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in the county of Tyne & Wear

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Beamish (97 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham

(3.3 miles, 5.2 km, direction SW of Birtley)

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...

Penshaw Monument

Penshaw (34 Pictures)

in the county of Tyne & Wear

(4.2 miles, 6.7 km, direction SE of Birtley)

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

St. Nicholas's Cathedral

Newcastle upon Tyne (315 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Tyne & Wear

(5.6 miles, 9.0 km, direction N of Birtley)

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.....

The Vikings, Jarrow, Tyne & Wear

Jarrow (4 Pictures)

in the county of Tyne & Wear

(6.7 miles, 10.7 km, direction NE of Birtley)

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...

Fulwell Mill, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear.

Sunderland (268 Pictures)

in the county of Tyne & Wear

(7.7 miles, 12.4 km, direction E of Birtley)

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

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Angel Of The North at Gateshead

Angel of the North (40 Pictures)

(2.7 miles, 4.3 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.....

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Beamish Open Air Museum (215 Pictures)

(3.2 miles, 5.2 km, direction W)

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

Lumley Castle, Chester-le-Street, County Durham

Lumley Castle (8 Pictures)

(3.4 miles, 5.4 km, direction S)


Baltic Centre Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

Baltic Centre (3 Pictures)

(4.6 miles, 7.4 km, direction N)

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)

(5.0 miles, 8.0 km, direction N)

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


The Castle (4 Pictures)

(5.5 miles, 8.8 km, direction N)

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

Hylton Castle, Sunderland, tyne & WEAR

Hylton Castle (15 Pictures)

(5.8 miles, 9.4 km, direction E)


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