Win a historic family getaway to Durham

Durham’s fascinating past is brought to life at award-winning attractions across the county. Enter our competition for the chance to win an incredible experience for your family, as you take a step back in time. 

Enjoy a two-night family getaway at historic Headlam Hall, a 17th century country house retreat in the picture perfect Durham Dales. Relax and unwind with two nights B&B in this idyllic rural retreat, try out the award-winning spa facilities and enjoy a delicious family dinner on the first night of your break. 

During your stay, you’ll also be able to experience Durham’s top historic attractions including the UNESCO World Heritage Site and in the Vale of Durham the historic Beamish Museum.

Explore the magnificent Durham Cathedral – home to the shrine of St Cuthbert with a guided tour of the Cathedral and grounds. Take in the spectacular views from the top of the cathedral’s newly re-opened Central Tower and see the treasures of St Cuthbert at Open Treasure – the cathedral’s award-winning exhibition experience. 

Enjoy your very own private tour of Durham Castle, the former home of the Prince Bishops of Durham. Uncover over 1,000 years of fascinating history at this unique building, from starting out as a formidable fortress, to breath-taking palace and finally as a college of Durham University. All set in the heart of the Durham City’s World Heritage Site

Travel through time with a museum family day pass at Beamish Museum – the world-famous open-air museum. See the story of life in Northern England during the 1820s, 1900s, 1940s and 1950s brought to life before your very eyes at this immersive museum. Get hands on with history as you have your family portrait taken Edwardian style in the 1900s photography studio and get a mouth-watering taste of the past at the Jubilee Sweet Shop.

From countryside to coast, and everywhere in between there's lots of  'must-visit' award-winning historic attractions to experience including The Bowes Museum, The Auckland Project and Locomotion. Enjoy free entry too many of these historic attractions and more with your very own Durham Family VIP Pass! 
 

This prize includes:

  • A family day pass and photography experience at Beamish Museum, plus traditional sweet shop vouchers.
  • Durham Family VIP Pass
  • Guided tour of Durham Cathedral along with entry to Open Treasure and the Cathedral’s newly re-opened Central Tower.
  • Private tour of Durham Castle.
  • Two night’s B&B with dinner on the first night at Headlam Hall.

Competition closes at midday on 29 October 2019.

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