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less than 2 miles

  1. Add Herrington Country Park to your Itinerary

    Herrington Country Park

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    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    HOUGHTON LE SPRING

    One of the largest parks in Sunderland with walks and cycle trails, family cycling with Sustrans, an adventure play area, skate boarding, Nordic walking, model boat sailing in the lake and a variety of sculptures that celebrate the heritage of the…

  2. 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.

  3. 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
  4. Add Washington Old Hall to your Itinerary

    Washington Old Hall

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    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

less than 5 miles

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

    Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

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    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
  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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    Type:

    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 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…

  4. Add St. Andrew’s Chilton Moor to your Itinerary

    St. Andrew’s Chilton Moor

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    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.

  5. 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. 

  6. Add Finchale Priory to your Itinerary

    Finchale Priory

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    Type:

    Abbey / Priory

    Durham City

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

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  7. Add St Michael and All Angels Church to your Itinerary

    St Michael and All Angels Church

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    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
  8. 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.

  9. Add Bowes Railway to your Itinerary

    Bowes Railway

    Type

    Type:

    Railway

    Gateshead

    The Bowes Railway is the only operational and preserved standard gauge cable railway system in the world. Dating from 1826 and designed in part by George Stephenson, it was one of the world’s first modern railways.

  10. 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. 

more than 5 miles

  1. Add St Cuthbert's North Road to your Itinerary

    St Cuthbert's North Road

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    Please see website for full list of services and events :- http://cuthbertandaidan.durhamnorthteam.org/​​​​​​​ 

  2. Add Woodhorn, Museum and Northumberland Archives to your Itinerary

    Woodhorn, Museum and Northumberland Archives

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Ashington

    For a taste of Northumberland's history and mining heritage try a visit to Woodhorn - Museum and Northumberland Archives, near Ashington.

    Awards

    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver 2011Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver
    • Visit England Code of Practice 2011
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism Award - Bronze 2012North East England Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism Award - Bronze
  3. Roman Vindolanda Fort & Museum

    Add Roman Vindolanda Fort & Museum to your Itinerary

    Roman Vindolanda Fort & Museum

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    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.

  4. Add Newbiggin Maritime Centre to your Itinerary

    Newbiggin Maritime Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Newbiggin by the Sea

    Newbiggin Maritime Centre, the newest attraction on the beautiful Northumberland coastline, offers a unique experience for visitors. Telling the story of a community’s life by the sea.

  5. Add World Heritage Site Visitor Centre at Palace Green Library to your Itinerary

    World Heritage Site Visitor Centre at Palace Green Library

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    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Durham City

    Providing a perfect introduction to the Durham World Heritage Site for all ages, the visitor centre is the gateway to discovering what it is that makes Durham so significant, and what there is to see and do around the peninsula.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2020 2020TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2020
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  6. St John Lee Parish Chruch

    Add St John Lee Parish Chruch to your Itinerary

    St John Lee Parish Chruch

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Hexham

    Established in the 10th century, the church appears to have been built on the site of the oratory dedicated to St Michael. The name means St John in the field/clearing in the wood. The area in which it surrounds was covered with forest - hence the…

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