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Biddlestone Chapel
Biddlestone Chapel
Religious Place Alwinton Northumberland

A redundant Roman Catholic chapel in Biddlestone set in a picturesque copse.

Hungry Law Trig Point
Hungry Law Trig Point
Trig Point Byrness Northumberland

The trig point sitting on Hungry Law (501m).

Ealingham Rigg Trig Point
Ealingham Rigg Trig Point
Trig Point Bellingham Northumberland

This is the trig point for Ealingham Rigg (241m) near Bellingham.

Bolts Law Hunstanworth Trig Point
Bolts Law Hunstanworth Trig Point
Trig Point Rookhope County Durham

The Bolts Law Hunstanworth trig point sits on Stanhope Common (541m) near Rookhope.

Museum Of Hartlepool
Museum Of Hartlepool
Museum Hartlepool County Durham

Discover history on Hartlepool's maritime history with some unusual and macabre pieces.

Hermitage Castle
Hermitage Castle
Castle Hawick Scotland

A ruined border fortress built in the 13th century and associated with battles and Mary, Queen of Scots.

Ridsdale Iron Works
Ridsdale Iron Works
Building Ridsdale Northumberland

The Ridsdale Iron Works, castle-like ruin in, was the point of manufacture of pig steel used in the construction of Newcastle's High Level Bridge.

Richmond Racecourse
Richmond Racecourse
Sport Richmond North Yorkshire

A former horse racing track on the outskirts of Richmond that contains what is left of the oldest, surviving, stone built, public grandstand in the world.

Devil's Arrows
Devil's Arrows
Standing Stone Knaresborough North Yorkshire

Three tall Neolithic standing stones sitting in a line in Boroughbridge near Knaresborough.

Haggerston Dovecote
Haggerston Dovecote
Dovecote Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

Possibly an old windmill converted into a dovecote which is lined inside with brick nesting boxes

Thompson's Rock Solstice Stone
Thompson's Rock Solstice Stone
Crag, Rock And Cairn Rothbury Northumberland

A holed stone in the Simonside Hills that lines up with the summer solstice.

Harry Clasper's Grave
Harry Clasper's Grave
Statue Whickham Tyne And Wear

The grave and monument of Harry Clasper, renowned boat builder and professional oarsman. The Alan Shearer of his day.

Hen Hole
Hen Hole
Waterfall The Cheviots Northumberland

The most spectacular gorge with cascades and waterfalls in the whole of Northumberland if not the UK!

Tees Cottage Pumping Station
Tees Cottage Pumping Station
Machinery Darlington County Durham

A 19th century Victorian pumping station used to provide drinking water to the Darlington area.

Shilbottle Pele Tower
Shilbottle Pele Tower
Tower Alnwick Northumberland

A pele tower that used to be part of the vicarage for the adjoining St James Church.

Stublick Chimney
Stublick Chimney
Chimney Haydon Bridge Northumberland

Stublick Chimney is a grade II listed building from the former Langley lead smelting mill.

Blackdown Trig Point
Blackdown Trig Point
Trig Point Kirkwhelpington Northumberland

The Blackdown trig point (310m) located on the Ray Wind Farm near Kirkwhelpington.

Beacon Hill North Trig Point
Beacon Hill North Trig Point
Trig Point Seaham County Durham

The Beacon Hill North trig point overlooks the North Sea (87m) near Seaham.

Cowen Drinking Fountains
Cowen Drinking Fountains
Fountain Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Two drinking fountains given to the people of Blaydon by Joseph Cowen in the 1860s.

St Mungo's Well
St Mungo's Well
Fountain Harbottle Northumberland

A stone pant in Holystone Village named after St Mungo, the patron saint of Glasgow.

High Moorsley Weather Radar Station
High Moorsley Weather Radar Station
Landmark Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

A distinguished weather radar station that can be seen for miles.

Simonburn Castle
Simonburn Castle
Castle Simonburn Northumberland

Originally envisaged as a motte and bailey, Simonburn Castle was eventually a tower house before falling into ruin.

Hurlestone Tower
Hurlestone Tower
Tower Chillingham Northumberland

A modern day folly set in the Lilburn Tower estate next to the Hurl Stone.

Lilburn Tower
Lilburn Tower
Estate Chillingham Northumberland

A country manor house with beautiful gardens, an observatory, old church and ruined pele tower.

