20 Wild Things to do in Durham

20 Wild Things to do in Durham

Head across the Durham Dales, part of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and UNESCO Global Geopark, where you’ll find some of the best hiking and biking trails in the country, including the Coast to Coast. As day turns to night the skies light up, as the North Pennines AONB is home to more Dark Sky Discovery Sites than anywhere else in the UK.

From bushcraft survival skills to activity trails, there’s always something happening at Hamsterley Forest, with 2,000 hectares of wonderful woodland to explore.

Visit Raby Castle, one of the finest medieval castles in England, where you can stroll through 200 acres of parkland whilst on the lookout for the resident deer.

SNAP, SHARE AND WIN!

To be in with a chance of winning one of five Durham VIP Passes –

  • Snap some photos of you and your family completing one of the 20 wild activities from our downloadable Wild Things Guide
  • Upload the photos onto Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
  • Tag us @thisisdurham and use the hastags #thisiswild #thisisdurham before 31 May 2019. Winners will be contacted directly on social media

Click here to download our wild guide to Durham, or click on the numbers below...

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