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Welcome to our collection of North East England stories! We will be compiling a valuable resource of travel experiences, events, accommodation recommendations and inspiring stories from around the region. 

How to really switch off while in the North East of England

20 Mar 2020

A region well known for its perfect mix of city, coast and countryside, a trip around North East England is the perfect way to restore balance to your life. If you’re feeling the stress of day-to-day life, work is none stop or you just want to escape reality for a while, here are some of the best ways to switch off, be present and enjoy the best of the North East.

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Filming locations in the North East: Where in the region can be seen on the big screen?

14 Feb 2020

The North East of England is without a doubt one of the most striking regions in the UK with more than its fair share of iconic buildings and landmarks, so it’s no surprise that it’s starred in some of the most famous hit TV shows and films over the years. From Hollywood action films to thrilling crime dramas, the North East has certainly played its part in cinematic history.  So where in the region can be seen on the big screen?

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A guide to romance: Five of the best places to propose in the North East

30 Jan 2020

The North East is blessed with some of the world’s most beautiful backdrops, breath taking scenery and unforgettable landmarks, making it the perfect destination for popping the question to a special someone. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, discover five of the most loved-up locations across the region.

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A round-up of the best Chinese New Year 2020 celebrations across the North East

23 Jan 2020

The arrival of the 2020 Chinese New Year marks the beginning of the Year of the Rat, symbolising prosperity and good fortune. Here's what's happening across the North East to celebrate!

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Your Guide to Christmas Events in North East England

06 Dec 2019

With a high-impact atmosphere and buzzing vibes inherent in Newcastle and Gateshead, we have carefully selected an all-round itinerary that will cater to any type of personality…

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Kielder Water & Forest Park....Welcome to the Greater Outdoors

03 Dec 2019

Kielder Water & Forest Park brings you nature on a grander scale. The views are bigger, the night sky brighter, the sports wilder and the smiles wider

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Best ways to spend a long weekend in Newcastle and Gateshead

27 Nov 2019

With a high-impact atmosphere and buzzing vibes inherent in Newcastle and Gateshead, we have carefully selected an all-round itinerary that will cater to any type of personality…

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Northumberland National Park Rangers share their Top 5 places to explore this summer

30 Jul 2019

Discover the Northumberland National Park Ranger's ‘Top 5’ favourite places in Northumberland National Park this summer.

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Best Brunch Spots in the North East

19 Jul 2019

Whether you are looking for a light bite, or a little treat for you and your friends to start your weekend, you will be spoilt for choice here in the North East.

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Big Weekend · Tees Valley - the Festival Destination

10 Apr 2019

The UK festival season gets started in Tees Valley this summer as BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend hits Middlesbrough in May 2019.

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