Art Galleries include:
Baltic which has a great display of contemporary visual art.
Laing Art Gallery displaying a variety of art and encourages children to be involved.
Hatton has a great programme of historical and contemporary exhibitions.
Shipley Art Gallery (approx 2 miles) cater for exploring the arts and the Laing even encourages the younger children to get involved.
Historic Buildings and Gardens
Durham Cathedral is a world heritage site and is a must see for those interested in learning more about this magnificent medieval Church.
Alnwick Gardens and Castle is worth a visit too with the beautiful Rose Gardens and Treehouse with walkways and the Poison Garden to explore. The Live Theatre is great way to enjoy an evening out.
Newcastle University which is a favourite choice for those seeking further education.