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What Lies Beneath Us
What Lies Beneath Us
Art Durham County Durham

A large scale pavement map showing the geology of The British Isles.

Work, Rest, Pray Painting At Sherburn Village Community Centre
Work, Rest, Pray Painting At Sherburn Village Community Centre
Art Durham County Durham

An outstanding painting at Sheburn Village by Jordan Stead AKA Twenty Six Studio. It has become the pride of the village.

Foulden Tithe Barn
Foulden Tithe Barn
Building Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

An old tithe barn within the grounds of Foulden Parish Church where parishioners would give the church 10% of their agricultural produce.

Bishopley Lime Kilns
Bishopley Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln Frosterley County Durham

Lime kilns built in 1847, hidden away in the beautiful Weardale countryside.

Kirkcarrion
Kirkcarrion
Landmark Middleton-in-Teesdale County Durham

An ancient burial ground for a Bronze Age chieftain called Prince Caryn.

Three Kings Stone Circle
Three Kings Stone Circle
Stone Circle Byrness Northumberland

A stone circle marking the grave of three kings of Denmark.

Hopetoun Monument
Hopetoun Monument
Tower East Lothian Borders

A 29m high tower on Byres Hill built as a monument to John Hope, the 4th Earl of Hopetoun.

Hurl Stone
Hurl Stone
Standing Stone Chillingham Northumberland

A 4m standing stone, most likely a headless cross, maybe thrown there by giants or the devil.

Blackchester Trig Point
Blackchester Trig Point
Trig Point Alwinton Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Blackchester Hill Plantation (214m) in Alnham.

Hindhope Law Trig Point
Hindhope Law Trig Point
Trig Point Kielder Northumberland

This is the trig point for Hindhope Law (426m) near Kielder.

Deadwater Moor Trig Point
Deadwater Moor Trig Point
Trig Point Kielder Northumberland

This is the trig point for Deadwater Moor (569m) near Kielder.

Corby Pike Trig Point
Corby Pike Trig Point
Trig Point Rochester Northumberland

This is the trig point for Corby Pike (369m) near Rochester.

Carter Bar Trig Point
Carter Bar Trig Point
Trig Point Byrness Northumberland

This is the trig point for Carter Bar (579m) near Catcleugh.

Cairn End Trig Point
Cairn End Trig Point
Trig Point Haltwhistle Northumberland

This is the trig point for Cairn End (304m) near Haltwhistle.

Belford Crag Trig Point
Belford Crag Trig Point
Trig Point Belford Northumberland

This is the trig point for Belford Crag (108m) near Belford.

Collier Law Trig Point
Collier Law Trig Point
Trig Point Stanhope County Durham

The Collier Law trig point sits on Wolsingham Park Moor (517m) near Stanhope.

Sewerby Hall
Sewerby Hall
Estate Bridlington East Riding Of Yorkshire

50 acre estate, formerly owned by the Greame family and built in 1714.

Causeway House
Causeway House
Building Bardon Mill Northumberland

Sitting on a blowy corner of the Northumberland National Park, is Causeway House, Northumberland's only heather thatched cottage. With a history of hidden lucky roof charms and close to a Roman Milecastle.

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

Former golf course with far reaching scenic views, a café with a model of an early steam engine by Stephenson.

St Martin's Kirk
St Martin's Kirk
Religious Place East Lothian Borders

A mid to late 12th century Kirk (Church) in the Romanesque style in Haddington, East Lothian.

Durham Mining Museum
Durham Mining Museum
Museum Durham County Durham

A multitude of artifacts, equipment, models, photographs and information on all things mining.

Shittleheugh Bastle
Shittleheugh Bastle
Bastle Otterburn Northumberland

A ruined bastle in Redesdale near Otterburn in Northumberland standing as a reminder of the tumultuous history of the borders.

Penrith Beacon
Penrith Beacon
Tower Penrith Cumbria

A beacon that when lit would warn the neighbouring villages of an impending attack!

Thomson Monument
Thomson Monument
Obelisk Kelso Borders

An obelisk commerating playwright and poet James Thomson, who also penned the words to Rule, Britannia.

High Hartington Lime Kiln
High Hartington Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Morpeth Northumberland

A 19th century lime kiln near the Wannie Line.

