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Historic railway museum featuring a number of steam, diesel and electric locomotives and is home to George Stephenson's 0-4-0 tender locomotive "Billy" which is one of the oldest locomotives in the World. Free entry but donations are welcome.
Middle Engine Lane
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear NE298DX
Historic steam railway taking you on a journey into the past through the beautiful South Tyne valley giving you access to some unique tourist attractions and fabulous walks. More information on the website.
A fabulous place to visit. The first house in the World to be lit by hydroelectricity powered by water from its own lakes. Many fascinating features and gadgets on view in the house and the vast grounds include adventure, picnic and play areas.
The home of Earl Grey featuring 25 acres of formal gardens and 65 acres of woodland and the Earl Grey Tea House. Open early Feb to mid Nov. Admission - Adults £7.70, Over 60's £6.60, children free. Dogs are not allowed.
The ongoing excavation of a Roman fort including a bath house, officers accommodation and barrack buildings s well as the remains of village buildings. The site also includes a museum housing some of the objects and artifacts found on the site.
Stone Manor House in the middle of Washington Village which was home to 5 generations of the ancestors of George Washington, first President of the USA. Can be hired for small wedding ceremonies and corporate events.
Washington, Tyne and Wear NE38 7LE
Unique museum letting you experience what it was like to live in an expanding Roman empire through using 3D film technology and displays of artifacts discovered along the Roman Wall as well as at the Vindolanda excavation.