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Lady Waterford Hall

Decorated inside with stunning life-size watercolour murals painted by Louisa, who used estate workers and children as models, the Hall is a must-see for art-lovers and those interested in social history.

  • famous figures
  • art
  • a place to think
  • being active
  • doing things as a family
  • dressing up
  • historic buildings
  • North East history
  • the real thing
  • the unusual
  • to be inspired
  • Ford Village, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland TD15 2QG
  • 07790 457580
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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

Ormesby Hall

The impressive hall is a mid 18th century mansion built for James and Dorothy Pennyman. Its simple Palladian façade masks the exquisite interior decoration, paintings and furnishing that this attractive rural mansion has to offer.

  • collections
  • historic buildings
  • to be inspired
  • Ormesby, Church Lane, Ormesby, Middlesbrough, TS7 9AS
  • 01642 324 188
  • Website

Preston Park Museum and Grounds

Get ready for one amazing journey as you step through the doors of Preston Park Museum & Grounds. Discover the Hall and its treasures, experience what life was like in 1895 as you take a stroll down their replica Victorian Street,

  • being original
  • being creative
  • a nice cuppa
  • being active
  • collections
  • doing things as a family
  • dressing up
  • fresh air
  • historic buildings
  • making things
  • craft
  • Yarm Road, Eaglescliffe, TS18 3RH
  • 01642 527 375
  • Website

Ryhope Engines Museum

The Ryhope Engines Museum, based in the Ryhope Pumping Station is now regarded as one of the finest industrial monuments in the North East. Although the station no longer pumps water, the two huge beam engines are kept in working order and ‘steamed’ periodically for visitors.

  • the unusual
  • noise
  • heritage
  • industrial history
  • historic buildings
  • Ryhope Pumping Station, Ryhope, Sunderland, SR2 0ND
  • 0191 521 0235
  • Website

The Bowes Museum

Enjoy the greatest collection of European fine and decorative arts in the North of England and an acclaimed exhibition and events programme.

  • historic buildings
  • collections
  • art
  • a place to think
  • a nice cuppa
  • doing things as a family
  • pictures
  • sparkly things
  • buying nice things
  • Barnard Castle, DL12 8NP
  • 01833 690 606
  • Website

Wallington

Wallington is a magnificent mansion with fine interiors and collections. Wallington features a wonderful mix of displays including huge pre-Raphaelite paintings, an intriguing Cabinet of Curiosities and an extraordinary collection of dolls’ houses.​

  • architecture
  • historic buildings
  • getting mucky
  • exploring
  • doing things as a family
  • being active
  • a place to think
  • a nice cuppa
  • Cambo, Morpeth, NE61 4AR
  • 01670 773 600
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