The Northeast Travel Guide

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Plan Your The Northeast Vacation

For many Britons the words "the Northeast" provoke a vision of near-Siberian isolation. But although there are wind-hammered, wide-open spaces and empty roads threading the wild high moorland, the Northeast also has simple fishing towns, small villages of remarkable charm, and historic abbeys and castles that are all the more romantic for their often-ruinous state. This is also where you'll find two of England's most iconic sights: the medieval city of Durham and the stark remains of Hadrian's Wall.

Hotels

The Northeast Hotels

The large hotel chains don't have much of a presence in the Northeast, outside the few cities. Instead, you can expect to find country houses converted...read more

Restaurants

The Northeast Restaurants

Make sure to sample fine local meats and produce. Look for restaurants that serve game from the Kielder Forest, local lamb from the hillsides, salmon and...read more

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Things To Do

Things To Do in The Northeast

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

Hotels

The Northeast Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Hadrian's Wall: The ancient Roman wall is a wonder for the wild countryside around it as well as its stones and forts, such as Housesteads and... Read more

  • Hadrian's Wall

    Winding through the wild and windswept Northumberland countryside, Hadrian's Wall is Britain's most important Roman relic. It once formed the... Read more

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