Benwell Roman Temple and Vallum Crossing (Hadrian’s Wall). The remains of a small temple to the native god ‘Antenociticus’, in the ‘vicus’ (civilian settlement) which stood outside Benwell fort.
Nearest Things To Do Tyne and Wear
Heading to Tyne and Wear and looking for something to do or a place to visit. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Tyne and Wear coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Tyne and Wear day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Tyne and Wear activity.
The world’s first electric lighthouse (victorian) lighthouse above 2½ miles of beach, cliff and grasslands with spectacular views over Marsden Bay and the notorious currents of ‘Whitburn Steel’. More details: Read more [...]
Gibside, 18th-century landscape garden spanning 160 hectares (400 acres), Gibside is a ‘grand design’ of spectacular vistas, winding paths and grassy open spaces. At key points there are decorative garden Read more [...]
Tynemouth Priory and Castle,set on a steep headland between the river and the North Sea, Tynemouth has always been as much a fortress as a religious site. First a 7th-century Read more [...]
Cullercoats lifeboat station was established in the 1820s and has limited opening times and an RNLI shop.
Hylton Castle, a ruined stone castle originally built from wood by the Hilton (later Hylton) family shortly after the Norman Conquest in 1066. Later rebuilt in stone in the late Read more [...]