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Heugh LighthouseThe Way of Love, HartlepoolThe Way of Love follows the influence of three of the most important female figures in the establishment of Christianity in England - St Hilda, St Helena and St Mary Magdalene - whilst mixing maritime and mining heritage, nationally-important nature reserves and the North East’s iconic denes.

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  1. St John's Methodist Church

    St John's Methodist Church

    Traditional Sunday service with a warm and welcoming congregation.  Regular midweek…

    4.85 miles away
  2. Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

    Sunderland's history under one roof, dating from 1846 there are so many exhibits to keep…

    5.26 miles away
  3. Sunderland Maritime Heritage

    Learn of the maritime heritage with workshop and visitor centre open to the public three…

    5.42 miles away
  1. Sunderland Bridge

    Sunderland Bridge

    Sunderland Bridge dates back to the 14th century and the woodland clustered around it is…

    5.48 miles away
  2. Sunderland Minster

    The Minster is a significant part of Sunderland’s heritage, dating as some suggest to as…

    5.5 miles away
  3. St Michael and All Angels Church

    We are a Grade 1 listed building, an ancient Parish Church, that has been at the centre…

    5.59 miles away
  4. Wearmouth Bridge

    Wearmouth Bridge

    A through arch bridge spanning the River Wear in Sunderland, the current bridge was…

    5.67 miles away
  5. National Glass Centre

    Inspiring people to learn about, make and enjoy contemporary glass.

    5.75 miles away
  6. St Peter's Church

    St Peter's Church stands as one of the oldest in Britain more than 1300 years old. Built…

    5.76 miles away
  7. Monkwearmouth Station Fans Museum

    Housed in the former Monkwearmouth Station museum.  The Fans Museum has an outstanding…

    5.82 miles away
  8. St Benet Church

    St Benet Church

    A large Catholic Church in Sunderland. 

    5.91 miles away
  9. Herrington Hill Nature Reserve

    Extensive area of magnesium limestone grassland with classic indicator species that…

    5.96 miles away
  10. Castle Eden Dene National Nature Reserve

    Castle Eden Dene is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is home to an extraordinary…

    6 miles away
  11. Stadium of Light

    The Stadium of Light is home to Sunderland AFC's Black Cats.  Tours are available all…

    6.03 miles away
  12. Roker Park

    A wonderful park connecting directly to the beach.  Family fun with tennis courts,…

    6.38 miles away
  13. Roker Pier and Lighthouse

    Roker Pier and Lighthouse are a Grade ll listed building whihc opened in 1903. The…

    6.39 miles away
  14. St. Andrew’s Chilton Moor

    Originally dedicated in 1876 and designed by renowned architect George Gilbert Scott…

    6.56 miles away
  15. Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

    Rainton Meadows was created by the restoration of the Rye Hill Opencast coal mine in 1996…

    6.61 miles away
  16. Bede Memorial Cross

    Bede Memorial Cross

    The Bede Memorial Cross has carvings on all sides that are in the style of original Anglo…

    6.67 miles away
  17. St Andrew's Church

    St Andrew's Church is of international importance, the interior has many treasures…

    6.67 miles away
  18. Penshaw Monument

    One of the North East's most prominent landmarks, Penshaw Monument was built in 1844 in…

    6.75 miles away
  19. Northern Spire Bridge

    An impressive two span cable stayed bridge and A-frame pylon rising to 344ft to cross the…

    6.86 miles away
  20. Herrington Country Park

    One of the largest parks in Sunderland with walks and cycle trails, family cycling with…

    6.87 miles away
  21. Mere Knolls Cemetery

    Opened in 1856 and now covering a holdin of 42 acres, many notable people are laid to…

    7.38 miles away
  22. Hylton Castle

    A decorative gatehouse tower of a Castle.  Built by Sir William Hylton shortly before…

    7.69 miles away
  23. Holy Trinity, Wingate

    Holy Trinity Church, Wingate was built in 1841, just 2 years after the first shaft was…

    7.78 miles away
  24. WWT Washington Wetland Centre

    Whatever the season, come rain or shine – the award-winning WWT Washington Wetland Centre…

    7.83 miles away
  25. Finchale Priory

    The very extensive remains of a 13thC priory, founded on the site of a retired pirate's…

    8.5 miles away
  26. Adventure Valley

    Discover a world of family adventures at Adventure Valley, the North East’s biggest…

    8.6 miles away
  27. Washington Old Hall

    At the heart of historic Washington village this picturesque stone manor house and its…

    8.83 miles away
  28. Hart Saxon Church Saint Mary Magdalene

    St. Mary Magdalene Church has been a place of prayer and worship for hundreds of years,…

