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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

North East Land, Sea and Air Museums

The Museum hosts the North of England’s premier collection of Aviation history and offers the largest Aviation collection between Yorkshire and Scotland.

  • being active
  • big stuff
  • collections
  • doing things as a family
  • military history
  • to be inspired
  • travelling
  • Old Washington Road, Sunderland, SR5 3HZ
  • 0191 519 0662
  • 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

Roman Vindolanda

Vindolanda is a fascinating Roman fort and civilian settlement lying just to the south of Hadrian’s Wall. Talk to archaeologists and volunteers, actively at work from April to September (weather permitting!) as they uncover even more of Vindolanda’s hidden past.

  • being active
  • doing things as a family
  • fresh air
  • North East history
  • romans
  • the real thing
  • world history
  • getting north
  • Chesterholm Museum, Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7JN
  • 01434 344 277
  • Website

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum

Segedunum, which means strong fort, stands at the eastern end of Hadrian’s Wall. Today Segedunum is once again the gateway to Hadrian’s Wall. It is the most excavated fort along the wall and has a large interactive Museum plus a 35 meter high viewing tower.

  • a nice cuppa
  • being active
  • fresh air
  • getting mucky
  • learning
  • military history
  • North East history
  • romans
  • ships
  • the real thing
  • world history
  • getting north
  • Buddle Street, Wallsend, NE28 6HR
  • 0191 236 9347
  • 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
  • getting north
  • Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland, SR6 7NH
  • 0191 529 3161
  • 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
  • Website

Washington F Pit

Washington ‘F’ Pit’s magnificent Victorian steam engine, engine house and headgear are preserved to mark the town’s coalmining heritage which stretches back over 250 years.

  • North East history
  • industrial history
  • heritage
  • being active
  • fresh air
  • Albany Way, Washington, NE37 1BJ
  • 0191 553 2323
  • Website