Greenknowe Tower
Greenknowe Tower
Tower Kelso Borders

A fine example of a 16th-century tower house, located just west of the village of Gordon, in the Scottish Borders

Sand Edge Common Trig Point
Sand Edge Common Trig Point
Trig Point Stanhope County Durham

The Sand Edge Common trig point is on Wolsingham North Moor (353m) near Stanhope.

Humber Hill Trig Point
Humber Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Consett County Durham

The Humber Hill trig point is sitting in a field west of Lanchester (270m) near Consett.

Horseshoe Hill Trig Point
Horseshoe Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Stanhope County Durham

The Horseshoe Hill trig point is sitting on Edmundbyers Common (520m) near Stanhope.

Five Pikes Trig Point
Five Pikes Trig Point
Trig Point Stanhope County Durham

The Five Pikes trig point sits on moorland south of Bollihope (479m) near Stanhope.

Steel Ladle Truck
Steel Ladle Truck
Machinery Consett County Durham

A ladle train that would transfer hot metal within the Consett Steelworks.

The Nick
The Nick
Art Kielder Northumberland

A piece of public art providing seating, shelter and a belta view over North Tyne Valley.

The Drinking Dinosaur
The Drinking Dinosaur
Landmark Flamborough East Riding Of Yorkshire

A sea arch and rock formation that is said to resemble a drinking dinosaur at Flamborough Head.

Charm Bracelet
Charm Bracelet
Art Saltburn North Yorkshire

Steel artwork by Richard Farrington on the Cleveland Way walking trail.

Dally Castle
Dally Castle
Castle Bellingham Northumberland

Explore 13th century Dally Castle ruins, one of Northumberland's earliest hall houses showcasing medieval architecture.

The Lang Pack
The Lang Pack
Landmark Bellingham Northumberland

An unusual gravestone marking the final resting of a burglar trying to rob Lee Hall.

Hagrid's Hut
Hagrid's Hut
Landscape Glencoe Scotland

The filming location for Hagrid's Hut from the Harry Potter movies set up in Clachaig, Glencoe.

Balfour Monument
Balfour Monument
Obelisk East Lothian Borders

An obelisk erected to James Maitland Balfour, MP and Major Commandant of the East Lothian Yeomanry Cavalry.

Hundy Mundy Tower
Hundy Mundy Tower
Tower Kelso Borders

A folly named after a princess overlooking bodies in a natural woodland burial site!

Stokoe High Crags Trig Point
Stokoe High Crags Trig Point
Trig Point Falstone Northumberland

This is the trig point for Stokoe High Crags (230m) near Falstone.

Gapshields Trig Point
Gapshields Trig Point
Trig Point Gilsland Northumberland

This is the trig point for Gapshields (290m) near Gilsland.

Blackmoor Skirt Trig Point
Blackmoor Skirt Trig Point
Trig Point Bellingham Northumberland

This is the trig point for Blackmoor Skirt (364m) near Bellingham.

Coldberry End Trig Point
Coldberry End Trig Point
Trig Point Alston Northumberland

The Coldberry End trig point can be found on Ireshope Moor (708m) near Alston.

Flamborough Toposcope
Flamborough Toposcope
Art Flamborough East Riding Of Yorkshire

A Toposcope commemorating an important naval battle during the American Revolutionary Wars.

Bedale Leech House
Bedale Leech House
Building Bedale North Yorkshire

A small castellated house in Bedale that was used to house leeches which were sold to local doctors for bloodletting.

Lune Aqueduct
Lune Aqueduct
Bridge Lancaster Lancashire

A Georgian Grade I Listed aqueduct, the largest all-masonry aqueduct in Britain taking the Lancaster Canal over the River Lune.

Lammerside Castle
Lammerside Castle
Castle Kirkby Stephen Cumbria

Ruined 14th century pele tower set in the Cumbrian countryside.

Stonecroft Engine House
Stonecroft Engine House
Machinery Hexham Northumberland

An 18th Century engine house near Settlingstones, built to contain a 70” Cornish Condensing Engine and the discovery place of the mega mineral Witherite

Rickerby Park Stone Circle
Rickerby Park Stone Circle
Stone Circle Carlisle Cumbria

A stone circle showing all the different kinds of stone that are quarried in the area.

