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  1. 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

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Good Spa Guide 4 Bubble Spa 2017Good Spa Guide 4 Bubble Spa
  2. Add Durham Mining Museum to your Itinerary

    Durham Mining Museum

    Type

    Type:

    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
  3. Add Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 97 reviews97 reviews

    Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

    Type

    Type:

    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
  4. Add Walworth Castle Birds of Prey to your Itinerary

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    Walworth Castle Birds of Prey

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    Type:

    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.

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  5. Add Derwentcote Steel Furnace to your Itinerary

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    Derwentcote Steel Furnace

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    Type:

    Industrial Archaeology

    Hamsterley

    Built in the 1720s, Derwentcote is the earliest and most complete steel-making furnace to have survived in Britain.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Jan 2019to29 Mar 2020
  6. Add Broom House Farm to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 260 reviews260 reviews

    Broom House Farm

    Type

    Type:

    Adventure Park / Playground

    Near Witton Gilbert

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

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  7. Add Archery at Beamish Wild to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 369 reviews369 reviews

    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

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019

    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)

  8. Add Causey Arch Picnic Area Walking Route to your Itinerary

    Causey Arch Picnic Area Walking Route

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Near Stanley

    Causey Arch Picnic Area is UK Woodland Assurance Scheme certified, a scheduled monument and Local Wildlife Site. Habitats include Ancient woodland, running water and grassland. It is suitable for walkers and wheelchair users.

  9. Add Escomb Saxon Church to your Itinerary

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    Escomb Saxon Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Bishop Auckland

    One of England's finest Saxon churches, Escomb dates to the 7thC and contains a Roman arch and stonework. If locked keys available from 28 Saxon Green (daily 9-6 during summer and 9-4 during winter).

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  10. Add Dinosaur Safari at Hardwick Park to your Itinerary

    Dinosaur Safari at Hardwick Park

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    Type:

    Walking

    Sedgefield

    Visitors to Hardwick Park in Sedgefield can enjoy new and exciting adventures with the launch of an interactive mobile app. The free Love Exploring mobile app features digital treasure hunts, suitable for all ages. In one of the most popular,…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  11. Add Golf at Hall Garth Hotel to your Itinerary

    Golf at Hall Garth Hotel

    Type

    Type:

    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.

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    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  12. Add Beamish Wild Treetop Adventure to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 369 reviews369 reviews

    Beamish Wild Treetop Adventure

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    Type:

    Activity Centre

    Beamish

    Experience the ultimate rush at Beamish Wild High Ropes Course! With over 25 daredevil elements, it's a must for all thrill seekers! Advance booking essential.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2018Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
  13. Add Chester-le-Street Riverside Park Splash Pad to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 109 reviews109 reviews

    Chester-le-Street Riverside Park Splash Pad

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    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

    Chester-le-Street

    The splash pad is a state of the art play facility which is free to use and suitable for families from toddlers to early teens. It is the only splash pad in County Durham and replaces the old paddling pool.

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  14. Add Hen and Stag Parties at Beamish Wild to your Itinerary

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    Hen and Stag Parties at Beamish Wild

    Type

    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…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  15. 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.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  16. Add Locomotion to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1079 reviews1079 reviews

    Locomotion

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Shildon

    At Locomotion you can see highlights of the national collection of railway vehicles in the world’s first railway town.

    Dates

    From:
    4 Nov 2019to31 Mar 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Tourism Event of the Year - Bronze 2014North East England Tourism Awards - Tourism Event of the Year - Bronze
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2018Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
  17. Add Holmside Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 120 reviews120 reviews

    Holmside Park

    Type

    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 2019to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times

    Indicative Availability

    Book Holmside Park Online (opens in a new window)

  18. Add Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Durham City

    Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre is small building of architectural beauty situated in Wheatley Hill cemetery. It houses a permanent exhibition of colliery village life.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  19. Add Land of Oak & Iron to your Itinerary

    Land of Oak & Iron

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    With miles of old waggonways to enjoy, explore the trails in the Plantation at Burnopfield, cycle the Derwent Walk from Consett and play in the river at Allensford. Connect with nature on the banks of the River Derwent at Ebchester, discover the…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019