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Allendale Chimneys
Allendale Chimneys
Chimney Allendale Northumberland

Two chimneys that were part of the Allen Lead Smelt Mill flue system.

Brizlee Tower
Brizlee Tower
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

An elaborate Gothic style tower based in Hulne Park.

Low Chibburn Preceptory
Low Chibburn Preceptory
Religious Place Druridge Bay Northumberland

The ruins of a Medieval Hospitaller.

Penshaw Hill Trig Point
Penshaw Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Sunderland Tyne And Wear

This is the trig point for Penshaw Hill (136m) near Sunderland.

Vane Tempest Sculpture
Vane Tempest Sculpture
Art Seaham County Durham

Sculpture depicting the skyline of the old Vane Tempest colliery in Seaham.

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.

Wray Castle
Wray Castle
Castle Ambleside Cumbria

A neo-gothic 1800s castle with lovely lakeside grounds for a wander.

Benwell Vallum Crossing
Benwell Vallum Crossing
Building Benwell Tyne And Wear

The ruins of a crossing used to allow Roman soldiers and goods across the Vallum.

St Thomas the Apostle Church
St Thomas the Apostle Church
Religious Place Stanhope County Durham

A Grade II* listed Church, dedicated to St Thomas the Apostle, in Stanhope.

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.

Lang Jack Statue
Lang Jack Statue
Statue Whickham Tyne And Wear

Statue to Jack English or Lang Jack, a famed resident of Whickham who stood 6 feet 4 inches and was renowned for his strength... and bad temper!

Born Free Lions
Born Free Lions
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

25 bronze lion sculptures by artists Gillie and Marc, temporarily on display in Exhibition Park.

Twizel Castle
Twizel Castle
Castle Duddo Northumberland

A ruined medieval castle standing on the bend of the River Till.

Seaham Lime Kilns
Seaham Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln Seaham County Durham

Lime kilns located at Seaham harbour, restored in 2005.

The Loovre
The Loovre
Building Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

Once a public loo, now a tiny holiday home in the heart of Berwick.

Killingworth Hippos
Killingworth Hippos
Art Killingworth Tyne And Wear

A family of four concrete hippos on a housing estate in Killingworth.

Ryhope Engines Museum
Ryhope Engines Museum
Museum Sunderland Tyne And Wear

An original working Victorian Water Pumping Station operated by steam.

Vulcan Street Works
Vulcan Street Works
Landmark Middlesbrough North Yorkshire

Brickwork from the Victorian age.

Apollo Pavilion
Apollo Pavilion
Art Peterlee County Durham

A Brutalist public work of art in Peterlee, designed by British Artist and Architect, Victor Pasmore.

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

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

Swans in Flight
Swans in Flight
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Five bronze life-size swans in various stages of flight that look naturally interwoven with each other.

The Howitzer Gun
The Howitzer Gun
Military Seaham County Durham

A 5.5 inch Howitzer Gun to celebrate Seaham's links to the Royal Artillery and coastal defence during WWII.

Shildon Railway Art Works
Shildon Railway Art Works
Art Shildon County Durham

A series of railway related art works in Shildon.

Greyfriars Tower
Greyfriars Tower
Religious Place Richmond North Yorkshire

A tower which is all that remains of the Greyfriars Franciscan Friary in the centre of Richmond.

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.

Caerlaverock Castle
Caerlaverock Castle
Castle Dumfries Scotland

A substantial and imposing 13th century ruin of a new castle sits in contrast with the modest footprint of an old castle.

Horden Welfare Park
Horden Welfare Park
Landscape Horden County Durham

A jewel of a Welfare Park in Horden.

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.

St Andrew's Church And Hopper Mausoleum
St Andrew's Church And Hopper Mausoleum
Religious Place Consett County Durham

An atmospheric Anglican church and mausoleum abandoned in the 1970s.

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).

Gan Canny
Gan Canny
Art Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A life size reminder of The Vaux Brewery wagons and Dray horses by Ray Lonsdale.

Easby Abbey
Easby Abbey
Religious Place Richmond North Yorkshire

Ruins of a 12th century Premonstratensian abbey in the hamlet of Easby.

Freya's Cabin
Freya's Cabin
Building Kielder Northumberland

A timber cabin set on the banks of Kielder Water mirrored on the opposite bank by another, more simple hut.

Washington F Pit
Washington F Pit
Building Washington Tyne And Wear

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

Birkheads Secret Garden
Birkheads Secret Garden
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

A series of 12 gardens set in 3 acres of land in rural Gateshead.

Broomhill Water Tower
Broomhill Water Tower
Water Tower Amble Northumberland

An old water tower from Broomhill Colliery that was sold at auction to be a house.

