North East

Spring blooms in the gardens at Seaton Delaval Hall, Northumberland

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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The new farmhouse at Cherryburn, against a blue sky

Hidden gems in the North East 

If you're searching for that perfect spot to sit back and take in a view, or just fancy downing your picnic blanket in relaxed setting, we've got lots of hidden gems to explore.

Nelly's Moss Lake, Cragside in Northumberland

Gardens to visit in the North East 

A hidden garden, a nuttery busy with wildlife, or the colours and scents of an amazing rose display - find a garden to explore in the North East.

Snowdrops in flower with the house in the background at Wallington

Discover something new in the North East 

We have lots of new things to see and do this year at the places we look after around the North East.

Children enjoying an autumn walk with crispy leaves

Welly walks for little legs in the North East 

Little feet can tire easily, so we've picked some of our best walks in the North East for families. Keep them entertained along the way with wildlife spotting, adventure playgrounds and tree climbing.

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.

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.