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Amble Shipwrecks
Amble Shipwrecks
Landmark Amble Northumberland

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

Gordale Scar
Gordale Scar
Waterfall Skipton North Yorkshire

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

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.

Helvellyn Trig Point
Helvellyn Trig Point
Trig Point Glenridding Cumbria

The trig point sitting on top of Helvellyn (950m).

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

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

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.

Terris Novalis
Terris Novalis
Art Consett County Durham

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

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.

Kathedra
Kathedra
Statue Durham County Durham

A stone chair of carved gargoyles situated in Durham on the banks of the river Wear.

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.

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.

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.

Bothal Stepping Stones
Bothal Stepping Stones
Stepping Stone Bothal Northumberland

Stepping stones crossing the river Wansbeck at Bothal.

Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum
Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum
Building Jedburgh Borders

Jail built on the site of the old Jedburgh Castle in the 1820s.

Bass Rock
Bass Rock
Crag, Rock And Cairn East Lothian Borders

An island off the coast of East Lothian famous for its seabird colony.

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.

Rookhope Arch
Rookhope Arch
Chimney Bishop Auckland County Durham

One of the remaining arches carrying a two mile horizontal chimney as part of a flue system.

Cramlington Shroud - Capella
Cramlington Shroud - Capella
Art Cramlington Northumberland

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

The National Museum Of The Royal Navy Hartlepool
The National Museum Of The Royal Navy Hartlepool
Museum Hartlepool County Durham

All that would have been dock life around the 18th century and complete with one of The Admiralties Frigates, The HMS Trincomalee.

Glenfinnan Viaduct
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Bridge Glenfinnan Scotland

A 21 arch viaduct carrying the West Highland Line (and Hogwarts Express) over Loch Shiel.

Brancepeth Castle
Brancepeth Castle
Castle Durham County Durham

Impressive castle owned by the Neville family until the 16th century.

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.

Wave Chamber
Wave Chamber
Art Kielder Northumberland

Small Camera Obscura on the edge of Kielder Reservoir.

Lambton Estate
Lambton Estate
Estate Washington Tyne And Wear

One thousand acres of historic park and woodland set against the backdrop of Lambton Castle.

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.

St Michael and All Angels Church
St Michael and All Angels Church
Religious Place Ford And Etal Northumberland

A 13th century church located in the grounds of Ford Castle, later restored by John Dobson.

Hulne Priory
Hulne Priory
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

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

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).

Killingworth Trig Point
Killingworth Trig Point
Trig Point Killingworth Tyne And Wear

The Killingworth trig point (0m) within Killingworth Village.

The Heugh Battery Museum at Hartlepool Headland
The Heugh Battery Museum at Hartlepool Headland
Museum Hartlepool County Durham

The site preserves the only First World War battle site in Blighty.

Durham Museum and Heritage Center.
Durham Museum and Heritage Center.
Museum Durham County Durham

Former St Mary le-Bow Church, hosting displays on Durham history.

St John The Baptist Church Edlingham
St John The Baptist Church Edlingham
Religious Place Edlingham Northumberland

A small saxon church built on the site of an old 8th century church near Edlingham Castle.

Cleadon Windmill
Cleadon Windmill
Windmill Cleadon Tyne And Wear

A ruined windmill sitting on the highest part of the Cleadon Hills.

Alnmouth Gun Battery
Alnmouth Gun Battery
Military Alnmouth Northumberland

An old gun battery from the 19th century and reused in WW2.

Bowes Museum
Bowes Museum
Museum Barnard Castle County Durham

Designed and built as a museum in the style of a French Chateau and housing 22 galleries. Famous for the amazing kinetic art of the Silver Swan.

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.

Ulgham Village Cross
Ulgham Village Cross
Religious Place Ulgham Northumberland

A preacher's cross erected by monks from Lindisfarne.

All Saints Church
All Saints Church
Religious Place Rothbury Northumberland

A Parish Church close to the centre of Rothbury, parts of which date back to the 1200s

Cresswell Pele Tower
Cresswell Pele Tower
Tower Cresswell Northumberland

A recently renovated pele tower situated in Creswell on the coast.

