Tom Campbell's A-Z of the North East

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Things to do, places to see... and maybe a little hidden gem or two. This is Tom Campbell's A-Z of the North East!

 

 

 

We start, naturally, with the letter A... And A is for The Angel of the North!

 

The letter B is for... Beamish Museum

 

The letter C... is for Cragside


 

The letter D... is for Dinosaur! Which you can find at the Hancock Museum in Newcastle!

 

The letter is E... is for the Empire Theatre in Sunderland!

 

The letter F... is for Football.. So we took a trip to West Auckland Town FC, home of the first World Cup!

 

The letter G... is for Gateshead

 

The letter H... is for Hadrian's Wall. So we took a trip up to Vindolanda.

 

The letter I... is for Ingleby Barwick, where there is a gold postbox to commemorate Kat Copeland's gold medal in the 2012 Olympics!

 

The letter J... is for Jesmond!

 

The letter K... is for Keilder Observatory

 

The letter L... is for Locomotion! We took a trip to Locomotion, the National Railway Museum in Shildon!

 

The letter M... is for Monument...Grey's Monument in Newcastle to be precise

 

The letter N... is for North Sea... So we took a trip to Tynemouth beach!

 

The letter O... is for Otters. And where better to find them, then at the WWT in Washington!

 

The letter P... is for Parmo!

 

The letter Q... is for Quayside! So Tom took a trip down for the market.

 

The letter R... is for Redcar Beacon!

 

The letter S... is for Saltburn Cliff Lift!

 

The letter T... is for the HMS Trincomalee, which is at the Hartlepool Maritime Experience!

 

The letter U... is for the Ultimate at Lightwater Valley!

 

The letter V... is for Victorian Tunnels!

 

W... is for Waterfall... the largest one in the UK, High Force in Teesdale!

 

The letter Y... is for Yarm!

 

The letter Z... is for Zoo! Tom took a trip up to Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens