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Durham's amazing days

Locomotion Festival of Steam

Locomotion

At Locomotion you can see highlights of the national collection of railway vehicles in the world’s…

The 1900s Town Street at Beamish Museum

Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

Experience a real sense of your past at Beamish, a living, working museum, set in 300 acres of…

Raby Castle grounds with stunning lake

Raby Castle

Medieval Raby Castle, home of Lord Barnard's family since 1626, includes a 200 acre deer park,…

Durham's amazing stays

Rockliffe Hall, Luxury Hotel, Golf and Spa Resort

Rockliffe Hall Luxury Hotel, Golf and Spa Resort

The 18th century Hall and grounds in Darlington have been expertly restored and extended to create…

The Rose and Crown

The Rose and Crown

An 18thC family-owned and award-winning coaching inn, offering log fires, traditional comfort and…

Seaham Hall and Serenity Spa exterior fountain

Seaham Hall and Serenity Spa

A chic and innovative 5 star hotel and award winning spa overlooking the sea. Set in 37 acres of…

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