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Weardale Adventure Centre

Weardale Adventure Centre

We run a range of outdoor activities including rock climbing, canoeing, high ropes, underground...

Hamsterley Forest

Hamsterley Forest

Information point and tearoom, cycle hire and forest drive with children's play area. Four mile...

Alpaca Trekking with Teesdale Alpacas

Alpaca Trekking with Teesdale Alpacas

Come for a walk with us and enjoy some stunning Teesdale scenery and make friends with one of our...

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Number of results: 34

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  1. Add Low Force Waterfall to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Natural Feature

    Near Middleton-in Teesdale, Barnard Castle

    Low Force waterfall is part of the River Tees in beautiful Upper Teesdale. It is easily accessible from Bowlees Visitor Centre.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  2. Add Beamish Wild Treetop Adventure to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 319 reviews319 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Activity Centre

    Beamish

    Experience the ultimate rush at Beamish Wild High Ropes Course! With over 25 daredevil elements, it's a must for all thrill seekers! Advance booking essential.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  3. Add Balderhead Reservoir Wild Brown Trout Fishery to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Fishery

    Baldersdale

    Balderhead Reservoir is one of the best wild brown trout fisheries in the country, offering fantastic scenery of the North Pennine Grouse Moors.

  4. Add Ushaw to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 100 reviews100 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Durham

    Ushaw is set in the beautiful Durham countryside and houses architectural gems by Augustus Pugin and his followers. This amazing venue offers conference facilities; weddings; exhibitions; events; and a gift shop, a wide range of food and beverages...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times

    Indicative Availability

    Book Ushaw Online (opens in a new window)

  5. Add Beamish Hall Hotel - Woodland Wonderland to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

    Beamish

    Beamish Hall in Stanley have a new woodland wonderland – an interactive and free walk that brings childhood dreams to reality.  Encourage children to get away from behind computers screens and back to the basics of playing outdoors. 

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  6. Add Archery at Beamish Wild to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 319 reviews319 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Activity Centre

    Beamish

    Whether you want to try your hand at this ancient sport or even hone your existing skills, we offer a great venue for Archery in the north east.
    Our Archery sessions are a great opportunity to prove your sporting prowess and get competitive.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

    Indicative Availability

    Book Archery at Beamish Wild Online (opens in a new window)

  7. Add Alpaca Trekking with Teesdale Alpacas to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 53 reviews53 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Guided Tour

    Barnard Castle

    Come for a walk with us and enjoy some stunning Teesdale scenery and make friends with one of our alpacas. We are a working Alpaca Farm and run Alpaca Treks throughout the year subject to the ‘Great British Weather’ ! By Prior Appointment Only...

  8. Add Derwent Waterside Park Fishery to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Fishing

    Edmundbyers

    Derwent Waterside Park offers fishing in beautiful surroundings for fly and bait anglers. The fishery enjoys lots of open space and is well stocked from its own fish farm.

    Dates

    From:
    4 Jan 2019to28 Feb 2020
  9. Add Grassholme Reservoir to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor and Wildlife Activity

    Barnard Castle

    Grassholme Waterside Park is a place that captures your imagination and lets it run wild, for you to make your perfect day out.

    Dates

    From:
    16 Mar 2019to30 Nov 2019
  10. Add High Force Waterfall to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 933 reviews933 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Natural Feature

    Forest in Teesdale

    High Force is the most majestic of the waterfalls on the River Tees. The falls are only a short walk from a bus stop, car park and picnic area.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Nov 2018to30 Mar 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
    From:
    1 Apr 2019to31 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2016VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  11. Add TopGear Karting to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 35 reviews35 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Motor Sports and Karting

    Durham City

    Indoor karting for all ages over 8 years old. Fast, safe, exciting fun for all the family. Minimum height 1.4 metres (4 foot 7 inches).

    Dates

    From:
    2 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times

    Indicative Availability

    Book TopGear Karting Online (opens in a new window)

  12. Blackton Reservoir Wild Brown Trout Fishery

    Add Blackton Reservoir Wild Brown Trout Fishery to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Fishery

    Blackton Reservoir is one of the best wild brown trout fisheries in the country, offering fantastic scenery of the North Pennine Grouse Moors.

  13. Add Hamsterley Forest to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 325 reviews325 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Forest

    Hamsterley Forest

    Information point and tearoom, cycle hire and forest drive with children's play area. Four mile forest drive runs through the forest giving access to picnic sites along the way.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Open 09:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  14. Add Holmside Park to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 31 reviews31 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    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.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  15. Add North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt parts of England. As well as being an AONB the North Pennines is also a UNESCO Global Geopark – an accolade awarded to areas across the world with...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019

    Awards

    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2014Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold
  16. Add Beamish - The Living Museum of the North to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 6889 reviews6889 reviews

    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.

    Dates

    From:
    29 Oct 2018to5 Apr 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
    From:
    24 Mar 2019to28 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold 2016North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
    • Visit England Visit England Award for Excellence Bronze 2016Visit England Award for Excellence Bronze
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East Tourism Awards Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold 2017 2018North East Tourism Awards Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold 2017

    Indicative Availability

    Book Beamish - The Living Museum of the North Online (opens in a new window)

  17. Add Chester-le-Street Riverside Park to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 95 reviews95 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Municipal Park

    Chester-le-Street

    Created in the 1930s, Riverside Park has always been popular with visitors. It was redeveloped in the 1990s and now includes artist-designed ornamental gardens, an events arena, play area and a park centre with cafe and toilets.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  18. Add Durham Heritage Coast to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 190 reviews190 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Beach

    Seaham

    Experience the colourful and dramatic landscape of Durham’s Heritage Coast with its beaches, rugged cliffs and magnificent flora and fauna.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  19. Add Auckland Castle Deer House and Park to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Bishop Auckland

    Auckland Castle commands a prominent position overlooking the River Wear, surrounded by formal gardens and 200 acres of idyllic parkland. The highlight is a Deer House built in 1760 in Gothic Revival style constructed as a folly to provide shelter.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2018to31 Dec 2019
    From:
    1 Oct 2018to31 Mar 2019Open 06:00 - 17:00
  20. Add Bowlees Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 231 reviews231 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Newbiggin

    Situated amidst stunning woodland, near to Low and High Force waterfalls and surrounded by rolling fields of hay meadows, Bowlees Visitor Centre has all you need to make your visit to the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty memorable.

    Dates

    From:
    16 Feb 2019to30 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold 2016North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence