North East

Discover castles, houses and open spaces then lose yourself in the dunes of the Northumberland Coast. There's always something to inspire your day out in the North East.

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February half term

Make a cozy new home for your flying friends

Make a cozy new home for your flying friends

We've got loads going on this half term holidays. Join the gardeners at Wallington to plant snowdrops, get crafty at Seaton Delaval Hall, make a nest box at Souter Lighthouse or a flying machine at Cragside.

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

This winter don't miss the chance to tick off a few more activities on your list of 50 things. The dark nights are perfect for No. 27 - Go star gazing, and No. 40 - Go on a nature walk at night.

Places to stay

Looking for somewhere a bit different for your next holiday? Check our our holiday cottages in the North East including a lighthouse keeper's cottage, a cottage overlooking Lindisfarne Castle and a former farmhouse next to the best preserved Roman Fort along Hadrian's Wall.

Down the road

The Deer park at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal is home to over 350 wild deer. There are Red, Sika and Fallow deer all cared for by our Deer Warden. Have you visited yet? We have some handy tips so you can tell the difference between them for when you do.