North East

Nelly's Moss Lake, Cragside in Northumberland

Discover castles, houses and open spaces then lose yourself in the dunes of the Northumberland Coast.

Places to visit

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Family playing giant draughts at Souter Lighthouse

Perfect picnic spots in the North East 

There's nothing like getting friends and family together with a hamper in beautiful surroundings. Here are some of our very favourite places for an al-fresco lunch.

Children planting seeds in the walled garden at Gibside

Looking ahead to summer 

The school holidays are almost here. We've programmed in a full summer of events to keep you and yours entertained.