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Hello & Welcome to NewcastleGateshead

Uncover 2,000 years of history

Uncover 2,000 years of history

From Roman times to present

Visit Northern England

Map of the North East of England

Hello and welcome to the North of England

Head north and explore some of England’s most exciting cities, stunning countryside and outstanding coastline. Our historic castles, beautiful stately homes and UNESCO World Heritage Sites tell the story of 2,000 years of England’s historic and often turbulent past.

Once the powerhouse of the Industrial Revolution, today you can explore our vibrant cities’ industrial past alongside our exciting future, celebrated in some of the most iconic architecture and public art you will find in the UK.

We’ve put together some suggested itineraries to help you make the most of your visit to Northern England.

What's Happening...

Today

Carlisle Castle

Carlisle

Discover Carlisle’s Historic Quarter with its 900-year-old Cathedral and medieval Castle a great...

Openings

Open

1st January 2018-31st December 2018
Durham Castle

Durham Castle

Explore Durham Castle's history with a guided tour. Learn about the fortress during the Norman...

Openings

Durham Castle

1st January 2018-31st December 2018
Washington Old Hall

Washington Old Hall

At the heart of historic Washington village this picturesque stone manor house and its gardens...

Openings

1 Apr - 31 Oct

1st April 2018-31st October 2019

1 Nov - 24 Dec

1st November 2018-24th December 2018

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