Codger Fort
Codger Fort
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

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

Shipley Art Gallery
Shipley Art Gallery
Museum Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Purpose built gallery housing the collection of Joseph Shipley.

Path Head Water Mill
Path Head Water Mill
Building Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Water Mill on the edge of Blaydon, originally built in 1730.

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.

Ridley Park
Ridley Park
Landscape Blyth Northumberland

A public Park in Blyth opened in 1904.

River Wear Lime Kilns
River Wear Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln Sunderland Tyne And Wear

19th century lime kilns, located on the River Wear.

Floors Castle
Floors Castle
Castle Kelso Borders

Stunning castle built in 1721, set in a 21,000 hectare estate.

Starlight Castle
Starlight Castle
Tower Seaton Valley Northumberland

A tiny ruined castle just inland from Seaton Sluice.

Keep Out Signs
Keep Out Signs
Art Cramlington Northumberland

Metal signs warning to Keep Out! Part of the Cramlington art trail.

Waldridge Fell
Waldridge Fell
Landscape Chester-le-Street County Durham

Stunning 284 acre country park with woodlands, wetlands and lowland heath.

Pannett Park
Pannett Park
Landscape Whitby North Yorkshire

A 1920's park in Whitby that also houses a Museum and Art Gallery on site.

St Mary the Virgin Church
St Mary the Virgin Church
Religious Place Ovingham Northumberland

A Church in Ovingham with sections dating from the 11th century and location of the grave of famed engraver, Thomas Bewick.

Morwick Water Tower
Morwick Water Tower
Water Tower Amble Northumberland

A spacecraft-like old concrete water tower, standing in the fields near Amble.

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.

Old Hartley Blue Stone
Old Hartley Blue Stone
Standing Stone Whitley Bay Tyne And Wear

A blue stone that has links to the Saxons, the black death, vaccinations and strongman feats!

Ros Castle
Ros Castle
Hill Chillingham Northumberland

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

Rothley Castle
Rothley Castle
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

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

Reveal by Richard Cole
Reveal by Richard Cole
Art Durham County Durham

A tall pyramidical structure made with repurposed stone from a Durham Cathedral turret.

Groverake Mine
Groverake Mine
Machinery Bishop Auckland County Durham

The ruins of an old lead and fluorspar mine in the Pennines with the headframe and some buildings still visible.

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

A small square reservoir just off the coast of Blyth.

Old Transformers
Old Transformers
Art Consett County Durham

Statues of the Ironmaster and Coal Miner made from obselete components representing the legacy of the local steelworks.

Garleigh Moor Trig Point
Garleigh Moor Trig Point
Trig Point Rothbury Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Garleigh Moor (268m).

Durham Riverwalk Selfie Wall
Durham Riverwalk Selfie Wall
Art Durham County Durham

Artwork on a call of angel wings, balloons and an umbrella, set up ready for a selfie.

Dunbar Castle
Dunbar Castle
Castle Dunbar Borders

One of Scotland's strongest fortresses sitting in a prominent position overlooking the harbour of Dunbar.

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!

Alnwick Abbey Gatehouse
Alnwick Abbey Gatehouse
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

The remaining gatehouse from Alnwick Abbey, built in the 12th century.

Shibdon Pond
Shibdon Pond
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Nature Reserve with SSSI status in Blaydon.

Harbottle Castle
Harbottle Castle
Castle Harbottle Northumberland

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

Bothal Footbridge
Bothal Footbridge
Bridge Bothal Northumberland

A small suspension footbridge crossing the river Wansbeck.

Benwell Temple Of Antenociticus
Benwell Temple Of Antenociticus
Building Benwell Tyne And Wear

A ruined Roman template dedicated to the local deity Antenociticus.

Stonehaugh Totem Poles
Stonehaugh Totem Poles
Art Stonehaugh Northumberland

Totem poles have stood in the village of Stonehaugh since 1971 and these three are the latest carvings.

Saint Marys with Holy Apostles Scarborough
Saint Marys with Holy Apostles Scarborough
Religious Place Scarborough North Yorkshire

A 12th century church which was the scene of a Roundheads and Cavalier's confrontation and is also the final resting place of Anne Bronte.

