North East

A family walk across the Iron Bridge at Cragside in winter

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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Visitors walking with their dog at Lindisfarne Castle, Northumberland

Where you can visit 

We're reopening the places you love in the North East, safely and in line with government guidance. We recommend you book in advance for visits to gardens, parks and houses, especially at busy times such as weekends. See what's open and ready for you to book this week below...

Places you can visit

Couple walking by the lake at Cragside

Winter walks in the North East  

Our rangers work outside all day and often know the landscape like the back of their hand – so there’s no-one better to ask if you’re looking for a good walking route. We’ve pulled together some of their winter favourites, from the rugged Northumberland coastline to an easy country stroll at Gibside.

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Our work in the North East

Woman volunteering in the kitchen at Wallington

Volunteering in the North East  

It's the skills, time and passion of our volunteers that make our places special. Whether you're looking to help in the great outdoors, work with the public or get up close and personal with our houses, we’ve plenty of opportunities to get involved at places you love in the North East.