The Northeast

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  • 1. Alnwick Garden

    Garden

    A marvelous flight of fancy, Alnwick Garden celebrated its 20-year anniversary at the turn of this decade and remains one of the area's most...Read More

  • 2. Angel of the North

    Public Art

    South of Newcastle, near the junction of the A1 and A1(M) at Gateshead, stands England's largest—and one of its most popular—sculptures, the...Read More

  • 3. Bamburgh Castle

    Castle/Palace

    You'll see Bamburgh Castle long before you reach it: a solid, weather-beaten, clifftop fortress that dominates the coastal view for miles around...Read More

  • 4. Beamish, the Living Museum of the North

    Museum Village

    Made up of buildings found on-site or moved from elsewhere in the region, this sprawling, award-winning complex—which celebrated its 50th year...Read More

  • 5. Bowes Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    This vast manor house, inspired by a French château, was built between 1862 and 1875. Highlights include paintings by Canaletto, El Greco, Francisco...Read More

  • 6. Corbridge Roman Town

    Ruins

    The foundations of this important Roman garrison town (the farthest north in the entire Roman Empire) are brought to life with a lively audio...Read More

  • 7. Cragside

    Historic Home

    The turrets and towers of Tudor-style Cragside, a Victorian country house, look out over the edge of a forested hillside. It was built between...Read More

  • 8. Durham Cathedral

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    A Norman masterpiece in the heart of the city, Durham Cathedral is a vision of strength and fortitude, a far cry from the airy lightness of...Read More

  • 9. Great North Museum: Hancock

    Museum/Gallery

    An amalgam of several collections belonging to Newcastle University and named for a Victorian founder of the Natural History Society of...Read More

  • 10. Hadrian's Wall

    Ruins

    Dedicated to the Roman god Terminus, the massive span of Hadrian's Wall once marked the northern frontier of the Roman Empire. Today, remnants...Read More

  • 11. Head of Steam

    Museum/Gallery

    A family-friendly museum in nearby Darlington tells the story of the early days of rail travel. The town gained fame in 1825, when George Stephenson...Read More

  • 12. Hexham Abbey

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    A site of Christian worship for more than 1,300 years, ancient Hexham Abbey forms one side of the town's main square. Most of the current building...Read More

  • 13. Housesteads Roman Fort

    Museum/Gallery

    If you have time to visit only one Hadrian's Wall site, Housesteads Roman Fort is your best bet. Britain's most complete example of a Roman...Read More

  • 14. Lindisfarne Priory

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    In the year 875, Vikings destroyed the Lindisfarne community; only a few monks escaped, carrying with them Cuthbert's bones, which were reburied...Read More

  • 15. Raby Castle

    Castle/Palace

    The stone battlements and turrets of moated Raby Castle, once the seat of the powerful Nevills and currently the home of the 11th Baron Barnard...Read More

  • 16. Vindolanda

    Ruins

    About 8 miles east of Greenhead, this archaeological site—which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2020—holds the remains of eight successive...Read More

  • 17. Alnwick Castle

    Castle/Palace

    Sometimes called the "Windsor of the North," the imposing Alnwick Castle will likely provoke cries of "Hogwarts!" from younger visitors as it...Read More

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  • 18. Auckland Castle

    Castle/Palace

    Arguably the greatest of the prince-bishops of Durham's properties is this Episcopal palace, which you enter through an elaborate stone arch...Read More

  • 19. Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

    Arts/Performance Venue

    Formerly a grain warehouse and now the country's largest national gallery for contemporary art outside London, the BALTIC (as it's often styled...Read More

  • 20. Barnard Castle

    Castle/Palace

    The substantial ruins of Barnard Castle, which gave the town its name, cling to an aerie overlooking the River Tees. From the outside, it looks...Read More

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