Charlotte O'Neill

Beamish: travelling back to childhood

Beamish: travelling back to childhood

My trip to Beamish, the open-air museum, where the world is stuck in 1913, not only turned back the years for the North East but also for myself. Walking around the museum and being taught lessons from the past with your grandparents made me feel two decades younger. Although I towered over the other grandchildren […]

 Sophie Dishman

Downton Abbey visit Beamish to film final episode shown on Christmas

TV drama Downton Abbey visited Beamish to film scenes for its final episode which was seen on Christmas day. Some scenes were filmed in the town area of the popular North East tourist attraction. Beamish’s Town street was covered in “snow” in July, when filming took place with Lady Mary Crawley (played by Michelle Dockery), […]