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Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens [Museum / Art Gallery]

Burdon Road, Sunderland

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Burdon Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

At the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, the story of Sunderland from its prehistoric past through to the present day is told by hands-on exhibits and interactive displays. The Art Gallery shows paintings by L S Lowry alongside Victorian... more

Seaton Delaval Hall [Garden]

The Avenue, Seaton Sluice, Whitley Bay

Seaton Delaval Hall, The Avenue, Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear


Discover Seaton Delaval Hall, A place of great theatre and drama Built in the early 18th century and the best example in the country of English Baroque, Seaton Delaval Hall and Gardens was created by Sir John Van Brugh who was also... more

Stephenson Railway Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Middle Engine Lane, North Shields

Stephenson Railway Museum, Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, Tyne & Wear

Re-live the glorious days of the steam railway at Stephenson Railway Museum in North Shields. George and Robert Stephenson spent 20 years in North Tyneside developing their pioneering ideas which helped spread railways and locomotives around the... more

Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Baring Street, South Shields

Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum, Baring Street, South Shields, Tyne & Wear

South Shields’ Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum provides a fascinating insight into the Roman determination to maintain its mighty frontier system, the fort being the military supply base for the 17 forts along Hadrian’s Wall. There is absolutely loads... more

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens [Garden]

Belsay, Newcastle upon Tyne

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Belsay, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

The Belsay Hall comprises three distinct but related elements: a medieval castle that was enlarged in the early 17th century, a Greek Revival mansion that superseded it as a family residence at the beginning of the 19th century, and an outstanding... more

Seaton Delaval Hall [Historic House]

The Avenue, Seaton Sluice, Whitley Bay

Seaton Delaval Hall, The Avenue, Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear


Discover Seaton Delaval Hall, A place of great theatre and drama Admiral Delaval commissioned Sir John Vanbrugh to build the hall in 1718. The house was the home of the Delaval family who were famous for the notoriously... more

Laing Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

Laing Art Gallery, New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

This small but important gallery on Newcastle’s New Bridge Street is home to a very impressive collection of sculpture and art and is well known for attracting some of the big hitters in historic, modern and contemporary art to the north east. The... more

Close House Hotel & Golf [Golf Course]

Heddon on the Wall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Close House Hotel & Golf, Heddon on the Wall, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

Opened by the club’s attached touring professional Lee Westwood in May 2011, the championship Lee Westwood Colt course at Close House is a typical, thoughtfully-designed English parkland lay-out offering a rich variety of outstanding holes through... more

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens [Historic House]

Belsay, Newcastle upon Tyne

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Belsay, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear


Explore one of Britain's most Intriguing Country Mansions The Belsay Hall comprises three distinct but related elements: a medieval castle that was enlarged in the early 17th century, a Greek Revival mansion that superseded it as... more

South Shields Museum & Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Ocean Road, South Shields

South Shields Museum & Art Gallery, Ocean Road, South Shields, Tyne & Wear

At the very heart of its community, South Shields Museum celebrates the rich heritage of South Tyneside and the people who shaped it. The building that South Shields Museum currently occupies has had a long and interesting past. It was constructed in... more

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Buddle Street, Wallsend

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum, Buddle Street, Wallsend, Tyne & Wear

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum - in AD122 the Emperor Hadrian ordered a mighty frontier system to be built across Britain to defend the Roman Empire from the barbarians to the north, and Segedunum was the last outpost of Hadrian´s Wall. The... more

Discovery Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne

Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear


Learn hands on at The Discovery Museum, Newcastle The Discovery Museum in Newcastle is probably most famous for its Turbinia exhibit – the first vessel to be powered by a steam turbine and dreamt up by Charles Parsons, who served... more

Washington Old Hall [Historic House]

The Avenue, Washington Village, Washington

Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington, Tyne & Wear


Discover the manor house associated with the family of George Washington, first president of the USA Washington Old Hall is a delightful stone built 17th century manor house, which incorporates parts of the original medieval home... more

Monkwearmouth Station Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

North Bridge Street, Sunderland

Monkwearmouth Station Museum, North Bridge Street, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

Anyone with a passing interest in transport or a child that loves trains will find plenty to entertain them at the Monkwearmouth Station Museum in Sunderland. This free museum, based within a Victorian station, focuses on the origins of railways and... more

