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Historic Lime Kilns at Froghall, Staffordshire

Froghall

in the county of Staffordshire

A picture of Humberston

Humberston

in the county of Lincolnshire

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Recommended Towns & Villages near Acomb

Hexham Abbey, Northumberland

Hexham (35 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Northumberland (1.4 miles, 2.3 km, direction S)

Historic market town where for centuries the sheep and cattle farmers of Northumberland gathered for the Tuesday market beside Hexham Abbey...

St.Michael's Church in the village of WALL in the county of NORTHUMBERLAND - August 2003

Wall (1 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Northumberland (1.7 miles, 2.8 km, direction NW)

The village of Wall lies in the high uplands of Northumberland in spacious countryside bordered by the rivers South Tyne and North Tyne, close to Chester's Fort on historic Hadrian's Wall...

Hadrian's Wall at Brunton Turret, near Chollerford, Northumberland - Oct, 2006

Chollerford (26 Pictures)

in the county of Northumberland (2.6 miles, 4.2 km, direction N)

Chollerford is a delightful village destination. It is a popular base for tourists visiting Hadrian's Wall and Chester Fort. The region is also popular with keen fishermen, with.....

Corbridge, Northumberland

Corbridge (31 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Northumberland (4.0 miles, 6.4 km, direction E)

Marvellous village, lying in a peaceful favoured position on the River Tyne, yet within easy reach of the heaving city of Newcastle. This is a village with a long history, It.....

A view in the central business district, Allendale Town, Northumberland

Allendale Town (23 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Northumberland (8.7 miles, 13.9 km, direction SW)

This picturesque Northumberland village enjoys a lovely location in the fine hill and dale countryside of the beautiful East Allen Valley...

Blanchland

Blanchland (38 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Northumberland (10.4 miles, 16.7 km, direction S)

Blanchland is a small picturesque village nestled beside the river in the Derwent Valley within the North Pennines Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is surrounded by.....

The Church at Whitfield, Northumberland

Whitfield (2 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Northumberland (10.7 miles, 17.3 km, direction SW)

This is a picturesque village lying amongst sprawling open countryside criss crossed by dancing streams, tributaries of the River West Allen...

A picture of Bellingham

Bellingham (7 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Northumberland (12.0 miles, 19.2 km, direction NW)

The market town of Bellingham sits on one of Northumberland's prettiest stretches of water, the north bank of the River North Tyne...

Near Bolam in Northumberland.

Bolam (3 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Northumberland (13.9 miles, 22.3 km, direction NE)

This is an historic village, it took its name from a Baron de Bolam in the 13th century...

A view of Elsdon village in Northumberland. taken july 2006

Elsdon (2 Pictures)

in the county of Northumberland (16.7 miles, 26.9 km, direction N)

In this gentle setting the village, with its scattering of 18th-century properties around a picturesque village green, is the perfect example of English village life...

Nent Valley, Nenthead, Cumbria.

Nenthead (14 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria (17.0 miles, 27.3 km, direction SW)

Nestling beside the sparkling River Nent, Nenthead lies on Alston Moor, in a lonely remote North Pennine Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, between the pleasant market town of Alston and the Killhope lead mining museum...

Stanhope Manor

Stanhope (27 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham (17.3 miles, 27.9 km, direction S)

This is a lovely, bustling little town is set amidst the charm of Weardale, it is almost entirely built of stone particularly around the old Market Square, dominated by a fine stone cross...

St Augustine's Church, Alston, Cumbria

Alston (32 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cumbria (18.1 miles, 29.1 km, direction SW)

At a height of over 1,000 feet in the far reaches of the Pennines, this is one of England's highest market towns. Alston is a lively bustling place of steeply rising narrow.....

Garrigill in Cumbria

Garrigill (13 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria (19.4 miles, 31.2 km, direction SW)

This delightful place can be found on the banks of the South Tyne River, it is also on the route of the arduous Pennine Way surrounded by numerous beauty spots. The village.....

Elswick Cemetery from the main gate

Newcastle upon Tyne (330 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Tyne & Wear (19.7 miles, 31.6 km, direction E)

This important City was known as Pons Aelii in Roman times; the Romans built the first bridge over the River Tyne, it was guarded by a Roman fort which was replaced by a castle.....

Barking up the wrong tree

Wolsingham (18 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham (20.2 miles, 32.5 km, direction SE)

This is a lovely village lying on the edge of the North Pennines in an area of great scenic beauty. It is a wild and beautiful landscape dotted only by scattered farms with meadows full of grazing sheep and cattle...

Steam Train 2

Beamish (94 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham (20.4 miles, 32.7 km, direction SE)

Beamish is famous for its lovely open-air museum which so vividly brings to life how the folk of the region lived at the turn of the 20th century...

Angel

Gateshead (293 Pictures)

in the county of Tyne & Wear (20.6 miles, 33.2 km, direction E)

The urban sprawl of Gateshead rises majestically skywards in a seemingly endless mixture of concrete and glass. Gateshead stretches for almost 13 miles along the banks of the River Tyne...

