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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. 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
  15. 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
  16. St Andrew's Church

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

    6.67 miles away
  17. Penshaw Monument

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

    6.75 miles away
  18. Northern Spire Bridge

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

    6.86 miles away
  19. Herrington Country Park

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

    6.87 miles away
  20. Mere Knolls Cemetery

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

    7.38 miles away
  21. Hylton Castle

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

    7.69 miles away
  22. WWT Washington Wetland Centre

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

    7.83 miles away
  23. Finchale Priory

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

    8.5 miles away
  24. Adventure Valley

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

    8.6 miles away
  25. Washington Old Hall

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

    8.83 miles away
  26. Cleadon Windmill

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

    9.21 miles away
  27. Kelloe Sculptures

    Kelloe Sculptures

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

    9.67 miles away
  28. 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
  29. Old Durham Gardens

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

    9.91 miles away
  30. 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
  31. St Giles Church

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

    10.08 miles away
  32. Marsden Bay

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

    10.22 miles away
  33. Christchurch Durham

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

    10.39 miles away
  34. Elvet Methodist Church

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

    10.4 miles away
  35. Prince Bishop River Cruiser and Browns Rowing Boats

    **No sailings until further notice**

    The Prince Bishop River Cruiser offers cruises…

    10.51 miles away
  36. Bertie's Play Barn

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

    10.52 miles away
  37. St Nicholas Church

    The Church in the Marketplace of Durham City.

    10.54 miles away
  38. Durham Town Hall - temporarily closed

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

    10.56 miles away
  39. Lord Londonderry Statue

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

    10.56 miles away
  40. Heugh Gun Battery Museum

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

    10.58 miles away
  41. World Heritage Site Visitor Centre - Closed until early 2021

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

    10.59 miles away
  42. St Oswald's Church

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

    10.6 miles away
  43. Durham Museum and Heritage Centre

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

    10.62 miles away
  44. Museum of Archaeology - Closed until further notice due to Covid-19

    **Closed until further notice**
    Living on the Hills - 10,000 years of Durham. This…

    10.62 miles away
  45. Durham Castle Tours - closed until further notice

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

    10.65 miles away
  46. Palace Green Library - closed to walk-in visitors until early 2021

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

    10.66 miles away
  47. DLI Collection at Palace Green Library - closed to walk-in visitors until early 2021

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

    10.68 miles away
  48. Framwellgate Bridge

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

    10.68 miles away
  49. Durham Cathedral Tours - temporarily suspended

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

    10.69 miles away
  50. Durham Cathedral

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

    10.69 miles away
  51. Durham Cathedral Tower - temporarily closed

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

    10.69 miles away
  52. Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral - temporarily closed

    Open Treasure is an award-winning museum for all ages which guides visitors through some…

    10.71 miles away
  53. Wharton Park

    This VisitEngland accredited attraction Wharton Park commands spectacular views across…

    10.77 miles away
  54. St Cuthbert's North Road

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

    10.8 miles away
  55. 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
  56. 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
  57. North Road Methodist Church

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

    10.8 miles away
  58. St Cuthbert's Catholic Church

    St Cuthbert's Church is a Roman Catholic parish church in Durham, England. It was opened…

    10.8 miles away
  59. Waddington Street United Reformed Church

    A congregation made up of all sorts of people from Durham and the surrounding area. We…

    10.92 miles away
  60. Mountyjoy

    Mountyjoy

    Rewarding climb to see Durham spread-eagled spectacularly below.

    10.95 miles away
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