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  1. Add Wharton Park to your Itinerary

    Wharton Park

    Type

    Type:

    Municipal Park

    Durham City

    This VisitEngland accredited attraction Wharton Park commands spectacular views across Durham City. The historic park now offers a brand new heritage centre and cafe, play area for all ages, an amphitheatre and miniature car track, multi-use games…

    Dates

    From:
    21 May 2019to31 Dec 2020
  2. Add Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels and Gardens to your Itinerary

    Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels and Gardens

    Type

    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Durham

    Ushaw is set in the beautiful Durham countryside and houses architectural gems by Augustus Pugin and his followers. This amazing venue offers conference facilities; art exhibitions; a concert and events programme; a gift shop, and a wide range of…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2020Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
  3. Add Old Durham Gardens to your Itinerary

    Old Durham Gardens

    Type

    Type:

    Garden

    Durham

    Old Durham Gardens can be found less than a mile east of Durham City Centre. The gardens can be reached through a number of walks, including a very pleasant route through Pelaw Woods and provide a charming public space for everyone to enjoy.

  4. Add Jarrow Hall to your Itinerary

    Jarrow Hall

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Church Bank, Jarrow

    Discover the amazing world of Anglo-saxon Northumbria. Set across 11 acres explore the life and legacy of Bede in our dedicated museum alongside a reconstructed Anglo-Saxon farm.

  5. Add Saltwell Park and Saltwell Towers to your Itinerary

    Saltwell Park and Saltwell Towers

    Type

    Type:

    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    Gateshead

    Saltwell Park, based in the heart of Gateshead, is one of Britain's finest examples of a Victorian Park. The park has seen an amazing transformation and has been restored to its Victorian splendour.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Green Flag Award Winner 2007/8 2007
  6. Mountyjoy

    Add Mountyjoy to your Itinerary

    Mountyjoy

    Type

    Type:

    Landmark

    Durham

    Rewarding climb to see Durham spread-eagled spectacularly below.

  7. Add Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens to your Itinerary

    Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    SUNDERLAND

    Sunderland's history under one roof, dating from 1846 there are so many exhibits to keep you entertained. One of the most famous of these is Wallace, Wallace a Lion who was part of the wild animal show to visit Sunderland in 1800.  After Wallace's…

  8. Add Herrington Country Park to your Itinerary

    Herrington Country Park

    Type

    Type:

    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    HOUGHTON LE SPRING

    A great family day out with cyce/walk trails, play area, skate boarding and boat sailing.  Refreshments are available on site also. 

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

    Auckland Castle Deer House and Park

    Type

    Type:

    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 Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre to your Itinerary

    Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Nature Reserve

    Low Hauxley, Morpeth

    The Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre is one of the best wildlife-watching spots in the North East. Right next to the beach, it offers fantastic views across the length of Druridge Bay and is internationally renowned for its birds.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Oct 2020to31 Mar 2021Open 10:00 - 16:00
    From:
    1 Apr 2021to30 Sept 2021Open 10:00 - 17:00
  11. Add Jesmond Dene to your Itinerary

    Jesmond Dene

    Type

    Type:

    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    Newcastle Upon Tyne

    Jesmond Dene is a unique haven of peace and tranquillity for the people of Newcastle.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020
  12. Add Washington Old Hall to your Itinerary

    Washington Old Hall

    Type

    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Washington

    At the heart of historic Washington village this picturesque stone manor house and its gardens provide a tranquil oasis, reflecting gentry life following the turbulence of the English Civil War.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2021to31 Mar 2021Open 10:00 - 16:00

    Awards

    • Visit England Code of Practice 2014
  13. Add Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to your Itinerary

    Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Routes

    Forty miles of the country’s most sublime coastline, protected as a pristine package of wondrous wildlife and history.

  14. Add Durham University Botanic Garden - closed until early 2021 due to Covid-19 to your Itinerary

    Durham University Botanic Garden - closed until early 2021 due to Covid-19

    Type

    Type:

    Botanic Garden

    Durham City

    Set in countryside and mature woodland. Plant collections from North America, Himalayas and China, glasshouse rainforest and desert plants. Six Colin Wilbourne sculptures in landscaped garden.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Mar 2020to31 Oct 2020Open 10:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver 2015Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  15. Add Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Country Park & Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Country Park & Nature Reserve

    Type

    Type:

    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    ASHINGTON

    The country park, once the site of a colliery spoil heap, features a wide variety of wildlife in its woodland and 40-acre lake.

  16. Add Ridley Park to your Itinerary

    Ridley Park

    Type

    Type:

    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    BLYTH

    Visit Ridley Park in Blyth for a great day out for the whole family.  The park is located near the centre of the Northumberland town with great transport links and recreational activities for all ages to enjoy.  With a water play area, woodland…