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  1. Add Whitworth Hall Country Park to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Country / Royal Park

    Spennymoor

    Historic parkland with resident deer, ornamental lake, children's playground and Grade II listed building.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2017to31 Oct 2017Open 10:00 - 16:30
  2. Add Horse Riding at Hamsterley Forest  to your Itinerary

    Type

    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 Broom House Forest Adventure Trail to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 159 reviews159 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Adventure Park / Playground

    Near Witton Gilbert

    Fun Adventure Farm. Woodland trails and adventure activities for all the family. Farm butchery. Coffee shop. Easter to October open weekends and school holidays.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Mar 2017to31 Oct 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  4. Add Allensford Country Park to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Picnic Site

    Allensford

    Picnic park in sheltered riverside setting with woodland walks, children's play park and shop. Magnificent views of the Derwent Valley only minutes from the North Pennines.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017
  5. Add Chester-le-Street Riverside Park to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 65 reviews65 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Municipal Park

    Chester-le-Street

    Created in the 1930s, Riverside Park has always been popular with visitors. It was redeveloped in the 1990s and now includes artist-designed ornamental gardens, an events arena, play area and a park centre with cafe and toilets.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  6. Add Cycling at Hamsterley Forest  to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Cycling and Mountain Biking

    Bishop Auckland

    Hamsterley Forest is one of the Northeast’s premier mountain bike destinations, with over 2000 hectares of forest to explore on 33 miles of waymarked trails and countless more miles of seldom travelled forest road Hamsterley Forest has something for...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017
  7. Add Wharton Park to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 40 reviews40 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Municipal Park

    Durham City

    City centre park with breath-taking views from the battlements of Durham Castle, Cathedral and trains coming across the Viaduct. Includes a play area, miniature car track and a Multi-Use Games area and quiet areas to get away from the city.

    Dates

    From:
    21 May 2017to31 Dec 2017
  8. Add Hamsterley Forest to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 272 reviews272 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    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
  9. Add Auckland Castle Deer House and Park to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Bishop Auckland

    Auckland Castle commands a prominent position overlooking the River Wear, surrounded by formal gardens and 200 acres of idyllic parkland. The highlight is a Deer House built in 1760 in Gothic Revival style constructed as a folly to provide shelter.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Oct 2017to31 Mar 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  10. Add Ushaw to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 60 reviews60 reviews

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    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Esh

    Ushaw is set in the beautiful Durham countryside and houses architectural gems by Augustus Pugin and his followers. This amazing venue offers conference facilities; weddings; exhibitions; events; and a gift shop, a wide range of food and beverages...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2017to31 Oct 2017Various Opening Times
  11. Add Adventure Valley to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 740 reviews740 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Theme Park

    Brasside, Durham

    Discover a world of family adventures at Adventure Valley, the North East’s biggest family adventure park, with over 40 attractions, activities and shows.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00
  12. Add North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt parts of England. As well as being an AONB the North Pennines is also a UNESCO Global Geopark – an accolade awarded to areas across the world with...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017

    Awards

    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2014Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold
  13. Add Crook Hall and Gardens to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 775 reviews775 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Garden

    Durham City

    Medieval hall with Jacobean drawing room, turret and gallery, set in 4 acres of gardens, 2 walled gardens, a maze, a silver and white garden and Shakespeare garden.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  14. Add Walworth Castle Birds of Prey Experiences to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 378 reviews378 reviews

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    Type:

    Bird Watching

    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.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  15. Add Diggerland to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 376 reviews376 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Adventure Park / Playground

    Langley Park

    Diggerland is the UK’s most unique construction-themed adventure park where guests can drive, ride and operate earth-moving machinery in a safe and family friendly environment. Four parks across the UK in Devon, Durham, Kent and Yorkshire.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Oct 2017to22 Oct 2017Various Opening Times
    From:
    23 Oct 2017to29 Oct 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  16. Add Durham University Botanic Garden to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 304 reviews304 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Botanic Garden

    Durham City

    Set in countryside and mature woodland. Plant collections from North America, Himalayas and China, glasshouse rainforest and desert plants. Six Colin Wilbourne sculptures in landscaped garden.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver 2015Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  17. Add Hardwick Park to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 348 reviews348 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    Sedgefield

    Recently restored 18thC park with visitor centre/cafe. Open daily.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017Open 07:00 - 18:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
  18. Add Hardwick Park Walking, Cycling and Horse Riding Routes to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Sedgefield

    A 1 mile historical circuit walk, a 1.4 mile circular cycle route and a 0.5 mile horse-riding route around the scenic Hardwick Park Country Park.