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Swirle Pavilion
Swirle Pavilion
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

An attractive folly of several styles making a pleasant sitting arrangement along the River Tyne.

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.

Lumley Castle
Lumley Castle
Castle Chester-le-Street County Durham

A grade I listed castle built in 1392, now a stunning hotel.

Blue Carpet
Blue Carpet
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A blue carpet made out of crushed glass outside of the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle. Part of an urban art project and created by Thomas Heatherwick.

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.

Chopwell Wood
Chopwell Wood
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

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

Housesteads Roman Fort
Housesteads Roman Fort
Military Hexham Northumberland

A Roman Fort that forms part of Hadrian's Wall at the frontier of the Roman Empire.

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.

Causey Arch
Causey Arch
Bridge Stanley County Durham

Causey Arch is the oldest surviving single-arch railway bridge in the world.

York Museum Gardens
York Museum Gardens
Landscape York North Yorkshire

Over 10 acres of glorious trees, and plants with stunning romantic backdrops such as St Marys Abbey, The Hospitium, St Marys Tower, and the Roman Walls.

Dunston Staiths
Dunston Staiths
Landmark Gateshead Tyne And Wear

The largest timber structure in Europe, built in 1893.

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.

Table Rocks Pool
Table Rocks Pool
Water Whitley Bay Tyne And Wear

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

Whitburn Arch
Whitburn Arch
Standing Stone Whitburn Tyne And Wear

A small rock arch off the coast in South Shields near Souter Lighthouse.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Morpeth Chantry
Morpeth Chantry
Building Morpeth Northumberland

Also known as All Saints Chantry, it’s a Grade I listed building now housing a bagpipe museum.

Raby Castle
Raby Castle
Castle Barnard Castle County Durham

Medieval, Regency, and Victorian splendour all under several roofs. A wonderful deer park and woods. Oh and of course, it's haunted!

Castlerigg Stone Circle
Castlerigg Stone Circle
Stone Circle Keswick Cumbria

Potentially one of the earliest stone circles in Britain, thought to be constructed around 3000BC, located in one of the finest locations within the Lake District National Park.

Parsons’ Polygon
Parsons’ Polygon
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Relief sculpture around a metro ventilation shaft.

St Andrew's Church, Corbridge
St Andrew's Church, Corbridge
Religious Place Corbridge Northumberland

Church in the heart of Corbridge village, originally built around 674.

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.

River Tyne Old Buoys
River Tyne Old Buoys
Art North Shields Tyne And Wear

Redundant marine buoys that are artfully decorated and now sit on the banks of the River Tyne.

Ouseburn Art
Ouseburn Art
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

The ever changing Ouseburn Street Art and Installations.

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.

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.

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.

Blue Carpet Stairs
Blue Carpet Stairs
Stairs Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A curvaceous staircase in wood, metal and concrete by Thomas Heatherwick.

Mother Shipton's Cave
Mother Shipton's Cave
Cave Knaresborough North Yorkshire

A limestone cave in Knaresborough where local legend has it that Mother Shipton was born and lived.

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

Queen Victoria Statue - Newcastle
Queen Victoria Statue - Newcastle
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A statue of Queen Victoria in St Nicholas' Square to commemorate 500 years of Shrievalty.

Washington Old Hall
Washington Old Hall
Building Washington Tyne And Wear

Manor house associated with the family of George Washington, first president of the USA.

Sunderland  Museum And Winter Gardens
Sunderland Museum And Winter Gardens
Museum Sunderland Tyne And Wear

Something for all ages, from dinosaurs to mining, shipbuilding, glass, art, natural history, and an arboretum!

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

Birthplace of mechanical engineer George Stephenson, built around 1760.

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.

Prudhoe Castle
Prudhoe Castle
Castle Prudhoe Northumberland

A ruined medieval English castle situated on the south bank of the River Tyne.

Holy Jesus Hospital
Holy Jesus Hospital
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A hospital built on the site of a 13th century Augustinian Friary to house the "poor freemen" of Newcastle.

South Shields Town Hall
South Shields Town Hall
Building South Shields Tyne And Wear

Edwardian Baroque styled town hall which embodies civic pride.

Cheviot Summit Trig Point
Cheviot Summit Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of The Cheviot Summit (815m).

Jedburgh Abbey
Jedburgh Abbey
Religious Place Jedburgh Borders

A ruined Augustinian Abbey in the town of Jedburgh.

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.

Morpeth Castle
Morpeth Castle
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

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

Malham Cove
Malham Cove
Landscape Skipton North Yorkshire

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

Northumberland Park
Northumberland Park
Landscape Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

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

St Bartholomew's Church
St Bartholomew's Church
Religious Place Newbiggin by the Sea Northumberland

A church with 13th century and earlier origins set on the spectacular Church Point Headland in Newbiggin by the Sea

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.

Druridge Bay Stepping Stones
Druridge Bay Stepping Stones
Stepping Stone Druridge Bay Northumberland

Stepping stones over Ladyburn Lake in Druridge Bay Country Park.

St. Abbs
St. Abbs
Landscape Eyemouth Borders

A quaint little fishing village set around old fishermen's cottages and spectacular jagged cliffs - Also twinned with New Asgard!

Vindolanda
Vindolanda
Museum Hexham Northumberland

A Roman Fort, surrounding settlement and museum that has been gradually excavated over the past 50 years and the location of some of the most important Roman finds in history.

Roker Park
Roker Park
Landscape Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A Victorian Public Park dating from 1880.

Shaftoe Crags Trig Point
Shaftoe Crags Trig Point
Trig Point Bolam Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Shaftoe Crags (213m).

