Natural England - North East

North East

The features that define the landscape of each area are recorded in individual descriptions which explain what makes one area different from another and shows how that character has arisen and how it is changing.

An introduction to the region - Countryside character: North East: (625kb)pdf document.

North East National Character Area map

Hotspot map

1. North Northumberland Coastal Plain 2. Northumberland Sandstone Hills 3. Cheviot Fringe 4. Cheviots 5. Border Moors and Forests 10. North Pennines 11. Tyne Gap and Hadrian's Wall 12. Mid Northumberland 13. South East Northumberland Coastal Plain 14. Tyne and Wear Lowlands 15. Durham Magnesian Limestone Plateau 16. Durham Coalfield Pennine Fringe 22. Pennine Dales Fringe 23. Tees Lowlands 25. North Yorkshire Moors and Cleveland Hills

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