buildings

Horden Welfare Park
Horden Welfare Park
Landscape Horden County Durham

A jewel of a Welfare Park in Horden.

Reaveley Hill Trig Point
Reaveley Hill Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Reaveley Hill (301m).

Tees Cottage Pumping Station
Tees Cottage Pumping Station
Machinery Darlington County Durham

A 19th century Victorian pumping station used to provide drinking water to the Darlington area.

Berwick Law
Berwick Law
Hill East Lothian Borders

A huge conical hill in North Berwick jutting out of the ground with spectacular views over East Lothian.

Blue Crags Hillfort
Blue Crags Hillfort
Hillfort Swinburne Northumberland

A hillfort in Colwell near Swinburne with a large outcrop of whinstone on the north face.

Ros Castle Trig Point
Ros Castle Trig Point
Trig Point Chillingham Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Ros Castle (316m).

Corbridge Roman Bridge
Corbridge Roman Bridge
Bridge Corbridge Northumberland

Remains of the Roman Bridge across the River Tyne that led to the Roman Town.

Hungry Law Trig Point
Hungry Law Trig Point
Trig Point Byrness Northumberland

The trig point sitting on Hungry Law (501m).

Brunton Bridge Farm Trig Point
Brunton Bridge Farm Trig Point
Trig Point Kingston Park Tyne And Wear

The trig point called Brunton Bridge Farm Trig Point on Brunton Lane (62m).

Ulgham Village Cross
Ulgham Village Cross
Religious Place Ulgham Northumberland

A preacher's cross erected by monks from Lindisfarne.

Wether Cairn Trig Point
Wether Cairn Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The Wether Cairn trig point sitting on Wholhope Hill Law (563m).

Richard Grainger Memorial Fountain
Richard Grainger Memorial Fountain
Fountain Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A memorial fountain dedicated to Richard Grainger, the builder famous for his partnership with architect John Dobson.

St Mungo's Well
St Mungo's Well
Fountain Harbottle Northumberland

A stone pant in Holystone Village named after St Mungo, the patron saint of Glasgow.

Greenchesters Lime Kiln
Greenchesters Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Otterburn Northumberland

A three draw arch lime kiln in Otterburn.

Amble Shipwrecks
Amble Shipwrecks
Landmark Amble Northumberland

A number of shipwrecks visible in Amble harbour at low tide.

Low Barnes Nature Reserve
Low Barnes Nature Reserve
Landscape Bishop Auckland County Durham

A 47 hectare nature reserve near Witton le Wear created on an area of former sand and gravel quarry and sewerage treatment works.

Meik's Lighthouse
Meik's Lighthouse
Lighthouse Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A cast iron lighthouse set in Roker Cliff Park.

Curleheugh Trig Point
Curleheugh Trig Point
Trig Point Chillingham Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Curleheugh on Bewick Moor (215m).

RSPB Saltholme
RSPB Saltholme
Landscape Middlesbrough North Yorkshire

650 hectare site attracting thousands of birds every year.

Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Landscape Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

Nature Reserve near Houghton-le-Spring run by Durham Wildlife Trust.

Shilbottle Lime Kiln
Shilbottle Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Alnwick Northumberland

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

King's Seat Trig Point
King's Seat Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on King's Seat on the border ridge (531m).

Rievaulx Abbey
Rievaulx Abbey
Religious Place Helmsley North Yorkshire

Ruined 12th century abbey in the beautiful Rye Valley, North Yorkshire

Kirkley Obelisk
Kirkley Obelisk
Obelisk Ponteland Northumberland

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

Night Fold Field Trig Point
Night Fold Field Trig Point
Trig Point Alnmouth Northumberland

The trig point sitting in Night Fold Field in Alnmouth (48m).

Wharton Park
Wharton Park
Landscape Durham County Durham

A feast for photographers, natural history enthusiasts, structure admirers, sculpture lovers and children

Hauxley Nature Reserve
Hauxley Nature Reserve
Landscape Amble Northumberland

A nature reserve at the northern end of Druridge Bay and one of the best wildlife spots in the north east.

Hindhope Linn
Hindhope Linn
Waterfall Byrness Northumberland

A magical waterfall located a short walk into the Northumberland National Park.

Shadows In Another Light
Shadows In Another Light
Art Sunderland Tyne And Wear

Artwork of a steel tree that stands at the location of an actual riverside crane.

Corbridge Bridge
Corbridge Bridge
Bridge Corbridge Northumberland

A 17th century stone bridge over the River Tyne that is the oldest surviving bridge over the River.

Clara Vale Nature Reserve
Clara Vale Nature Reserve
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Small local nature reserve with two hides for birdwatching.

Crook Hall Gardens
Crook Hall Gardens
Building Durham County Durham

Small National Trust site with medieval hall dating back to the 13th century.

Friar's Goose Pumping Station
Friar's Goose Pumping Station
Building Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Remains of a pumping station built by Robert Stephenson in 1844.

