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We all need somewhere to unwind, luckily the North is a haven for activities and chill spots. Here’s where you’ll find the best spots for local leisure inspo.

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Top 3 North East Art Spots

The culturally rich North East has no shortness of astounding art galleries, spread all across the region. If you’re looking to fill your Sunday with a casual and relaxed day trip or searching for that perfect wedding venue, have a read of our top 3 local art galleries and museums in the North East.
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Woodland Wandering in Watergate Forest Park

The beautiful Watergate Forest Park can be found just a hop, skip and a jump from the A1 in the borough of Gateshead and is located on the site of the former Watergate colliery. Reclamation work in the 1990s transformed the area into a haven for wildlife and an idyllic place to take a walk, comprised of woodlands, wetlands, wildflower meadows and a myriad of recreational routes.
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Five Idyllic Walks In The North Of England

Within this article we hope to shine a light on the diversity of views and locations that are ideal for embracing our region's countryside and coastline, wherever you may be setting out from. These walks are accessible, relatively short and clearly signposted with good paths, perfect routes for individuals who are just getting into walking but are not looking for anything too strenuous.
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Allensford: The Ultimate Riverside Retreat

Allensford is pretty much hidden away and only locals know about it - but we want to change that! It is a small and quaint village nestled away in County Durham with a gorgeous riverside park featuring a picnic ground, cafe and a playground. A perfect destination for a countryside retreat this coming weekend.