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  1. Add Holmside Park to your Itinerary

    Holmside Park

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    Family Activity Centre

    Chester-le-Street

    Holmside Park, a newly refurbished 50 acre adventure park in Durham.  Full of adventure, play and family fun for those 1 yrs+. Indoor and outdoor play with an array of all-weather activities.

  2. 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.

  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 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”.

  5. Add Angel of the North to your Itinerary

    Angel of the North

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    Sightseeing

    Gateshead

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

  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.

  7. 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 2019VAQAS
    • Visit Britain We're Good To Go 2020We're Good To Go
  8. Add Washington Old Hall to your Itinerary

    Washington Old Hall

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    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
  9. 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…

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

    Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Beamish

    Experience a real sense of your past at Beamish, a living, working museum, set in 300 acres of beautiful Durham countryside.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • 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 Visit England Award for Excellence Bronze 2016Visit England Award for Excellence Bronze
    • Visit Britain We're Good To Go 2020We're Good To Go
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2020 2020TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2020
  11. Add WWT Washington Wetland Centre to your Itinerary

    WWT Washington Wetland Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Animal Collection

    Washington

    Whatever the season, come rain or shine – the award-winning WWT Washington Wetland Centre is the perfect place to connect with nature.

    Awards

    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver 2014Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver
    • Visit England Code of Practice 2014
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Tourism Awards 2009 - Bronze 2009Tourism Awards 2009 - Bronze
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Tourism Awards 2011 - Gold 2011Tourism Awards 2011 - Gold
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism Award - Bronze 2012North East England Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism Award - Bronze
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold 2014North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Highly Commended 2013North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Highly Commended
  12. 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.

  13. Add Finchale Priory to your Itinerary

    Finchale Priory

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    Type:

    Abbey / Priory

    Durham

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

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Travellers Choice 2016TripAdvisor Travellers Choice

more than 5 miles

  1. Add Druridge Bay Country Park to your Itinerary

    Druridge Bay Country Park

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    Type:

    Country / Royal Park

    MORPETH

    The bay is a stunning, with seven miles of sand running from Amble to Cresswell and is a popular with cyclists, walkers and surfers. Druridge Bay Country Park has amenities to help you enjoy a day at the coast with toilets, cafe and children's play…

  2. Add Palace Green Library - closed to walk-in visitors until early 2021 to your Itinerary

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

    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.

  3. Add Elvet Methodist Church to your Itinerary

    Elvet Methodist Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    Elvet Methodist Church is situated in Old Elvet, three minutes walk east of the market place.

  4. Add St Mary's Lighthouse to your Itinerary

    St Mary's Lighthouse

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    Type:

    Lighthouse

    Whitley Bay

    Lighthouse, bird-watching hide and visitor centre are all open to the public. Permanent and changing exhibitions, gift shop and educational facilities.

  5. Cresswell Tower

    Add Cresswell Tower to your Itinerary

    Cresswell Tower

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    Type:

    Landmark

    MORPETH

    Built by the Cresswell family in the 15th century and one of approx 175 Pele towers in Northumberland. 

  6. Add Slayley Forest to your Itinerary

    Slayley Forest

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    Type:

    Forest

    HEXHAM

    Walking at Slaley Forest is the perfect way to get outdoors and explore some of the Pennines most beautiful landscapes.

    Explore the forest on its forest paths that run from the car layby into the woodland. 

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