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The Durham City Lumiere Festival

A four day festival once again lit up the city of Durham, bringing a little early winter magic to the people of Durham. The Lumiere light show returned between the 12th and 15th of November 2015 to light up the streets, waterways & historic medieval buildings of Geordieland’s historic 2nd city & its famous cathedral. Over the four days of the festival highlighted …

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Newcastle Upon Tyne Winter Carnival

The 2012 winter carnival will kick off the celebration to welcome in 2013 with New Years Eve celebrations at the Monument in Newcastle City Centre Before the fireworks display at the Civic Centre in the evening, tourists & Geordie locals alike were able to meet characters from Norse mythology and Viking Folklore … The carnival events are highlighted in the video below and gives …

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South Shields, South Tyneside

Apart from miles of pristine beaches, South Shields is also home to a Roman fort called Arbeia which was built to help supply the roman soldiers along Hadrian’s Wall. South Shields beachfront includes sand dunes, grassy areas & loads of picnic areas as well as an Amusement Park which sits opposite Marine Park incorporating a childrens play park, a small boating lake & a …

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Druridge Bay & The Northumberland Coast Country Park

Druridge Bay is a 7 mile long coastal bay stretching from Amble in Northumberland through to Cresswell that includes 3 and a half miles of pristine beach and shady sand dunes along with a huge freshwater lake surrounded by woods and countryside. You can take a pleasant walk around the huge lake & through the meadows set …

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Cullercoats Bay & Blue Flag Beach in North Tyneside – Photos Updated

Cullercoats Bay is a small blue flag sandy bay popular with families featuring caves nestled in the surrounding cliffs in the centre of the bay which was in times gone by a thriving fishing harbour providing shelter for more than 150 fishing boats.   The bay is also home to the RNLI lifeboat station which still plays an active …

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