Hollinside Manor
Hollinside Manor
Building Whickham Tyne And Wear

A medieval first-floor style Manor House set in the beautiful Derwent Walk Country Park.

Roughting Linn Waterfall
Roughting Linn Waterfall
Waterfall Doddington Northumberland

A lovely waterfall nestled in a hidden and secluded valley.

Shildon Engine House
Shildon Engine House
Building Blanchland Northumberland

The remains of a 19th century engine house, later transformed into flats and known as 'Shildon Castle'.

Target Plantation Trig Point
Target Plantation Trig Point
Trig Point Rothbury Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Target Plantation (250m) above Rothbury.

Featherstone Park Prisoner of War Camp
Featherstone Park Prisoner of War Camp
Building Haltwhistle Northumberland

A former POW camp located behind Featherstone Castle for Italian and German prisoners of war.

Alnmouth Friary
Alnmouth Friary
Religious Place Alnmouth Northumberland

A beautiful house and gardens for the friars of The Society of St Francis in the North East.

Tosson Tower
Tosson Tower
Tower Rothbury Northumberland

A 600 year old ruined Pele Tower used as a stronghold against invading scots.

Burradon Tower
Burradon Tower
Tower Burradon Tyne And Wear

A ruined three storey tower house now mostly covered by trees.

Barcombe Trig Point
Barcombe Trig Point
Trig Point Bardon Mill Northumberland

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

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).

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).

Manside Cross Trig Point
Manside Cross Trig Point
Trig Point Elsdon Northumberland

This is the trig point for Manside Cross (325m) near Elsdon.

Saltwell Park
Saltwell Park
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

A 19th Century Public Park designed by Edward Kemp.

Codex Amiatinus Sculpture
Codex Amiatinus Sculpture
Art Sunderland Tyne And Wear

The Sunderland Codex sculpture outside the University of Sunderland vividly depicts the Codex Amiatinus, the world's oldest single-volume Latin Bible.

Piercebridge Roman Bridge
Piercebridge Roman Bridge
Bridge Darlington County Durham

Remains of a Roman Bridge that carried Dere Street over the River Tees.

Elba Park
Elba Park
Landscape Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

52 acre park near Houghton-le-Spring with a sculpture trail and plenty of wildlife.

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.

North Gosforth Chapel
North Gosforth Chapel
Religious Place Gosforth Tyne And Wear

Ruins of a 13th century chapel in the middle of a housing estate.

Spanish Gallery and Mining Art Gallery
Spanish Gallery and Mining Art Gallery
Museum Bishop Auckland County Durham

Two fantastic galleries in the heart of Bishop Auckland.

Tranwell Water Tower
Tranwell Water Tower
Water Tower Morpeth Northumberland

A big water tower in Tranwell, part of RAF Morpeth.

Blakeman's Law Trig Point
Blakeman's Law Trig Point
Trig Point Otterburn Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Blackman's Law (274m) near Otterburn.

Titlington Pike Trig Point
Titlington Pike Trig Point
Trig Point Eglingham Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Titlington Pike (233m) near Eglingham.

Harbottle Trig Point
Harbottle Trig Point
Trig Point Harbottle Northumberland

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

Long Crag Trig Point
Long Crag Trig Point
Trig Point Rothbury Northumberland

This is the trig point for Long Crag (320m) in Thrunton Wood near Rothbury.

Greenleighton Trig Point
Greenleighton Trig Point
Trig Point Morpeth Northumberland

This is the trig point for Greenleighton (285m) near Morpeth.

St Cuthberts Church Elsdon
St Cuthberts Church Elsdon
Religious Place Elsdon Northumberland

A 14-century church and all-round home to saints, tall tales, bones of Border Rievers and men of battle.

St Aidans Church Fourstones
St Aidans Church Fourstones
Religious Place Hexham Northumberland

A small wooden "off the peg" church in Fourstones, Northumberland. One of only two wooden Victorian missions in the country.

Pendragon Castle
Pendragon Castle
Castle Kirkby Stephen Cumbria

Ruined castle dating to the 12th century, said to be founded by Uther Pendragon.

Stargate Ponds
Stargate Ponds
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Small and pretty local nature reserve with lots of wildlife to see.

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

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

Blawearie Shepherd’s Hut
Blawearie Shepherd’s Hut
Building Chillingham Northumberland

A ruined shepherd's hut in the moors near Old Bewick set amongst crags and cairns.

Cresswell Hall Stable Block
Cresswell Hall Stable Block
Building Cresswell Northumberland

A ruined stable block of the once Cresswell Hall.

Black Middens Bastle House
Black Middens Bastle House
Bastle Bellingham Northumberland

A ruined bastle and cottage located in a remote area of Bellingham.

