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Things to do in the Durham Dales

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  1. Add Gruffalo Spotters Trail at Hamsterley to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Walking

    Hamsterley Forest

    Bring the Gruffalo and other characters to life with our brand new Gruffalo Spotters trail and exciting augmented reality app.
    Download The Gruffalo Spotter app at home, then visit Hamsterley Forest.

    Dates

    From:
    24 Feb 2018to31 Dec 2018
  2. Blackton Reservoir Wild Brown Trout Fishery

    Add Blackton Reservoir Wild Brown Trout Fishery to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Fishery

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

  3. Add Raby Castle to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 515 reviews515 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 2019

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  4. Add Balderhead Reservoir Wild Brown Trout Fishery to your Itinerary

    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 Weardale Railway to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 448 reviews448 reviews

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    Type:

    Railway

    Stanhope

    The Weardale Railway follows the path of the River Wear and passes through the spectacular scenery of Weardale. With historic connections to the Stockton & Darlington Railway, it was once a vital link to the industrial heart of Teesside.

    Dates

    From:
    25 Mar 2018to31 Oct 2018
  6. Add Barnard Castle Golf Club to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Golf Course

    Barnard Castle

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

  7. Add Stargazing in the North Pennines to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    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 2018to31 Dec 2018
  8. Add Cowshill to Killhope – an extension of the Weardale Way to your Itinerary

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    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.

  9. Add Bowlees Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 188 reviews188 reviews

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    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Newbiggin

    Situated amidst stunning woodland, near to Low and High Force waterfalls and surrounded by rolling fields of hay meadows, Bowlees Visitor Centre has all you need to make your visit to the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty memorable.

    Dates

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold 2016North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  10. Add Walworth Castle Birds of Prey to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 405 reviews405 reviews

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    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:
    30 Mar 2018to30 June 2018Various Opening Times
    From:
    1 July 2018to31 Aug 2018Open 10:30 - 16:00
    From:
    1 Sept 2018to28 Oct 2018Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  11. Add Weardale Museum and High House Chapel to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 25 reviews25 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.

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  12. Add Rookhope Fields and Fells to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Walking Route

    Bishop Auckland

    In and around the former lead mining village of Rookhope, this walk takes in both the heritage and the nature of this part of Weardale.

  13. Add Cow Green Geological Trail to your Itinerary

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    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.

  14. Add Grassholme Waterside Park to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor and Wildlife Activity

    Barnard Castle

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

    Dates

    From:
    10 Mar 2018to30 Nov 2018
  15. Add The Bowes Museum to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1387 reviews1387 reviews

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    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 2018to31 Dec 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  16. Add Rockliffe Hall Luxury Golf and Spa Resort to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 382 reviews382 reviews

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    Spa and Relaxation

    Hurworth Place

    At 50,000 square feet, The Spa at Rockliffe Hall guarantees the luxury of space to relax, unwind and indulge. Using exclusive Comfort Zone and Dr Murad products, therapists offer a range of treatments from facials to detoxing treatments.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018Open 08:00 - 22:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Good Spa Guide Luxury 5 Bubble Spa 2017Good Spa Guide Luxury 5 Bubble Spa
  17. Add Headlam Spa to your Itinerary

    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 2018Various Opening Times
  18. Add Selset Reservoir Wild Brown Trout Fishery to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Fishery

    Baldersdale

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

  19. Add A Dales Journey in the Footsteps of John Wesley to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Guided Tour

    “A Dales Journey” is a 90 miles drive following the footsteps of John Wesley’s 1761 journey visiting five of the oldest Methodist chapels in the world.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2018
  20. Add Derwent Waterside Park Fishery to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Fishing

    Edmunbyers

    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

    From:
    10 Mar 2018to28 Feb 2019