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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A family sitting by a tree watching open air theatre

Special events this summer in the North East 

Make the most of the summer weather and extra hours of daylight to enjoy some alfresco entertainment at our places. Pack a picnic hamper and bring along your family and friends to enjoy theatre, film and music in the open-air settings of your favourite places.

Play out this summer


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 rockpooling at Souter Lighthouse

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.

Places to visit

Stories from the places we care for

Holidays 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.