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  1. Add Ushaw Historic House, Chapels and Gardens to your Itinerary

    Ushaw Historic House, Chapels and Gardens

    Type

    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Durham

    Ushaw is set in the beautiful Durham countryside and houses architectural gems by Augustus Pugin and his followers. This amazing venue offers a wide variety of activities, events and exhibitions - something for all ages!

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2021VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  2. Add Diggerland to your Itinerary

    Diggerland

    Type

    Type:

    Adventure Park / Playground

    Langley Park

    Diggerland is the UK’s most unique construction-themed adventure park where guests can drive, ride and operate earth-moving machinery in a safe and family friendly environment. There's one right here in Durham and you can save money off pay on the…

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2018Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
    • Regional and Miscellaneous WTTC Safe Travels 2021WTTC Safe Travels

more than 5 miles

  1. Add St Hilda's Church Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    St Hilda's Church Visitor Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Hartlepool

    St Hilda's is the parish church of the Headland. The church (a Grade 1 listed building) stands in a commanding position by the sea. It is a vibrant and living church, an impressive architectural structure and a place of great importance in the…

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  2. Add Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens to your Itinerary

    Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

    Type

    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…

  3. Add Druridge Bay Country Park to your Itinerary

    Druridge Bay Country Park

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    Type:

    Country / Royal Park

    MORPETH

    The bay is a stunning, with seven miles of sand running from Amble to Cresswell and is a popular with cyclists, walkers and surfers. Druridge Bay Country Park has amenities to help you enjoy a day at the coast with toilets, cafe and children's play…

  4. Add Holy Trinity, Wingate to your Itinerary

    Holy Trinity, Wingate

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Wingate

    Holy Trinity Church, Wingate was built in 1841, just 2 years after the first shaft was sunk for Wingate Grange Colliery in 1839.

  5. Add Penshaw Monument to your Itinerary

    Penshaw Monument

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    Type:

    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.

  6. Add Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre to your Itinerary

    Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre

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    Type:

    Nature Reserve

    Low Hauxley, Morpeth

    The Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre is one of the best wildlife-watching spots in the North East. Right next to the beach, it offers fantastic views across the length of Druridge Bay and is internationally renowned for its birds.

  7. Add Hadrian’s Wall and Housesteads Fort to your Itinerary

    Hadrian’s Wall and Housesteads Fort

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    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.

  8. Add Bertie's Play Village to your Itinerary

    Bertie's Play Village

    Type

    Type:

    Family Activity Centre

    Durham City

    Bertie's Play Village is a children’s stay-and-play facility that offers children, parents and families a place to take a break from their shopping trip at Prince Bishops Place.

  9. 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.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Green Heritage Site Winner 2007/8 2007
  10. Add St Cuthbert's North Road to your Itinerary

    St Cuthbert's North Road

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

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

  11. Add St Peter's Church to your Itinerary

    St Peter's Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Sunderland

    St Peter's Church stands as one of the oldest in Britain more than 1300 years old. Built in 674AD by Benedict Biscop, there is a stained glass window in the church dedicated to him. At the age of 7 the Venerable Bede joined the monastery here.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  12. Add St Andrew's Church to your Itinerary

    St Andrew's Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Sunderland

    St Andrew's Church is of international importance, the interior has many treasures including William Morris carpets, Ernest Grimson furniture and the painted ceiling in the sanctuary depicting the creation of the sun and stars which is painted in…

  13. Add The Glasshouse International Centre for Music (formerly Sage Gateshead) to your Itinerary

    The Glasshouse International Centre for Music (formerly Sage Gateshead)

    Type

    Type:

    Music Hall

    Gateshead

    The Glasshouse International Centre for Music is the pioneering centre for music and musical discovery on the south bank of the River Tyne.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Business Tourism Award of the Year Bronze 2008North East England Business Tourism Award of the Year Bronze
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Access for all Tourism Award - Gold 2014North East England Tourism Awards - Access for all Tourism Award - Gold
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism Award - Silver 2013North East England Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism Award - Silver
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism Award - Bronze 2014North East England Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism Award - Bronze
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Silver 2013North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Silver
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Highly Commended 2014North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Highly Commended
  14. Add Cresswell Pond Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Cresswell Pond Nature Reserve

    Type

    Type:

    Nature Reserve

    MORPETH

    Brackish lagoon, reed beds and hide for bird-watching. Great numbers of roosting waders and wildfowl all year.

  15. Add Tynemouth Aquarium to your Itinerary

    Tynemouth Aquarium

    Type

    Type:

    Aquarium

    Tynemouth

    Situated on the sea front at Tynemouth, Tynemouth Aquarium is the perfect attraction for when the rain interferes with your trip to the beach!

    Awards

    • Visit England Code of Practice 2012
  16. Add St Mary's Lighthouse to your Itinerary

    St Mary's Lighthouse

    Type

    Type:

    Lighthouse

    Whitley Bay

    Lighthouse, bird-watching hide and visitor centre are all open to the public. Permanent and changing exhibitions, gift shop and educational facilities.

  17. Add DLI Collection at Sevenhills to your Itinerary

    DLI Collection at Sevenhills

    Type

    Type:

    Military

    Spennymoor

    The Durham Light Infantry Collection has moved to Sevenhills at Spennymoor. The dedicated research and study area is open by appointment Tuesday and Thursdays, 10 am – 3 pm. Appointments can also be made to view objects.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport

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