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less than 2 miles

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

    Auckland Tower - The Auckland Project

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    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Bishop Auckland

    Auckland Tower is the perfect place to get a feel for The Auckland Project, the stunning setting, and to pick up everything you’ll need for your day of exploration.

  2. Add Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project to your Itinerary

    Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project

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    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

    Positioned high above the meandering River Wear, Auckland Castle was once home to the Prince Bishops of Durham, and was the place where they entertained, hunted and worshipped.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Trip Advisor Travellers Choice 2023 2023Trip Advisor Travellers Choice 2023
  3. 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.

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

    Auckland Castle Deer House and Park

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    Historic Site

    Bishop Auckland

    A charming Gothic Revival 'eyecatcher' built in 1760 in the park of the Bishops of Durham.

  5. Add Kynren - An Epic Tale of England to your Itinerary

    Kynren - An Epic Tale of England

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    Type:

    Event Venue

    Bishop Auckland

    From daylight to starlight watch legends come to life in a thrilling tale told on an epic scale - 2,000 years in the making. Unique in the UK, this world-class performance takes place on a 7.5-acre outdoor stage complete with its own lake and…

less than 5 miles

  1. Add Escomb Saxon Church to your Itinerary

    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).

  2. Add Durham Mining Museum to your Itinerary

    Durham Mining Museum

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    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…

  3. Add Locomotion to your Itinerary

    Locomotion

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    Type:

    Museum

    Shildon

    At Locomotion you can see highlights of the national collection of railway vehicles in the world’s first railway town.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Tourism Event of the Year - Bronze 2014North East England Tourism Awards - Tourism Event of the Year - Bronze
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2018Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
    • Regional and Miscellaneous WTTC Safe Travels 2021WTTC Safe Travels
  4. Add St Helen Auckland Parish Church to your Itinerary

    St Helen Auckland Parish Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Bishop Auckland

    The 12thC church of St Helen. Daily Mass times: Sunday and Wednesday, Thursday 10:00, Monday 19:00, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday 09:30.

  5. 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. The dedicated research and study area is open by appointment Tuesday and Thursdays, 10 am – 3 pm. Appointments can also be made to view objects.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport

more than 5 miles

  1. Add St Cuthbert's North Road to your Itinerary

    St Cuthbert's North Road

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

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

  2. Add Woodhorn, Museum and Northumberland Archives to your Itinerary

    Woodhorn, Museum and Northumberland Archives

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    Type:

    Museum

    Ashington

    For a taste of Northumberland's history and mining heritage try a visit to Woodhorn - Museum and Northumberland Archives, near Ashington.

    Awards

    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver 2011Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver
    • Visit England Code of Practice 2011
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism Award - Bronze 2012North East England Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism Award - Bronze
  3. Roman Vindolanda Fort & Museum

    Add Roman Vindolanda Fort & Museum to your Itinerary

    Roman Vindolanda Fort & Museum

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    Type:

    Museum

    Hexham

    The Vindolanda site today contains a modern world class museum using the latest interpretation techniques and display to tell a very old, very interesting Roman story.

  4. Add Newbiggin Maritime Centre to your Itinerary

    Newbiggin Maritime Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Newbiggin by the Sea

    Newbiggin Maritime Centre, the newest attraction on the beautiful Northumberland coastline, offers a unique experience for visitors. Telling the story of a community’s life by the sea.

  5. Add World Heritage Site Visitor Centre at Palace Green Library to your Itinerary

    World Heritage Site Visitor Centre at Palace Green Library

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Durham City

    Providing a perfect introduction to the Durham World Heritage Site for all ages, the visitor centre is the gateway to discovering what it is that makes Durham so significant, and what there is to see and do around the peninsula.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2020 2020TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2020
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  6. St John Lee Parish Chruch

    Add St John Lee Parish Chruch to your Itinerary

    St John Lee Parish Chruch

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Hexham

    Established in the 10th century, the church appears to have been built on the site of the oratory dedicated to St Michael. The name means St John in the field/clearing in the wood. The area in which it surrounds was covered with forest - hence the…

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