Arbeia Roman Fort
Arbeia Roman Fort
Building South Shields Tyne And Wear

A reconstruction of a gatehouse and buildings on the original foundations of the Roman buildings.

Aydon Castle
Aydon Castle
Castle Corbridge Northumberland

A 13th century fortified manor house set in beautiful woodland setting near Corbridge.

Tynemouth Watch House
Tynemouth Watch House
Building Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A museum dedicated to the Volunteer Life Brigade at Tynemouth.

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.

Edlingham Castle
Edlingham Castle
Castle Edlingham Northumberland

A 14th century ruined castle managed by the English Heritage.

Locomotion
Locomotion
Museum Bishop Auckland County Durham

Locomotion in Shildon is a captivating railway museum that showcases the history of locomotives and their impact on transportation.

Warkworth Hermitage
Warkworth Hermitage
Religious Place Warkworth Northumberland

A 14th century Hermitage carved out of the bedrock on the River Coquet.

Hagg Bank Bridge
Hagg Bank Bridge
Bridge Wylam Northumberland

A grade II listed rib-arch bridge over the River Tyne.

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.

Mowbray Park
Mowbray Park
Statue Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A Victorian park with many fine features, sculptures, and modern-day art installations including reference to Lewis Carroll.

Fulwell Windmill
Fulwell Windmill
Windmill Sunderland Tyne And Wear

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

Hardwick Hall Park
Hardwick Hall Park
Landscape Sedgefield County Durham

An 18th century, 40 acre park designed by London architect, James Paine.

Tyne Cyclist and Pedestrian Tunnels
Tyne Cyclist and Pedestrian Tunnels
Building Howdon Tyne And Wear

A pair of tunnels under the River Tyne for use by pedestrians and cyclists.

Winter's Gibbet
Winter's Gibbet
Landmark Elsdon Northumberland

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

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.

Norham Castle
Norham Castle
Castle Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

A 12th century castle that saw plenty of action during the wars between England and Scotland.

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.

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.

Brinkburn Priory
Brinkburn Priory
Religious Place Longframlington Northumberland

A 12th century medieval monastery built on a bend of the River Coquet, near Rothbury.

Ever Changing
Ever Changing
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

An abstract sculpture by Eilis O'Connell of a conical, polished stainless-steel sculpture.

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.

Castle Point Lime Kiln
Castle Point Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Holy Island Northumberland

Probably the largest lime kiln in Northumberland sitting next to Lindisfarne Castle on Holy Island.

Killhope Lead Mine
Killhope Lead Mine
Building Bishop Auckland County Durham

A restored 19th century mining museum in the centre of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where you can experience the life and work of the lead mining families of the North Pennines.

Mill Dam and Customs House
Mill Dam and Customs House
Building South Shields Tyne And Wear

An urban conservation area, with grand buildings, cobbled lanes, River Tyne views, and a few pubs.

Corbridge Roman Bridge
Corbridge Roman Bridge
Bridge Corbridge Northumberland

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

Stanhope Market Place
Stanhope Market Place
Landmark Stanhope County Durham

An historic market place in the centre of Stanhope and the location of the Market Cross, a Petrified Tree Stump, the War Memorial and St Thomas Church.

The Mining Institute
The Mining Institute
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

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.

Hareshaw Linn
Hareshaw Linn
Waterfall Bellingham Northumberland

A spectacular waterfall at the head of a forest walk.

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.

Auckland Castle
Auckland Castle
Castle Bishop Auckland County Durham

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

Alnwick Water Tower
Alnwick Water Tower
Water Tower Alnwick Northumberland

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

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.

Skipton Castle
Skipton Castle
Castle Skipton North Yorkshire

Medieval castle, home to the Clifford family for 400 years

St Cuthbert's Cave
St Cuthbert's Cave
Cave Belford Northumberland

Situated in Holburn, St Cuthbert either lived in this cave as a hermit or his body was laid to rest here by monks escpaing from the vikings!

Ashness Bridge
Ashness Bridge
Bridge Keswick Cumbria

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

Jervaulx Abbey
Jervaulx Abbey
Religious Place Ripon North Yorkshire

A beautiful ruined abbey on the estate of Jervaulx Hall was the original home of Wensleydale cheese.

Curry's Point
Curry's Point
Landmark Whitley Bay Tyne And Wear

A plaque marking the site of a gibbet where Michael Curry was chained for murder.

Ushaw College
Ushaw College
Religious Place Ushaw Moor County Durham

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

Lady Waterford Hall
Lady Waterford Hall
Building Ford And Etal Northumberland

An old school hall in Ford Village that was decorated with biblical murals by Lady Waterford over 21 years.

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

A cast iron lighthouse set in Roker Cliff Park.

Clifford's Fort
Clifford's Fort
Military North Shields Tyne And Wear

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.

Lookout Tower Percy Gardens
Lookout Tower Percy Gardens
Military Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A six storey lookout tower used to assist gun turrets in both World War 1 and 2.

Chimney Mill
Chimney Mill
Windmill Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

The first five sailed smock style windmill in Britain and the only remaining one in the North East.

Kingsgate Footbridge
Kingsgate Footbridge
Bridge Durham County Durham

Modernist footbridge completed without using scaffolding in 1963

Saint Mary's Chapel
Saint Mary's Chapel
Religious Place Jesmond Dene Tyne And Wear

A ruined chapel that was once a popular place for pilgrimages.

Armstrong Cross
Armstrong Cross
Religious Place Rothbury Northumberland

The Market Cross was erected to the memory of Lord And Lady Armstrong.

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