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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.

Swing Bridge
Swing Bridge
Bridge Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

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

Bamburgh Castle
Bamburgh Castle
Castle Bamburgh Northumberland

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

Beamish Museum
Beamish Museum
Estate Stanley County Durham

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Bondgate Tower
Bondgate Tower
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

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

Cragside
Cragside
Estate Rothbury Northumberland

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

Tynemouth North Pier
Tynemouth North Pier
Lighthouse Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

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

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.

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.

Warkworth Castle
Warkworth Castle
Castle Warkworth Northumberland

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

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.

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.

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.

Newcastle Keep
Newcastle Keep
Castle Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

199 Steps In Whitby
199 Steps In Whitby
Stairs Whitby North Yorkshire

The 199 stone steps lead up to the ruins of Whitby Abbey, a classic Gothic graveyard, and the Norman Church of Saint Mary.

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.

Eleven O One
Eleven O One
Statue Seaham County Durham

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

Discovery Museum
Discovery Museum
Museum Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A museum of science and industry housed in the former Co-operative Wholesaler Society Headquarters Building on Blandford Square.

Durham Castle
Durham Castle
Castle Durham County Durham

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

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.

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.

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.

Seaton Sluice
Seaton Sluice
Landscape Seaton Valley Northumberland

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

Northumberlandia
Northumberlandia
Landscape Cramlington Northumberland

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

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.

Alnwick Pants
Alnwick Pants
Fountain Alnwick Northumberland

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

Gibside
Gibside
Estate Gateshead Tyne And Wear

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

Morpeth Clock Tower
Morpeth Clock Tower
Tower Morpeth Northumberland

Charming working clock in the town centre of Morpeth.

Durham Market Place
Durham Market Place
Statue Durham County Durham

A gem of a market place with interesting sculptures, some secret creatures, and a timeline.

Alnwick Market Cross
Alnwick Market Cross
Landmark Alnwick Northumberland

An 18th century market cross that would have been used for proclamations.

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.

Blyth Beach Huts
Blyth Beach Huts
Building Blyth Northumberland

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

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!

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.

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.

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

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

Corbridge Market Cross
Corbridge Market Cross
Landmark Corbridge Northumberland

Two Market Crosses in Corbridge.

War and Peace Memorial In Old Eldon Square
War and Peace Memorial In Old Eldon Square
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Saint George slaying the dragon atop a granite and portland stone pillar in the middle of old Eldon Square

The Farne Islands
The Farne Islands
Landscape Seahouses Northumberland

Group of islands off the coast of Northumberland.

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.

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

Cathedral of Newcastle upon Tyne, originally built in 1091.

Royal Border Bridge
Royal Border Bridge
Bridge Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

A Grade I listed railway viaduct spanning the River Tweed at Berwick and built by Robert Stephenson.

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.

Cullercoats Watch House
Cullercoats Watch House
Building Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

A grade two listed iconic building in Cullercoats constructed as a lookout for fishermen.

Transporter Bridge
Transporter Bridge
Bridge Middlesbrough North Yorkshire

The Transporter Bridge that spans the River Tees in Middlesbrough.

Angel Of Northumberland
Angel Of Northumberland
Statue Hexham Northumberland

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

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.

Conversation Piece
Conversation Piece
Art South Shields Tyne And Wear

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

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.

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.

St. Marys Church Whitby
St. Marys Church Whitby
Religious Place Whitby North Yorkshire

A Norman Church with a quirky interior, sitting high and proud above Whitby with a paradigmatic gothic graveyard.

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.

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.

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.

Craster Tower Gateway
Craster Tower Gateway
Building Craster Northumberland

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

Blyth Battery Guns
Blyth Battery Guns
Military Blyth Northumberland

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

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.

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.

Pottergate Tower
Pottergate Tower
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

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

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.

Etal Castle
Etal Castle
Castle Ford And Etal Northumberland

A ruined medieval castle built around 1341 by Robert Manners.

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.

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.

Rievaulx Abbey
Rievaulx Abbey
Religious Place Helmsley North Yorkshire

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

Cullercoats Caves
Cullercoats Caves
Cave Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

Caves at Cullercoats Bay known locally as Fairies Caves.

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.

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

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.

George Stephenson Monument
George Stephenson Monument
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Statue dedicated to George Stephenson at the junction of Westgate Road and Neville Street.

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

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

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.

Morpeth Courthouse
Morpeth Courthouse
Building Morpeth Northumberland

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

Monkwearmouth Bridges
Monkwearmouth Bridges
Bridge Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A single-span, through arch road bridge, built in 1928-29 by Sir William Arrol and Company Ltd., and designed by Mott, Hay and Anderson, and a bowstring arch railway bridge built in 1879.

Bamburgh Lighthouse
Bamburgh Lighthouse
Lighthouse Bamburgh Northumberland

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

Ouseburn Farm
Ouseburn Farm
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A charity and working community farm in the urban heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Corbridge Roman Town
Corbridge Roman Town
Museum Corbridge Northumberland

Ruins of a Roman garrison located on Hadrians Wall, with a museum of artifacts found on site.

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.

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

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

Grant's Clock
Grant's Clock
Landmark Whitley Bay Tyne And Wear

An ornate clock standing on Whitley Bay promenade, unveiled by Councillor James Hamilton Grant in 1933.

Battery Stairs
Battery Stairs
Stairs Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A staircase leading up to where the battery would have been in Newcastle.

Finchale Priory
Finchale Priory
Religious Place Framwellgate Moor County Durham

Finchale Priory was a benedictine priory founded in 1196 on the site of the hermitage of Saint Godric.

Ribblehead Viaduct
Ribblehead Viaduct
Bridge Settle North Yorkshire

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

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