Ros Castle Lime Kiln
Ros Castle Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Chillingham Northumberland

A ruined lime kiln sitting between Cateran Hole and Ros Castle in the Alnwick area.

Jubilee Stone Bothal Church
Jubilee Stone Bothal Church
Standing Stone Bothal Northumberland

A standing stone celebrating the Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.

Heddon Hill Trig Point
Heddon Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Ingram Northumberland

This is the trig point for Heddon Hill (278m) near Ingram.

Bulbeck Common Trig Point
Bulbeck Common Trig Point
Trig Point Blanchland Northumberland

This is the trig point for Bulbeck Common (427m) near Blanchland.

Tunstall Hills Trig Point
Tunstall Hills Trig Point
Trig Point Sunderland Tyne And Wear

This is the trig point for Tunstall Hills (112m) near Sunderland.

Saltburn Pier
Saltburn Pier
Building Saltburn North Yorkshire

The first pier on the North East Coast and last pier in Yorkshire.

Durham Heron
Durham Heron
Statue Durham County Durham

A model of the Grey Heron that frequents the area.

New Flamborough Lighthouse
New Flamborough Lighthouse
Lighthouse Flamborough East Riding Of Yorkshire

The new Flamborough Head Lighthouse built in 1806.

Northumbria University Art Trail
Northumbria University Art Trail
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Exploring the old and modern art around the Northumbria University Campus.

Shotton Colliery War Memorial
Shotton Colliery War Memorial
Military Shotton County Durham

Lifesize Durham Light Infantry soldier atop a plinth with his rifle.

Brusselton Incline
Brusselton Incline
Landmark Bishop Auckland County Durham

Remains of part of the original Stockton and Darlington Railway main line, built in 1825.

Roxburgh Castle
Roxburgh Castle
Castle Kelso Borders

Ruin near Kelso overlooking the River Tweed, in the grounds of Floors Castle.

Haswell Colliery Engine House
Haswell Colliery Engine House
Building Shotton County Durham

A ruined colliery engine house that was part of a monumental mining disaster.

Murder Cleugh
Murder Cleugh
Standing Stone The Cheviots Northumberland

A small marker stone where Robert Lumsden murdered Isabella Sudden in 1610.

St James Church Shilbottle
St James Church Shilbottle
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

The Parish Church of St James in Shilbottle

Duddo Tower
Duddo Tower
Tower Duddo Northumberland

A ruined tower sitting on a crag just around the corner from the Duddo Stones.

Freemanshill Moor Trig Point
Freemanshill Moor Trig Point
Trig Point Edlingham Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Freemanshill Moor in Edlingham (251m).

Wreighill Pike Trig Point
Wreighill Pike Trig Point
Trig Point Rothbury Northumberland

The Wreighill Pike trig point sits in a field just north of Hepple (219m) near Rothbury.

Gaterley Hill Trig Point
Gaterley Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Allendale Northumberland

This is the trig point for Gaterley Hill (352m) near Allendale.

Dilston Trig Point
Dilston Trig Point
Trig Point Corbridge Northumberland

This is the trig point for Dilston (187m) near Corbridge.

Brizlee Wood Trig Point
Brizlee Wood Trig Point
Trig Point Alnwick Northumberland

This is the trig point for Brizlee Wood (250m) near Alnwick.

RSPB Bempton Cliffs
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Landscape Flamborough East Riding Of Yorkshire

An RSPB reserve comprising chalk cliffs and grassland, home to one of the UK's largest seabird colonies.

Chesters Hillfort
Chesters Hillfort
Hillfort East Lothian Borders

The remains of a 2,000 year old hillfort in Drem, East Lothian.

Church of St Agatha
Church of St Agatha
Religious Place Richmond North Yorkshire

A church in Richmond with built elements dating from the 12th century.

Oliver Duckett Folly
Oliver Duckett Folly
Folly Richmond North Yorkshire

Magnificent folly on the outskirts of Richmond, built around 1760.

Robert Loraine Monument
Robert Loraine Monument
Standing Stone Bolam Northumberland

A monument to Robert Loraine, who was brutally murdered by Border Reivers in Kirkhale.

Gosford Park And House
Gosford Park And House
Landscape East Lothian Borders

A stunning house and landscaped grounds which is the seat of the Earls of Wemyss.