The boating lake at Morpeth Park, Northumberland.

Morpeth (14 Pictures)

in the county of Northumberland (20.7 miles, 33.4 km, direction NE)

Hidden in the spacious Northumberland countryside where centuries ago the towns and villages of this vast region were the scene of border raids and skirmishes, lies the busy market town of Morpeth...

Fall Berries at Craigside, England

Craigside (2 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham (22.8 miles, 36.7 km, direction SE)

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A picture of Tyne Green Country Park

Tyne Green Country Park (1 Pictures)

(0.7 miles, 1.1 km)

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Hexham Abbey, Northumberland

Hexham Abbey (10 Pictures)

(1.6 miles, 2.5 km, direction S)

Hexham Abbey is a refoundation of a church which stood on this spot in the year 675, it survived until 821, later the town was.....

The River North Tyne

Chesters Roman Fort (Cilvrnvm) (71 Pictures)

(2.6 miles, 4.2 km, direction NW)

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Mithraeum temple near Brocolitia roman fort Milecastle

Carrawburgh Roman Fort (Brocolitia) (2 Pictures)

(4.6 miles, 7.4 km, direction NW)

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Langley Castle Hotel, Tynedale, Northumberland

Langley Castle (3 Pictures)

(6.3 miles, 10.2 km, direction SW)

Built in 1350, during the reign of Edward III, the castle has retained its architectural integrity and is regarded as one of the.....

Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall & Housesteads Fort (36 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.4 km, direction W)

Wild and evocative remains of the Roman Empire's most northerly defences, with panoramic views. Roman barracks and some of the.....

Blanchland Abbey, Northumberland

Blanchland Abbey (1 Pictures)

(10.3 miles, 16.6 km, direction S)

Blanchland Abbey was founded as a priory in 1165 by Walter de Bolbec II, and became an abbey in the late 13th century. The.....

Belsay Castle

Belsay Hall & Gardens (119 Pictures)

(12.5 miles, 20.1 km, direction NE)

The dramatic gardens of the Belsay Hall estate are listed Grade I in the Register of Parks and Gardens. They surround a superb.....

Bolam Lake, Northumberland

Bolam Lake Country Park (1 Pictures)

(13.6 miles, 21.9 km, direction NE)

Bolam Lake Country Park occupies a lovely landscape amidst rich Northumbrian countryside. It has lovely watery areas enriched.....

Gibside Chapel, National trust garden - Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Newcastle upon Tyne NE16 6BG

Gibside (42 Pictures)

(15.9 miles, 25.6 km, direction E)

Gibside is famous for the sedate historic estate set at the heart of the outstandingly beautiful Derwent Valley. The estate was.....

Killhope Lead Mining Museum high in Upper Weardale. A desolate but magical place.

Killhope Lead Mining Museum (7 Pictures)

(16.1 miles, 25.9 km, direction SW)

Killhope Lead Mining Museum keeps alive the counties lead mining traditions. This is a fully restored site of a working mine.....

Frosterly in Weardale, County Durham

Weardale (20 Pictures)

(17.5 miles, 28.1 km, direction S)

This lovely scenic valley lies between the town of Bishop Auckland, seat of princes of the church and the charming market town of.....

Watch out for Red Indians

Beamish Open Air Museum (218 Pictures)

(19.7 miles, 31.8 km, direction E)

Beamish Museum lies in a basin of stunning countryside covering over three hundred acres. This is no ordinary museum, but an.....

A picture of Kielder Water

Kielder Water (27 Pictures)

(19.9 miles, 32.0 km, direction NW)

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THE KEEP @ NEWCASTLE

The Castle (4 Pictures)

(19.9 miles, 32.1 km, direction E)

On returning from a raid into Scotland, Robert Curthose, eldest son of William the Conqueror built a castle calling it his `New.....

St Nicholas Cathederal, Newcastle upon Tyne

St Nicholas Cathedral (4 Pictures)

(20.0 miles, 32.1 km, direction E)

The magnificent cathedral church of St. Nicholas has stood at the heart of Newcastle for many centuries. Its superb lantern.....

Angel Of The North at Gateshead

Angel of the North (42 Pictures)

(20.3 miles, 32.7 km, direction E)

Britain's largest sculpture, The Angel of the North weighs in at 208 tonnes and stands 20 metres high. It was based on artist.....

A Walk in the Cheviots, Northumberland

Northumberland National Park (63 Pictures)

(20.5 miles, 32.9 km, direction N)

The Northumberland National Park is surely Northumberland's special blessing. It is an area of wild, desolate moorland and dark,.....

Baltic Centre Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

Baltic Centre (3 Pictures)

(20.6 miles, 33.1 km, direction E)

The Baltic Centre is a new £46m art gallery on the banks of the Tyne and is the latest evidence of the area's growing cultural.....

Lordenshaw, near Rothbury, Northumberland, England

Lordenshaw (2 Pictures)

(21.6 miles, 34.8 km, direction N)

Ancient cup-and-ring marked outcrop and Iron Age hillfort in Northumberland National Park..


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