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  1. Add Horse Riding: Blanchland Packhorse Trail - Horse to your Itinerary

    Horse Riding: Blanchland Packhorse Trail - Horse

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    Riding/Trekking Centre

    CONSETT

    This 21km circular horse riding route is 70% off-road and enjoys 1,027m of ascent. It starts at Baybridge, close to the village of Blanchland. You’ll follow the Carriers’ Way across Bulbeck Common, alive with the evocative calls of wading birds in…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019
  2. Add Walworth Castle Birds of Prey Experiences to your Itinerary

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    Walworth Castle Birds of Prey Experiences

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    Type:

    Bird Watching

    Walworth

    Walworth Castle Birds of Prey specialises in offering fantastic falconry experiences and daily flying displays. The centre is set within the stunning grounds of Walworth Castle.

  3. Add MischMasch at Rockliffe Hall to your Itinerary

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    MischMasch at Rockliffe Hall

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    Type:

    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

    Hurworth-on-Tees

    Welcome to the whimsical world of Mischmasch, inspired by much-loved children’s author Lewis Carroll who grew up in nearby Croft. Every adventure requires a first step, so come on in and discover the wonderland of curiosities.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019

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  4. Add Derwent Waterside Park Fishery to your Itinerary

    Derwent Waterside Park Fishery

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    Type:

    Fishing

    Edmundbyers

    Derwent Waterside Park offers fishing in beautiful surroundings for fly and bait anglers. The fishery enjoys lots of open space and is well stocked from its own fish farm.

    Dates

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    4 Jan 2019to28 Feb 2020
  5. Add Killhope to your Itinerary

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    Killhope

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    Museum

    Cowshill

    Refurbished in 2016, Killhope is a multi award winning Victorian lead mining museum offering a great day out for the family. Guided mine tours, working water wheel, original machinery, exhibitions, workshops, family events, performances, stunning…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2019to3 Nov 2019Open 10:30 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2017Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold
    • Visit England Code of Practice 2017
    • Visit England Visitengland Hidden Gem 2016Visitengland Hidden Gem
  6. Add Cow Green Geological Trail to your Itinerary

    Cow Green Geological Trail

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    Nature Trail

    Barnard Castle

    Cow Green Geological Trail Approximately 4 kilometres each way, this linear trail uses well-marked footpaths and minor roads and is wheel/push chair friendly to the top of Caudron Snout.

  7. Add The Garage Spa to your Itinerary

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    The Garage Spa

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    Type:

    Spa and Relaxation

    Barnard Castle

    The newly opened destination Garage Spa is set in an historic building, with all the luxury of a first class modern spa and situated in a beautiful area of Teesdale.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Good Spa Guide 5 Bubble Spa 2018Good Spa Guide 5 Bubble Spa
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Good Spa Award 2019Good Spa Award
  8. Add Headlam Spa to your Itinerary

    Headlam Spa

    Type

    Type:

    Spa and Relaxation

    Headlam

    Designed to the highest standards for its members, hotel residents and day spa guests, Headlam Spa is a place to relax, exercise and enjoy the therapeutic benefits of water in a comfortable and friendly environment.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Good Spa Guide 4 Bubble Spa 2017Good Spa Guide 4 Bubble Spa
  9. Add Golf at Headlam Hall Country Hotel to your Itinerary

    Golf at Headlam Hall Country Hotel

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    Golf Course

    Gainford

    Located in the Durham dales in the North East, and set over rolling pastureland around the Hall gardens this enjoyable and challenging course features an abundance of natural features including rig & fur, woodland, streams and ponds.

  10. Add Activities at Carrs Farm to your Itinerary

    Activities at Carrs Farm

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    Activity Centre

    Wolsingham

    Carrs Farm offers a retreat from your action packed days in a 17th century converted barn. From Paintball, Zorbing, Archery, clay pigeon to white water rafting and rock climbing. Carrs Farm is suitable to all individual requirements.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  11. Add Bowlees Picnic Area to your Itinerary

    Bowlees Picnic Area

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    Picnic Site

    Newbiggin

    The picnic area is in a sheltered side valley of Teesdale. There are 4 waterfalls in the site and more falls alongside a footpath to Gibson's Cave.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  12. Add Grassholme Waterside Park Fishery to your Itinerary

    Grassholme Waterside Park Fishery

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    Type:

    Fishing

    Mickleton

    Grassholme Waterside Park offers fishing in beautiful surroundings for fly and bait anglers. The fishery enjoys lots of open space and is well stocked with rainbow trout.

    Dates

    From:
    16 Mar 2019to30 Nov 2020
  13. Add Derwent Waterside Park to your Itinerary

    Derwent Waterside Park

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor and Wildlife Activity

    Edmunbyers

    Derwent Waterside Park is a place that captures your imagination and lets it run wild, for you to make your perfect day out.

    Dates

    From:
    4 Jan 2019to28 Feb 2020
  14. Add Barnard Castle Golf Club to your Itinerary

    Barnard Castle Golf Club

    Type

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    Golf Course

    Barnard Castle

    Located in beautiful County Durham, Barnard Castle Golf Club is located just one mile north of the town centre.

  15. Add Stargazing in the North Pennines to your Itinerary

    Stargazing in the North Pennines

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    Outdoor and Wildlife Activity

    Stanhope

    Some of the darkest skies in England are found in the North Pennines. Much of the area is remote, wild countryside with little development and the views of the night sky are second to none.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  16. Add Raby Castle to your Itinerary

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    Raby Castle

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    Castle / Fort

    Staindrop

    Medieval Raby Castle, home of Lord Barnard's family since 1626, includes a 200 acre deer park, walled gardens, carriage collection, adventure playground, Stables Cafe and Shop.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
    From:
    30 Sept 2019to1 Apr 2020
    From:
    2 Mar 2020to30 Sept 2020Open 10:00 - 10:00
    From:
    1 July 2020to31 Aug 2020Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  17. Add Cycling at Hamsterley Forest to your Itinerary

    Cycling at Hamsterley Forest

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    Type:

    Cycling and Mountain Biking

    Bishop Auckland

    Hamsterley Forest is one of the Northeast’s premier mountain bike destinations, with over 2000 hectares of forest to explore on 33 miles of waymarked trails and countless more miles of seldom travelled forest road Hamsterley Forest has something for…

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    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019
  18. Add High Force Waterfall to your Itinerary

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    High Force Waterfall

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    Natural Feature

    Forest in Teesdale

    High Force is one of the most impressive waterfalls in England. The River Tees has been plunging into this gorge for thousands of years but the rocks it reveals are far more ancient – with origins dating back over 300 million yrs.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2019to31 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
    From:
    1 Nov 2019to30 Mar 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
  19. Add Cow Green Wild Brown Trout Fishery to your Itinerary

    Cow Green Wild Brown Trout Fishery

    Type

    Type:

    Fishery

    Baldersdale

    Cow Green Reservoir is one of the best wild brown trout fishery in the country offering fantastic scenery of the North Pennine grouse moors.

  20. Add Activities at The Hub to your Itinerary

    Activities at The Hub

    Type

    Type:

    Activity Centre

    Barnard Castle

    The Hub offers Kayaking, Canoeing, Raft Building, High Ropes, Archery, GeoCaching, Bushcraft, Team Building.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Dark Sky Friendly Durham 2019Dark Sky Friendly Durham