Heritage Locations

Alnwick Station


Alnwick Station - Viewed in 2007

Built on a grand scale, this single storey building with glazed train shed is said to owe its size to its proximity to the Duke of Northumberland's Alnwick Castle.

Alston Arches, Haltwhistle


Alston Arches, Haltwhistle (Tony Keen)

Six arched stone viaduct over the river South Tyne.

Chesters Bridge


Chesters Bridge

Roman bridge abutments where Hadrian's Wall crossed the River North Tyne

Coquet Lighthouse



Built on the remains of a monastery, this castellated fort-like lighthouse stands on an island bird reserve.

George Stephenson's Birthplace, Wylam



George Stephenson was born in a small cottage at Wylam. It is now owned by the National Trust and is listed Grade II*.