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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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).

  5. 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.

    Awards

    • Visit England Visitor Ready 2024Visitor Ready
  6. 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.

  7. 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

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  1. Add Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

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    Type:

    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
  2. Add Hexham Abbey to your Itinerary

    Hexham Abbey

    Hexham

    Visit Hexham Abbey and step back in time! Take in the peaceful atmosphere, ancient architectural treasures and beautiful stained glass. Visit our interactive exhibition, The Big Story, and enjoy some home-made refreshments in our Refectory Café.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  3. Add Castle Eden Dene National Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Castle Eden Dene National Nature Reserve

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    Type:

    Nature Reserve

    Peterlee

    Castle Eden Dene is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is home to an extraordinary variety of birds, more than 450 species of plants, and some of our favourite mammals, such as roe deer and fox.

  4. Watch House Museum

    Add Watch House Museum to your Itinerary

    Watch House Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Seaton Sluice

    The Watch House on Rocky Island in Seaton Sluice was opened on 14th January 1880, built for the Seaton Sluice Volunteer Life-Saving Company which was founded earlier in 1876. The building served as an auxiliary coast guard station until 1990. At the…

  5. Add Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Country Park & Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Country Park & Nature Reserve

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    Type:

    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    ASHINGTON

    The country park, once the site of a colliery spoil heap, features a wide variety of wildlife in its woodland and 40-acre lake.

  6. Warkworth Beach

    Add Warkworth Beach to your Itinerary

    Warkworth Beach

    Type

    Type:

    Beach

    MORPETH

    Warkworth Beach. 

  7. 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.

  8. Add Slaley Forest to your Itinerary

    Slaley Forest

    Type

    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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