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Penshaw Monument
#1 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Houghton-le-Spring
... (& also parking) the Monument, maintained by the National Trust, can be reached, for free, by scaling a steep hillside path where visitors are rewarded for their efforts by the spectacular views of Tyne & Wear.
The views are fantastic and learning about the history of the monument helps you appreciate this North East landmark.
Down at the Farm
#2 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Houghton-le-Spring
There were bumpy buggy rides and tractor rides the tractor ride was 50p each but it is money well spent, very informative and amazing views.
World War One Soldier Sculpture Seaham, UK 8.8 km away
#1 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Seaham
The statue is amazing from afar and detail is amazing up close, with the views of the sea in the back ground this is a great picture opportunity with the family.
The view over the cliff-top towards the lighthouse is often shown in local and national newspapers, especially during stormy weather, so be sure to pack your camera.
Adventure Valley Durham, UK 5.7 km away
#11 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Durham
The site has plenty to do, inside and out, play areas, animals to pet, throughout the day there were little events programmed, magic show, bird of prey show, tractor rides, etc.
Lots to do for everyone, views are stunning.
Finchale Priory Durham, UK 7.2 km away
#9 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Durham
The River Wear runs at the bottom of the site and there is easy access to the beautiful woodland walks - or just stand on the footbridge and watch the wildlife below: kingfishers, dippers, ducks and coots flit and...
a very well maintained and open heritage site managed by english heritage, serviced by a cafe in the summer and a perfect place for a picnic and walk.
East Durham Coast Durham, UK 8.7 km away
#6 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Durham
Wow ,was amazing beautiful views and wonderful walks all along the coast.
The east Durham coast is the best there is.I moved from the south and find it most untouched and a joy to walk and take in the great sights.
Crook Hall & Gardens Durham, UK 9.3 km away
#2 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Durham
Found this by accident and so glad we did the gardens are wonderful so peaceful colorful really give it ago the on site coffee shop is lovely too when you need a cuppa after a good explore around
To see all the available rooms requires climbing steep stairs, but worth it for views of the cathedral as well as glimpses of history in the rooms including minstrel galleries, banquet hall and a slightly more mod...
Washington Old Hall Washington 7.7 km away
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Washington
... and again the guides were there on hand to answer any questions and were very knowledgeable.The cafe on site too was excellent good standard of food but had a limited menu however it was lovely,the cafe has ju...
There is also a small coffee shop on site where you can get a refreshment and cake with tables in the garden to sit and enjoy it - lovely!
Durham Cathedral Durham, UK 10.1 km away
#1 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Durham
We just loved this visit to the Cathedral where you can view the Magna Carta and The Forest Charters, anyone with an interest in, or a love of History has to visit the Cathedral is so peaceful there ,just to sit a...
Durham Cathedral is Free to visit and walk around, stunning architecture, so much history, lots to learn and there is a cafe, shop and toilets on site too, the grounds are beautifully kept, the church is spectacul...
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Elba Park
#3 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Houghton-le-Spring
Went around here quite a few rimes with a friend and her dog...amazing walk and views...love it....will be going back as you just get hooked on it..all dog walkers very friendly...just a generally nice place to go.
Also some lovely views of the local area
Houghton Hillside Cemetery
#4 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Houghton-le-Spring
Last used during the 1970's this landmark is well worth visiting for the local history, the wildlife or just for the peace and quiet.
Seaham Beach Durham, UK 8.5 km away
#10 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Durham
... climb .When you get hungry there are lots of places to eat .My favorite is The Crows nest pub and restaurant with lovely views out to sea and where there is always a warm welcome and lots going on in the summer .
We came to this coastal town to visit the war memorial , Tommy the soldier, a fantastic site .
Durham Riverside Walk Durham, UK 10.4 km away
#4 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Durham
This is a lovely peaceful walk with superb views of the cathedral and town, well worth a stroll if your in the area.. John and jill
Beautiful walks in lush wild greenery by the River Wear then look up to see the world heritage site with the Cathedral towering above you alongside the Castle.
