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  1. Add Binchester Roman Fort to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 47 reviews47 reviews

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    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

    Remains of Commanding Officer's bath-house with one of the best preserved hypocausts in the whole of Britain.

    Dates

    From:
    15 Apr 2017to30 Sept 2017Open 11:00 - 17:00
  2. Add Durham Castle Tours to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 804 reviews804 reviews

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    Castle / Fort

    Durham City

    Durham Castle is part of the Durham City World Heritage Site. Entrance by guided tour only. Opening can vary - All enquiries re guided tours should be directed Palace Green Library. Telephone 0191 334 2932 or castle.tours@durham.ac.uk.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2016to31 Dec 2017

    Awards

    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2014Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  3. Add Ushaw College to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 38 reviews38 reviews

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    Historic House / Palace

    Ushaw Moor

    Ushaw College is a former Catholic seminary set in beautiful Durham Countryside with architectural gems by Augustus Pugin.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2017to31 Oct 2017Various Opening Times
  4. Add Bowes Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 17 reviews17 reviews

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    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
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    Abbey / Priory

    Durham

    The very extensive remains of a 13thC priory, founded on the site of a retired pirate's hermitage.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Jan 2016to31 Dec 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Travellers Choice 2016TripAdvisor Travellers Choice
  6. Add Raby Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 369 reviews369 reviews

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    Staindrop

    Medieval Raby Castle, home of Lord Barnard's family since 1626, includes a 200 acre deer park, walled gardens, carriage collection, adventure playground, shop and tearoom.

    Dates

    From:
    15 Apr 2017to1 Oct 2017
    From:
    15 Apr 2017to1 Oct 2017

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  7. Add Barnard Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 449 reviews449 reviews

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    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 Nov 2016to24 Mar 2017Various Opening Times
    From:
    25 Mar 2017to30 Sept 2017Open 10:00 - 18:00
    From:
    1 Oct 2017to31 Oct 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  8. Add Derwentcote Steel Furnace to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1 reviews1 reviews

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    Industrial Archaeology

    Hamsterley

    Built in the 1720s, Derwentcote is the earliest and most complete steel-making furnace to have survived in Britain.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2016to31 Dec 2017
  9. Add Auckland Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 278 reviews278 reviews

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    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

    Kindly note: the Castle is now closed for restoration, however keep a look out as we will have many activities throughout 2017.
    Historically the Prince Bishops' country residence, home to the Bishop of Durham. Visit St Peter's Chapel, state rooms...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2016VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Silver 2015North East England Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Silver
  10. Add Crook Hall and Gardens to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 668 reviews668 reviews

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    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 Nov 2016to31 Dec 2017Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  11. Add Egglestone Abbey to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 126 reviews126 reviews

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    Abbey / Priory

    Barnard Castle

    Charming ruins of Premonstratensian Abbey and picnic area in a picturesque location on the River Tees.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Jan 2016to31 Mar 2017Open 10:00 - 18:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  12. Type

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    Historic House / Palace

    Barnard Castle

    A beautiful Palladian-style country house which was the setting for Sir Walter Scott's ballad 'Rokeby'. A unique collection of 18thC needlework and period furniture.

    Dates

    From:
    2 May 2017
    From:
    27 May 2017to1 Sept 2017Various Opening Times