Founded over 1,000 years ago, the City of Durham is a small but beautiful cathedral city with scenic river walks and cobbled streets.
How far: 14.1 miles
This open air museum tells the history of people from the North East.
How far: 29.4 miles
Located in the historic market town of Barnard Castle, The Bowes Museum is a unique cultural icon and one of the most important museums outside London.
How far: 15.9 miles
The Alpine Garden, Bamboo Grove, Woodland Garden and wild flower meadow of the Botanical Gardens will appeal to old and young alike.
How far: 13.6 miles
Medieval Raby Castle includes a 200 acre deer park, walled gardens, carriage collection and adventure playground.
How far: 9 miles
Sedgefield Racecourse is known as ‘The Friendly Racecourse’ and holds 19 fixtures annually.
How far: 12 miles
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Following the success of its well-established summer event, the National Centre for Early Music provides seasonal entertainment at venues across the city during the York Early Music Christmas Festival. Not surprsingly, concert repertoire and themes explore advent and sacred music.Read More
The North-East's biggest producing theatre, Northern Stage is proud of its Northern heritage and focuses on both promoting local talent and establishing national and international partnerships. Cornwall's Kneehigh Theatre and the RSC are regular visitors.Read More
Allendale in Northumberland keeps a pagan ceremony to welcome in the New Year. Holding a procession through the town centre, men dress up with flaming whisky barrels filled with hot tar balanced on their heads, then toss them onto a bonfire...Read More
Newcastle United FC play their home matches at St James's Park Stadium. The Premier League runs between August and May and full fixture lists can be found on the club websites. Please note: games may be rearranged due to cup or television commitments.Read More
Sunderland AFC play their home matches at The Stadium of Light. The Premier League runs between August and May and full fixture lists can be found on the club websites. Please note: games may be rearranged due to cup or television commitments.Read More