Whorlton Castle
Whorlton Castle
Castle Northallerton North Yorkshire

Ruined motte and bailey castle, dating back to the Norman Conquest.

St Francis Of Assisi Church Byrness
St Francis Of Assisi Church Byrness
Religious Place Byrness Northumberland

An 18th century church which was partly rebuilt in 1884. It has a window which commemorates those who died during the construction of the nearby Catcleugh Reservoir.

God's Bridge
God's Bridge
Bridge Barnard Castle County Durham

A natural limestone bridge on the Pennine Way.

Alnwick Moor Quarry Lime Kiln
Alnwick Moor Quarry Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Alnwick Northumberland

A lime kiln situated on Alnwick Moor, one of 400 that would have been used in Northumberland.

The Ball and The Bradford Boy
The Ball and The Bradford Boy
Statue Bishop Auckland County Durham

A memorial to the Bradford brothers and other soldiers from Witton Park who fought in World War 1 and both received the Victoria Cross.

Corby's Letch
Corby's Letch
Waterfall Edlingham Northumberland

A lovely 2 level waterfall just under a bridge near Edlingham.

Cuddy's Cave
Cuddy's Cave
Cave Doddington Northumberland

A small cave in a huge rock up a hill where it was thought St Cuthbert may have stayed.

Hopealone Trig Point
Hopealone Trig Point
Trig Point Haltwhistle Northumberland

The Hopealone trig point (316m) sitting on top of Hope Hill.

Shirlah Pike Trig Point
Shirlah Pike Trig Point
Trig Point Rothbury Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Shirlaw Pike (308m) near Rothbury.

Ridlees Cairn Trig Point
Ridlees Cairn Trig Point
Trig Point Rochester Northumberland

The Ridlees Cairn trig point sits on the Otterburn Ranges (412m) near Rochester.

Mealt Waterfall And Kilt Rock
Mealt Waterfall And Kilt Rock
Waterfall Skye Scotland

A 60m waterfall cascading into the sea next to a 90m basalt cliff resembling a kilt.

Low Cleughs Bastle
Low Cleughs Bastle
Bastle Ridsdale Northumberland

A ruined 17th-century bastle, or fortified farmhouse, situated on a south-east slope of moorland on the edge Ridsdale.

The Long Drop
The Long Drop
Building Stonehaugh Northumberland

The highest perched toilet in England, situated in Northumberland National Park

Marmion Tower
Marmion Tower
Tower Ripon North Yorkshire

Marmion Tower is a Garde I listed, 15th-century gatehouse in West Tanfield, North Yorkshire.

Hackfall
Hackfall
Folly Ripon North Yorkshire

An ancient woodland containing five follies and lots of routes to wander.

Wetheral Caves - St Contantine's Call
Wetheral Caves - St Contantine's Call
Cave Wetheral Cumbria

A 3 chambered cave used by the monks as storage and safegaurd and as a dwelling for St Constantine.

Black Hut at Catcleugh Reservoir
Black Hut at Catcleugh Reservoir
Building Byrness Northumberland

The last remaining hut built to accomodate the workers who constructed the Catcleugh Reservoir.

Old St. Helen’s Church
Old St. Helen’s Church
Religious Place Longhorsley Northumberland

A ruined 18th century church currently being transformed by the local residents into another place for calm and reflection.

Ninebanks Tower
Ninebanks Tower
Tower Allendale Northumberland

An ornamental pele tower that was once part of a 16th century manor house.

Cartington Castle
Cartington Castle
Castle Rothbury Northumberland

A lovely little 12th century ruined castle just outside of Rothbury.

Brainshaugh Priory
Brainshaugh Priory
Religious Place Guyzance Northumberland

Originally St Wilfrid's Premonstratensian nunnery, this ruined priority sits by a tight bend in the River Coquet.

Shepherdskirk Hill Trig Point
Shepherdskirk Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Belford Northumberland

This is the trig point for Shepherdskirk Hill (202m) in the Kyloe Hills near Belford.

Watch Crags Trig Point
Watch Crags Trig Point
Trig Point Kielder Northumberland

This is the trig point for Watch Crags (291m) near Bellingham.

Linbrig Trig Point
Linbrig Trig Point
Trig Point Alwinton Northumberland

This is the trig point for Linbrig (390m) near Alwinton.

