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  1. Add The Gardens, Wynyard to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Garden

    Wynyard

    The Gardens at Wynyard Hall are fast becoming one of the North’s leading visitor attractions, offering a fabulous day out for couples, friends, families and groups alike.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2018Open 09:00 - 17:00

    Indicative Availability

    Book The Gardens, Wynyard Online (opens in a new window)

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

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 88 reviews88 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 2018to31 Dec 2018

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  3. Add Cycling at Hamsterley Forest to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Cycling and Mountain Biking

    Bishop Auckland

    Hamsterley Forest is one of the Northeast’s premier mountain bike destinations, with over 2000 hectares of forest to explore on 33 miles of waymarked trails and countless more miles of seldom travelled forest road Hamsterley Forest has something for...

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  4. Add Hardwick Park Walking, Cycling and Horse Riding Routes to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Walking Route

    Sedgefield

    A 1 mile historical circuit walk, a 1.4 mile circular cycle route and a 0.5 mile horse-riding route around the scenic Hardwick Park Country Park.

  5. Add Diggerland to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 440 reviews440 reviews

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    Type:

    Adventure Park / Playground

    Langley Park

    Diggerland is the UK’s most unique construction-themed adventure park where guests can drive, ride and operate earth-moving machinery in a safe and family friendly environment. Four parks across the UK in Devon, Durham, Kent and Yorkshire.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  6. Add Crook Hall and Gardens to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 853 reviews853 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Garden

    Durham City

    Medieval Hall, Jacobean Manor House and Georgian Town house surrounded by 5 acres of stunning gardens, set on the banks of the River Wear in Durham City Centre. Visitors are invited to try out the maze, hunt down the ghosts, experience the peace and...

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  7. Add Hardwick Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 376 reviews376 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    Sedgefield

    This VisitEngland accredited attraction is an 18th Century parkland featuring beautiful views, rich heritage, archaeological remains and ecological diversity - a remarkable place to visit. The park is open daily with events held throughout the year....

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018Open 07:00 - 18:00

    Awards

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

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 19 reviews19 reviews

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    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.  Indoor activities include, a giant 100m inflatable...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018Open 09:00 - 20:00
    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018Various Opening Times
  9. Add Walworth Castle Birds of Prey Experiences to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 435 reviews435 reviews

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    Bird Watching

    Walworth

    Walworth Castle Birds of Prey specialises in offering fantastic falconry experiences and daily flying displays. The centre is set within the stunning grounds of Walworth Castle.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  10. Add Durham University Botanic Garden to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 342 reviews342 reviews

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    Type:

    Botanic Garden

    Durham City

    Set in countryside and mature woodland. Plant collections from North America, Himalayas and China, glasshouse rainforest and desert plants. Six Colin Wilbourne sculptures in landscaped garden.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Mar 2018to31 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
    From:
    1 Nov 2018to28 Feb 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00

    Awards

    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver 2015Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  11. Add Wharton Park to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 57 reviews57 reviews

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    Type:

    Municipal Park

    Durham City

    This VisitEngland accredited attraction Wharton Park commands spectacular views across Durham City. The historic park now offers a brand new heritage centre and cafe, play area for all ages, an amphitheatre and miniature car track, multi-use games...

    Dates

    From:
    21 May 2018to31 Dec 2018
  12. Add Wetheriggs Animal Rescue at Thorpe Farm Centre to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Farm

    Greta Bridge

    Come and visit Wetheriggs - Wetheriggs Animal Rescue is a small family run animal rescue centre at Thorpe Farm Caravan Park located on the border of County Durham and North Yorkshire.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018Various Opening Times
  13. Add Horse Riding at Hamsterley Forest to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Horse Riding

    Bishop Auckland

    Enjoy miles of waymarked horse-riding routes that let you explore the heart of this beautiful forest. Please note, dedicated horse box parking is located in the Grove car park, 2 miles along the Forest Drive from the Bedburn entrance.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2018
  14. Add Adventure Valley to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 811 reviews811 reviews

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    Type:

    Theme Park

    Brasside, Durham

    Discover a world of family adventures at Adventure Valley, the North East’s biggest family adventure park, with over 50 attractions, activities and shows.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  15. Add Whitworth Hall Country Park to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Country / Royal Park

    Spennymoor

    Historic parkland with resident deer, ornamental lake, children's playground and Grade II listed building.

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  16. Add Ushaw to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 91 reviews91 reviews

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    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

    Indicative Availability

    Book Ushaw Online (opens in a new window)

  17. 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 2018to31 Dec 2018

    Awards

    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2014Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold
  18. 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 Oct 2018to31 Mar 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  19. Add Hamsterley Forest to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 311 reviews311 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 Oct 2018to31 Dec 2018Open 08:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  20. Add Broom House Forest Adventure Trail to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 214 reviews214 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Adventure Park / Playground

    Near Witton Gilbert

    Fun Adventure Farm. Woodland trails and adventure activities for all the family. Farm butchery. Coffee shop. Easter to October open weekends and school holidays.

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