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Durham's amazing days

Durham Cathedral riverside walks

Durham Cathedral

Thought by many to be the finest example of Norman church architecture in England, with the tombs…

Locomotion Festival of Steam

Locomotion

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

An historic steam train on Tanfield Railway in County Durham.

Tanfield Railway

Oldest existing railway in the world, opened 1725. Steam-hauled passenger trains, vintage…

Durham's amazing stays

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…

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…

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