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  1. Hadrian’s Wall and Housesteads Fort

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Hexham

    Set high on a dramatic escarpment on Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site, Housesteads Roman Fort takes you back to the Roman Empire. Wander the barrack blocks and the hospital.

  2. Add Hylton Castle to your Itinerary

    Hylton Castle

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    SUNDERLAND

    A decorative gatehouse tower of a Castle.  Built by Sir William Hylton shortly before 1400, this is the second oldest building in Sunderland. 

  3. Add Beaurepaire Manor House to your Itinerary

    Beaurepaire Manor House

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Durham

    Ruins of a medieval manor house used as a medieval country retreat for the Priors of Durham. Dates from mid 13th century. .

    Dates

  4. Add Bamburgh Castle to your Itinerary

    Bamburgh Castle

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Bamburgh


    Dates

    From:
    10 Feb 2020to4 Nov 2020
  5. Add Binchester Roman Fort to your Itinerary

    Binchester Roman Fort

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

    Remains of Commandant's house and neighbouring bath-house containing one of the best preserved examples of a hypocaust (underfloor heating system) in the whole of Britain.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2020to31 Oct 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
  6. Add Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project: To open June 2021 to your Itinerary

    Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project: To open June 2021

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

    900-year-old Auckland Castle in Bishop Auckland is once again open to visitors, following a three-year conservation programme led by regeneration charity and visitor destination, The Auckland Project.

    Dates

    From:
    14 Feb 2019to31 Dec 2020
  7. Add Durham Castle Tours - NO TOURS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

    Durham Castle Tours - NO TOURS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Durham City

    Durham Castle is part of the Durham City World Heritage Site. Entrance by guided tour only. Opening can vary - All enquiries re guided tours should be directed Palace Green Library. Telephone 0191 334 2932 or castle.tours@durham.ac.uk.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
  8. Add HMS Trincomalee to your Itinerary

    HMS Trincomalee

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Ship

    Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool

    HMS Trincomalee, built in 1817, is one of the oldest ship afloat in Europe.

    Come aboard for a unique experience of Navy life 2 centuries ago.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Nov 2019to31 Mar 2021Open 11:00 - 16:00
    From:
    1 Apr 2020to31 Oct 2020Open 10:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Green Heritage Site Winner 2007/8 2007
  9. Add Seaton Delaval Hall to your Itinerary

    Seaton Delaval Hall

    Type

    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Whitley Bay

    Seaton Delaval Hall is a spectacular National Trust property set in the North East; a great house set in its own estate with lovely gardens and a fine collection. That's not all - there is also much more.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020Open 11:00 - 17:00
  10. Add Newcastle Castle to your Itinerary

    Newcastle Castle

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020Open 10:00 - 17:00
  11. Add Auckland Castle Deer House and Park to your Itinerary

    Auckland Castle Deer House and Park

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Bishop Auckland

    Auckland Castle commands a prominent position overlooking the River Wear, surrounded by formal gardens and 150 acres of idyllic parkland. The highlight is a Deer House built in 1760 in Gothic Revival style constructed as a folly to provide shelter.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2019to31 Dec 2020
  12. Roman Vindolanda Fort & Museum

    Add Roman Vindolanda Fort & Museum to your Itinerary

    Roman Vindolanda Fort & Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Hexham

    The Vindolanda site today contains a modern world class museum using the latest interpretation techniques and display to tell a very old, very interesting Roman story.

  13. Add Washington Old Hall to your Itinerary

    Washington Old Hall

    Type

    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Washington

    At the heart of historic Washington village this picturesque stone manor house and its gardens provide a tranquil oasis, reflecting gentry life following the turbulence of the English Civil War.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2021to31 Mar 2021Open 10:00 - 16:00

    Awards

    • Visit England Code of Practice 2014
  14. Add National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool to your Itinerary

    National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Ship

    Hartlepool

    A fascinating journey through time, set in an authentically-created historic quayside of the 1800s.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2020to29 Oct 2020Open 10:00 - 17:00
    From:
    29 Oct 2020to31 Mar 2021Open 11:00 - 16:00
  15. Hadrian's Wall

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall is the perfect day out. Explore its ancient archaeology. Find out more at NewcastleGateshead today.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020
  16. Add St Pauls Church and Monastic Site to your Itinerary

    St Pauls Church and Monastic Site

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Jarrow

    The home of the Venerable Bede, St Paul's is one of the best understood Monastic sites and along with St Peter's has been short-listed as a World Heritage Site.

    Dates

    Awards

    • Visit England Code of Practice 2012
  17. Dunstanburgh Castle

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Alnwick

    Built on the most magnificent scale, Dunstanburgh Castle stands on a remote headland in Northumberland.

    Dates

  18. Add Bessie Surtees House to your Itinerary

    Bessie Surtees House

    Type

    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Discover Jacobean domestic architecture at the 16th and 17th Century Bessie Surtees House in the heart of Newcastle. Plan your trip with NewcastleGateshead.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Visit England Code of Practice 2012
  19. Add Hexham Old Gaol to your Itinerary

    Hexham Old Gaol

    Type

    Type:

    Indoor Attraction

    Hexham

    Experience first hand what life was really like for prisoners in the 1300s. Find outt more about the Border Reivers – local families including the Charltons, Dodds, Milburns and Robsons, famous for causing trouble.
    We house a wide variety of books,…

  20. Add Warkworth Castle to your Itinerary

    Warkworth Castle

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    MORPETH

    Towering 12th century fortress with striking ruins and mystery-shrouded hermitage gracing the charming River Coquet.