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Auckland Castle (Currently Closed for Redevelopment)

​Auckland Castle has been home to the Prince Bishops of Durham for over 900 years and is one of the UK’s most important historical buildings.

  • collections
  • animals
  • art
  • a place to think
  • to be inspired
  • historic buildings
  • wildlife
  • Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, County Durham
  • 01388 743 750
  • Website
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Great North Museum: Hancock

​This new £26million museum includes a largescale, interactive model of Hadrian’s Wall and major new displays showing the wonder and diversity of the animal and plant kingdoms.

  • wildlife
  • space
  • science
  • monsters
  • egypt
  • dinosaurs
  • animals
  • acting like a kid
  • souvenirs
  • Barras Bride, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4PT
  • (0191) 222 676
  • Website
  • Email

Lindisfarne Castle

This romantic 16th-century castle was transformed by the famous architect Edwin Lutyens into an Edwardian country home for Edward Hudson, founder of Country Life magazine.

  • historic buildings
  • fresh air
  • doing things as a family
  • a place to think
  • being active
  • wildlife
  • Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 2SH
  • 01289 389 244
  • Website

Lindisfarne Priory

​Lindisfarne Priory was one of the most important places for early Christianity in Anglo-Saxon England.

  • the real thing
  • stories
  • a place to think
  • being active
  • doing things as a family
  • exploring
  • fresh air
  • getting mucky
  • historic buildings
  • North East history
  • wildlife
  • Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 2RX
  • 01289 389 200
  • Website

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

This striking Victorian building is the world’s first electric lighthouse. Take in the fantastic views over Marsden Bay and the notorious currents of ‘Whitburn Steel’ before taking part in hands-on activities and events for all the family.

  • being active
  • doing things as a family
  • fresh air
  • North East history
  • the real thing
  • the unusual
  • wildlife
  • Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland, SR6 7NH
  • 0191 529 3161
  • Website

South Shields Museum & Art Gallery

Explore the history of South Tyneside through sensational displays, hands-on exhibits and stunning art.

  • North East history
  • art
  • animals
  • a nice cuppa
  • wildlife
  • Ocean Road, South Shields, NE33 2JA
  • 0191 456 8740
  • Website