Things to do in Leeds
Leeds has often been voted a top city destination for visitors. Families should start with Eureka!, the brilliantly interactive National Children's Museum, but there are lots of other cultural treats in store. Don't forget the wonderful Roundhay Park for breaks between outings; it's one of the largest city parks in Europe.
Things to do in East Riding of Yorkshire
From rolling wolds to dramatic seascapes, with bustling market towns, pretty historic villages and glorious open skies, the East Riding of Yorkshire is a great place for a visit. With relatively few people to the square mile, there is a real sense of space and freedom that harks back to simpler times.
Things to do in Newcastle
Newcastle is home to the Geordies, known for their friendliness, humour and ability to go out in the depths of winter in short sleeves. The iconic Tyne Bridge welcomes you to this elegant city which is packed with great art galleries, museums and other cultural treats.
Things to do in Northumberland
Northumberland offers picturesque countryside, mile upon mile of stunning sandy beaches, abundant wildlife, nature reserves and the Northumberland National Park. Northumberland is a vibrant, culturally rich area, with a strong sense of identity and a wonderful coastline.
Things to do in North and South Tyneside
As with much of this part of the country, Tyneside offers up beautiful, rolling countryside, pretty coastal spots and access to the mighty Hadrian's Wall. Visit Segedunum, an excavated Roman fort with a large interactive museum at its heart, or visit the home of the venerable Bede at Bede's World.