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North East

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Introduction

Visit North East England to discover some of our country’s real gems – both hidden and sparkling in the spotlight.

 

From the stunning scenery of Dales and Moors in Yorkshire, to the delightful and historic towns including Leeds, York, Scarborough and Beverley. If your family is as delighted with the Yorkshire Vey and return of James Herriot – reincarnated, you’ll enjoy following their footsteps farms and fields of another of Britain’s National Parks. 

 

As you travel further north, you can discover majestic Durham and it's famous Durham Cathedral, a World Heritage site. Cosmopolitan yet historic Tyne and Wear, guarded by the Angel of the North gives way to and Newcastle and Gateshead, Scarborough and Durham; an area encompassing craggy coastlines and country castles! 

Things to do in the North East

The Northumberland Coast offers not only beautiful beaches but wildlife boat trips too. See the Puffins on Farne Island. The children will love the Jorvik Viking Centre whilst parents will enjoy meandering through the charming “Shambles” – Europe’s best preserved medieval shopping streets! Visit Alnwick Castle, famous for its role as the set for Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, little ones can even try their hand at a broomstick flying lesson.

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Top  attractions

  • Bamber Castle

  • Durham Cathedral

  • Jesmond Dene Park 

  • Yorkshire Dales National Park

  • Sheffield Winter Gardens

  • York Minster

  • National Railway Museum

Events in the region 

  • Sunderland Air Show 

  • NE1 Restaurant Week

  • This is Tomorrow Festival

Seeks painted trifles and fantastic toys,

and eagerly pursues imaginary joys

Mark Akenside

Our Stay properties in this region...