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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

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

Diggerland [Attraction / Activity]

Langley Park, Durham

Diggerland, Langley Park, Durham


Diggerland Adventure Park experience Adventure park offering experiences where children ride and drive full-size diggers, with over 18 rides to enjoy. Test your skills on the Dumper Trucks. Find buried treasure. Knock down the... 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

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

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

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

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

Beamish- The Living Museum of the North [Museum / Art Gallery]

Beamish, Chester-le-Street

Beamish- The Living Museum of the North, Beamish, Chester-le-Street, Durham

Immerse yourself in 19th and 20th century northern life in the fabulous Beamish, The North of England Open Air Museum, in County Durham. This giant site (easily navigable by trams, charabancs and omnibuses) is dedicated to showcasing how people lived... more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hutton-In-The-Forest [Historic House]

Penrith

Hutton-In-The-Forest, Penrith, Cumbria

The historic house at Hutton-In-The-Forest is based on a medieval pele tower, with substantial additions in 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Entrance is through the medieval Stone Hall, hung with a variety of weapons. The new hall has a Cupid... more

Hutton-In-The-Forest [Garden]

Penrith

Hutton-In-The-Forest, Penrith, Cumbria

Hutton-in-the-Forest´s Walled Garden is the main attraction dating from the 1730s. It contains an increasing collection of herbaceous plants, as well as many fruits trained to the walls, at its most beautiful in the summer months. The Terraces round... more

Dalemain [Garden]

Penrith

Dalemain, Penrith, Cumbria

Dalemain is a delightful and fascinating 5 acre Lake District garden, just two miles from Ullswater and provides a haven of tranquillity. Richly planted herbaceous borders, Rose Walk with over 100 old-fashioned roses and ancient apple trees of named... more

Dalemain Historic House & Garden [Historic House]

Penrith

Dalemain Historic House & Garden, Penrith, Cumbria

The medieval Tudor and Georgian Dalemain Historic House has been home to the Hasell family since 1679 with an interior that has not changed since the 18th century. The entrance hall has a shallow staircase made of local oak, and collections of china,... more

Verbena Spa at the Feversham Arms Hotel [Spa]

The Feversham Arms, 1 High Street, Helmsley

Verbena Spa at the Feversham Arms Hotel, The Feversham Arms, Helmsley, North Yorkshire

Purveyors of true English style spa is surely the trademark of Verbena Spa at the Feversham Arms Hotel. Set in wonderful seclusion in picture postcard Helmsley - just 40 minutes from York and Teeside and under an hour from Leeds - the spa draws on... 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

North York Moors National Park [Attraction / Activity]

The Old Vicarage, Bondgate, Helmsley

North York Moors National Park, The Old Vicarage, Helmsley, West Yorkshire


Explore The North York Moors National Park The great variety of landscapes in the North York Moors is what truly makes it unique and gives it a character which so many people can enjoy. You can experience the vast open space of... 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

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Castle Street, Carlisle

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria

Tullie House Museum has refurbished two of its permanent galleries to improve the display of its nationally important collection of Pre-Raphaelite art. This exciting development incorporates new interpretation including an innovative multimedia... more

Farfield Mill [Museum / Art Gallery]

Arts & Heritage Centre, Garsdale Road, Sedbergh

Farfield Mill, Arts & Heritage Centre, Sedbergh, Cumbria

A restored Victorian woollen mill now housing artists' studios, exhibition galleries, working looms with demonstrating artists and a cafe. The heritage floor illustrates the history of Farfield Mill, the lives of its workers and the local people of... more

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