England travel guide




England Travel Guide

North East

The North East region of England comprises the Northumberland with its heather-covered hills, County Durham, the vibrant cities of Tyne and Wear and a small part of North Yorkshire, all of them with its own character, attractions and charm.

North East has a plenty of things to do and see, its history and heritage gives to the visitors a wealth of treasures to discover from coast to countryside. Rich and fascinating heritage North East boasts two World Heritage Sites, Hadrian's Wall and Durham Cathedral. Built by Romans in the years AD 122-30 by order of the Emperor Hadrian, the Hadrianís Wall is one of the most famous landmarks in the world, covering the 84-mile long offers a great opportunity to discover the remains of Romanís power walking or cycling, places such as Segedunum Roman Fort and Bath House, Arbeia Fort, or Housesteads Roman Fort are the most popular along the wall.

Durham Cathedral is another of the most representative places in the North East and the finest example of Norman church architecture in England.

North East is also noted for the richness of its natural beauty. From the mighty Cheviot Hills to the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Durham Dales and Northumberland National Park, or unspoilt coastline with dramatic cliffs are some the most remarkable spots to visit.

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