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  1. Add Ankers House and St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church to your Itinerary

    Ankers House and St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church

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    Church / Chapel

    Chester-le-Street

    The cathedral church and shrine of St Cuthbert from AD883 to 995 with attached anchorage containing displays on Roman, Saxon and medieval times.

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  1. Add Bowes Railway to your Itinerary

    Bowes Railway

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    Railway

    Gateshead

    The Bowes Railway is the only operational and preserved standard gauge cable railway system in the world. Dating from 1826 and designed in part by George Stephenson, it was one of the world’s first modern railways.

  2. Add Herrington Country Park to your Itinerary

    Herrington Country Park

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    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    HOUGHTON LE SPRING

    One of the largest parks in Sunderland with walks and cycle trails, family cycling with Sustrans, an adventure play area, skate boarding, Nordic walking, model boat sailing in the lake and a variety of sculptures that celebrate the heritage of the…

  3. Add Herrington Hill Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Herrington Hill Nature Reserve

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    Nature Reserve

    New Herrington

    Extensive area of magnesium limestone grassland with classic indicator species that define this rare plant community.  Meadow Brown and Common Blue butterflies are abundant during the summer months, with Linnet, Yellowhammer and Common Whitethroat…

  4. Add St. Andrew’s Chilton Moor to your Itinerary

    St. Andrew’s Chilton Moor

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    Church / Chapel

    Chilton Moor, Houghton-le-Spring

    Originally dedicated in 1876 and designed by renowned architect George Gilbert Scott Junior, St. Andrew’s is a light and airy church serving the villages of Chilton Moor and Fencehouses, formerly mining communities.

  5. Add Beaurepaire Manor House to your Itinerary

    Beaurepaire Manor House

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    Historic Site

    Durham

    Ruins of a medieval manor house used as a medieval country retreat for the Priors of Durham. Dates from mid 13th century. .

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  6. Add Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

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    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.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  7. Add Wharton Park to your Itinerary

    Wharton Park

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    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…

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  8. Add Adventure Valley to your Itinerary

    Adventure Valley

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    Type:

    Theme Park

    Brasside, Durham

    Discover a world of family adventures at Adventure Valley, the North East’s biggest family adventure park, with over 50 attractions, activities and shows.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2021VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous WTTC Safe Travels 2021WTTC Safe Travels
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  9. Add St Michael and All Angels Church to your Itinerary

    St Michael and All Angels Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Houghton le Spring

    We are a Grade 1 listed building, an ancient Parish Church, that has been at the centre of our community for over one thousand years. We have an award from Visit England as “A Place of Interest”.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  10. Add St Cuthbert's North Road to your Itinerary

    St Cuthbert's North Road

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    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    Please see website for full list of services and events :- http://cuthbertandaidan.durhamnorthteam.org/​​​​​​​ 

  11. Add Beamish - The Living Museum of the North to your Itinerary

    Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

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    Museum

    Beamish

    Discover an amazing journey through time at Beamish Museum as you travel back in time to the 1820s, early 1900s, 1940s and 1950s and become immersed in real, living history.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2021VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Highly Commended 2020North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Highly Commended
    • Visit England VisitEngland Award for Excellence Bronze 2016VisitEngland Award for Excellence Bronze
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2020 2020TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2020
    • Regional and Miscellaneous WTTC Safe Travels 2021WTTC Safe Travels
  12. Add St Cuthbert's Catholic Church to your Itinerary

    St Cuthbert's Catholic Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    St Cuthbert's Church is a Roman Catholic parish church in Durham, England. It was opened on 31 May 1827 to replace two previous chapels, one run by the secular clergy and the other by the Jesuits

  13. Add Penshaw Monument to your Itinerary

    Penshaw Monument

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    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.

  14. Add Christchurch Durham to your Itinerary

    Christchurch Durham

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham City

    Christchurch Durham is an Anglican Evangelical Church in Durham, please see website for more details.

  15. Add Our Lady of Mercy and St Godric Church to your Itinerary

    Our Lady of Mercy and St Godric Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    The Church of Our Lady of Mercy and St. Godric is our Grade II listed church, conveniently located in Durham City Centre.

  16. Add Finchale Priory to your Itinerary

    Finchale Priory

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    Type:

    Abbey / Priory

    Durham City

    The very extensive remains of a 13thC priory, founded on the site of a retired pirate's hermitage.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  17. Add St Giles Church to your Itinerary

    St Giles Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Gilesgate, Durham

    St. Giles’ has been a place for people to meet and worship for over 900 years. See website for further information about the life of our church, from regular services to special events.  

  18. Add Angel of the North to your Itinerary

    Angel of the North

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    Type:

    Sightseeing

    Gateshead

    The Gateshead Angel of the North is Britain's largest sculpture. Find travel information and directions to the Angel of the North.

  19. Add Crook Hall Gardens to your Itinerary

    Crook Hall Gardens

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    Type:

    National Trust

    Durham City

    The medieval hall merges into a Jacobean manor house, which in turn merges into a Georgian town house, reflecting its development over the centuries. The Hall provides a spectacular backdrop to the stunning 10-acre gardens, paddock and fields,…

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