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Things to do in the Durham Dales

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  1. Add Barnard Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 565 reviews565 reviews

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    Castle / Fort

    Barnard Castle

    A spectacular fortress set on a high rock above the market town, Barnard Castle takes you back to the 12th century. Spot Richard III’s boar emblem carving, enjoy the sensory garden and stunning views of this riverside location.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Oct 2017to31 Oct 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00
    From:
    1 Nov 2017to31 Mar 2018Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  2. Add Horse Riding at Hamsterley Forest  to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Horse Riding

    Bishop Auckland

    Enjoy miles of waymarked horse-riding routes that let you explore the heart of this beautiful forest. Please note, dedicated horse box parking is located in the Grove car park, 2 miles along the Forest Drive from the Bedburn entrance.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2016to31 Dec 2017
  3. Add Hamsterley Forest Cycling to your Itinerary

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    Cycle Route

    Hamsterley

    Hamsterley Forest is a magnet for mountain bikers from all over the North of England, attracted by a wide range of cycling experiences. Cycle hire available +44 01388 488222, www.woodnwheels.org.uk

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2009
  4. Add Low Force Waterfall to your Itinerary

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    Natural Feature

    Near Middleton-in Teesdale, Barnard Castle

    Low Force waterfall is part of the River Tees in beautiful Upper Teesdale. It is easily accessible from Bowlees Visitor Centre.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017
  5. Add Stargazing in the North Pennines to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Outdoor and Wildlife Activity

    Stanhope

    Some of the darkest skies in England are found in the North Pennines. Much of the area is remote, wild countryside with little development and the views of the night sky are second to none.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017
  6. Add Hamsterley Forest to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 272 reviews272 reviews

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    Forest

    Hamsterley Forest

    Information point and tearoom, cycle hire and forest drive with children's play area. Four mile forest drive runs through the forest giving access to picnic sites along the way.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Oct 2017to31 Dec 2017Open 08:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  7. Add Golf at Rockliffe Hall to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 2608 reviews2608 reviews

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    Golf Course

    Hurworth-on-Tees

    Rockliffe Hall offers an 18 hole championship golf course which is one of the most challenging in Europe. Designed by Hawtree, its full 7,879 yards from the back tees will provide the best professional tour golfer a good test.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2017to31 Oct 2017Open 07:00 - 22:00
    From:
    1 Nov 2017to31 Mar 2018Open 08:30 - 20:30
  8. Add Walworth Castle Birds of Prey to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 378 reviews378 reviews

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    Animal Collection

    Walworth

    Walworth Castle Birds of Prey specialises in offering fantastic falconry experiences and daily flying displays. The centre is set within the stunning grounds of Walworth Castle.

    Dates

    From:
    25 Mar 2017to30 Oct 2017Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  9. Add May the Forces be with you - a walk around Low and High Force Waterfalls to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Near Middleton in Teesdale

    This 5 mile circular walk takes you through the stunning landscape of Upper Teesdale, within the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it includes Low and High Force waterfalls - the most spectacular natural features in the Durham Dales.

  10. Add Alpaca Trekking with Teesdale Alpacas to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 23 reviews23 reviews

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    Guided Tour

    Boldron

    Come for a walk with us and enjoy some stunning Teesdale scenery and make friends with one of our alpacas. We are a working Alpaca Farm and run Alpaca Treks throughout the year subject to the ‘Great British Weather’ ! By Prior Appointment Only...

  11. Add Derwent Reservoir Walk to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Edmundbyers

    Discover the wildlife and history of Derwent Reservoir along the multi user trail while taking in the breathtaking views of the reservoir.

  12. Add Bowes Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 32 reviews32 reviews

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    Castle / Fort

    Barnard Castle

    The massive ruins of Henry II's 12thC tower keep, set within the earthworks of a Roman fort guarding the strategic Stainmore Pass over the Pennines.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017
  13. Add Rockliffe Hall Luxury Golf and Spa Resort to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 344 reviews344 reviews

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    Spa and Relaxation

    Hurworth Place

    At 50,000 square feet, The Spa at Rockliffe Hall guarantees the luxury of space to relax, unwind and indulge. Using exclusive Comfort Zone and Dr Murad products, therapists offer a range of treatments from facials to detoxing treatments.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017Open 08:00 - 22:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Good Spa Guide Luxury 5 Bubble Spa 2017Good Spa Guide Luxury 5 Bubble Spa
  14. Add Cow Green Geological Trail to your Itinerary

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    Nature Trail

    Barnard Castle

    Cow Green Geological Trail Approximately 4 kilometres each way, this linear trail uses well-marked footpaths and minor roads and is wheel/push chair friendly to the top of Caudron Snout.

  15. Add High Force Waterfall to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 778 reviews778 reviews

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    Natural Feature

    Forest in Teesdale

    High Force is the most majestic of the waterfalls on the River Tees. The falls are only a short walk from a bus stop, car park and picnic area.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2017to31 Oct 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00
    From:
    1 Nov 2017to30 Mar 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2016VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  16. Add Killhope Woodland Walks to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Upper Weardale

    The woodland walks are part of a day out at Killhope – two wildlife hides, one accessible hide on the push chair friendly walk.

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  17. Add Walking in the North Pennines to your Itinerary

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    Walking

    Stanhope

    The North Pennines has a vast rights of way network, including the Pennine Way National Trail, numerous circular walks and large areas of open access land making it a great place to go for a walk.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017
  18. Add Headlam Spa to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Spa and Relaxation

    Headlam

    Designed to the highest standards for its members, hotel residents and day spa guests, Headlam Spa is a place to relax, exercise and enjoy the therapeutic benefits of water in a comfortable and friendly environment.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017Various Opening Times
  19. Add The Garage Spa to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 164 reviews164 reviews

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    Spa and Relaxation

    Greta Bridge

    The newly opened destination Garage Spa is set in an historic building, with all the luxury of a first class modern spa and situated in a beautiful area of Teesdale.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Good Spa Guide 5 Bubble Spa 2017Good Spa Guide 5 Bubble Spa
  20. Add Blanchland Circular Walk to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Walking Route

    Blanchland

    You'll never forget this timeless stroll through one of England's oldest and most beautiful villages with its striking mixed woodland situated right on the River Derwent. It’s set in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.