North East

Visitors at Wallington, 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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A grey seal pup

Autumn wildlife in the North East 

From seal pups to red squirrels and migrating birds, autumn is a fantastic time to go wildlife spotting in the North East.

Half-term family adventures

Half-term adventures in the North East 

From spooky outdoor trails to indoor crafts on rainy days, there's plenty to keep young imaginations busy during October half-term. Check out our suggestions for an adventure-filled autumn break.

Tick off even more of your '50 things' this autumn

'50 things' to do in autumn in the North East 

Make the most of autumn and try out some of the '50 things to do before you're 11 3/4' here in the North East.

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.