Five young conservationists are camping out on the Northumberland coast to guard a colony of little terns nesting on the beach.Read the full story ›
A 140 year old Scots pine growing at the National Trust's Cragside in Northumberland has been officially declared the tallest in the UK.
At forty metres tall it's the same height as 10 double-decker buses stacked one on top of the other - It was one of seven million trees and shrubs planted in the second half of the 19th century at the estate
A stately home near Rothbury and a group of islands off the Northumberland coast both feature in a new 20-part ITV series starting this weekend.
Presenter Michael Buerk looks at the work of the National Trust and the staff who work behind the scenes at some of its most spectacular properties.
Derek Proud reports.
The history of a National Trust property in Northumberland is being brought back to life with the help of a group of actors.
In 1939 it became the home for more than 100 girls evacuated from Newcastle - and that story has been turned into a drama, which is being acted out in the house itself.
Derek Proud reports.
Hundreds of seabirds are starving to death and being washed up on the region's coastline.Read the full story ›
A group of actors will bring Wallington Hall in Northumberland to life by playing members of the Trevelyan family who used to own the house.Read the full story ›
The National Trust is running trips to see new born seal pups on the Farne Islands for the first time.Read the full story ›
The National Trust is to invest one and a half million pounds improving facilities at the Gibside estate near Rowlands Gill in Gateshead.
The announcement comes just weeks after the Trust pledged an investment of £650,000 at Housesteads Roman Fort.
Visitor numbers at Gibside have increased from 60,000 to 166,000 in the past ten years.
National Trust Gibside is offering rates-free workspace in the grounds of the estate for creative people to develop their business.Read the full story ›
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The National Trust is enjoying bumper visitor numbers in the region. Gibside near Gateshead has had a busy bank holiday so far.
It's one of several places that have seen an average 12% more people through its gates between March 2011 and February 2012.