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this is what's onOur packed year-round events calendar means there's bound to be something for you to enjoy, whenever you choose to visit.

Bishop Auckland Food Festival

Bishop Auckland Food Festival

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Food Festival

1st April 2017-2nd April 2017
Beamish Museum - Great North Festival of Transport

Beamish Museum - Great North Festival of Transport

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2017

29th March 2017-23rd April 2017
Open Treasure - Beasts

Open Treasure - Beasts

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Beasts

20th February 2017-10th June 2017

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  • Send a free e-postcard from Durham

    Durham card

    As we look ahead to spring, we're giving you the chance to send a free e-postcard featuring photos from across the county, so you can share your experiences with friends and family.

  • Half-term hands-on family fun in Durham

    Half-term hands-on family fun in Durham

    Durham is a place where you can step back in time during the February half-term school holidays. Where exciting attractions, enthralling experiences and events bring the county’s fascinating past to life with lots of hands-on activities to keep the children entertained.

  • 17 reasons to visit Durham in 2017

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    Some of Durham's top attractions and places to eat and stay were in the spotlight last night (Tuesday 22 November) after picking up top gongs at the North East Tourism Awards.

  • Half-term hands-on family fun in Durham

    Half-term hands-on family fun in Durham

    Durham is a place where you can step back in time during the February half-term school holidays. Where exciting attractions, enthralling experiences and events bring the county’s fascinating past to life with lots of hands-on activities to keep the children entertained.

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    With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we preview five of the county's most romantic hotels from city to countryside and coast, just in time for you to book your next getaway.

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    Planning a festive break in Durham?

    If you are planning a family festive break to Durham this winter, there are some real festive treats in store every weekend in December, to ensure you take some fantastic memories with you when you sadly have to head home.

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