A rambling, quirky secondhand bookstore, with open fires, armchairs, model trains and a simple café.
The iconic Alnwick Castle is a Northumberland filming location for Harry Potter, Downton Abbey and more.
A community-run museum and gallery dedicated to the history of Alnwick and its surrounding area.
The Georgian Theatre
Stockton-on-Tees' longest running music venue, playing host to touring bands as well as continuing to nurture the abundance of local talent in Teesside.
Gallagher & Turner
Gallagher & Turner is a modern & contemporary art gallery and specialist picture framer based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Point Blank Shooting
A state-of-the-art simulation shooting range and the ultimate, competitive socialising experience!
The Aviary Gallery
“By art lovers, for art lovers”.
The Escape Key
Step into the past in these premium quality handcrafted escape rooms based on Newcastle's rich history.
The Alnwick Garden
The brainchild of The Duchess of Northumberland, The Alnwick Garden is a multi-award winning visitor attraction.
A small independent theatre in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Jam Jar Cinema
Jam Jar Cinema & Lounge Bar shows the best of Indy, British and Hollywood releases in their luxurious screening room.
Corbridge Roman Town
Preserved ruins of a Roman garrison located on Hadrian's wall, plus a museum of excavated artefacts.
Victoria Tunnel Tours
Take a tour through the Victoria Tunnel; a preserved 19th-century waggonway under Newcastle, stretching from the Town Moor to the Tyne river.
Riley’s Fish Shack
A fish bar and grill based on King Edward's Bay, Tynemouth, serving local, seasonal fish and seafood.
Thornton Hall Gardens
A working farm that has three walled gardens that opens for the public only a few days each year.
A pioneering organisation that's all about making, touring & promoting theatre for young audiences, aged 0 – 16 years old.
Adrenaline junkies, listen up! Here are 3 things to do in and around Newcastle that’ll bring out your sense of adventure
From taking to the skies at Europe’s largest flight simulator to riding some waves in the North Sea, here are the activities that’ll give you a day to remember.
The Forum Music Centre
Venue for new bands, a music education centre and recording facilities, plus comedy and film clubs.
Eden Flight Training
A range of flight training courses, from pleasure flights to full pilot qualifications with our experienced flight instructors.
A local market offering a range of local, good quality, good value produce and items.
Head of Steam, Darlington Railway Museum
Head of Steam is a railway museum located on the 1825 route of the Stockton and Darlington Railway, which was the world's first steam-powered passenger railway.
Create and Paint
A creative studio, gift shop and café located in Darlington's bustling town centre.
Motor racing circuit offering driving experiences. Choose by make of car, price and experience type.
Railway museum in Shildon, where you can have a fun family day out in the birthplace of the railways.
11 creative workshops and craft courses at The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle, this summer
From throwing clay at the potter’s wheel to carving your own linoprint and crafting with other sewing señoritas, spark your creative flair with The Biscuit Factory’s programme of adult craft courses.
Container settlement hosting fantastic street food and delicious drinks every Friday to Sunday at By The River Brew Co.
A concert venue and centre for musical education.
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
Vast converted mill with minimalist interiors, hosting temporary shows by contemporary artists.
Iconic Newcastle music venue, bar and kitchen.
Community farm in the heart of Ouseburn.
Enjoy close encounters with hundreds of incredible creatures from around the world.
Lost World Adventure Golf
In a land that time forgot, amongst giant spitting dinosaurs come and test your skills on our award winning tropically landscaped adventure golf course.
Tynemouth Surf Co.
An established Surf Shop and Surf School that has been running from Tynemouth Longsands Beach since 1995.
Keel Row Books
The longest established antiquarian and second-hand bookshop in the North East of England.
Interesting Books and Zines
Indie bookshop in Berwick-upon-Tweed specialising in books, art, magazines & zines from small press and independent publishers.
Old Low Light
A heritage centre opened in 2015, its development driven by local enthusiasts passionate about bringing stories of the past to life.
The Engine Room
A small, fully licensed underground arts and music venue.
Pop Recs is a café, music and arts venue and community hub located in the heart of Sunderland.
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens
A museum, art gallery, exhibition space and Winter Gardens combine to create a stunning visitor attraction in the heart of the city centre.
23 music festivals in Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham, Middlesbrough and Northumberland you should book tickets for now
This Is Tomorrow may be cancelled, but there are still plenty of music festivals going ahead in the North East this summer – with some of the best line ups in the country.
The Fire Station
Live music & performance venue in Sunderland city centre.
National Glass Centre
Cultural attraction and venue celebrating Sunderland’s glass making heritage and exploring the creative potential of this extraordinary material.
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