Ratcheugh Observatory
Ratcheugh Observatory
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

A flat castle-like observatory on Ratcheugh Crag overlooking Alnwick.

Drake Stone
Drake Stone
Standing Stone Harbottle Northumberland

Quite simply the biggest free standing boulder in Northumberland!

Guyzance Weir
Guyzance Weir
Waterfall Guyzance Northumberland

A weir in the River Coquet which powered a nearby water mill, but was also the scene of a wartime tragedy.

Piercebridge Roman Fort
Piercebridge Roman Fort
Building Darlington County Durham

Remains of a roman fort built around 260AD

Clemmy Bank Bridge
Clemmy Bank Bridge
Bridge Witton le Wear County Durham

Pretty little 18th century bridge over the River Wear in Witton Le Wear.

Durham Angel
Durham Angel
Statue Peterlee County Durham

Designed by local sculpturer Ray Lonsdale, this statue Horns could be the Angel Of Durham.

Embleton Quarry Nature Reserve
Embleton Quarry Nature Reserve
Landscape Craster Northumberland

Nature Reserve set in a former Whinstone Quarry in the village of Embleton

Wetheral Viaduct - Corby Bridge
Wetheral Viaduct - Corby Bridge
Bridge Wetheral Cumbria

A maginificent viaduct spanning the River Eden in Wetheral.

Holy Cross Church Ruins
Holy Cross Church Ruins
Religious Place Wallsend Tyne And Wear

Ruins of the Church of the Holy Cross that is nearly 900 years old.

Smailholm Tower
Smailholm Tower
Tower Kelso Borders

A beautiful tower sitting atop the crag of Lady Hill near Kelso.

Lamb Hill Trig Point
Lamb Hill Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Lamb Hill on the border ridge (511m).

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

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

Culloden Tower
Culloden Tower
Folly Richmond North Yorkshire

Folly in the heart of Richmond, now a beautiful holiday let.

Elsdon Tower
Elsdon Tower
Building Elsdon Northumberland

A medieval pele tower first recorded in 1415.

St Brandon's Church
St Brandon's Church
Religious Place Durham County Durham

Anglican church in Brancepeth, with views over to the stunning Brancepeth Castle.

Ludworth Tower
Ludworth Tower
Tower Durham County Durham

Remains of a romantic looking pele tower on a hill with scenic views.

Greyfriars Garden
Greyfriars Garden
Religious Place Jedburgh Borders

Remains of a 15th century friary in the heart of Jedburgh.

Bank Hill Ice House
Bank Hill Ice House
Building Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

A Grade II listed building that was constructed in 1796 to store ice for the fishing industry.

Da Said “Men Don’t Cry” Statue
Da Said “Men Don’t Cry” Statue
Statue Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

A poignant tribute to the mining community in the distinctive style of Ray Lonsdale.

Hindhope Linn
Hindhope Linn
Waterfall Byrness Northumberland

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

Northgate Water Tower
Northgate Water Tower
Water Tower Morpeth Northumberland

A concrete water tower located next to Northgate Hospital in Morpeth.

Elsdon Castle
Elsdon Castle
Castle Elsdon Northumberland

An amazing example of an early 12th century Norman Motte and Bailey castle.

Sharp's Folly
Sharp's Folly
Folly Rothbury Northumberland

Sharp's Folly is an 18th century tower in Rothbury, and is the oldest folly in Northumberland.

Cramlington Windmill
Cramlington Windmill
Windmill Cramlington Northumberland

An old sail-less windmill situated within a farmers field.

Winnowshill Common Trig Point
Winnowshill Common Trig Point
Trig Point Blanchland Northumberland

This is the trig point for Winnowshill Common (314m) near Blanchland.

Hexham Racecourse Trig Point
Hexham Racecourse Trig Point
Trig Point Hexham Northumberland

This is the trig point for Hexham Racecourse (233m) near Hexham.

Barley Hill Trig Point
Barley Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Blanchland Northumberland

This is the trig point for Barley Hill (305m) near Blanchland.

Saltburn Cliff Tramway
Saltburn Cliff Tramway
Machinery Saltburn North Yorkshire

Saltburn is home to the oldest water-balanced funicular in the UK and the second oldest in the whole wide world! A cliff lift with the most sensational view of the sea and sand below.

Above Beyond Below Mural
Above Beyond Below Mural
Art Seaham County Durham

A mural of miners on the side of The Volunteer Pub in the St Johns area of Seaham.

Shap Abbey
Shap Abbey
Religious Place Penrith Cumbria

Peaceful, ruined 12th century abbey managed by English Heritage

Finn's Labyrinth
Finn's Labyrinth
Art Whitburn Tyne And Wear

A circular labyrinth made out of a selection of stones in memory of a dog.

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