Readers have been sharing their favourite places to visit across the UK.

18 places North East families have loved visiting on their staycations

The past 18 months or so have seen us all spend more time closer to home.

And this has given some of us an opportunity to discover some fantastic locations both in the North East and across the UK – perhaps places we would not have visited in usual times.

From our own region’s breathtaking coastline to a city break elsewhere, here are some of your shout-outs.

We hope they provide some inspiration for a future family trip.

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