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

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

Beamish Museum
Beamish Museum
Estate Stanley County Durham

350 acre world famous open air museum set in rural County Durham.

Swing Bridge
Swing Bridge
Bridge Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Rotating bridge designed by William Armstrong, which opened in 1876.

Central Arcade
Central Arcade
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

An ornate, Edwardian Shopping Arcade, in the centre of Newcastle built in 1906. The arcade is set within Richard Grainger's Central Exchange Building.

Bamburgh Castle
Bamburgh Castle
Castle Bamburgh Northumberland

The seat of the ancient kings of Northumbria and a mighty stronghold on the coast of Northumberland.

Lindisfarne Priory
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.

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.

Tynemouth North Pier
Tynemouth North Pier
Lighthouse Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A 900m long pier protecting ships when entering the River Tyne at Tynemouth.

Bondgate Tower
Bondgate Tower
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

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

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

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

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.

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
Building Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Old flour mill converted into a contemporary art gallery in 2002.

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.

Cragside
Cragside
Estate Rothbury Northumberland

Cragside is a Victorian country house near Rothbury in Northumberland, built for William Armstrong and his wife, Margaret.

Barter Books
Barter Books
Building Alnwick Northumberland

Famous book shop in the old Alnwick train station.

Durham Cathedral
Durham Cathedral
Religious Place Durham County Durham

A stunning 900 year old cathedral built on a peninsula formed by the River Wear.

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.

Wallington Hall
Wallington Hall
Estate Morpeth Northumberland

Home to three of the most famous families in the North East, set in 13,500 acres of land.

Tynemouth Clock Tower
Tynemouth Clock Tower
Tower Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A Grade II listed Clock Tower and Drinking Fountain in the Venetian Gothic Style.

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.

Warkworth Castle
Warkworth Castle
Castle Warkworth Northumberland

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

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.

Man with Potential Selves
Man with Potential Selves
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Three statues sowing the different aspects of a working man of Newcastle.

Marsden Rock
Marsden Rock
Landmark 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.

Newcastle Keep
Newcastle Keep
Castle Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A 12th century keep in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.

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.

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.

Collingwood Monument
Collingwood Monument
Statue Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

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.

Cullercoats Lifeboat Station
Cullercoats Lifeboat Station
Building Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

A 19th Century, Grade II listed, Lifeboat Station situated on the beautiful horseshoe bay at Cullercoats.

The Response
The Response
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

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.

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.

Seaton Sluice
Seaton Sluice
Landscape Seaton Valley Northumberland

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

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.

Gibside
Gibside
Estate Gateshead Tyne And Wear

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

Alnwick Pants
Alnwick Pants
Fountain Alnwick Northumberland

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

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens
Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens
Estate Belsay Northumberland

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

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.

Northumberlandia
Northumberlandia
Landscape Cramlington Northumberland

Northumberlandia is a unique landform sculpture near Cramlington, opened by Princess Anne in 2012.

Blyth Beach Huts
Blyth Beach Huts
Building Blyth Northumberland

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

Clifford's Tower
Clifford's Tower
Castle York North Yorkshire

This castle started as a motte and baily and then rebuilt in the 14th century in a Quatrefoil styled castle. The only one in England.

Exhibition Park
Exhibition Park
Landscape Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A 15 hectare public park, right in the centre of Newcastle, dating from the 1880s and associated with, and named after two major exhibitions, the Royal Jubilee Exhibition of 1887 and the 1929 North East Coast Exhibition.

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!

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

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

Angel Of Northumberland
Angel Of Northumberland
Statue Hexham Northumberland

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

Morpeth Clock Tower
Morpeth Clock Tower
Tower Morpeth Northumberland

Charming working clock in the town centre of Morpeth.

The Farne Islands
The Farne Islands
Landscape Seahouses Northumberland

Group of islands off the coast of Northumberland.

Eleven O One
Eleven O One
Statue Seaham County Durham

A statue of a British infantryman commemorating the end of World War 1.

Durham Castle
Durham Castle
Castle Durham County Durham

A castle dating back to the Normans in Durham city centre.

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.

Craster Tower Gateway
Craster Tower Gateway
Building Craster Northumberland

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

Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum
Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum
Landscape Wallsend Tyne And Wear

Excavated Roman fort, with a museum and 35m viewing tower.

Cullercoats Caves
Cullercoats Caves
Cave Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

Caves at Cullercoats Bay known locally as Fairies Caves.

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.

Newcastle City Walls
Newcastle City Walls
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Remains of the 14th century walls that were built around Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Grace Darling Monument
Grace Darling Monument
Statue Bamburgh Northumberland

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

Newcastle Cathedral
Newcastle Cathedral
Religious Place Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Cathedral of Newcastle upon Tyne, originally built in 1091.

