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  1. Add Auckland Castle Deer House and Park to your Itinerary

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    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.

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    1 Oct 2017to31 Mar 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  2. Add Bowes Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 32 reviews32 reviews

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    Castle / Fort

    Barnard Castle

    The massive ruins of Henry II's 12thC tower keep, set within the earthworks of a Roman fort guarding the strategic Stainmore Pass over the Pennines.

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    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017
  3. Add Durham Castle Tours to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 950 reviews950 reviews

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    Castle / Fort

    Durham City

    Durham Castle is part of the Durham City World Heritage Site. Entrance by guided tour only. Opening can vary - All enquiries re guided tours should be directed Palace Green Library. Telephone 0191 334 2932 or castle.tours@durham.ac.uk.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  4. Add The Auckland Project to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 296 reviews296 reviews

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    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

    Auckland Castle is the former private palace for the Prince Bishops of Durham, dating back 900 years. The Castle is undergoing major restoration work to restore it to its former Georgian Gothic opulence, it will reopen to visitors in spring 2018.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  5. Add Derwentcote Steel Furnace to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1 reviews1 reviews

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    Industrial Archaeology

    Hamsterley

    Built in the 1720s, Derwentcote is the earliest and most complete steel-making furnace to have survived in Britain.

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    From:
    2 Jan 2017to29 Mar 2018
  6. Add Barnard Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 568 reviews568 reviews

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    Castle / Fort

    Barnard Castle

    A spectacular fortress set on a high rock above the market town, Barnard Castle takes you back to the 12th century. Spot Richard III’s boar emblem carving, enjoy the sensory garden and stunning views of this riverside location.

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    From:
    1 Nov 2017to31 Mar 2018Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  7. Add Binchester Roman Fort to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 68 reviews68 reviews

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    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

    Remains of Commanding Officer's bath-house with one of the best preserved hypocausts in the whole of Britain.

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  8. Add Egglestone Abbey to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 178 reviews178 reviews

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    Abbey / Priory

    Barnard Castle

    Charming ruins of Premonstratensian Abbey and picnic area in a picturesque location on the River Tees.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2017to31 Mar 2018Open 10:00 - 18:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  9. Add Raby Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 481 reviews481 reviews

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    Castle / Fort

    Staindrop

    Medieval Raby Castle, home of Lord Barnard's family since 1626, includes a 200 acre deer park, walled gardens, carriage collection, adventure playground, shop and tearoom.

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    Awards

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 781 reviews781 reviews

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    Garden

    Durham City

    Medieval hall with Jacobean drawing room, turret and gallery, set in 4 acres of gardens, 2 walled gardens, a maze, a silver and white garden and Shakespeare garden.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  11. Add Finchale Priory to your Itinerary

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    Abbey / Priory

    Durham

    The very extensive remains of a 13thC priory, founded on the site of a retired pirate's hermitage.

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    From:
    2 Jan 2017to29 Mar 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Travellers Choice 2016TripAdvisor Travellers Choice
  12. Add Ushaw to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 65 reviews65 reviews

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    Historic House / Palace

    Esh

    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...

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