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  1. Add North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to your Itinerary

    North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

    Type

    Type:

    Sightseeing

    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 2020

    Awards

    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2014Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold
  2. Add Sea to Sea (C2C) Cycle Route to your Itinerary

    Sea to Sea (C2C) Cycle Route

    Type

    Type:

    Cycle Route

    The UK's most popular 'challenge' cycle route passes through the northern Lake District before climbing the Pennines, 'the roof of England', and then descending to the railway paths of Durham Dales.

  3. Add Stargazing in the North Pennines to your Itinerary

    Stargazing in the North Pennines

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor and Wildlife Activity

    Stanhope

    Some of the darkest skies in England are found in the North Pennines. Much of the area is remote, wild countryside with little development and the views of the night sky are second to none.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020
  4. Add Durham Heritage Coast to your Itinerary

    Durham Heritage Coast

    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 2020to31 Dec 2020
  5. Add Walking on the Durham Heritage Coast to your Itinerary

    Walking on the Durham Heritage Coast

    Type

    Type:

    Walking

    Seaham

    The Durham Coastal Footpath is an 11 mile walking route following the England Coast Path National Trail – discover and explore spectacular grasslands, magical coastal denes and uncover the rich heritage that has shaped this coastline into a unique…

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  6. Sea to Sea (C2C) Cycle Route

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    In Durham, the Coast to Coast stretches from Rookhope in the west to Chester-le-Street in the east – a distance of around 30 miles.

  7. Add Low Force Waterfall to your Itinerary

    Low Force Waterfall

    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 2020
  8. Add Seaham -  Durham Heritage Coast Walk to your Itinerary

    Seaham - Durham Heritage Coast Walk

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Seaham

    This walk provides opportunities to explore Seaham and the Marina where there are a number of places to have a coffee or a meal or simply enjoy the view with an ice cream.

  9. Add Teesdale Way to your Itinerary

    Teesdale Way

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    In its entirety, the Teesdale Way is a 92 mile route which follows the River Tees from its source at Dufton in Cumbria to the sea at South Gare in Teesside. In Durham the walk spans from Langdon Beck to Piercebridge.

  10. Add High Force Waterfall to your Itinerary

    High Force Waterfall

    Type

    Type:

    Natural Feature

    Forest in Teesdale

    High Force is one of the most impressive waterfalls in England. The River Tees has been plunging into this gorge for thousands of years but the rocks it reveals are far more ancient – with origins dating back over 300 million yrs.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2020to31 Oct 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
    From:
    1 Nov 2020to30 Mar 2021Open 10:00 - 16:00

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
  11. Add Auckland Castle Deer House and Park to your Itinerary

    Auckland Castle Deer House and Park

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Bishop Auckland

    Auckland Castle commands a prominent position overlooking the River Wear, surrounded by formal gardens and 150 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 2019to31 Dec 2020
  12. Add Walking in the North Pennines to your Itinerary

    Walking in the North Pennines

    Type

    Type:

    Walking

    Stanhope

    The North Pennines has a vast rights of way network, including the Pennine Way National Trail, numerous circular walks and large areas of open access land making it a great place to go for a walk.

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  13. Add Durham Cathedral Towers - Central Tower Closed to your Itinerary

    Durham Cathedral Towers - Central Tower Closed

    Type

    Type:

    Tower

    Durham City

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

    Visitors can…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2020Various Opening Times
    From:
    1 June 2019to31 Dec 2020Various Opening Times
  14. Add Blackhall Heritage Coastal Footpath to your Itinerary

    Blackhall Heritage Coastal Footpath

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Near Blackhall Colliery

    The sight and sound of skylarks rising above the short Magnesian Limestone grassland is very noticeable in this area. The grass is kept purposely short to encourage them.

  15. Add North Sea Cycle Route to your Itinerary

    North Sea Cycle Route

    Type

    Type:

    Cycle Route

    passing through County Durham.,

    The North Sea Cycle Route is a 6,000km route based on existing national, regional and local cycle routes in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Scotland and England, passing through Durham county.

  16. Add Durham Cathedral to your Itinerary

    Durham Cathedral

    Type

    Type:

    Cathedral / Minister

    Durham City

    Thought by many to be the finest example of Norman church architecture in England, with the tombs of St Cuthbert and The Venerable Bede. Please check opening times before travelling.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
    • Visit Britain We're Good To Go 2020We're Good To Go
  17. Add Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

    Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

    900-year-old Auckland Castle in Bishop Auckland is once again open to visitors, following a three-year conservation programme led by regeneration charity and visitor destination, The Auckland Project.

    Dates

    From:
    14 Feb 2019to31 Dec 2020
  18. Add Middleton Cycle Route to your Itinerary

    Middleton Cycle Route

    Type

    Type:

    Cycle Route

    Barnard Castle

    This 6 mile route takes you into the spectacular Hudeshope Valley in the North Pennines AONB.

  19. Add The Auckland Project - Auckland Tower to your Itinerary

    The Auckland Project - Auckland Tower

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Bishop Auckland

    Your visit to The Auckland Project begins at Auckland Tower, where you can find all the information you need to explore the castle, grounds and local area. Here you will buy entry tickets, collect guidebooks and maps, get directions, and learn about…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2020Various Opening Times
  20. Add Circular Walk Around River Wear South of Durham City to your Itinerary

    Circular Walk Around River Wear South of Durham City

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Durham

    Located just to the south of the historic city of Durham this picturesque walk encircles two huge loops of the River Wear. The section of the route just past Shincliffe Hall follows paths that were extensively lobbied for by the Ramblers.