Make plans for the year ahead in the North East

Whether you're looking to start a new habit, learn something new or simply do something different with your weekends, North East National Trust places have plenty to offer to make 2017 extra special.

Runners making their way along the avenue at Gibside

Enhance your wellbeing at Gibside

Blend exercise - whether that's a run, walk, or an activity such as yoga - with the calming surroundings of nature, to help improve your physical and mental wellbeing. Alongside wide open spaces and peaceful woodlands, we have regular classes taking place that will help you to relax and unwind.

St Oswalds cottage on Holy Island near Lindisfarne Castle

Holiday on the Northumberland Coast

Do views across the harbour to Lindisfarne Castle from St Oswald's holiday cottage sound like your perfect holiday? Perhaps you'd prefer Risemoor set in the dunes near Newton Pool Nature Reserve, staying in Low Newton village square at Rockside, or even holidaying at Holy Island village with Glen House? We're sure to have a holiday cottage to suit you.

Two people inspect historic features in Souter's engine room

Get hands-on to care for Souter Lighthouse

We're looking for new conservation volunteers to make a clean sweep in 2017.

Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland

Visit a World Heritage Site

Tick off a World Heritage Site off your list with a visit to Hadrian's Wall. Celebrating its 30 year anniversary of UNESCO status in 2017, Hadrian's Wall is also home to England's Tree of the Year and sits within Europe's largest dark sky park, perfect for stargazing.