The northeast is one of England's quirkiest, most characterful regions. If it's history you're looking for, you'll find heaps of it. If it's fresh air, there are both 'England's Last Wilderness' and some of Britain's best beaches to enjoy. If it's the latest art or culture, then Gateshead's BALTIC Centre can't be bettered. The AA Guide to Durham & Northumberland gives you all you need to know to get the most out of your visit to this wonderful area. From the Romanesque marvels of Durham Cathedral to the atmospheric delights of Lindisfarne, each entry is packed with the very best sites to see, things to do, recommendations for eating and drinking, and places to explore nearby. With everything from local legends to must-see festivals and events, this authoritative and practical guide ensures you will never be lost for something to do.