North East

Visitors 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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Family fun at Cragside

School holidays in the North East 

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

Image shows a Jubilee party in full swing

Jubilee celebrations in the North East

Celebrate the extra-long Jubilee weekend with us across the North East. Take part in crown, lantern and bunting making or have your picture taken in a Royal carriage. Once you’ve taken part in the Royal activities, roll out your blankets, enjoy a picnic and make some jolly Jubilee memories.

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Enjoy the outdoors in the North East

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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.

 Blossom trees overhanging woodland pathway at Ickworth in spring, Suffolk, East of England

Help protect woodlands 

The UK's woodland and orchards are in decline. Your donation will help us to restore and protect woodlands and orchards for generations to come. With your support, we can give back to the nation's most precious trees.

Family fun in the North East

Our work in the North East

Aerial view of seals and pups on the Farne Islands

Cutting edge technology for annual seal pup count

Thermal imagery from a drone will be used for the first time by rangers on the Farne Islands off the coast of Northumberland to help verify seal pup numbers at one of the largest grey seal pup colonies in England.

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