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Things to do in the Durham Dales

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  1. 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.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017
  2. Add Golf at Rockliffe Hall to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 2649 reviews2649 reviews

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    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 Nov 2017to31 Mar 2018Open 08:30 - 20:30
  3. Add Killhope Woodland Walks to your Itinerary

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

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    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.

  5. Add North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to your Itinerary

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    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 2017to31 Dec 2017

    Awards

    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2014Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold
  6. Add Barnard Castle to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 570 reviews570 reviews

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    Castle / Fort

    Barnard Castle

    A spectacular fortress set on a high rock above the market town, Barnard Castle takes you back to the 12th century. Spot Richard III’s boar emblem carving, enjoy the sensory garden and stunning views of this riverside location.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Nov 2017to31 Mar 2018Various Opening Times

    Awards

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 382 reviews382 reviews

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    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
  8. Add Bowlees Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 173 reviews173 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
  9. Add Raby Castle to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 483 reviews483 reviews

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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, shop and tearoom.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2017to1 Oct 2018Various Opening Times
    From:
    1 Apr 2017to31 Oct 2018Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  10. Add The Garage Spa to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 167 reviews167 reviews

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    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 2017to31 Dec 2017Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Good Spa Guide 5 Bubble Spa 2017Good Spa Guide 5 Bubble Spa
  11. Add Weardale Museum and High House Chapel to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 26 reviews26 reviews

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    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 Blanchland Circular Walk to your Itinerary

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    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.

  13. Add Derwent Reservoir Walk to your Itinerary

    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.

  14. Add Bowes Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 33 reviews33 reviews

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    Castle / Fort

    Barnard Castle

    The massive ruins of Henry II's 12thC tower keep, set within the earthworks of a Roman fort guarding the strategic Stainmore Pass over the Pennines.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017
  15. Add Both Sides of the Tees: Barnard Castle and Whorlton to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Walking Route

    Barnard Castle

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

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

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    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.

  17. Add High Force Waterfall to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 791 reviews791 reviews

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    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 2017to30 Mar 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2016VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  18. Add Hury Reservoir Circular to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Barnard Castle

    A 3.5 mile circular footpath around the shoreline of Hury Reservoir, providing magnificent views across the water with a picnic area and shop.

  19. Add Gruffalo Spotters Trails at Hamsterley Forest 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 2017to31 Dec 2017
  20. Add Hamsterley Forest Cycling to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Cycle Route

    Hamsterley

    Hamsterley Forest is a magnet for mountain bikers from all over the North of England, attracted by a wide range of cycling experiences. Cycle hire available +44 01388 488222, www.woodnwheels.org.uk

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2009