Clennell Hall
Clennell Hall
Building Alwinton Northumberland

A 15th century country house, situated near the village of Alwinton in an area of natural outstanding beauty.

Blyth Rocket House
Blyth Rocket House
Building Blyth Northumberland

The building used to house the rocket apparatus for saving crews from stranded ships near Blyth harbour.

Thirlwall Castle
Thirlwall Castle
Castle Gilsland Northumberland

A 12th-century castle in Northumberland on the bank of the River Tipalt rich in history and treasure!

Brenkley Hill Trig Point
Brenkley Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Cramlington Northumberland

This is the trig point for Brenkley Hill (83m) near Cramlington.

Maelmin Henge
Maelmin Henge
Religious Place Ford And Etal Northumberland

A replica of a nearby Anglo-Saxon henge and part of the part of the Maelmin Heritage Trail.

Old Man Of Storr
Old Man Of Storr
Landscape Skye Scotland

An amazing landscape on Skye caused by an ancient landslide.

Cretehawser Wreck
Cretehawser Wreck
Military Sunderland Tyne And Wear

The wreck of concrete tug 'Cretehawser' which sits on the banks of the River Wear.

Derwentcote Steel Furnace
Derwentcote Steel Furnace
Building Rowlands Gill Tyne And Wear

Disused steel furnace and woodland walk, managed by English Heritage.

Preston Tower
Preston Tower
Tower Preston Northumberland

Probably the finest pele tower in Northumberland with magnificent views and beautiful gardens.

Rothley Crags
Rothley Crags
Crag, Rock And Cairn Morpeth Northumberland

Spectacular crags in beautiful countryside, with a castle on top!

Murals At The Headland, Hartlepool
Murals At The Headland, Hartlepool
Art Hartlepool County Durham

Stunning art around the Headland at Hartlepool. Each one has a story.

Old Water Tower Haltwhistle
Old Water Tower Haltwhistle
Water Tower Haltwhistle Northumberland

An old Victorian water tower in Haltwhistle that now houses a shop and cafe.

Saint Oswald's Church Durham
Saint Oswald's Church Durham
Religious Place Durham County Durham

A lovely church in a quintessentially British setting. Possibly the oldest in the Durham diocese.

Walker Park
Walker Park
Landscape Walker Tyne And Wear

A Victorian public park in Walker, Newcastle with links to Robert Burns and its own population of Ring Necked Parakeets.

Cateran Hole
Cateran Hole
Cave Chillingham Northumberland

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

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.

Gosforth Nature Reserve
Gosforth Nature Reserve
Landscape Gosforth Tyne And Wear

A nature reserve set within Gosforth Park where you can see birds, otters, deer and much more.

Newburn Ford Battlefield and Ryton Willows
Newburn Ford Battlefield and Ryton Willows
Military Newburn Tyne And Wear

Site of the battle of Newburn Ford and Ryton Willows Local Nature Reserve

Twizel Bridge
Twizel Bridge
Bridge Duddo Northumberland

A Tudor arch bridge built in 1511 which was the largest single span bridge anywhere in Britain at its time.

Sewingshields Crags Trig Point
Sewingshields Crags Trig Point
Trig Point Haydon Bridge Northumberland

This is the trig point for Sewingshields Crags (326m) near Haydon Bridge.

Winshields Trig Point
Winshields Trig Point
Trig Point Haltwhistle Northumberland

The Winshields trig point sits on Windshields Crags next to Hadrians Wall (345m) near Haltwhistle.

Dunbar Battery
Dunbar Battery
Military Dunbar Borders

An 18th century battery protecting Dunbar Harbour from invasion and privateers.

Dunbar Bear - DunBear
Dunbar Bear - DunBear
Statue Dunbar Borders

The DunBear is a steel sculpture of a brown bear in tribute to John Muir, the Dunbar-born naturalist and conservationist.

Spiral Nebula
Spiral Nebula
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A striking piece of post-war public art by renowned sculptor Geoffrey Clarke.

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.

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.

Percy Cross Otterburn Battlefield
Percy Cross Otterburn Battlefield
Military Otterburn Northumberland

A 14th century stone monument to the Battle of Otterburn in 1388

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.

William Wallace Statue
William Wallace Statue
Statue Melrose Borders

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

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