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St Mary's LighthouseSt Mary's Lighthouse, North TynesideLighthouse, bird-watching hide and visitor centre are all open to the public. Permanent and changing exhibitions, gift shop and educational facilities.

Royal Quays Outlet CentreRoyal Quays Outlet Centre, North ShieldsRoyal Quays was one of the first outlet centres in the country originally opening in 1996. With over 50 outlet shops to choose from offering up to 60% OFF rrp on a host of famous brands.

North Shields Fish Quay, North ShieldsNorth Shields Fish Quay dates back to the 13th Century and has a fascinating history but is now not just a place to explore Tyneside's maritime history but the perfect place for a stroll with fish and chips in hand.

Bamburgh CastleBamburgh Castle, Bamburgh

Woodhorn museum, archive and country parkWoodhorn, Museum and Northumberland Archives, NorthumberlandFor a taste of Northumberland's history and mining heritage try a visit to Woodhorn - Museum and Northumberland Archives, near Ashington.

Seaton Delaval HallSeaton Delaval Hall, Seaton SluiceSeaton Delaval Hall is a spectacular National Trust property set in the North East; a great house set in its own estate with lovely gardens and a fine collection. That's not all - there is also much more.

Hadrian's WallHadrian's WallThe UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall is the perfect day out. Explore its ancient archaeology. Find out more at NewcastleGateshead today.

Seaton Sluice, Seaton SluiceSeaton Sluice is a coastal village at the mouth of the Seaton Burn. It has a small, sleepy harbour and a number of pubs, shops and places to eat. It is quiet resort which shows little sign of its industrial past. Visitors here can get involved with surfing and the spot is also popular with…

Druridge Bay, Druridge BayA seven mile beach from Amble to Cresswell, this glorious beach combines sand dunes, pools, woodland and meadows for everyone to explore. Ideal for horse riders, walkers and cyclists, and for the more adventurous take part in canoeing, sailing, Suring and wind surfing.

Cullercoats, CullercoatsWith a sandy bay nestled between two piers this is a popular spot all year round.

Spanish City Whitley BaySpanish City, Whitley BayCompleted in 1910, ‘The Dome’ became a hub of activity and interest. Work has been undertaken including the restoration of may original features. Now the building houses many leisure facilities including; family-friendly venues, a high-quality steak and seafood restaurant, tearooms, event spaces…

Warkworth CastleWarkworth Castle, WarkworthTowering 12th century fortress with striking ruins and mystery-shrouded hermitage gracing the charming River Coquet.

Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), NorthumberlandForty miles of the country’s most sublime coastline, protected as a pristine package of wondrous wildlife and history.

LindisfarneLindisfarne, NorthumberlandPhotogenic Holy Island, crucible of the Christianisation of Britain and one of the country’s most popular pilgrimage sites.

Boats in the harbourSeahouses, SeahousesSaunter along the bustling harbour of this colourful fishing village and browse an Aladdin’s Cave of shops in this popular seaside holiday resort. 

Amble, Cresswell and Newbiggin, AmbleAgreeable Amble, just down the River Coquet from Warkworth Castle is a boarding point for seasonal boat trips to offshore Coquet Island, where an impressive 20,000-odd pairs of puffins nest, alongside endangered roseate terns (the island protects Britain’s biggest population). South along the coast…

RNLI Cullercoats Lifeboat Station, CullercoatsLocated in the beautiful horseshoe-shaped Cullercoats Bay, Cullercoats Lifeboat Station operates a B class inshore lifeboat. The first lifeboat in Cullercoats was funded by the Duke of Northumberland. This became operational in 1852 following the establishment of The Royal National Lifeboat…

Cullercoats Watch House, CullercoatsThe Watch House was designed by Frank West Rich. A pre-existing clock tower was incorporated in the design. The Cullercoats Volunteer Life Brigade, was formed after 1864 and the Watch House constructed between 1877 and 1879. The duty of the Life Brigade was to assist the Coast Guard in their…

Roman Vindolanda Fort & Museum, HexhamThe 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.

