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  1. Add Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    The centre provides a unique interpretation of the fascinating local heritage, heritage skills training for volunteers and has business units to support creative businesses in the area. In addition, the site is also home to a small café and gift…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  2. Add Golf at Hall Garth Hotel to your Itinerary

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    Golf

    Darlington

    This easy walking mature parkland course was constructed in 1992 and is the ideal location to perfect that swing, setting a good but firm challenge to any standard of golfer.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  3. Add 1950's Welfare Hall at Beamish to your Itinerary

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    Sub-Attraction

    Beamish

    The first building in our 1950's Town is opening its doors early summer 2019.  Experience the excitement and community spirit of the 1950's with our new welfare hall.  The building is a replica of the Leasingthorne Colliery Welfare hall and…

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019to31 Dec 2019
  4. Add The Auckland Project - Auckland Tower to your Itinerary

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    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 2019Various Opening Times
  5. Add Down at the Farm to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 234 reviews234 reviews

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    Farm

    Houghton le Spring

    Award winning Farm Adventure Park for the whole family! Come and feed the lambs, hold a fluffy chick, wash Peppa the pig, meet the meerkats, cuddle cute rabbits and chicks, groom Summer the Donkey. Seasonal attractions and rides galore!

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    From:
    1 Apr 2019to31 July 2019Various Opening Times
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    1 Aug 2019to31 Aug 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
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    1 Sept 2019to3 Nov 2019Various Opening Times
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    8 Dec 2019to24 Dec 2019
  6. Add Durham Mining Museum to your Itinerary

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Spennymoor

    Spennymoor Town Hall has it’s dedicated memorial to the works and lives lost during the mining period across County Durham. Events cover mining in the Northern part of England i.e. County Durham, Northumberland, Cumberland, Westmorland and the…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  7. Add Hardwick Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 409 reviews409 reviews

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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 2019Open 07:00 - 18:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
  8. Add Peterlee Parachute Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 688 reviews688 reviews

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    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

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019

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  9. Add Beamish Park Golf Club to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 19 reviews19 reviews

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    Golf Course

    Stanley

    Eighteen hole members club open to visitors, offering full clubhouse facilities with lounge, bar and restaurant. Provides hot and cold snacks/full menu available all day.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2019
  10. Add Flight Sim Centre to your Itinerary

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    Laserium/Audio Visual/Virtual Reality

    Brunswick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

    We offer a full size Boeing 737 airliner an F-35 fighter jet and a Spitfire to fly.

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  11. Add Whitworth Hall Country Park to your Itinerary

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    Country / Royal Park

    Spennymoor

    Historic parkland with resident deer, ornamental lake, children's playground and Grade II listed building.

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    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 16:30
  12. Add Walworth Castle Birds of Prey to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 456 reviews456 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:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  13. Add Beauty Spa at Hall Garth Hotel to your Itinerary

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    Spa and Relaxation

    Darlington

    At Hall Garth Hotel & Country Club we take your leisure time very seriously and feel that our fantastic health and fitness facilities, combined with the very highest standard of personal service will meet your every expectation.

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    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  14. Add Health and Wellbeing Retreat to your Itinerary

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    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 2018to31 Dec 2019
  15. Add Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 92 reviews92 reviews

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    Nature Reserve

    Chilton Moor, Houghton le Spring

    Rainton Meadows was created by the restoration of the Rye Hill Opencast coal mine in 1996 by UK Coal in partnership with Durham Wildlife Trust and the City of Sunderland.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  16. Add South Moor Golf Club to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 25 reviews25 reviews

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    Golf Course

    Stanley

    Our Dr Alister MacKenzie designed course is a stunning county championship venue, oozing natural charm as it winds between gorse, heather and bracken around an enticing heathland layout.

  17. Add Ankers House and St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 28 reviews28 reviews

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    Church / Chapel

    Chester-le-Street

    The cathedral church and shrine of St Cuthbert from AD883 to 995 with attached anchorage containing displays on Roman, Saxon and medieval times.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  18. Blackhill and Consett Park

    Add Blackhill and Consett Park to your Itinerary

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    Municipal Park

    Consett

    Blackhill and Consett Park is located in the Blackhill conservation area.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019