Shipley Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Prince Consort Road, Gateshead

Shipley Art Gallery, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear

The Shipley Art Gallery opened in 1917 with a collection of 504 paintings bequeathed by local solicitor Joseph Shipley. Since then the collection has grown to include nearly 800 paintings and collections of works on paper, decorative art and... more

The Serenity Spa [Spa]

Seaham Hall, Lord Byron's Walk, Seaham

The Serenity Spa, Seaham Hall, Seaham, Durham

The Serenity Spa at Seaham Hall is a place to pamper, indulge and relax. Inspired by Feng Shui, you will discover a place that is oriental in design, with teak, granite and limestone everywhere amid an atmosphere of complete calm. Immerse yourself in... more

Durham Cathedral [Attraction / Activity]

The Chapter Office, The College, Durham

Durham Cathedral, The Chapter Office, Durham

Durham Cathedral has iconic status throughout the north-east of England, and deserves its reputation as being amongst the finest examples of Norman architecture remaining in Europe. Though a historic attraction, the Cathedral continues to hold... more

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens [Garden]

Belsay, Newcastle upon Tyne

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Belsay, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

The Belsay Hall comprises three distinct but related elements: a medieval castle that was enlarged in the early 17th century, a Greek Revival mansion that superseded it as a family residence at the beginning of the 19th century, and an outstanding... more

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens [Historic House]

Belsay, Newcastle upon Tyne

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Belsay, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear


Explore one of Britain's most Intriguing Country Mansions The Belsay Hall comprises three distinct but related elements: a medieval castle that was enlarged in the early 17th century, a Greek Revival mansion that superseded it as... more

Whalton Manor Gardens [Garden]

Whalton Manor, Whalton, Morpeth

Whalton Manor Gardens, Whalton Manor, Morpeth, Northumberland

Whalton Manor, dating from the 17th century was altered by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1908. The gardens were designed by Lutyens with the help of Gertrude Jekyll and include many of his architectural gems ,including pergolas, summerhouses and a vast stone... more

Brancepeth Castle Golf Club [Golf Course]

Durham

Brancepeth Castle Golf Club, Durham

Brancepeth Castle has some of the finest par threes and can claim to be one of the North-East's most picturesque courses. Designed by Harry Colt and at 6,400 yards and with a par of 70 it's a sound test. The first thing you notice are the rippling... more

Fullerton Place Spa at Shortflatt Tower [Spa]

Belsay, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fullerton Place Spa at Shortflatt Tower, Belsay, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland

Fullerton Place at Shortflatt Tower offers a wide rane of exclusive therapies, luxurious treatment rooms, a steam room, Hammam and outdoor hot tub. Only the best skincare products are used including Elemis and Natural Empathy leaving you feeling... more

Northumberland National Park [Attraction / Activity]

Eastburn, South Park, Hexham

Northumberland National Park, Eastburn, Hexham, Northumberland

Northumberland National Park, the land of the far horizons - a landscape of limitless beauty from Hadrian's Wall to the Cheviot Hills. Spread over the hills and valleys at the very top of England, but right in the centre of Britain, Northumberland... more

The Auckland Project [Garden]

The Auckland Castle Trust, Market Place, Bishop Auckland

The Auckland Project, The Auckland Castle Trust, Bishop Auckland, Durham

Auckland Castle was built as one of the primary castles and hunting lodges of the Prince Bishop of Durham. From the 1600s onwards the Prince Bishops used their increasing wealth to create a country retreat that reflected their semi-royal position,... more

Wallington [Historic House]

Cambo, Morpeth

Wallington, Cambo, Morpeth, Northumberland


Explore the beautiful Wallington House and Gardens Wallington dates from 1688, the estate was laid out in the 18th century by Sir Walter Blackett. The interior houses very good Italian Rococo plasterwork in the main rooms and a... more

Wallington [Garden]

Cambo, Morpeth

Wallington, Cambo, Morpeth, Northumberland


Explore the Beautiful Wallington Garden Wallington Garden, the original formality of Sir Walter Blackett´s 18th century landscape was influenced by Capability Brown. A simple grass terrace looks out over the landscape park,... more

Chesters Fort & Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Chollerford, Humshaugh, Hexham