    8.94 miles away
  29. Cleadon Windmill

    This now ruined windmill is a grade 2 listed building and sits on top of the beautiful…

    9.21 miles away
  30. Kelloe Sculptures

    Kelloe Sculptures

    Throughout Kelloe there are a number of fascinating sculptures which reflect the mining…

    9.67 miles away
  31. Ankers House and St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church

    The cathedral church and shrine of St Cuthbert from AD883 to 995 with attached anchorage…

    9.77 miles away
  32. Old Durham Gardens

    Old Durham Gardens can be found less than a mile east of Durham City Centre. The gardens…

    9.91 miles away
  33. St Mary Magdalene's Church - Trimdon Horseshoe Arch

    The medieval church (built in 1155) was on the pilgrim route from Whitby to Durham…

    9.97 miles away
  34. St Giles Church

    St. Giles’ has been a place for people to meet and worship for over 900 years.…

    10.08 miles away
  35. Marsden Bay

    Discover the dramatic cliffs and bays with stacks and caves at Marsden Bay for the…

    10.22 miles away
  36. Elvet Methodist Church

    Elvet Methodist Church is situated in Old Elvet, three minutes walk east of the market…

    10.4 miles away
  37. Christchurch Durham

    Christchurch Durham is an Anglican Evangelical Church in Durham, please see website for…

    10.39 miles away
  38. Prince Bishop River Cruiser and Browns Rowing Boats

    The Prince Bishop River Cruiser offers cruises with spectacular views of historic Durham…

    10.51 miles away
  39. Bertie's Play Barn

    A bigger and better stay and play for winter, a real adventure for growing minds!…

    10.52 miles away
  40. St Nicholas Church

    The Church in the Marketplace of Durham City.

    10.54 miles away
  41. Durham Town Hall

    The Town Hall has been central to life in Durham city for more than 650 years. A recent…

    10.56 miles away
  42. Lord Londonderry Statue

    Raffaele Monti's statue of Charles William Vane Stewart, the 3rd Marquess of Londonderry.

    10.56 miles away
  43. Heugh Gun Battery Museum

    The Heugh (pronounced "Yuff") Gun Battery is a site of great significance in terms of…

    10.58 miles away
  44. St Oswald's Church

    St Oswald’s is an Anglican church in the centre of the beautiful university and cathedral…

    10.6 miles away
  45. Durham Museum and Heritage Centre

    Local history museum housed in historic church near cathedral. Tells the story of Durham…

    10.62 miles away
  46. Museum of Archaeology

    Living on the Hills - 10,000 years of Durham. This permanent exhibition uses objects from…

    10.62 miles away
  47. Durham Castle

    Durham Castle is part of the Durham City World Heritage Site. Entrance by guided tour…

    10.65 miles away
  48. Palace Green Library

    Palace Green Library, in the heart of Durham city, holds Durham University's special…

    10.66 miles away
  49. World Heritage Site Visitor Centre

    A free visitor centre providing an introduction to Durham World Heritage Site and what…

    10.66 miles away
  50. DLI Collection at Palace Green Library

    Explore the history of the Durham Light Infantry enjoying items from the collection with…

    10.68 miles away
  51. Framwellgate Bridge

    Framwellgate Bridge, the oldest bridge in Durham, is one of three mediaeval arch bridges…

    10.68 miles away
  52. Durham Cathedral Tower

    Durham Cathedral Towers
    Enjoy spectacular views of the historic city of Durham and the…

    10.69 miles away
  53. Durham Cathedral Tours

    Discover the hidden history of Durham Cathedral with one of our regular guided tours.…

    10.69 miles away
  54. Durham Cathedral

    Thought by many to be the finest example of Norman church architecture in England, with…

    10.69 miles away
  55. Durham Cathedral Museum

    The Durham Cathedral Museum is an award-winning museum for all ages which guides visitors…

    10.71 miles away
  56. Wharton Park

    This VisitEngland accredited attraction Wharton Park commands spectacular views across…

    10.77 miles away
  57. Our Lady of Mercy and St Godric Church

    The Church of Our Lady of Mercy and St. Godric is our Grade II listed church,…

    10.8 miles away
  58. St Cuthbert's North Road

    Please see website for full list of services and events :- http://cuthbertandaidan…

    10.8 miles away
  59. North Road Methodist Church

    Grade 2 listed Bethel chapel, which is now a Methodist Church dates back to 1853.

    10.8 miles away
  60. St Mary The Less Church

    The Chapel for St John's College, serving part of the small parishes of the Peninsula.…

    10.8 miles away
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