The Northeast Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in The Northeast - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Alnwick Castle

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Sometimes called the "Windsor of the North," the imposing Alnwick Castle is more familiar to many as a location in the Harry Potter movies.

Alnwick Garden

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A marvelous flight of fancy, Alnwick Garden was designed by Capability Brown in 1750. Centering on modern terraced fountains by Belgian...

Angel of the North

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South of Newcastle, near the junction of A1 and A1(M) at Gateshead, stands England's largest—and one of its most popular—sculptures,...

Auckland Castle

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Arguably the greatest of the prince-bishops of Durham's properties is this episcopal palace, which you enter through an elaborate stone...

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

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Formerly a grain warehouse and now the country's largest national gallery for contemporary art outside London, the Baltic Centre for...

Bamburgh Castle

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You'll see Bamburgh Castle long before you reach it: a solid, weatherbeaten clifftop fortress that dominates the coastal view for miles...

Barnard Castle

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The substantial ruins of Barnard Castle, which gave the town its name, cling to an aerie overlooking the River Tees. From the outside...

Beamish Open-Air Museum

  • Museum Village

Made up of buildings moved from elsewhere in the region, this sprawling complex explores the way people in the Northeast lived and worked...

Bede's World

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Four miles east of Newcastle, this site holds substantial monastic ruins, the church of St. Paul, and a small museum reflecting the long...

Berwick-upon-Tweed Barracks and Main Guard

  • Military Site

Built between 1717 and 1721, these barracks are made of three wings surrounding a square, with the decorated gatehouse forming the fourth...

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