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less than 0.5 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.

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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    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
  2. Add Penshaw Monument to your Itinerary

    Penshaw Monument

    Type

    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.

  3. Add Adventure Valley to your Itinerary

    Adventure Valley

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    Type:

    Theme Park

    Brasside, Durham

    Discover a world of family adventures at Adventure Valley, the North East’s biggest family adventure park, with over 50 attractions, activities and shows.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous WTTC Safe Travels 2021WTTC Safe Travels
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  4. Add Washington Old Hall to your Itinerary

    Washington Old Hall

    Type

    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
  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 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
  7. Add Herrington Hill Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Herrington Hill Nature Reserve

    Type

    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…

  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 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
  10. 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…

  11. 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.

  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 Beamish - The Living Museum of the North to your Itinerary

    Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Beamish

    Discover an amazing journey through time at Beamish Museum as you travel back in time and become immersed in real, living history.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Highly Commended 2020North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Highly Commended
    • Visit England VisitEngland Award for Excellence Bronze 2016VisitEngland Award for Excellence Bronze
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2020 2020TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2020
    • Regional and Miscellaneous WTTC Safe Travels 2021WTTC Safe Travels

more than 5 miles

  1. Add St Mary Magdalene's Church - Trimdon Horseshoe Arch to your Itinerary

    St Mary Magdalene's Church - Trimdon Horseshoe Arch

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Trimdon

    The medieval church (built in 1155) was on the pilgrim route from Whitby to Durham Cathedral. It has a Norman chancel with an unusual horseshoe arch and a Leper's window. It has a well kept churchyard, at the gate of which the Rt Hon Tony Blair…

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  2. Add Druridge Bay Country Park to your Itinerary

    Druridge Bay Country Park

    Type

    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…

  3. 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,…

  4. Add Souter Lighthouse and The Leas to your Itinerary

    Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

    Type

    Type:

    Lighthouse

    Whitburn

    A magnificent Lighthouse, family friendly and located on a beautiful stretch of coastline.

    Awards

    • Visit England Code of Practice 2011

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