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  1. Add Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project: to reopen June 2021 to your Itinerary

    Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project: to reopen June 2021

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    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

    900-year-old Auckland Castle in Bishop Auckland is once again open to visitors, following a three-year conservation programme led by regeneration charity and visitor destination, The Auckland Project.

  2. Add The Auckland Project - Auckland Tower: The Auckland Project: to reopen June 2021 to your Itinerary

    The Auckland Project - Auckland Tower: The Auckland Project: to reopen June 2021

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    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…

  3. 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.

less than 2 miles

  1. Add Escomb Saxon Church to your Itinerary

    Escomb Saxon Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Bishop Auckland

    **Exterior Viewing only until further notice**
    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).

  2. Add Binchester Roman Fort to your Itinerary

    Binchester Roman Fort

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    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

    Remains of Commandant's house and neighbouring bath-house containing one of the best preserved examples of a hypocaust (underfloor heating system) in the whole of Britain.

less than 5 miles

  1. Add DLI Collection at Sevenhills - Closed Until Further Notice Due to Covid-19 to your Itinerary

    DLI Collection at Sevenhills - Closed Until Further Notice Due to Covid-19

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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…

  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…

more than 5 miles

  1. Add Roker Pier and Lighthouse to your Itinerary

    Roker Pier and Lighthouse

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    Type:

    Landmark

    Sunderland

    Roker Pier and Lighthouse are a Grade ll listed building whihc opened in 1903. The original lantern was gas powered, emitting a 45,000 candlepower reflected beam reputedly visible for over 15 miles out to sea. Once complete, the pier extended 2000ft…

  2. Add St Paul's Monastery to your Itinerary

    St Paul's Monastery

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Jarrow

    St Paul's Church has been a place of Christian prayer and worship for over 1300 years and is the starting point for the Way of Learning.

  3. Add Grey's Monument to your Itinerary

    Grey's Monument

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

    A visit to Newcastle wouldn't be complete with a wander to the foot of Grey's Monument in the heart of Newcastle city centre. Situated at the head of Newcastle's finest streets - Grey Street and Grainger Street - the striking monument is one of…

  4. Add Penshaw Monument to your Itinerary

    Penshaw Monument

    Type

    Type:

    Landmark

    Houghton Le Spring

    One of the North East's most prominent landmarks, Penshaw Monument was built in 1844 in honour of the first Earl of Durham, John George Lambton. Presented to the National Trust as a gift in 1939 by the 5th Earl of Durham.

  5. Add Sage Gateshead to your Itinerary

    Sage Gateshead

    Type

    Type:

    Music Hall

    Gateshead

    Sage Gateshead is the pioneering centre for music and musical discovery on the south bank of the River Tyne.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Business Tourism Award of the Year Bronze 2008North East England Business Tourism Award of the Year Bronze
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Access for all Tourism Award - Gold 2014North East England Tourism Awards - Access for all Tourism Award - Gold
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism Award - Silver 2013North East England Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism Award - Silver
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism Award - Bronze 2014North East England Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism Award - Bronze
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Silver 2013North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Silver
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Highly Commended 2014North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Highly Commended
  6. Add Palace Green Library - closed to walk-in visitors until early 2021 due to COVID 19 to your Itinerary

    Palace Green Library - closed to walk-in visitors until early 2021 due to COVID 19

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Durham

    Palace Green Library, in the heart of Durham city, holds Durham University's special collections. Our galleries are open to all and display treasures spanning millennia and the globe.

  7. Add Marsden Bay to your Itinerary

    Marsden Bay

    Type

    Type:

    Sightseeing

    South Shields

    Discover the dramatic cliffs and bays with stacks and caves at Marsden Bay for the perfect day out in South Shields. Plan your trip at NewcastleGateshead.

  8. Add Newcastle Cathedral to your Itinerary

    Newcastle Cathedral

    Type

    Type:

    Cathedral / Minister

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    St Nicholas Cathedral has been the home of a caring and worshipping community for over 900 years, offering visitors beautiful architecture and a place of serenity.

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