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*.