Generation
Generation
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Statues of three heads representing different eras of human and industrial production.

Harry Clasper's Grave
Harry Clasper's Grave
Statue Whickham Tyne And Wear

The grave and monument of Harry Clasper, renowned boat builder and professional oarsman. The Alan Shearer of his day.

Kendal Castle
Kendal Castle
Castle Kendal Cumbria

Ruined castle built in the 1200s, with links to Katherine Parr's family.

Sorrelsykes Follies
Sorrelsykes Follies
Folly Aysgarth North Yorkshire

A trio of curious follies located behind Sorrelsykes House near Aysgarth.

Cowen Drinking Fountains
Cowen Drinking Fountains
Fountain Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Two drinking fountains given to the people of Blaydon by Joseph Cowen in the 1860s.

The Goose Fair Cross
The Goose Fair Cross
Landmark Ovingham Northumberland

An 11th century Saxon cross head that marks the focus for the start of the annual Goose Fair in Ovingham.

Padon Hill Monument
Padon Hill Monument
Landmark Otterburn Northumberland

A 5m high cairn on Padon Hill marking the wedding anniversary of some local notables and to honour the work of a prominent Presbyterian preacher.

The Long Drop
The Long Drop
Building Stonehaugh Northumberland

The highest perched toilet in England, situated in Northumberland National Park

Lordenshaw Hillfort
Lordenshaw Hillfort
Hillfort Rothbury Northumberland

A 2,000 year old hillfort located on Lordenshaw Hill on the outskirts of Rothbury at the foot of the Simonside Hills.

Shill Moor Trig Point
Shill Moor Trig Point
Trig Point Ingram Valley Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Shill Moor (529m).

Berwick Elizabethan Town Walls
Berwick Elizabethan Town Walls
Military Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

Defensive walls built in the 16th century, now managed by English Heritage.

Grainger Market
Grainger Market
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A covered market in Newcastle City centre, designed by John Dobson and opened in 1835. Once the largest covered market in the country.

Cuddy's Well
Cuddy's Well
Religious Place Bellingham Northumberland

An ancient well found by St Cuthbert in Bellingham, topped by a Georgian pant and known for its miracles.

Bavington Crags Trig Point
Bavington Crags Trig Point
Trig Point Kirkwhelpington Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Bavington Crags In Great Bavington (248m).

Lanercost Priory
Lanercost Priory
Religious Place Brampton Cumbria

Lanercost Priory, founded in 1169, is a well-preserved medieval Augustinian priory in Brampton, Cumbria.

Corbridge Market Cross
Corbridge Market Cross
Landmark Corbridge Northumberland

Two Market Crosses in Corbridge.

Cold Law Trig Point
Cold Law Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on Cold Law on Thorgrafton Common (453m).

Darden Pike Trig Point
Darden Pike Trig Point
Trig Point Elsdon Northumberland

The trig point sitting next to Darden Lough (375m) near Elsdon.

Oriental Museum
Oriental Museum
Museum Durham County Durham

A museum containing collections from cultures and histories of northern Africa to Asia including more than 30,000 objects of art, textiles, ceramics, and manuscripts.

Alnwick Water Tower
Alnwick Water Tower
Water Tower Alnwick Northumberland

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

Mural And The Village Remains
Mural And The Village Remains
Statue Horden County Durham

Striking mural and sculpture, depicting South Hetton's mining heritage.

Brusselton Incline
Brusselton Incline
Landmark Bishop Auckland County Durham

Remains of part of the original Stockton and Darlington Railway main line, built in 1825.

Union Chain Bridge
Union Chain Bridge
Bridge Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

When originally built, the Union Chain Bridge near Berwick Upon Tweed was the longest wrought iron suspension bridge in the world.

Hackfall
Hackfall
Folly Ripon North Yorkshire

An ancient woodland containing five follies and lots of routes to wander.

Red House
Red House
Art Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A sandstone ruined house that is part of a collection of sculptures on the Riverside Sculpture Trail.

Cockle Park Tower
Cockle Park Tower
Tower Morpeth Northumberland

A three-storied tower-house built as a hunting lodge then later extended and used as a farmhouse and students' hostel.

Master Mariners Homes
Master Mariners Homes
Building North Shields Tyne And Wear

A Grade II listed building in North Shields built in 1893-94 to provide accommodation for retired and needy seafarers and their wives.

Gordale Scar
Gordale Scar
Waterfall Skipton North Yorkshire

Limestone ravine with two waterfalls in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

Temple of Mithras
Temple of Mithras
Religious Place Simonburn Northumberland

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

Whitby Abbey
Whitby Abbey
Religious Place Whitby North Yorkshire

The ruins of a 7th Century Christian Monastery which later became a Benedictine Abbey overlooking the north sea and town of Whitby. Famous for featuring in Bram Stoker's Dracula.

Rothbury Tree Trail
Rothbury Tree Trail
Landscape Rothbury Northumberland

A tree trail around Rothbury town centre and riverside showing you all the different types of trees and their history.

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