St John the Baptist Church
St John the Baptist Church
Religious Place Stockton on Tees North Yorkshire

An 11th Century Church in the village of Egglescliffe

Rowantree Stob Bastle
Rowantree Stob Bastle
Bastle Allendale Northumberland

A ruined bastle which may not have been a bastle after all.

Little Swinburne Tower
Little Swinburne Tower
Tower Swinburne Northumberland

A severely ruined 15th century tower in Little Swinburne.

Monteath Mausoleum
Monteath Mausoleum
Building Jedburgh Borders

A spectacular mausoleum for the British soldier Thomas Monteath Douglas.

Cessford Castle
Cessford Castle
Castle Kelso Borders

A ruined castle on the Scottish side of the border built by the 1st Earl of Roxburghe.

Highfield Trig Point
Highfield Trig Point
Trig Point Falstone Northumberland

This is the trig point for Highfield (309m) near Falstone.

Dour Hill Trig Point
Dour Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Byrness Northumberland

This is the trig point for Dour Hill (415m) near Byrness.

Blackwool Law Trig Point
Blackwool Law Trig Point
Trig Point Rochester Northumberland

This is the trig point for Blackwool Law (266m) near Rochester.

Kielder Column
Kielder Column
Art Kielder Northumberland

A stone artwork by John Maine that forms part of the Kielder Forest Art and Architecture Trail.

Copley Chimney
Copley Chimney
Chimney Bishop Auckland County Durham

A 35m tall chimney that was part of the Gaunless Valley Lead Mill.

Paddy's Hole
Paddy's Hole
Landscape Redcar North Yorkshire

A late 19th century secluded harbor and part of the South Gare Breakwater.

Berwick Bell Tower
Berwick Bell Tower
Tower Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

An octagonal bell tower in Berwick which was built in 1577 as a medieval lookout post and alarm system.

Bewcastle Castle
Bewcastle Castle
Castle Bewcastle Cumbria

The remaining gatehouse and garderobe of Bewcastle Castle which was built in the 14th century by one of Edward III's generals.

Barnes Castle
Barnes Castle
Castle East Lothian Borders

An unfinished castle built by Sir John Seton situated a few miles north-east of Haddington in East Lothian.

Penmanshiel Tunnel Monument
Penmanshiel Tunnel Monument
Landmark Duns Borders

A monument to two engineers who died during the collapse of the Penmanshiel Tunnel expansion.

Jenny’s Lantern Folly
Jenny’s Lantern Folly
Folly Alnwick Northumberland

A ruin of a folly shaped like a shepherd's hut on the Alnwick moors.

Fatlips Castle
Fatlips Castle
Tower Jedburgh Borders

A beautiful pele tower perched on Minto Crags peaking out of the trees.

Slaggyford Lime Kiln
Slaggyford Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Allendale Northumberland

A cool little lime kiln up the side of a hill in Slaggyford.

Greenside Trig Point
Greenside Trig Point
Trig Point Kielder Northumberland

This is the trig point for Greenside (362m) near Kielder.

Ellis Crag Trig Point
Ellis Crag Trig Point
Trig Point Byrness Northumberland

This is the trig point for Ellis Crag (498m) near Byrness.

Pit House Plantation Trig Point
Pit House Plantation Trig Point
Trig Point Durham County Durham

This is the trig point for Pit House Plantation (266m) near Durham.

Knitsley Fell Trig Point
Knitsley Fell Trig Point
Trig Point Witton le Wear County Durham

The Knitsley Fell trig point sits on Knitsley Fell (284m) near Wolsingham.

Harthope Linn
Harthope Linn
Waterfall The Cheviots Northumberland

A secluded waterfall and plunge pool in the Harthope Valley next to The Cheviot.

Whittonstall Wicker Man
Whittonstall Wicker Man
Art Stocksfield Northumberland

A cool rural wicker man, keeping an eye on any bad lads on the border of Northumberland and Durham.

Thornton Court Pig and Mushrooms
Thornton Court Pig and Mushrooms
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Steel Truffle Pigs and Mushroom Statues hidden in Newcastle Centre by the Men of Steel blacksmith Graeme Hopper.

Northfield Doocot
Northfield Doocot
Dovecote East Lothian Borders

A dovecote or doocot as the Scots call it, next to Northfield house in East Lothian.

