North East

A couple walk across the iron bridge at Cragside in autumn

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 at Treasurer's House, York

Places in the North where you need to book 

Some of the smaller places we care for in England will be opening with guided tours, so you’ll need to pre-book before your visit. These tours will be led by expert volunteers and will show the places in a new light. You may also need to book in advance at some other places temporarily, where visitor numbers need to be limited for practical reasons.

Two women explore Seaton Delaval Hall

Heritage Open Days in the North East 

This September we're throwing our doors open and inviting you to explore hidden gems and try out new experiences - all for free. Heritage Open Days are a chance to see a new side to the places you know and love, or to discover somewhere brand new.

Enjoy the outdoors in the North East


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

Discover North East history

Our work in the North East