North East

Visitors walking a dog in the garden at Wallington

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 Gertrude Jekyll Garden near Lindisfarne Castle, Northumberland

Plan your next 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. However, where space is available on weekdays, pre-booking isn't always necessary. See what's open near you...

Places you can visit

family walking in cragside

Half-term adventures in the North East 

If you're ready for adventures this half term, we've got plenty of ideas for family fun and activities around the North East.

Walks and nature in the North East

Discover North East history

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.