Hugh MacDiarmid Memorial
Hugh MacDiarmid Memorial
Art Langholm Borders

A cast iron book sculpture a dedicated to the Scottish poet Hugh MacDiarmid.

Low Friarside Chapel
Low Friarside Chapel
Religious Place Rowlands Gill Tyne And Wear

Ruins of a 14th century chapel in the grounds of Low Friarside Farm.

Hepple Lime Kiln
Hepple Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Elsdon Northumberland

A slightly ruined lime kiln in Hepple in between Rothbury and Elsdon.

Timpendean Tower
Timpendean Tower
Tower Jedburgh Borders

A ruined 15th century tower house near Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders.

Spy Rigg Trig Point
Spy Rigg Trig Point
Trig Point Gilsland Northumberland

The Spy Rigg trig point sits on a craggy outcrop (313m) above Lampert Farm near Gilsland.

Highwatch Currick Trig Point
Highwatch Currick Trig Point
Trig Point Alston Northumberland

The Highwatch Currick trig point sits above Burnhope Reservoir (639m) near Alston.

Oxen Law Trig Point
Oxen Law Trig Point
Trig Point Consett County Durham

The Oxen Law trig point sits in a field at Oxen Law (346m) near Consett.

Stoterley Hill Trig Point
Stoterley Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Consett County Durham

The Stoterley Hill trig point is sitting on Muggleswick Common (376m) near Consett.

Rothbury Trenches
Rothbury Trenches
Military Rothbury Northumberland

Training trenches dug by members of the 18th Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers in preparation for World War I.

Carlisle Cathedral
Carlisle Cathedral
Religious Place Carlisle Cumbria

A small Cathedral but perfectly (almost) formed with a celestial ceiling.

Flamborough Castle
Flamborough Castle
Castle Flamborough East Riding Of Yorkshire

Remains of a 14th century castle in the heart of Flamborough village.

Gilnockie Tower
Gilnockie Tower
Tower Langholm Borders

Well kept 16th century peel tower in the Scottish Borders, home to the infamous Border Reiver Johnnie Armstrong.

Howk Bobbin Mill
Howk Bobbin Mill
Building Carlisle Cumbria

Howk Bobbin Mill is a ruined 19th century mill, it is hidden away surrounded by trees with the River Caldew running alongside it and the mystical fairy pools nearby.

Hetton Bogs Nature Reserve
Hetton Bogs Nature Reserve
Landscape Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

A local nature reserve with a modern history of regeneration from marshland to bog due to the end of water mills.

Luffness Friary
Luffness Friary
Religious Place East Lothian Borders

Visit the ruins of a once-thriving Carmelite monastery in Aberlady, East Lothian.

Luffness Water Tower
Luffness Water Tower
Water Tower East Lothian Borders

A 200 year old water tower in Aberlady that was used to provide water to Luffness hall.

Edin's Hall Broch
Edin's Hall Broch
Hillfort Duns Borders

A type of roundhouse that was built during the Iron Age in Scotland and is located on the slopes of Cockburn Law.

Innerwick Castle
Innerwick Castle
Castle Dunbar Borders

A 14th century ruined castle in the small village of Innerwick built for Scottish royals.

Baron's Folly
Baron's Folly
Folly Jedburgh Borders

An octagonal summerhouse on Down Law in Ancrum near Jedburgh built by Robert Rutherford who was a Baron of the Russian Empire.

Sorrelsykes Follies
Sorrelsykes Follies
Folly Aysgarth North Yorkshire

A trio of curious follies located behind Sorrelsykes House near Aysgarth.

Whittle Lime Kiln
Whittle Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Swarland Northumberland

A lime kiln set in a lovely rolling Hobbiton area.

Greenchesters Lime Kiln
Greenchesters Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Otterburn Northumberland

A three draw arch lime kiln in Otterburn.

The Dodd Trig Point
The Dodd Trig Point
Trig Point Kielder Northumberland

This is the trig point for The Dodd (354m) near Kielder.

Bollihope Carrs Trig Point
Bollihope Carrs Trig Point
Trig Point Stanhope County Durham

The Bollihope Carrs trig point sits on Snowhope Moor (541m) near Stanhope.

Pikestone Fell Trig Point
Pikestone Fell Trig Point
Trig Point Stanhope County Durham

This is the trig point for Pikestone Fell (387m) near Stanhope.

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