North East

A family walking in the snow

Get lost in characterful houses and their glorious gardens, discover atmospheric woodland and rugged coastlines and explore the gems of a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Places to visit

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Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland

Make plans for the year ahead in the North East 

Whether you're looking to start a new habit, learn something new or simply do something different with your weekends, North East National Trust places have plenty to offer to make 2017 extra special.

Visitor running near Lindisfarne Castle off the Northumberland Coast, Northumberland

Get out and active in the North East 

There are plenty of spots for starting a new health kick for 2017 here in the North East. From miles of flat coastline, perfect for runners, to undulating Northumberland trails, ideal for a new walking challenge. Discover the places on your doorstep waiting to be explored.

Sycamore Gap during the night

Sycamore Gap in Northumberland crowned Tree of the Year 

The tree, cared for by the Trust, sits in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall. As well as a movie star in it's own right, the 'gap' around the tree has also revealed Bronze Age stories and tales of its Roman occupants. Find out how we're looking after it for generations to come.

Stone erosion at Lindisfarne Castle

Lindisfarne Castle Major Project 2016-2018

The exposed coastal location of Lindisfarne Castle means that the fabric of the building is under constant pressure from the elements. The time has come to undertake vital conservation work to safeguard the building for years to come.