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North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt...

Durham Cathedral

Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral

Open Treasure is a new world-class exhibition route which transforms public access to some of...

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Chester-le-Street

Chester-le-Street - a great north market town, home of the Durham Emirates Cricket Ground and proud...

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  • The map that changed the world

    The map that changed the world

    Visitors to the North Pennines AONB are in for a treat, as Bowlees Visitor Centre exhibits the 'Father of English Geology' William Smith's original geological map of Britain. 

  • Meet the people that make Durham shine

    Meet the people that make Durham shine

    As part of  English Tourism Week we are shining a light on some of the brilliant people behind Durham's unique tourism experiences, which make Durham a fantastic county to visit. 

  • Eggscape to Durham this Easter

    Eggscape to Durham this Easter

    If you’re after some egg-citing family friendly fun during the Easter Holidays, Durham has an egg-ceptional range of exciting events and world-class attractions the whole family can enjoy together.

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