Blyth Battery Guns
Blyth Battery Guns
Military Blyth Northumberland

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

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.

Blackfriars
Blackfriars
Religious Place Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A restored Grade I listed, 13th Century Friary and ruins in the centre of Newcastle, now partly used as a restaurant and craft workshops.

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.

Percy Tenantry Column
Percy Tenantry Column
Statue Alnwick Northumberland

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

National Glass Center, Sunderland
National Glass Center, Sunderland
Museum Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A modernist building, especially built for the study, teaching, demonstrating and display of all things glass.

Fiddlers Green Statue
Fiddlers Green Statue
Art North Shields Tyne And Wear

A metal statue by Ray Lonsdale built as a memorial for fishermen lost at sea from North Shields.

Conversation Piece
Conversation Piece
Art South Shields Tyne And Wear

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

Transporter Bridge
Transporter Bridge
Bridge Middlesbrough North Yorkshire

The Transporter Bridge that spans the River Tees in Middlesbrough.

Roker Lighthouse And Pier
Roker Lighthouse And Pier
Lighthouse Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A stunning example of a lighthouse in Sunderland with a parabolic pier.

Chopwell Wood
Chopwell Wood
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Beautiful 360 hectare woodland, great for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.

Harry Hotspur Statue
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.

Queen Victoria Statue - Tynemouth
Queen Victoria Statue - Tynemouth
Statue Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A statue of Queen Victoria by sculptor Alfred Turner in Tynemouth.

Pottergate Tower
Pottergate Tower
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

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

Morpeth Courthouse
Morpeth Courthouse
Building Morpeth Northumberland

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

Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Country Park
Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Country Park
Landscape Ashington Northumberland

A 16-hectare lake set in a country park that was once one of the biggest colliery spoil heaps in Europe.

Rievaulx Abbey
Rievaulx Abbey
Religious Place Helmsley North Yorkshire

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

Armstrong Memorial
Armstrong Memorial
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A life sized bronze sculpture in memory of Lord Armstrong on Barras Bridge outside the Hancock Museum.

Gibside Banqueting House
Gibside Banqueting House
Building Gateshead Tyne And Wear

A beautiful folly set in the grounds of the Gibside estate which is now a holiday home.

Adamson Memorial Drinking Fountain
Adamson Memorial Drinking Fountain
Fountain Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

A 19th century fountain dedicated to Bryan Adamson, a lieutenant of the HMS Wasp that was lost at sea.

Dove Marine
Dove Marine
Building Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

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.

South Marine Park
South Marine Park
Landscape South Shields Tyne And Wear

A Victorian Public Park on South Shields seafront that is part of a 4km chain of parks.

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.

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.

Table Rocks Pool
Table Rocks Pool
Water Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

A natural tidal pool in Cullecoats that was expanded for swimmers in the 19th century.

Hadrians Wall at Heddon on The Wall
Hadrians Wall at Heddon on The Wall
Landmark Heddon on the Wall Northumberland

The longest surviving section of 'broad wall' on Hadrians Wall.

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.

Etal Castle
Etal Castle
Castle Ford And Etal Northumberland

A ruined medieval castle built around 1341 by Robert Manners.

Dunston Staiths
Dunston Staiths
Landmark Gateshead Tyne And Wear

The largest timber structure in Europe, built in 1893.

Cathedral Church of St Mary
Cathedral Church of St Mary
Religious Place Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

The Grade I listed Cathedral Church of St Mary, Newcastle's Catholic and first Cathedral.

Northumberland Park
Northumberland Park
Landscape Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A traditional Victorian Park packed with features sitting between Tynemouth and North Shields.

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.

St Aidan's Church
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.

Barnard Castle
Barnard Castle
Castle Barnard Castle County Durham

A Grade I listed, 12th Century ruined castle on the banks of the River Tees in Barnard Castle

Marsden Lime Kilns
Marsden Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln South Shields Tyne And Wear

Lime kilns on the coast near South Shields, built in the 1870s.

King Street Stairs
King Street Stairs
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A new artwork on the King Street Stairs leading from the Quayside to All Saints Church.

Tower House
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.

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

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

The Ferry Hut - Ferryman's Hut
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.

High and Low Lights of North Shields
High and Low Lights of North Shields
Lighthouse North Shields Tyne And Wear

Decommissioned leading lights in North Shields.

Spirit of the Staithes
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
Beadnell Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln Beadnell Northumberland

18th century lime kilns in the harbour of Beadnell Bay

Simonside Hills
Simonside Hills
Landscape Rothbury Northumberland

A sandstone ridge to the south of Rothbury with teems of crags, wildlife and amazing views.

Bamburgh Lighthouse
Bamburgh Lighthouse
Lighthouse Bamburgh Northumberland

The original 1910 building with the new lantern on its roof.

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