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Flamingo Park, Seaview, Isle of Wight

Seaview

in the county of Isle of Wight

Recommended Towns & Villages near Wylam

The Bridge In Corbridge, Northumberland

Corbridge (31 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Northumberland (7.6 miles, 12.2 km, direction W)

Located in Northumberland, Corbridge is a historic market town with Roman connections. It features charming streets, historic buildings, and the Corbridge Roman Town archaeological site...

The Church in Elswick Cemetery

Newcastle upon Tyne (330 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Tyne & Wear (8.3 miles, 13.4 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.....

Gateshead

Gateshead (293 Pictures)

in the county of Tyne & Wear (9.3 miles, 15.0 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...

Beamish, County Durham: Tram

Beamish (94 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham (10.2 miles, 16.5 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...

Sawns on Bolam Lake, Northumberland

Bolam (3 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Northumberland (11.0 miles, 17.7 km, direction N)

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

The River Tyne at Hexham

Hexham (35 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Northumberland (11.3 miles, 18.2 km, direction W)

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 (12.5 miles, 20.1 km, direction W)

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...

Blanchland, Northumberland

Blanchland (38 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Northumberland (12.5 miles, 20.1 km, direction SW)

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.....

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

Chollerford (26 Pictures)

in the county of Northumberland (12.6 miles, 20.2 km, direction W)

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.....

Washington Old Hall. Washinton, Tyne and Wear.

Washington (267 Pictures)

in the county of Tyne & Wear (13.5 miles, 21.8 km, direction SE)

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St.Bedes monastery in Jarrow, Tyne And Wear

Jarrow (4 Pictures)

in the county of Tyne & Wear (13.7 miles, 22.0 km, direction E)

This is the town that is famous for the 1930's "Hunger March" caused by the intense poverty that followed the closing of the Charles Palmer shipyard. The last of the surviving marchers, Cornelius Whalen died in 2003 at the age of 93...

The boating lake at Morpeth Park, Northumberland.

Morpeth (14 Pictures)

in the county of Northumberland (14.3 miles, 23.0 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...

Penshaw Monument 14th June 2009

Penshaw (34 Pictures)

in the county of Tyne & Wear (15.5 miles, 24.9 km, direction SE)

Penshaw lies in open countryside between the urban sprawl of Sunderland and Washington...

A picture of Seaton Sluice

Seaton Sluice (9 Pictures)

in the county of Northumberland (15.8 miles, 25.4 km, direction NE)

For centuries salt had been panned in the region, at this time the village was known as Hartley Pans, but this appears to have changed following the building of a harbour with a sluice at the harbour mouth...

Cullercoats harbour. Tyne & Wear

Cullercoats (4 Pictures)

in the county of Tyne & Wear (15.8 miles, 25.5 km, direction E)

Cullercoats has many pleasing aspects including a picturesque 19th century church in a commanding position close to the shoreline...

Blyth Harbour

Blyth (7 Pictures)

in the county of Northumberland (16.4 miles, 26.3 km, direction NE)

An attractive old place, with a long seafaring history, the port of Blyth is believed to date back to the 12th-century...

Crook Hall, Durham City

Durham (419 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of County Durham (17.0 miles, 27.4 km, direction SE)

Durham as a town reflects the long history of its magnificent castle and cathedral with its winding streets, ancient market place and alleyways and other old churches to discover.....

Tunstall Reservoir

Wolsingham (18 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of County Durham (17.1 miles, 27.6 km, direction S)

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...

Ford over the River Wear at Stanhope, Co. Durham

Stanhope (27 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham (17.4 miles, 28.1 km, direction SW)

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...

Allendale village, Northumberland

Allendale Town (23 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Northumberland (17.7 miles, 28.5 km, direction W)

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

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

Gibside (42 Pictures)

(5.5 miles, 8.8 km, direction SE)

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

Belsay Castle

Belsay Hall & Gardens (119 Pictures)

(8.6 miles, 13.8 km, direction N)

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

THE KEEP @ NEWCASTLE

The Castle (4 Pictures)

(8.6 miles, 13.8 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)

(8.6 miles, 13.9 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)

(9.1 miles, 14.7 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.....

Baltic Centre Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

Baltic Centre (3 Pictures)

(9.2 miles, 14.8 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.....

Watch out for Red Indians

Beamish Open Air Museum (218 Pictures)

(9.5 miles, 15.3 km, direction SE)

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

A picture of Tyne Green Country Park

Tyne Green Country Park (1 Pictures)

(10.9 miles, 17.6 km, direction W)

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Hexham Abbey, Northumberland

Hexham Abbey (10 Pictures)

(11.0 miles, 17.7 km, direction W)

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.....

Bolam Lake, Northumberland

Bolam Lake Country Park (1 Pictures)

(11.0 miles, 17.8 km, direction N)

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

Blanchland Abbey, Northumberland

Blanchland Abbey (1 Pictures)

(12.7 miles, 20.4 km, direction SW)

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

The River North Tyne

Chesters Roman Fort (Cilvrnvm) (71 Pictures)

(13.1 miles, 21.1 km, direction W)

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Lumley Castle, Chester-le-Street, County Durham

Lumley Castle (8 Pictures)

(13.9 miles, 22.3 km, direction SE)

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Seaton Delaval Hall in Northumberland

Seaton Delaval Hall (5 Pictures)

(15.3 miles, 24.6 km, direction NE)

This house with its beautiful baroque work and wonderful ionic columns is the work of a man who was both inventive playwright and.....

Mithraeum temple near Brocolitia roman fort Milecastle

Carrawburgh Roman Fort (Brocolitia) (2 Pictures)

(15.5 miles, 25.0 km, direction W)

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Arbeia Roman Fort at the Lawe Top in South Shields

Arbeia Roman Fort (4 Pictures)

(15.8 miles, 25.4 km, direction E)

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Hylton Castle, Sunderland, tyne & WEAR

Hylton Castle (15 Pictures)

(16.1 miles, 25.8 km, direction E)

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Tynemouth Castle, England

Tynemouth Castle (9 Pictures)

(16.2 miles, 26.0 km, direction E)

The haunting, intermingaled ruins of Tynemouth Castle and Priory stand on a headland above the River Tyne. Between them they.....

Tynemouth Priory, Tynemouth

Tynemouth Priory (13 Pictures)

(16.3 miles, 26.2 km, direction E)

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Langley Castle Hotel, Tynedale, Northumberland

Langley Castle (3 Pictures)

(17.2 miles, 27.7 km, direction W)

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


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