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  1. Add Penshaw Monument to your Itinerary

    Penshaw Monument

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    Landmark

    Houghton Le Spring

    One of the North East's most prominent landmarks, Penshaw Monument was built in 1844 in honour of the first Earl of Durham, John George Lambton. Presented to the National Trust as a gift in 1939 by the 5th Earl of Durham.

less than 2 miles

  1. Add WWT Washington Wetland Centre to your Itinerary

    WWT Washington Wetland Centre

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    Type:

    Animal Collection

    Washington

    Whatever the season, come rain or shine – the award-winning WWT Washington Wetland Centre is the perfect place to connect with nature.

    Awards

    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver 2014Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver
    • Visit England Code of Practice 2014
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Tourism Awards 2009 - Bronze 2009Tourism Awards 2009 - Bronze
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Tourism Awards 2011 - Gold 2011Tourism Awards 2011 - Gold
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism Award - Bronze 2012North East England Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism Award - Bronze
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold 2014North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Highly Commended 2013North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Highly Commended
  2. Add Herrington Hill Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Herrington Hill Nature Reserve

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    Type:

    Nature Reserve

    New Herrington

    Extensive area of magnesium limestone grassland with classic indicator species that define this rare plant community.  Meadow Brown and Common Blue butterflies are abundant during the summer months, with Linnet, Yellowhammer and Common Whitethroat…

less than 5 miles

  1. Add Angel of the North to your Itinerary

    Angel of the North

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    Type:

    Sightseeing

    Gateshead

    The Gateshead Angel of the North is Britain's largest sculpture. Find travel information and directions to the Angel of the North.

  2. Add Ankers House and St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church to your Itinerary

    Ankers House and St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church

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    Church / Chapel

    Chester-le-Street

    The cathedral church and shrine of St Cuthbert from AD883 to 995 with attached anchorage containing displays on Roman, Saxon and medieval times.

  3. Add Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens to your Itinerary

    Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

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    Type:

    Museum

    SUNDERLAND

    Sunderland's history under one roof, dating from 1846 there are so many exhibits to keep you entertained. One of the most famous of these is Wallace, Wallace a Lion who was part of the wild animal show to visit Sunderland in 1800.  After Wallace's…

  4. Add Monkwearmouth Station Fans Museum to your Itinerary

    Monkwearmouth Station Fans Museum

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    Type:

    Museum

    Sunderland

    Housed in the former Monkwearmouth Station museum.  The Fans Museum has an outstanding collection of SAFC memorabilia as well as that of national and international clubs.

  5. Add Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

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    Type:

    Nature Reserve

    Chilton Moor, Houghton le Spring

    Rainton Meadows was created by the restoration of the Rye Hill Opencast coal mine in 1996 by UK Coal in partnership with Durham Wildlife Trust and the City of Sunderland.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  6. Add St. Andrew’s Chilton Moor to your Itinerary

    St. Andrew’s Chilton Moor

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Chilton Moor, Houghton-le-Spring

    Originally dedicated in 1876 and designed by renowned architect George Gilbert Scott Junior, St. Andrew’s is a light and airy church serving the villages of Chilton Moor and Fencehouses, formerly mining communities.

  7. Add Northern Spire Bridge to your Itinerary

    Northern Spire Bridge

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    Type:

    Bridge

    Sunderland

    An impressive two span cable stayed bridge and A-frame pylon rising to 344ft to cross the River Wear.  With two lane traffic capacity and access for cyclists with footpath along the length. 

  8. Add Hylton Castle to your Itinerary

    Hylton Castle

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    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. 

  9. Add Washington Old Hall to your Itinerary

    Washington Old Hall

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    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.

    Awards

    • Visit England Code of Practice 2014
  10. St John's Methodist Church

    Add St John's Methodist Church to your Itinerary

    St John's Methodist Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Sunderland

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

  11. Add Stadium of Light to your Itinerary

    Stadium of Light

    Type

    Type:

    Sports Ground

    SUNDERLAND

    The Stadium of Light is home to Sunderland AFC's Black Cats.  Tours are available all year round giving you the opportunity to experience a walk down the tunnell or see the players changing rooms. 

  12. Add Finchale Priory to your Itinerary

    Finchale Priory

    Type

    Type:

    Abbey / Priory

    Durham

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

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Travellers Choice 2016TripAdvisor Travellers Choice
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  13. Add St Michael and All Angels Church to your Itinerary

    St Michael and All Angels Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Houghton le Spring

    We are a Grade 1 listed building, an ancient Parish Church, that has been at the centre of our community for over one thousand years. We have an award from Visit England as “A Place of Interest”.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  14. Add Sunderland Minster to your Itinerary

    Sunderland Minster

    Type

    Type:

    Cathedral / Minister

    Sunderland

    The Minster is a significant part of Sunderland’s heritage, dating as some suggest to as far back as 940AD. Rebuilt in the 20th century and following the grant of city status to Sunderland in 1992 the church was re-designated as ‘Sunderland Minster’…

  15. Sunderland Bridge

    Add Sunderland Bridge to your Itinerary

    Sunderland Bridge

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Sunderland

    Sunderland Bridge dates back to the 14th century and the woodland clustered around it is majestic. It is built of dressed sandstone with four semicircular arches. The bridge has undergone several rebuilds, with the end arches being rebuilt in 1770,…

  16. Wearmouth Bridge

    Add Wearmouth Bridge to your Itinerary

    Wearmouth Bridge

    Type

    Type:

    Bridge

    Sunderland

    A through arch bridge spanning the River Wear in Sunderland, the current bridge was opened in 1929.  It is the final bridge over the River Wear before reaching the North Sea.

more than 5 miles

  1. Add Auckland Tower - The Auckland Project to your Itinerary

    Auckland Tower - The Auckland Project

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Bishop Auckland

    Auckland Tower is the perfect place to get a feel for The Auckland Project, the stunning setting, and to pick up everything you’ll need for your day of exploration.

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