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.

Cragside house surrounded by trees


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

Cycling in the West Wood Wallington


Discover Wallington, where an historical house meets rolling hills, woodlands and walled gardens.

Lindisfarne Castle from the main gate

Lindisfarne Castle

A year of stories, discoveries and contradictions in a castle (that’s not a castle), on an island (that’s not an island).

The farmhouse at Cherryburn


Cottage and farmhouse, the birthplace of Thomas Bewick

The Central Hall

Seaton Delaval Hall

A place of great theatre and drama

The red and white striped tower of Souter Lighthouse against a bright blue sky, with orange and red tulips in the foreground

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