Lorna Garrity

Unveiling the Hidden Treasures of North East of England

The North East of England is a region brimming with history, charm, and captivating landscapes. From bustling cities to quaint villages, an abundance of hidden treasures is waiting to be discovered. This blog will take you on a virtual tour of some of the most captivating places to explore in the North East.

York, a historic city

Our journey begins in the medieval city of York. Step into the enchanting streets and immerse yourself in history as you visit York Minster, one of the world’s most magnificent cathedrals. Wander along the ancient city walls, exploring the Shambles, a picturesque street filled with timber-framed buildings. It is also often referred to as the best-preserved medieval street in Europe, and is said to have inspired Diagon Alley in the Harry Potter series.

Durham cathedral galore

Next, we venture to Durham, home to its iconic Norman castle and Durham Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Marvel at the stunning architecture and delve into the stories of the past as you explore the cobbled streets of this historic city.

Whitby the perfect tourist destination

Perched on the stunning Yorkshire coastline, Whitby is a town steeped in maritime history and Gothic charm. Stroll along the picturesque harbour, climb the famous 199 steps to the ruins of Whitby Abbey, and indulge in some delicious fish and chips.

Harrogate, a sprawling city of hidden treasures

Escape to the elegant spa town of Harrogate, known for its beautiful gardens and Victorian architecture. Explore the stunning Valley Gardens, visit the iconic Betty’s Tea Room, and immerse yourself in the town’s vibrant cultural scene.

Knaresborough, a breathtaking town

Nestled along the River Nidd, Knaresborough is a picturesque town with a rich history. Visit the medieval Knaresborough Castle, marvel at the awe-inspiring views of the railway viaduct, and take a boat trip along the river. With its intriguing history and picturesque landscapes, Knaresborough is a must-visit destination for those seeking a unique and enchanting experience in the North East of England.

The North East of England is a treasure trove of captivating locations, each with its own unique stories to tell. From the ancient streets of York to the coastal charm of Whitby, this region offers an abundance of beauty, history and hidden treasures. And as you embark on your exploration, don’t forget to bring along your perfect travel companion— “Word Hunt Adventures” by Lorna Garrity.

With its engaging puzzles and captivating tales, this book will transform your journey into an unforgettable adventure as you unlock the mysteries of the North East one word at a time. So, grab your copy, embark on your word hunt, and let the magic of the North East unfold before your eyes. Happy exploring!

Learn more about the book here

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