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in the county of Tyne & Wear
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The Grey Horse Pub, Penshaw, County Durham

Penshaw (34 Pictures) in the county of Tyne & Wear

(2.1 miles, 3.3 km, direction SE of Washington)

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

Beamish, County Durham: Tram

Beamish (94 Pictures) in the county of County Durham

(5.3 miles, 8.6 km, direction W of Washington)

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...

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Sunderland (267 Pictures) in the county of Tyne & Wear

(5.4 miles, 8.6 km, direction E of Washington)

Sunderland was granted a charter in 1145, the charter gave it market rights and thus the town grew slowly from humble beginnings...

St.Bedes Monastery in Jarrow, Tyne And Wear

Jarrow (4 Pictures) in the county of Tyne & Wear

(5.9 miles, 9.5 km, direction N of Washington)

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...

From the Tyne Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, February 2007.

Newcastle upon Tyne (330 Pictures) a Historic City in the county of Tyne & Wear

(6.9 miles, 11.1 km, direction NW of Washington)

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.....

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Lumley Castle, Chester-le-Street, County Durham

Lumley Castle (8 Pictures)

(3.3 miles, 5.3 km, direction SW)


Hylton Castle, Sunderland, tyne & WEAR

Hylton Castle (15 Pictures)

(3.7 miles, 5.9 km, direction NE)


Angel Of The North at Gateshead

Angel of the North (42 Pictures)

(4.5 miles, 7.3 km, direction NW)

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

Mowbray Park, Sunderland

Mowbray Park (6 Pictures)

(5.5 miles, 8.8 km, direction E)


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Beamish Open Air Museum (218 Pictures)

(5.5 miles, 8.9 km, direction W)

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

Baltic Centre Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

Baltic Centre (3 Pictures)

(5.7 miles, 9.2 km, direction NW)

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.....

St Nicholas Cathederal, Newcastle upon Tyne

St Nicholas Cathedral (4 Pictures)

(6.3 miles, 10.1 km, direction NW)

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

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