Houses, castles and buildings in the North East

Explore all the North East has to offer curious visitors, from homes linked to pioneers like Lord Armstrong and George Washington to windswept coastal castles and lighthouses.

A family walking through the woodland

Cragside

Extraordinary Victorian house, gardens and woodland - the wonder of its age

Family reading the Dragon cycle trail map

Wallington

Discover Wallington, much-loved home to generations of the unconventional Trevelyan family.

The Jekyll garden near Lindisfarne Castle

Lindisfarne Castle

An inspiring year of art and architecture within a unique 16th-century castle

Two adult alpacas and a cria relax in the paddock

Cherryburn

Cottage and farmhouse, the birthplace of Thomas Bewick

The Central Hall

Seaton Delaval Hall

A place of great theatre and drama

Evening sun on Souter Lighthouse, Tyne and Wear

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

A marvel of its age

Visitors heading for Dunstanburgh Castle

Dunstanburgh Castle

Massive ruined castle in an impressive coastal setting