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  1. Warkworth Castle

    Towering 12th century fortress with striking ruins and mystery-shrouded hermitage gracing…

    0.09 miles away
  2. Warkworth Castle & Hermitage

    The magnificent keep of Warkworth above the River Coquet, dominates one of the largest,…

    0.11 miles away
  1. Warkworth Beach

    Warkworth Beach

    Warkworth Beach. 

    0.78 miles away
  2. Amble Harbour & Marina

    The beautiful harbourside area of the Northumberland coast. 

    1.17 miles away
  3. Coquet Yacht Club

    A friendly club in a friendly port!   The club provides a busy sailing calendar and some…

    1.17 miles away
  4. Coquet Island

    Coquet Island is a Royal Society for the Protection of Birds  managed nature reserve. It…

    1.28 miles away
  5. The Ferryman's Hut

    The Ferryman's Hut

    The hut is a mini-museum with photographs of the ferrymen, various images of old Alnmouth…

    2.9 miles away
  6. Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre

    The Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre is one of the best wildlife-watching spots in the…

    3.03 miles away
  7. St Cuthberts Cross

    Said to be where St Cuthbert agreed to become Bishop of Lindisfarne. 

    3.04 miles away
  8. Druridge Links

    Many special wild flowers and animals can be found at Druridge Links,  set in 99 acres of…

    3.87 miles away
  9. Druridge Bay Country Park

    The bay is a stunning, with seven miles of sand running from Amble to Cresswell and is a…

    3.87 miles away
  10. Cresswell Pond Nature Reserve

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

    7.54 miles away
  11. Cresswell Beach

    Boasting one of the best sandy beaches on the Northumberland coast.  The beach at…

    7.99 miles away
  12. Cresswell Tower

    Cresswell Pele Tower was built in the 14th century as a defence against the notorious…

    8.02 miles away
  13. Woodhorn, Museum and Northumberland Archives

    For a taste of Northumberland's history and mining heritage try a visit to Woodhorn -…

    11.11 miles away
  14. Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Country Park & Nature Reserve

    The country park, once the site of a colliery spoil heap, features a wide variety of…

    11.22 miles away
  15. St Bartholomews Church

    St Bartholomew’s Church is a Church of England building within the Diocese of Newcastle.

    11.64 miles away
  16. Newbiggin Maritime Centre

    Newbiggin Maritime Centre, the newest attraction on the beautiful Northumberland…

    11.75 miles away
  17. Blyth High Lighthouse

    The "High Light" lighthouse is one of Blyth's oldest structures. It stands to the rear of…

    15.72 miles away
  18. Ridley Park

    Visit Ridley Park in Blyth for a great day out for the whole family.  The park is located…

    16.26 miles away
  19. Blyth Beach

    The popular South Beach, a wonderful stretch of golden sand and home to 20 brightly…

    16.81 miles away
  20. Seaton Delaval Hall

    Seaton Delaval Hall is a spectacular National Trust property set in the North East; a…

    18.65 miles away
  21. Church of Our Lady

    12th Century private chapel for nearly 800 years.  A  parish church since 1891. Beautiful…

    18.65 miles away
  22. Bamburgh Castle

    18.65 miles away
  23. Bamburgh Ossuary in the Crypt

    St Aidan’s Parish Church in Bamburgh, is the final resting place of 110 men, women, and…

    18.7 miles away
  24. The Parish Church of St Aidan

    The present day church dates from the end of the 12th century. A memorial to the…

    18.7 miles away
  25. Watch House Museum

    Watch House Museum

    The Watch House on Rocky Island in Seaton Sluice was opened on 14th January 1880, built…

    18.72 miles away
  26. St Mary's Lighthouse

    Lighthouse, bird-watching hide and visitor centre are all open to the public. Permanent…

    19.86 miles away
  27. Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

    Forty miles of the country’s most sublime coastline, protected as a pristine package of…

    20.7 miles away
  28. Spanish City

    Completed in 1910, ‘The Dome’ became a hub of activity and interest. Work has been…

    21.5 miles away
  29. PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay

    PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay offers a wide range of entertainment, including comedy, dance,…

    21.5 miles away
  30. Jam Jar Cinema and Lounge Bar

    In the heart of Whitley Bay, the Jam Jar Cinema offers the best in local, friendly,…

