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  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).

less than 2 miles

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

    Auckland Castle Deer House and Park

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    Bishop Auckland

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

  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
    • Visit England Visitor Ready 2024Visitor Ready
  3. Add Auckland Tower - The Auckland Project to your Itinerary

    Auckland Tower - The Auckland Project

    Type

    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.

    Awards

    • Visit England Visitor Ready 2024Visitor Ready
  4. Add Binchester Roman Fort to your Itinerary

    Binchester Roman Fort

    Type

    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.

  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

    Two thousand years of history, myth and legend rush by in 90 minutes as we join young Arthur on his epic quest. Rebellions, wars, magic, majesty, celebration, and heartache are vividly portrayed in a dazzling outdoor-theatre spectacular.

less than 5 miles

  1. 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…

  2. Add Locomotion to your Itinerary

    Locomotion

    Type

    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
  3. Add St Helen Auckland Parish Church to your Itinerary

    St Helen Auckland Parish Church

    Type

    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.

more than 5 miles

  1. Add Lord Londonderry Statue to your Itinerary

    Lord Londonderry Statue

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Durham City

    Raffaele Monti's statue of Charles William Vane Stewart, the 3rd Marquess of Londonderry.

  2. Sandhaven Beach

    Add Sandhaven Beach to your Itinerary

    Sandhaven Beach

    Type

    Type:

    Beach

    South Shields

    Sandhaven Beach is an awarding winning blue flag beach, offering a traditional seaside experience.  From building sand castles and exploring rock pools to surfing and Windsurfing, there's plenty to keep all the family entertained.

  3. Add Durham Cathedral Tower to your Itinerary

    Durham Cathedral Tower

    Type

    Type:

    Tower

    Durham City

    Enjoy spectacular views of the historic city of Durham and the surrounding countryside by climbing the cathedral’s Central Tower. Make a climb up the towers, the high point of your visit to Durham Cathedral.

    Visitors can conquer the 325 steps and…

  4. 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
  5. Add Bertie's Play Village to your Itinerary

    Bertie's Play Village

    Type

    Type:

    Family Activity Centre

    Durham City

    Bertie's Play Village is a children’s stay-and-play facility that offers children, parents and families a place to take a break from their shopping trip at Prince Bishops Place.

  6. Bede Memorial Cross

    Add Bede Memorial Cross to your Itinerary

    Bede Memorial Cross

    Type

    Type:

    Landmark

    Sunderland

    The Bede Memorial Cross has carvings on all sides that are in the style of original Anglo Saxon stone carvings, made when Bede was alive. The images on the cross represent the many parts of Bede’s life, including his work, his friends, and his…

  7. Add HMS Trincomalee to your Itinerary

    HMS Trincomalee

    Type

    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

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