Must see attractions in the North East

All the following attractions are easily accessible from our self catering holiday cottages

Millenium Bridge - Newcastle

Gateshead Quays & Millenium Bridge (6 miles)

Developments on the Gateshead Quays include BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, The Sage Gateshead and the world's first tilting bridge - The Millennium Bridge
Visit Gateshead Quays website

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art (6 miles)

BALTIC is the biggest gallery of its kind in the world; presenting a dynamic, diverse and international programme of contemporary visual art.
Visit The Baltic website

Beamish Museum

Beamish Museum (2 miles)

North of England Open Air Museum, where the past comes to life. Beamish is unique. It's no ordinary museum but a working experience of life as it was in the Great North in the early 1800s and 1900s.
Visit Beamish Museum website

Alnwick Castle

Alnwick Garden, Alnwick Castle (40 miles)

Alnwick Garden in Northumberland is an exciting contemporary garden. Some of you may recognise Alnwick Castle as a film location for Harry Potter, Elizabeth and many more.
Visit the Alnwick Gardens website

Angel of the North

Angel of North (3 miles)

The Angel of the North's wide, open arms greet visitors as they reach Gateshead, whether they come by road or rail.
Visit the Angel of the North website

Hadrian Wall

Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall was constructed over a period of six years by order of the Emperor Hadrian, who came to Britain in AD 122. Today, the area between South Shields and Ravenglass is studded with forts, milecastles, temples and turrets.
Visit the Hadrian's Wall website

Durham City

Durham City (15 miles)

The city can trace its history back a thousand years, to the arrival of a religious community seeking a resting place. As a shrine for their saint, they built a stone church, on top of a rocky hill, protected on three sides by the River Wear.
Visit Durham City website


The North East has far more to offer, here are just a few extra ideas from a seemingly endless array of days out.

Durham Country cricket club is 10 miles away. For the golfing enthusiast there is a 9-hole golf course and driving range opposite our apartments and numerous courses area.

You could also visit, the Bowes Museum at Barnard Castle, the Hancock Museum in Newcastle and Cragside Hall & Gardens at Rothbury.

The Theatre Royal in Newcastle stages major theatrical productions and no visit to the North East would be complete without visiting Durham City which is a designated World Heritage with its magnificent Cathedral and Castle.

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