North East

Two girls walking along the banks of the Nelly's Moss lakes

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.

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Enjoy the outdoors in the North East

A puffin on the Farne Islands in Northumberland

Protecting our seabirds: Farne Islands closure due to bird flu

We have taken the decision to close the Farne Islands to visitors from Sunday 3 July to help to protect our vulnerable seabird colonies during the outbreak of Avian Flu.

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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.

Family fun in the North East

Family fun at Cragside

School holidays in the North East 

Make the most of the school holidays this summer and play out in the North East. Here’s a round-up of great days out for all the family.

Our work in the North East

Discover North East history