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Spooky Bowes

The Bowes Museum

An iconic building and Museum set in the vibrant market town of Barnard Castle in the midst of...

Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

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

Hamsterley Forest

Hamsterley Forest

Information point and tearoom, cycle hire and forest drive with children's play area. Four mile...

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  • Where to find Santa in Durham

    Santa at Beamish

    No need to fly all the way to Lapland to meet Father Christmas, you can meet him right here in Durham!

    Check out our quick guide to where you can find him in Durham this year 

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    Raby Castle and deer park

    You’re guaranteed to be filled with festive cheer with a visit to Raby Castle this winter, from breakfast with Father Christmas to festive afternoon teas, Christmas craft workshops and food & gift market. 

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