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  1. Add Bowes Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 47 reviews47 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.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  2. 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.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Jan 2018to29 Mar 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Travellers Choice 2016TripAdvisor Travellers Choice
  3. Add Raby Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 668 reviews668 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.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
    From:
    2 Mar 2019to30 Sept 2019
    From:
    2 Mar 2019to30 Sept 2019

    Awards

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 88 reviews88 reviews

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    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

    Remains of Commandant's house and neighbouring bath-house containing one of the best preserved examples of a hypocaust (underfloor heating system) in the whole of Britain.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2019to31 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 16:30
  5. Add Crook Hall and Gardens to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 889 reviews889 reviews

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    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...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Mar 2018to31 Oct 2019Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  6. Add Durham Castle Tours to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1147 reviews1147 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 2019to31 Dec 2019

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

    Indicative Availability

    Book Durham Castle Tours Online (opens in a new window)

  7. Add Barnard Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 659 reviews659 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.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Nov 2018to31 Mar 2019Various Opening Times
    From:
    1 Apr 2019to31 Dec 2019

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  8. Add Ushaw to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 102 reviews102 reviews

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    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

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  9. 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.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2018to31 Dec 2019
    From:
    1 Oct 2018to31 Mar 2019Open 06:00 - 17:00
  10. Add The Auckland Project to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 322 reviews322 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 2019.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  11. Add Brancepeth Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 2 reviews2 reviews

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    Castle / Fort

    Durham

    Brancepeth is one of the oldest castles in the North East. The building today is a combination of the Nevilles' medieval stronghold and the grand country house created for the wealthy Russell family in Regency times. In 2019 the castle will be open...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Apr 2019to27 Nov 2019

    Indicative Availability

    Book Brancepeth Castle Online (opens in a new window)

  12. Add Egglestone Abbey to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 244 reviews244 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 2018to31 Mar 2019Open 10:00 - 18:00
    From:
    1 Apr 2019to31 Dec 2020

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  13. Add Derwentcote Steel Furnace to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 2 reviews2 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.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Jan 2018to29 Mar 2019