New Year, new you in the North East

Give some of your time to a cause close to your heart, get fit through walking or running, or broaden your knowledge with new experiences - if any of these new year resolutions sound familiar, we've got some suggestions to help you stick to them.

The Avenue and Chapel in snow

Visit somewhere new 

January is the perfect time to finally get around to getting to know your local area better. Be a home tourist and escape from the daily grind with a day trip to one of these places open through winter.

Family winter walk in the snow

Get walking 

We've chosen our favourite winter walks. All you need to do is pick a route, pack a thermos and get out there in the fresh air.

A volunteer takes a rest from clearing bracken

Volunteering in the North East 

Be part of our amazing team here in the North East. We've got opportunities to match lots of different skills - you could be a ranger, a room guide or gardener for a start.

Visitors running at a National Trust site

Running in the North East 

Beautiful scenery or good company can be great for spurring you on while out running. Have a look at where you can find both in the North East.