    21.8 miles away
  31. Pirate Escape Whitley Bay

    Pirate Escape is an exciting and immersive live escape room game. After entering one of…

    21.85 miles away
  32. Cullercoats Bike and Kayak

    Specialists in rentals, tours, lessons and repairs, the choice is yours how you want to…

    22.32 miles away
  33. Cullercoats Watch House

    Cullercoats Watch House

    The Watch House was designed by Frank West Rich. A pre-existing clock tower was…

    22.35 miles away
  34. RNLI Cullercoats Lifeboat Station

    Located in the beautiful horseshoe-shaped Cullercoats Bay, Cullercoats Lifeboat Station…

    22.68 miles away
  35. Tynemouth Aquarium

    Situated on the sea front at Tynemouth, Tynemouth Aquarium is the perfect attraction for…

    22.99 miles away
  36. Stephenson Steam Railway

    Re-live the glorious days of the steam railway at Stephenson Steam Railway in North…

    23.07 miles away
  37. Lost World Mini Golf

    Lost World Adventure Golf is the perfect place for a trip out with the family!

    In a land…

    23.18 miles away
  38. Tynemouth Priory Theatre

    Tynemouth Priory Theatre

    Formed in 1946 the first plays were performed in Holy Saviour's Parish Hall.  In 1972…

    23.68 miles away
  39. Lindisfarne Priory

    Originally home to the Lindisfarne Gospels and the site of grisly Viking attacks,…

    23.69 miles away
  40. Tynemouth Priory and Castle

    Tynemouth Castle and Priory was once one of the largest fortified areas in England. …

    23.78 miles away
  41. Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum

    Segedunum Roman Fort is the gateway to Hadrian's Wall. Explore the excavated fort site,…

    24 miles away
  42. St Mary's Chapel

    St Mary's Chapel

    Jesmond or Jesus' mound was an important place of pilgrimage, it centred around St Mary’s…

    24.31 miles away
  43. Pets Corner at Jesmond Dene

    Pets Corner in Jesmond Dene, is a popular, family-friendly attraction. See alpacas,…

    24.39 miles away
  44. Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum

    Arbeia is the best reconstruction of a Roman fort in Britain and offers visitors a unique…

    24.52 miles away
  45. Jesmond Dene

    Jesmond Dene is a unique haven of peace and tranquillity for the people of Newcastle.

    24.64 miles away
  46. South Shields Museum and Art Gallery

    South Shields Museum & Art Gallery explores the story of South Tyneside through…

    24.89 miles away
  47. The Word, National Centre for the Written Word

    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word is South Tyneside's new state-of-the-art…

    24.93 miles away
  48. Sandhaven Beach

    Sandhaven Beach

    Sandhaven Beach is an awarding winning blue flag beach, offering a traditional seaside…

    24.98 miles away
  49. Great North Museum: Hancock

    See a large-scale, interactive model of Hadrian's Wall, major new displays showing the…

    25.15 miles away
  50. Newcastle United Football Club

    Any visitor to NewcastleGateshead who surveys the city skyline, can be left in little…

    25.54 miles away
  51. Newcastle United Stadium Tours

    A tour of St James' Park will take you on an amazing journey through the history of…

    25.54 miles away
  52. Jarrow Hall

    Discover the amazing world of Anglo-saxon Northumbria. Set across 11 acres explore the…

    25.58 miles away
  53. Grey's Monument

    A visit to Newcastle wouldn't be complete with a wander to the foot of Grey's Monument in…

    25.6 miles away
  54. Theatre Royal

    Theatre offering a wide variety of shows from opera to ballet, children's shows to…

    25.67 miles away
  55. St Pauls Church and Monastic Site

    The home of the Venerable Bede, St Paul's is one of the best understood Monastic sites…

    25.71 miles away
  56. BALTIC 39

    BALTIC 39, a new cultural hub for contemporary art located on High Bridge in the heart of…

    25.71 miles away
  57. St Paul's Monastery

    St Paul's Church has been a place of Christian prayer and worship for over 1300 years and…

    25.73 miles away
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