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  1. Add Palace Green Library: DLI Collection Gallery to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 77 reviews77 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Durham City

    Visitors to Durham's UNESCO World Heritage Site can discover the history of the Durham Light Infantry thanks to a new, free gallery.

    Dates

    From:
    11 Mar 2017to31 Dec 2017Various Opening Times
  2. Add Finchale Priory to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    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 2017to31 Dec 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Travellers Choice 2016TripAdvisor Travellers Choice
  3. Add Beamish - The Living Museum of the North to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 5220 reviews5220 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Beamish

    Experience a real sense of your past at Beamish, a living, working museum, set in 300 acres of beautiful Durham countryside.

    Dates

    From:
    6 Apr 2017to29 Oct 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00
    From:
    30 Oct 2017to23 Mar 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2016VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold 2016North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
    • Visit England Visit England Award for Excellence Bronze 2016Visit England Award for Excellence Bronze
  4. Add Durham Mining Museum to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Spennymoor

    Spennymoor Town Hall has it’s dedicated memorial to the works and lives lost during the mining period across County Durham. Events cover mining in the Northern part of England i.e. County Durham, Northumberland, Cumberland, Westmorland and the...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017Various Opening Times
  5. Add Hardwick Park to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 325 reviews325 reviews

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    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

    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2014Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  6. Type

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    Cathedral / Minister

    Durham City

    Open Treasure is a new world-class exhibition route which transforms public access to some of Durham Cathedral’s most spectacular spaces, including the fourteenth-century Monks’ Dormitory and the monastic Great Kitchen.

    Dates

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

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 186 reviews186 reviews

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    Type:

    Museum

    Cowshill

    Quality Assured Visitor Attraction, Park Level Mine, is a real adventure. Be a washerboy, find minerals. Woodland walks, Exhibitions, Shop and Cafe enhance your day. Killhope offers a grand day out for the whole family.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2017to30 Oct 2017Open 10:30 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2015Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold
    • Visit England Code of Practice 2016
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2014Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
    • Visit England Visitengland Hidden Gem 2016Visitengland Hidden Gem
  8. Add Derwentcote Steel Furnace to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1 reviews1 reviews

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    Type:

    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 Weardale Museum and High House Chapel to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 17 reviews17 reviews

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    Type:

    Museum

    Ireshopeburn

    Small but fascinating volunteer run folk museum with an amazing collection including the beautiful Weardale Tapestry and the historic and High House Chapel. New display commemorating the lives of Weardale Soldiers who fought in the Great War.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2017to31 Oct 2017Open 13:30 - 16:30
  10. Add Binchester Roman Fort to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 50 reviews50 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
  11. Add Tanfield Railway to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 266 reviews266 reviews

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    Railway

    Tanfield

    Oldest existing railway in the world, opened 1725. Steam-hauled passenger trains, vintage carriages, 61 locomotives and steam-driven vintage workshop. Please see website for datws and operating times.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017
  12. Add Durham Castle Tours to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 849 reviews849 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 2017to31 Dec 2017

    Awards

    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2014Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  13. Add Durham University Oriental Museum to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 243 reviews243 reviews

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    Museum

    Durham City

    The only museum in northern England dedicated to the art and archaeology of North Africa and Asia from prehistory to the modern day. Explore collections from ancient Egypt, India, China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia.

    Dates

    From:
    5 Jan 2017to23 Dec 2017Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2015Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2014Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Highly Commended 2015North East England Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Highly Commended
  14. Add Escomb Saxon Church to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 47 reviews47 reviews

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    Church / Chapel

    Bishop Auckland

    One of England's finest Saxon churches, Escomb dates to the 7thC and contains a Roman arch and stonework. If locked keys available from 28 Saxon Green (daily 9-6 during summer and 9-4 during winter).

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 May 2017
    From:
    1 June 2017to30 Sept 2017Open 09:00 - 18:00
  15. Add Barnard Castle to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 483 reviews483 reviews

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    Type:

    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:
    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
  16. Add Bowlees Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 147 reviews147 reviews

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Newbiggin

    Situated amidst stunning woodland, near to Low and High Force waterfalls and surrounded by rolling fields of hay meadows, Bowlees Visitor Centre has all you need to make your visit to the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty memorable.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2017to30 Sept 2017Open 10:30 - 17:00
    From:
    1 Oct 2017to31 Oct 2017

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold 2016North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  17. Add The Treasures of Durham University: Palace Green Library to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 77 reviews77 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Durham City

    Palace Green Library, in the heart of Durham city, holds Durham University's outstanding special collections. Our galleries are open to all and display treasures spanning millennia and the globe.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017Open 10:00 - 17:00
  18. Add East Durham Heritage and Lifeboat Centre to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 74 reviews74 reviews

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    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Seaham

    The East Durham Heritage and Lifeboat Centre displays the historic lifeboat The George Elmy and gives and insight into the rich heritage of the area.

    Dates

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

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 47 reviews47 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    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
  20. 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 Apr 2017to30 Sept 2017Open 10:00 - 18:00