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

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    Riding/Trekking Centre

    BARNARD CASTLE

    This circular 18km (60% off-road) horse riding trail has 370m of ascent and starts from the south side of Hury Reservoir. It initially follows the banks of Hury and Blackton Reservoirs in remote Baldersdale, before striking off over the moors on the...

    Dates

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

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 922 reviews922 reviews

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    Type:

    Natural Feature

    Forest in Teesdale

    High Force is the most majestic of the waterfalls on the River Tees. The falls are only a short walk from a bus stop, car park and picnic area.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Nov 2018to30 Mar 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
    From:
    1 Apr 2019to31 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2016VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  3. Add Egglestone Abbey to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 199 reviews199 reviews

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    Type:

    Abbey / Priory

    Barnard Castle

    Charming ruins of Premonstratensian Abbey and picnic area in a picturesque location on the River Tees.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2018to31 Mar 2019Open 10:00 - 18:00
    From:
    1 Apr 2019to31 Dec 2020

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  4. Add Walking in the North Pennines to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Walking

    Stanhope

    The North Pennines has a vast rights of way network, including the Pennine Way National Trail, numerous circular walks and large areas of open access land making it a great place to go for a walk.

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  5. Add Walworth Castle Birds of Prey to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 443 reviews443 reviews

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    Type:

    Animal Collection

    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.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  6. Add May the Forces be with you - a walk around Low and High Force Waterfalls to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Near Middleton in Teesdale

    This 5 mile circular walk takes you through the stunning landscape of Upper Teesdale, within the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it includes Low and High Force waterfalls - the most spectacular natural features in the Durham Dales.

  7. Add TCR Hub to your Itinerary

    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 2018

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Dark Sky Friendly Durham 2017Dark Sky Friendly Durham
  8. Add Weardale Museum and High House Chapel to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 30 reviews30 reviews

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    Type:

    Museum

    Ireshopeburn

    Small but fascinating volunteer run folk museum with an amazing collection including the beautiful Weardale Tapestry and the historic and High House Chapel. New display commemorating the lives of Weardale Soldiers who fought in the Great War.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  9. Add Cow Green Geological Trail to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  10. Add Cow Green Wild Brown Trout Fishery to your Itinerary

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    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.

  11. Add Raby Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 655 reviews655 reviews

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    Type:

    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, shop and tearoom.

    Dates

    From:
    24 Mar 2019
    From:
    24 Mar 2019to4 Nov 2019

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  12. Add Walworth Castle Birds of Prey Experiences to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 443 reviews443 reviews

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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.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  13. Add Wetheriggs Animal Rescue at Thorpe Farm Centre to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Farm

    Greta Bridge

    Come and visit Wetheriggs - Wetheriggs Animal Rescue is a small family run animal rescue centre at Thorpe Farm Caravan Park located on the border of County Durham and North Yorkshire.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  14. Add Cycling at Hamsterley Forest to your Itinerary

    Type

    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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  15. Add The Garage Spa to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 188 reviews188 reviews

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    Type:

    Spa and Relaxation

    Greta Bridge

    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 2018to31 Dec 2018Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Good Spa Guide 5 Bubble Spa 2017Good Spa Guide 5 Bubble Spa
  16. Add Both Sides of the Tees: Barnard Castle and Whorlton to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Barnard Castle

    Both Sides of the Tees: Barnard Castle and Whorlton
    (5hrs) 9 miles

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

    Type

    Type:

    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 2018
  18. Add Hen and Stag Parties at TCR Hub to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Stag & Hen Party

    Barnard Castle

    Hen Party Package

    Stay at the TCR Hub for your girls weekend of fun and relax in our modern centre.  Complete with a Hair and Beauty Salon, "Serene Spa" you can pamper, preen and enjoy a glass or three of bubbly! 

    Stag Party Package

    ...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018
  19. Add Carricks Picnic Area to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Picnic Site

    Edmundbyers

    Riverside picnic area.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2018
    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  20. Add Blanchland Circular Walk to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Blanchland

    You'll never forget this timeless stroll through one of England's oldest and most beautiful villages with its striking mixed woodland situated right on the River Derwent. It’s set in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.