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Tynemouth Priory and Castle

The interactive 'Life in the Stronghold' exhibition takes you on an exciting journey. It tells the story of the site from its original beginnings as an Anglo-Saxon settlement, an Anglican monastery, a royal castle, artillery fort and a coastal defence. The newly refurbished battery gun was designed to defend the Tyne in the First and Second World Wars and can be explored.

Don't Miss

The 'Life in the Stronghold' exhibition
The beautiful and tranquil 13th century chapel
The newly restored gun battery
The fantastic views overlooking the river Tyne and the North Sea

Locations

Pier Road, Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear, NE30 4BZ

7.73 miles  
  0191 257 1090  
Delve into Durham

Delve into Durham

Delve into Durham's amazing history with a break in 2018 and see the past come to life at award winning attractions and events. Don't miss the Bodies of Evidence exhibition at Palace Green Library or visit the majestic Durham Cathedral. Take a tour of Medieval Raby Castle, or visit the magnificent Bowes Museum. You could even take a tram ride!

Pets at Home

Pets at Home

Head down to your local Pets at Home store during the summer holidays for a fantastic My Pet Pals activity workshop! Our My Pet Pals workshops help to teach children how rewarding pets can be and how to care for them responsibly. There's a truly hands-on approach to pet care, as well as loads of goodies..and the best bit is, it's all FREE! Book now