Locate attractions to visit including theme amusement parks,
adventure parks, arts, crafts, picture galleries, cultural attractions and
castles, living history attractions, ancient monuments, houses and gardens and
museums to visit throughout the whole of the North East.
Gateshead Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Tel 0845 463 4938 The Railways
original purpose was the movement of coal from nearby collieries to ships on the
River Tyne. The loco fleet is maintained in the Marley Hill engine shed which is
open to the public every day. Please view website for timetables of trains and
Beamish Co Durham. Tel 0191 370 4000 Beamish where the past comes to
life. We're no ordinary museum but a living, working experience of life as it
was in the Great North in the early 1800s and 1900s. Britain's favourite open
air museum set in over 300 acres of beautiful countryside, vividly recreates life in the
North of England.
Pickering North Yorkshire. Tel 01751 473799 With our magnificent steam engines and rural stations
a visit to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway is like taking a step back in time. From the smoke and steam pouring
from the engines to the cosy wood-panelled carriages, the railway is both lovingly preserved and charmingly authentic.