Palace Green Durham, UK 9.9 km away
#7 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Durham
Going to the Cathedral or the Castle takes you through the Palace Green, which is quite pretty, and provides a visitor's first awe-inspiring unobstructed view of Durham Cathedral.
Surrounded on three sides by the Cathedral and outbuildings, this has to be one of the most gorgeous sights!
Durham Castle Durham, UK 9.9 km away
#8 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Durham
Our guide Rupert, one of the undergrads, was confident, fluent and very informative and we came away appreciating the history of this lovely site.
... to look at details on the columns within the atmospheric Norman chapel (which has a feel of a Roman cistern) and also to view objects on display in the gallery, with an amazing example of a romanesque doorway.
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Stadium Of Light Sunderland 9.9 km away
#3 of 11 Sights & Landmarks in Sunderland
I was very impressed by the spacious nature of the ground and the fantastic views from a vantage point high in the stadium.
The staff and stewards were excellent, friendly and helpful, clean toilets, easy access and exit, great view from seat
Roker & Seaburn Beaches Sunderland 11.5 km away
#1 of 11 Sights & Landmarks in Sunderland
The room was faultless, sea view, queen size bed, large tv, coffee, tea machine, jacuzzi bath, shower, jack and Jill sinks, sofa, desk, hairdryer, towels, bathrobes, slippers, complimentary shower gels and shampoo.
Beautiful flowers on the fields on the way up past Minchella's and then you can follow the coastal path up to Souter lighthouse with gorgeous views or head slightly in and take the cycle path.
Church of St Mary and St Cuthbert Chester-le-Street, UK 6.9 km away
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Chester-le-Street
From 883 ad this site becomes alive with the faith in God.
The Angel of the North Gateshead 11.4 km away
#3 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Gateshead
With family links to the North-east, seeing the structure atop the hill is heartwarming to see from a personal point of view but on a sightseeing level, the statue is a short stop and can be enjoyed easily.
Built on the site of former colliery buildings, the Angel is a wonderful tribute to the great industrial heritage of the North and the pride the people have in and for this wonderful part of the world.
St Laurence Church Durham, UK 6.0 km away
#19 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Durham
St Peter's Church Sunderland 10.2 km away
#4 of 11 Sights & Landmarks in Sunderland
Here local volunteers will engage you in conversation and make suggestions about other sites you might like to visit.
The church site sits in a lovely green enclosure, overlooking the river going out into the North Sea.
War Memorial Cross Seaham, UK 8.8 km away
#2 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Seaham
The War Memorial green is a picturesque spot with views over the sea, a small planted area and of course the memorial.
Not much to say, but that I think this is a great landmark in Seaham, and a good memorial, as good as memorials can get!
Marquess of Londonderry's Statue Durham, UK 9.7 km away
#12 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Durham
Part of the sights in Durham City Market Place
It's moved a couple of meters but the statue has a grate view down silver street
Pelaw Grange Greyhound Stadium Birtley, UK 8.2 km away
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Birtley
We visited in a large group and dined in the Panorama Restaurant, which has a great view of the entire track.
Great view of the dog track.
Durham Museum Durham, UK 9.9 km away
#13 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Durham
One of our high lights was the way they used the stain glass from the church that the site had once been.
Keel Square Sunderland 9.3 km away
#6 of 11 Sights & Landmarks in Sunderland
Ushaw College Durham, UK 14.4 km away
#5 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Durham
The room was spotlessly clean and comfortable, with gorgeous views.
Brought to life with regular musical events taking place and amazing architecture to view, that it pleases all.
The Durham Light Infantry Memorial Durham, UK 9.7 km away
#16 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Durham
Do not come to Durham to view this much loved museum as DCC have closed it down.
Mini Moos Fun Park Durham, UK 10.4 km away
#14 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Durham
St Mary The Virgin Church Seaham, UK 8.1 km away
#4 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Seaham