Coldtown Beacon Trig Point
Coldtown Beacon Trig Point
Trig Point Otterburn Ranges Northumberland

This is the trig point for Coldtown Beacon (366m) near Bellingham.

Coatyards Trig Point
Coatyards Trig Point
Trig Point Longhorsely Northumberland

This is the trig point for Coatyards (226m) near Longhorsely.

High Moorsley Trig Point
High Moorsley Trig Point
Trig Point Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

The High Moorsley trig point is sitting in a field (163m) in Houghton-le-Spring.

Charlaw Moor Trig Point
Charlaw Moor Trig Point
Trig Point Durham County Durham

The Charlaw Moor trig point is Sacriston (232m) near Durham.

Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre
Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre
Building Peterlee County Durham

Once a former chapel, but is now a museum, packed full of local heritage.

Source of the North Tyne River At Deadwater
Source of the North Tyne River At Deadwater
Standing Stone Kielder Northumberland

A standing stone marking the northern source of the River Tyne in Deadwater.

Evelyn Column Felbridge Monument
Evelyn Column Felbridge Monument
Statue Edlingham Northumberland

A column in memory of James Evelyn's parents, moved from Felbridge up to Lemmington, Northumberland.

Swinburne Tithe Barn
Swinburne Tithe Barn
Building Swinburne Northumberland

A beautiful little barn used to collect tithes in the middle ages.

EM Perkins Monument
EM Perkins Monument
Statue Birtley, Co Durham County Durham

Statue dedicated to EM Perkins whose company supplied materials for the High Level Bridge in Newcastle.

Thorny Hill Trig Point
Thorny Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Rothbury Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Thorny Hill (185m) in Pauperhaugh near Rothbury.

Cairnglastenhope Trig Point
Cairnglastenhope Trig Point
Trig Point Kielder Northumberland

This is the trig point for Cairnglastenhope (315m) near Kielder.

Thomas Wright Observatory
Thomas Wright Observatory
Folly Bishop Auckland County Durham

Observatory dating from 1765, built by local astronomer Thomas Wright.

Goatstones
Goatstones
Stone Circle Simonburn Northumberland

A Bronze Age four-poster stone circle located near Ravensheugh Crags in Northumberland.

Mike Barry Motorcycle Museum
Mike Barry Motorcycle Museum
Museum Carlisle Cumbria

A museum with a truckload of old bikes beautifully restored by past racer Mike Barry.

Bell Tower Of St Oswald Church Kirkoswald
Bell Tower Of St Oswald Church Kirkoswald
Tower Penrith Cumbria

A stand alone bell tower for the Church of St Oswald in Kirkoswald, Cumbria.

Lowther Mausoleum
Lowther Mausoleum
Religious Place Penrith Cumbria

A mausoleum for William the second Earl, who died in 1844.

Blue Crags Hillfort
Blue Crags Hillfort
Hillfort Swinburne Northumberland

A hillfort in Colwell near Swinburne with a large outcrop of whinstone on the north face.

Midhopelaw Pike Trig Point
Midhopelaw Pike Trig Point
Trig Point Bellingham Northumberland

This is the trig point for Midhopelaw Pike (326m) near Bellingham.

Grange Farm Trig Point
Grange Farm Trig Point
Trig Point Consett County Durham

The Grange Farm trig point is sitting in a field in Cornsay (280m) near Consett.

Findon Cottages Trig Point
Findon Cottages Trig Point
Trig Point Durham County Durham

The Findon Cottages trig point is sitting in a field in Witton Gilbert (153m) near Durham.

Sizergh
Sizergh
Estate Kendal Cumbria

A medieval house with Tudor and 18th-century additions in Kendal, Cumbria.

School Aycliffe Water Tower
School Aycliffe Water Tower
Water Tower Newton Aycliffe County Durham

A disused water tower that once supplied Aycliffe Hospital.

Shepherds Cairn At Ewartly Shank
Shepherds Cairn At Ewartly Shank
Standing Stone Alnham Northumberland

A monument to two shepherds who lost their lives in a snow storm and ultimately led to the formation of the Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team.

Legs Cross
Legs Cross
Landmark Darlington County Durham

The remains of a Saxon Cross adjacent to the B6275 which follows the line of the old Roman Road Dere Street.

Manside Cross
Manside Cross
Standing Stone Elsdon Northumberland

The remains of a medieval cross with only a socket stone and stone shaft still standing.

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