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less than 2 miles

  1. Add WWT Washington Wetland Centre to your Itinerary

    WWT Washington Wetland Centre

    Type

    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

less than 5 miles

  1. 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.

  2. 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
  3. 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.

  4. 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. 

  5. Add Bowes Railway to your Itinerary

    Bowes Railway

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    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.

  6. Add Herrington Country Park to your Itinerary

    Herrington Country Park

    Type

    Type:

    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…

  7. 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. 

  8. Add Angel of the North to your Itinerary

    Angel of the North

    Type

    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 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.

  10. 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…

  11. 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
  12. Add Saltwell Park and Saltwell Towers to your Itinerary

    Saltwell Park and Saltwell Towers

    Type

    Type:

    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    Gateshead

    Saltwell Park, based in the heart of Gateshead, is one of Britain's finest examples of a Victorian Park. The park has seen an amazing transformation and has been restored to its Victorian splendour.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Green Flag Award Winner 2007/8 2007

more than 5 miles

  1. Add Monkwearmouth Station Fans Museum to your Itinerary

    Monkwearmouth Station Fans Museum

    Type

    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.

  2. The Ferryman's Hut

    Add The Ferryman's Hut to your Itinerary

    The Ferryman's Hut

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    ALNWICK

    The hut is a mini-museum with photographs of the ferrymen, various images of old Alnmouth fishermen, information about the ferry, and assorted memorabilia.

  3. Add Druridge Links to your Itinerary

    Druridge Links

    Type

    Type:

    Nature Trail

    MORPETH

    Many special wild flowers and animals can be found at Druridge Links,  set in 99 acres of magnificent sand-dunes. 

  4. Add Sunderland Maritime Heritage to your Itinerary

    Sunderland Maritime Heritage

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    SUNDERLAND

    Learn of the maritime heritage with workshop and visitor centre open to the public three days a week. 

  5. Add BALTIC 39 to your Itinerary

    BALTIC 39

    Type

    Type:

    Arts Centre

    Newcastle Upon Tyne

    BALTIC 39, a new cultural hub for contemporary art located on High Bridge in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.

  6. Add Durham Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Durham Town Hall

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Durham City

    The Town Hall has been central to life in Durham city for more than 650 years. A recent makeover complete with new interpretation, interactive information points, short films and audio guides all combine to bring this stunning building, and the…

    Awards

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

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