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NEW WEBSITE COMING SOON! Founded in 1924, the Northumberland & Newcastle Society works to protect valuable buildings and landscapes and to enhance the quality of life in both urban and rural areas.

Dunstanburgh Castle and Wind turbines from the sea

Train going over Kielder Viaduct

Bamburgh Castle Peter Phillips artwork

Iona Art Glass

La Sagesse site in Jesmond

Mitford Hall Garden Party 90th Anniversary

Duddo Stones

Aln Valley Railway

Newcastle Quayside

Rocky Island off Seaton Sluice

Killingworth Engine

We Care

Our urban and rural environments face many threats as well as offering new opportunities for enhancement. We care about our environment and work to ensure that any development is acceptable and sympathetic to its surroundings. Find out more about us.

We make a difference

As individuals we often feel powerless to influence decisions about planning matters that affect our quality of our lives. We work with other bodies at local and national level on major issues. To find out more, visit our caseload page.

We welcome new members

By joining us you will help to support our work and make sure that future generations can enjoy their surroundings. You can also enjoy a range of social events and you will receive the Society's quarterly magazine CITY AND COUNTY. See our membership page for further details or contact us by email or in writing at the address below.