Chesters Fort & Museum, Chollerford, Hexham, Northumberland


Discover the Life of Roman Solider at Chesters Fort & Museum on Hadrian's Wall Part of Hadrian’s Wall and built in 122-123AD, Chesters Fort & Museum is the best-preserved Roman cavalry fort in Britain and allows visitors to explore... more

Herterton House [Garden]

Hartington, Cambo, Morpeth

Herterton House, Hartington, Morpeth, Northumberland

Meticulously planted and beautifully executed, the gardens at Heterton House in Morpeth are a horticulturalist’s delight. Spread over one acre, the grounds of this elegant country plot are split into five gardens – a flower garden with stunning... more

Seaton Carew Golf Club [Golf Course]

Tees Road, Seaton Carew, Hartlepool

Seaton Carew Golf Club, Tees Road, Hartlepool, Durham

There are 22 holes at Seaton Carew, a lovely course in the Teesside region with a number of playing options. The Old course, an out and back layout, is the original design by Dr Alister MacKenzie. The Brabazon course incorporates 14 of the original... more

Headlam Hall Hotel, Spa & Golf [Spa]

Headlam, Near Gainford, Darlington

Headlam Hall Hotel, Spa & Golf, Headlam, Darlington, Durham

Headlam Spa is a rural retreat in the picturesque countryside of Teesdale and stands next to the superb Headlam Hall Hotel, a Jacobean mansion steeped in character. The facilities include a 14m deck-level pool with water jet feature, outdoor... more

Cragside [Historic House]

Rothbury, Morpeth

Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth, Northumberland


Explore an Extraordinary Victorian House and Gardens Cragside, creation of Victorian inventor and landscape genius Lord Armstrong, is a garden of breathtaking drama whatever the season. Surrounding the house is one of the largest... more

Cragside [Garden]

Rothbury, Morpeth

Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth, Northumberland


Explore an Extraordinary Victorian House and Gardens The variety and scale of Cragside´s gardens are incredible. Surrounding the house on all sides is one of the largest `hand-made´ rock gardens in Europe. In the Pinetum below,... more

Housesteads Roman Fort & Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Haydon Bridge

Housesteads Roman Fort & Museum, Haydon Bridge, Northumberland


Go Back in time and Experience the Life of a Roman Soldier at Housesteads Roman Fort on Hadrians wall Set on Hadrians wall, Housesteads Roman Fort is home to stunning panoramic views of Northumberland and a fantastic educational... more

Killhope [Museum / Art Gallery]

The North of England Lead Mining Museum, Nr Cowshill, Upper Weardale, Bishop Auckland

Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum, Bishop Auckland, Durham

Explores the life of North Pennine lead mining families. Visitors walk down the original mine tunnel and discover the working conditions of Victorian miners. See how miners lived and worked. Woodland walk & picnic site.... more

The Spa at Rockliffe Hall [Spa]

Rockliffe Hall Hotel, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington

The Spa at Rockliffe Hall, Rockliffe Hall Hotel, Darlington, Durham

The Spa at Rockliffe Hall offers 50,000 square feet of space to unwind, relax and indulge. Experience some of the truly sensational treatments and therapies whilst spa butlers keep you refreshed with champagne and freshly squeezed juices. For the... more

Rockliffe Hall Hotel [Golf Course]

Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington

Rockliffe Hall Hotel, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington, Durham

Rockliffe Hall on the bank of the River Tees is clearly constructed to host major events. A par 72, 7,879-yard challenge from the championship tees, but with four alternative tee positions to appease players of all abilities. Built in 2009 by Marc... more

Millgate House [Garden]

Richmond

Millgate House, Richmond, North Yorkshire

Millgate House has a spectacular, small, enclosed town garden with a blissful secluded setting, amazing views and all year round interest. Immensely stylish, ever changing, with winter structure and summer lushness. The garden is packed with ferns,... more

Appleby Manor Hotel & Garden Spa [Spa]

Roman Road, Appleby-in-Westmorland

Appleby Manor Hotel & Garden Spa, Roman Road, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria

The Garden Spa is a luxury spa on the edge of the Lake District Our philosophy is simple; from the moment you arrive we want you to enjoy feeling totally relaxed and indulged. Whether you are spending a couple of hours, a day or a Spa break with... more

Acorn Bank Garden [Garden]

