North East

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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Explore the North East this Spring

A family cycling at Wallington

Get active outdoors in the North East 

Stretch your legs, get your heart pumping and enjoy a healthy dose of fresh air with outdoor activities in the North East.

Girl running through a field in winter hat

Coming up in the North East  

Whatever the weather there's always lots to do, indoors and out, at special places in the North East.

The Durham Coast

Unearthing passion and protest on the Durham Coast 

As part of the National Trust’s People’s Landscapes programme, we are working with artists and the communities along the Durham Coast to explore how the area's industrial and social heritage has shaped this unique landscape.

Stories from the places we care for