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  1. Add Hamsterley Forest to your Itinerary

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    Hamsterley Forest

    Type

    Type:

    Forest

    Redford, Hamsterley Forest

    Information point and tearoom, cycle hire and forest drive with children's play area. Four mile forest drive runs through the forest giving access to picnic sites along the way.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Open 09:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  2. Add The Bowes Museum to your Itinerary

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    The Bowes Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Barnard Castle

    An iconic building and Museum set in the vibrant market town of Barnard Castle in the midst of Teesdale, housing outstanding collections of European fine and decorative art.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  3. Add Horse Riding: Derwent Reservoir - Walks, rides and wildlife to your Itinerary

    Horse Riding: Derwent Reservoir - Walks, rides and wildlife

    Type

    Type:

    Riding/Trekking Centre

    CONSETT

    Derwent Reservoir is within the North Pennines AONB and, after Kielder, is the second largest reservoir in the region. There is a multi-user path from Pow Hill Country Park (south shore) to the dam at the eastern end of the reservoir and then round…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019
  4. Add Balderhead Reservoir Wild Brown Trout Fishery to your Itinerary

    Balderhead Reservoir Wild Brown Trout Fishery

    Type

    Type:

    Fishery

    Baldersdale

    Balderhead Reservoir is one of the best wild brown trout fisheries in the country, offering fantastic scenery of the North Pennine Grouse Moors.

  5. Add The Manor House Hotel Spa & Health Club to your Itinerary

    The Manor House Hotel Spa & Health Club

    Type

    Type:

    Spa and Relaxation

    Bishop Auckland

    Staying away should be a chance to relax and escape the daily demands and there’s nowhere better to shed any stress than our hotel health club and spa.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  6. Add North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to your Itinerary

    North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

    Type

    Type:

    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt parts of England. As well as being an AONB the North Pennines is also a UNESCO Global Geopark – an accolade awarded to areas across the world with…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019

    Awards

    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2014Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold
  7. Add Cow Green Geological Trail to your Itinerary

    Cow Green Geological Trail

    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.

  8. Add Derwent Reservoir Walk to your Itinerary

    Derwent Reservoir Walk

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Edmundbyers

    Discover the wildlife and history of Derwent Reservoir along the multi user trail while taking in the breathtaking views of the reservoir.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  9. Add The Witham to your Itinerary

    The Witham

    Type

    Type:

    Arts Centre

    Barnard Castle

    The Witham is a vibrant arts centre with a gallery, shop, theatre and café.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  10. 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 2017Dark Sky Friendly Durham
  11. Add Cowshill to Killhope – an extension of the Weardale Way to your Itinerary

    Cowshill to Killhope – an extension of the Weardale Way

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Bishop Auckland

    A linear 4 mile (6.5km) walk from Cowshill to Killhope Lead Mining Museum along the Mineral Valleys Footpath. This route is waymarked, signposted and covered by OS Explorer Map OL31.

  12. Add The Garage Spa to your Itinerary

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    The Garage Spa

    Type

    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
  13. Add Both Sides of the Tees: Barnard Castle and Whorlton to your Itinerary

    Both Sides of the Tees: Barnard Castle and Whorlton

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Barnard Castle

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

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  14. Add May the Forces be with you - a walk around Low and High Force Waterfalls to your Itinerary

    May the Forces be with you - a walk around Low and High Force Waterfalls

    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.

  15. Add Cycling at Hamsterley Forest to your Itinerary

    Cycling at Hamsterley Forest

    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…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019
  16. Add Low Barns Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    Low Barns Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Nature Reserve

    Witton-le-Wear

    One of our region’s most important wildlife sites, this wetland reserve, bordered by the River Wear, also contains mixed woodlands and species rich grasslands.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Open 09:30 - 17:00
  17. Add Golf at Rockliffe Hall to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 3224 reviews3224 reviews

    Golf at Rockliffe Hall

    Type

    Type:

    Golf Course

    Hurworth-on-Tees

    Rockliffe Hall offers an 18 hole championship golf course which is one of the most challenging in Europe. Designed by Hawtree, its full 7,879 yards from the back tees will provide the best professional tour golfer a good test.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2018to31 Oct 2019Open 07:00 - 22:00
    From:
    1 Nov 2019to31 Mar 2020Open 08:30 - 20:30

    Indicative Availability

    Book Golf at Rockliffe Hall Online (opens in a new window)

  18. Add Activities at Carrs Farm to your Itinerary

    Activities at Carrs Farm

    Type

    Type:

    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
  19. Add Golf at Headlam Hall Country Hotel to your Itinerary

    Golf at Headlam Hall Country Hotel

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  20. Add Killhope Woodland Walks to your Itinerary

    Killhope Woodland Walks

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Upper Weardale

    The woodland walks are part of a day out at Killhope – two wildlife hides, one accessible hide on the push chair friendly walk.

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