Temple Sowerby, Penrith

Acorn Bank Garden, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria


Take a Stroll through Acorn Bank Garden Acorn Bank Garden, a pretty walled garden in Temple Sowerby, near Penrith, is home to more than 200 species of herbs plus some delightful fruit orchards. A National Trust property, this is... more

Bamburgh Castle Golf Club [Golf Course]

Bamburgh Castle Golf Club, The Wynding, Bamburgh

Bamburgh Castle Golf Club, Bamburgh Castle Golf Club, Bamburgh, Northumberland

Bamburgh Castle is one of Northumberland’s finest golf courses in the village of Bamburgh overlooking the ancient fortress from which it takes its name. It is a regular venue for county and regional events. Just 5,600 yards off the back markers, with... more

Thorp Perrow Arboretum [Garden]

Bedale

Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Bedale, North Yorkshire

Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Woodland Garden & Falconry Centre, the arboretum has 85 acres of woodland walks. It is one of the largest and rarest collections of trees and shrubs in the north of England and holds five National Collections - Ash, Lime,... more

Yorkshire Dales National Park [Attraction / Activity]

Yoredale, Bainbridge, Leyburn

Yorkshire Dales National Park, Yoredale, Leyburn, North Yorkshire

Explore the Stunning Beauty of The Yorkshire Dales National Park The Yorkshire Dales National Park has outstanding scenery, a range of wildlife habitats and a rich cultural heritage. It’s a special place – a fantastic outdoor arena for... more

Raithwaite Estate Spa [Spa]

Sandsend Road Whitby

Raithwaite Estate Spa, Sandsend Road  Whitby

The spa at Raithwaite Estate is Whitby’s only luxury spa. Boasting four treatment rooms, a relaxation room, heated pool, jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and small gym. Open to both residents and non-residents, the spa offers a variety of treatments to... more

Lindisfarne Castle [Historic House]

Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Lindisfarne Castle, Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland


Discover the intimate world of Lindisfarne Castle Lindisfarne Castle was built in 1550 to protect Holy Island, this Tudor fort was converted into a private house in 1903 by the young Edwin Lutyens for Edward Hudson. It can only be... more

North Lakes Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Ullswater Road, Penrith

North Lakes Hotel & Spa, Ullswater Road, Penrith, Cumbria

At the North Lakes Spa therapies and treatments are tailored to your lifestyle and needs, you'll leave feeling refreshed and ready to face the world once more. All the treatment rooms are designed with the client in mind. Each room has its own... more

Lindisfarne Priory [Museum / Art Gallery]

Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Lindisfarne Priory, Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland


Experience the tranquillity of Lindisfarne Priory Set on a tidal island off the north east coast of England, Lindisfarne Priory has been drawing visitors to its shores for many centuries and it is not hard to see why. For... more

Carlisle Golf Club [Golf Course]

Aglionby, Carlisle

Carlisle Golf Club, Aglionby, Carlisle, Cumbria

Situated amongst mature trees in gently undulating parkland, Carlisle is one of most attractive and testing courses in northern England and has hosted the regional qualifying for the Open Championship. You cannot relax at Carlisle, a perfect example... more

Whitby Abbey [Attraction / Activity]

Abbey Lane, Whitby

Whitby Abbey, Abbey Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire


Sink Your Fangs Into Whitby Abbey, the Inspiration for Dracula When the Russian schooner The Demeter ran aground in Whitby harbour in 1885, everyone on board was mysteriously dead. The lone survivor, a demonic black dog, bounded... more

Swinton Park [Spa]

Masham, Ripon

Swinton Park, Masham, Ripon, North Yorkshire

The Swinton Estate offers a wide range of activities from Falconry Experiences to Cookery Courses. As a hotel guest, you have use of the Country Club and Spa facilities from 3pm on the day of your arrival to 11am on the day of departure. These... more

Rievaulx Abbey [Attraction / Activity]

Rievaulx, Helmsley

Rievaulx Abbey, Rievaulx, Helmsley, North Yorkshire


Escape to the Tranquility of Rievaulx Abbey Deep in the beautiful wilderness of the North Yorkshire Moors lies the serenity of the Rievaulx Abbey. Founded in 1132, Rievaulx Abbey was the first Cistercian abbey in the north of... more

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