The North East region is generally hilly and sparsely populated in its North and West, and urban and arable in the East and South. The region contains the urban centres of Tyneside, Wearside and Teesside, and is noted for the rich natural beauty of its coastline, Northumberland National Park, and the section of the Pennines that includes Teesdale and Weardale.
Reasons to visit
To those that know the North East, there is a wealth of beauty unspoilt by large numbers of visitors. The county of Northumberland is dotted with beautiful historic towns such as Berwick on the Scottish border, Alnwick and Hexham. It is a region of contrast. The wild beauty of the Northumberland National Park, and the modern life of Newcastle.
The real beauty of the North East is its secret.