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Number of results: 16

  1. 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 2016to31 Dec 2017
  2. Add Hardwick Park to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 312 reviews312 reviews

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    Type:

    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    Sedgefield

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

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2016to31 Dec 2017Open 07:00 - 18:00

    Awards

    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2014Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  3. 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 2016to31 Oct 2017Open 10:00 - 16:30
  4. 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 2016to31 Mar 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
    From:
    1 Apr 2017to30 Sept 2017Open 10:00 - 18:00
  5. Add Durham University Botanic Garden to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 270 reviews270 reviews

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    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 2016to31 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 2014Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  6. Add Broom House Forest Adventure Trail to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 124 reviews124 reviews

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    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
  7. Type

    Type:

    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    Seaham

    55 acres of landscaped parkland adjacent to Dalton Park Retail Outlet Centre. Three signposted trails, seating and picnic areas.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017Various Opening Times
  8. Add Hamsterley Forest to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 217 reviews217 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Forest

    Bishop Auckland

    Information point and tearoom, cycle hire and forest drive with childrens 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 2014Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  9. 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 2016to31 Dec 2017

    Awards

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 682 reviews682 reviews

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    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 Nov 2016to31 Dec 2017Various Opening Times

    Awards

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

    Type:

    Garden

    Barnard Castle

    4.5 acres of winding paths, borders, a stream, walls and 16thC churchyard. Wide range of plants for sale, including trees, shrubs, hardy perennials and herbs.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Jan 2016to24 Dec 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00
  12. Type

    Type:

    Country / Royal Park

    Edmundbyers

    A moorland country park on the banks of the Derwent Reservoir.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2016to31 Dec 2017
  13. Type

    Type:

    Garden

    Durham

    Old Durham Gardens can be found less than a mile east of Durham City Centre. The gardens can be reached through a number of walks, including a very pleasant route through Pelaw Woods and provide a charming public space for everyone to enjoy.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2016to31 Dec 2017
    From:
    1 Apr 2017to29 Oct 2017Various Opening Times
  14. 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
  15. Type

    Type:

    Garden

    Wynyard

    The newly opened Gardens at Wynyard Hall create a spectacular setting, designed and created by multi RHS award winner Alistair Baldwin with over 300 roses from floribundas and climbing roses to the statement English rose.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2016to31 Dec 2017Open 09:00 - 17:00
  16. 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 2016to31 Dec 2017