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  1. Add Crafter's Companion Craft Activities to your Itinerary

    Crafter's Companion Craft Activities

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    Type:

    Art and Craft Activity

    Newton Aycliffe

    Whether you’re an absolute beginner to crafting or a seasoned pro, there’s something for everyone at the Crafter’s Companion Aycliffe store.

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  2. Add Helicopter Sightseeing Flights to your Itinerary

    Helicopter Sightseeing Flights

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    Type:

    Outdoor Adventure Activities

    Bishop Middleham

    Fancy a flight in a helicopter and the chance to see some famous landmarks around Durham? At Northumbria Helicopters we offer various pleasure flights in our Jet Ranger departing from Fishburn Airfield and other locations throughout the North East.

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  3. Add Fury Events Ltd to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 176 reviews176 reviews

    Fury Events Ltd

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    Type:

    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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  4. Add Broom House Farm to your Itinerary

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    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 2020to31 Dec 2020
    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
  5. Add Tanfield Railway to your Itinerary

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    Tanfield Railway

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    Railway

    Tanfield

    Oldest existing railway in the world, opened 1725. Steam-hauled passenger trains, vintage carriages, 61 locomotives and steam-driven vintage workshop. Please see website for dates and operating times.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2020
  6. 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
  7. Add DLI Collection at Sevenhills to your Itinerary

    DLI Collection at Sevenhills

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    Type:

    Military

    Spennymoor

    The Durham Light Infantry Collection has moved to Sevenhills at Spennymoor. Items from the collection are available to view preferably by prior appointment, there is also a dedicated research and study area. The DLI medal collection is available to…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2020Various Opening Times
  8. Add Malton Picnic Area Walking Route to your Itinerary

    Malton Picnic Area Walking Route

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Lanchester

    This is a picnic site which is UK Woodland Assurance Scheme certified. Habitats include woodland, riverside and wildflower meadow. The 0.5 mile (800m) route shown is suitable for walkers, wheelchair users and those with pushchairs.

  9. Add Auckland Castle Deer House and Park to your Itinerary

    Auckland Castle Deer House and Park

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    Historic Site

    Bishop Auckland

    Auckland Castle commands a prominent position overlooking the River Wear, surrounded by formal gardens and 150 acres of idyllic parkland. The highlight is a Deer House built in 1760 in Gothic Revival style constructed as a folly to provide shelter.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2019to31 Dec 2020
  10. Add Escomb Saxon Church to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 88 reviews88 reviews

    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).

    Dates

    From:
    1 June 2019to30 Sept 2020Open 09:00 - 18:00
    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 May 2020Open 09:00 - 16:00
  11. Add Blackhill and Consett Park to your Itinerary

    Blackhill and Consett Park

    Type

    Type:

    Municipal Park

    Consett

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

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2020
  12. Add Land of Oak & Iron to your Itinerary

    Land of Oak & Iron

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    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…

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

    The Manor House Hotel Spa & Health Club

    Type

    Type:

    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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  14. Add Chester-le-Street Riverside Park Splash Pad to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 112 reviews112 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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  15. Add Walworth Birds of Prey Experiences to your Itinerary

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    Walworth Birds of Prey Experiences

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    Type:

    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.

  16. Add The Auckland Project - Auckland Tower to your Itinerary

    The Auckland Project - Auckland Tower

    Type

    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
  17. Add Down at the Farm to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 245 reviews245 reviews

    Down at the Farm

    Type

    Type:

    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!

    Dates

    From:
    8 Dec 2020to24 Dec 2020
  18. Add Pampered Soul at The Blackwell Grange Hotel to your Itinerary

    Pampered Soul at The Blackwell Grange Hotel

    Type

    Type:

    Spa and Relaxation

    Darlington

    PAMPERED SOUL

    We are delighted to welcome Yvonne at Pampered Soul to Blackwell Grange Hotel. Yvonne will be offering a wide range of treatments from Aromatherapy Massage to Hot Stones Reflexology.   

    Pampered Soul loves to help you relax…

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  19. Add Golf at Hall Garth Hotel to your Itinerary

    Golf at Hall Garth Hotel

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    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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