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  1. Add Beamish - The Living Museum of the North: Traditional Experiences - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

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    Beamish - The Living Museum of the North: Traditional Experiences - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    Type

    Type:

    Cookery School

    Beamish

    Beamish offers a fantastic opportunity to experience the Museum in a completely different way whilst having fun and learning new skills. Learn how to make freshly baked goodies which you can take home to impress your family and friends.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  2. Add National Trust - Gibside to your Itinerary

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    National Trust - Gibside

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    Type:

    Garden

    Gateshead

    Discover fine Derwent Valley views, winding paths and refreshing open spaces. Escape along the avenue and around the gardens for miles of tranquil walks and picnic spots or enjoy family fun at Strawberry Castle play area.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2019TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  3. Add Beamish - The Living Museum of the North - To re-open 23rd July to your Itinerary

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    Beamish - The Living Museum of the North - To re-open 23rd July

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    Type:

    Museum

    Beamish

    Experience a real sense of your past at Beamish, a living, working museum, set in 300 acres of beautiful Durham countryside.

    Dates

    From:
    24 July 2020to31 Dec 2020Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold 2016North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold
    • Visit England Visit England Award for Excellence Bronze 2016Visit England Award for Excellence Bronze
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East Tourism Awards Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold 2017 2018North East Tourism Awards Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold 2017

    Indicative Availability

    Book Beamish - The Living Museum of the North - To re-open 23rd July Online (opens in a new window)

  4. Add Hardwick Park to your Itinerary

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    Hardwick Park

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    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    Sedgefield

    This VisitEngland accredited attraction is an 18th Century parkland featuring beautiful views, rich heritage, archaeological remains and ecological diversity - a remarkable place to visit. The park is open daily with events held throughout the year.…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2020Open 07:00 - 18:00

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
  5. Add The Auckland Project - Auckland Tower to your Itinerary

    The Auckland Project - Auckland Tower

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    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Bishop Auckland

    Your visit to The Auckland Project begins at Auckland Tower, where you can find all the information you need to explore the castle, grounds and local area. Here you will buy entry tickets, collect guidebooks and maps, get directions, and learn about…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2020Various Opening Times
  6. Add East Durham Microlights to your Itinerary

    East Durham Microlights

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

    Wheatley Hill, Shotton Colliery

    Family run microlight club and airfield based 5 miles east of the historic Durham City, near Wheatley Hill, Durham. Open to everyone with an interest in Microlights, we offer flight experiences, pilot training, and hangarage.

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

    The Manor House Hotel Spa & Health Club

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    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.

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  8. Add Fury Events Ltd to your Itinerary

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    Fury Events Ltd

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    Adventure Sport Centre

    Witton Gilbert

    Quad biking, mud buggies, 4x4, archery, clay pigeon shooting and much more in 2,500 acres of beautiful Durham countryside. Drive it, shoot it, ride it! Pre-booking required.

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  9. Add The Spa at Wynyard to your Itinerary

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    The Spa at Wynyard

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    Type:

    Spa and Relaxation

    Wynyard

    Melt away stress and ease worries in the soothing surroundings of our award-winning Spa.

    Dates

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Good Spa Guide 4 Bubble Spa 2017Good Spa Guide 4 Bubble Spa
  10. Add Broom House Forest Adventure Trail to your Itinerary

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    Broom House Forest Adventure Trail

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    Type:

    Attraction

    Near Witton Gilbert

    Fun Adventure Farm. Woodland trails and adventure activities for all the family. Farm butchery. Coffee shop.

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  11. Add Peterlee Parachute Centre to your Itinerary

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    Peterlee Parachute Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

    Shotton Colliery

    Parachuting and light aviation on former colliery site. Basic Parachute Courses involve a day's training before solo 3,200ft jump. Tandem Freefall and Accelerated Freefall.

    Dates

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    Book Peterlee Parachute Centre Online (opens in a new window)

  12. Add Chester-le-Street Riverside Park to your Itinerary

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    Chester-le-Street Riverside Park

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    Municipal Park

    Chester-le-Street

    Created in the 1930s, Riverside Park has always been popular with visitors. It was redeveloped in the 1990s and now includes artist-designed ornamental gardens, an events arena, play area and a park centre with cafe and toilets.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2020

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  13. Add Hen and Stag Parties at Beamish Wild to your Itinerary

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    Hen and Stag Parties at Beamish Wild

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    Type:

    Stag & Hen Party

    Beamish

    Beamish wild offer a comprehensive Stag and Hen package to ensure you go out with a bang! Offering a bronze, silver and gold package with prices starting at £35 for a high ropes experience with lunch included at the Stables, our very own site bar…

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  14. Add Hall Hill Farm to your Itinerary

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    Hall Hill Farm

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    Type:

    Farm

    Lanchester

    Award-winning farm attraction set in attractive countryside, see and touch the animals at close quarters. Farm trailer ride, gift shop, tearoom, indoor softplay area picnic and play area.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2020to30 Sept 2020Open 10:30 - 17:00
    From:
    20 Oct 2020to28 Oct 2020Open 10:30 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
    • Regional and Miscellaneous National Farm Attraction of the Year Award 2017National  Farm Attraction of the Year Award
  15. Add Archery at Beamish Wild to your Itinerary

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    Archery at Beamish Wild

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    Type:

    Activity Centre

    Beamish

    Whether you want to try your hand at this ancient sport or even hone your existing skills, we offer a great venue for Archery in the north east.
    Our Archery sessions are a great opportunity to prove your sporting prowess and get competitive.

    Dates

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2018Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

    Indicative Availability

    Book Archery at Beamish Wild Online (opens in a new window)

  16. Add Health and Wellbeing Retreat to your Itinerary

    Health and Wellbeing Retreat

    Type

    Type:

    Spa and Relaxation

    Crook

    Situated on the outskirts of the beautiful World Heritage Site 'Durham City' our Health Retreat aims in providing to help you to overall improve your mind, body and soul. We are designed for anyone who wishes to change their physical and or…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2020
  17. Add The Norman Cornish Art Trail to your Itinerary

    The Norman Cornish Art Trail

    Type

    Type:

    Guided Tour

    Spennymoor

    Covering an approximate distance of 1.5 miles (2.4km) and a moderate 50 mins walk, The Norman Cornish Trail allows you to follow in the artist's footsteps and identify the locations of many of most iconic works.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2020to31 Dec 2020
  18. Add Holmside Park to your Itinerary

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    Holmside Park

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    Type:

    Family Activity Centre

    Chester-le-Street

    Holmside Park, a newly refurbished 50 acre adventure park in Durham.  Full of adventure, play and family fun for those 1 yrs+. Indoor and outdoor play with an array of all-weather activities.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020Various Opening Times
    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020Various Opening Times

    Indicative Availability

    Book Holmside Park Online (opens in a new window)