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  1. 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.

  2. Add Escomb Saxon Church to your Itinerary

    Escomb Saxon Church

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    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).

  3. 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.

  4. 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…

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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

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  1. Add Washington Old Hall to your Itinerary

    Washington Old Hall

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    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.

    Awards

    • Visit England Code of Practice 2014
  2. Cathedral Church of St. Mary

    Add Cathedral Church of St. Mary to your Itinerary

    Cathedral Church of St. Mary

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    Type:

    Cathedral / Minister

    NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

    Now the sixth tallest structure in the city, The Cathedral Church of St. Mary is a Grade 1 listed Catholic cathedral situated on Clayton Street in Newcastle upon Tyne. The building, which was completed in 1844 by designer Augustus Welby Pugin, is a…

  3. Add HMS Trincomalee to your Itinerary

    HMS Trincomalee

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    Type:

    Historic Ship

    Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool

    HMS Trincomalee, built in 1817, is one of the oldest ship afloat in Europe.

    Come aboard for a unique experience of Navy life 2 centuries ago.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Green Heritage Site Winner 2007/8 2007
  4. Add Tynemouth Aquarium to your Itinerary

    Tynemouth Aquarium

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    Type:

    Aquarium

    Tynemouth

    Situated on the sea front at Tynemouth, Tynemouth Aquarium is the perfect attraction for when the rain interferes with your trip to the beach!

    Awards

    • Visit England Code of Practice 2012
  5. Add Durham Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Durham Town Hall

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Durham City

    The Town Hall has been central to life in Durham city for more than 650 years.  Learn about the powerful Prince Bishops, the evolution of local government and the historic and ongoing roles of the Mayor and Mayor’s Bodyguard.  Since the 14th Century…

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  6. 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
  7. Add Stephenson Steam Railway to your Itinerary

    Stephenson Steam Railway

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    North Shields

    Re-live the glorious days of the steam railway at Stephenson Steam Railway in North Shields.

  8. 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.

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