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  1. Add Horden Colliery Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Horden Colliery Heritage Centre

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    Museum

    Horden

    Heritage Centre with themed rooms. Mining Museum going back 100 years with 350 archives, photographs of Horden, lots of history, 1940s rooms.

  2. Add Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Durham City

    Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre is small building of architectural beauty situated in Wheatley Hill cemetery. It houses a permanent exhibition of colliery village life.

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  1. Add Derwentcote Steel Furnace to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 3 reviews3 reviews

    Derwentcote Steel Furnace

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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.

  2. Add Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 102 reviews102 reviews

    Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

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    Nature Reserve

    Chilton Moor, Houghton le Spring

    Rainton Meadows was created by the restoration of the Rye Hill Opencast coal mine in 1996 by UK Coal in partnership with Durham Wildlife Trust and the City of Sunderland.

  3. Add Binchester Roman Fort to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 99 reviews99 reviews

    Binchester Roman Fort

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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.

  4. Add Wharton Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 70 reviews70 reviews

    Wharton Park

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    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…

  5. Add Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project to your Itinerary

    Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project

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    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.

  6. Add Hardwick Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 432 reviews432 reviews

    Hardwick Park

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    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.…

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2009
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
  7. Add Durham Cathedral Tours to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 6635 reviews6635 reviews

    Durham Cathedral Tours

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    Cathedral / Minister

    Durham City

    Discover the hidden history of Durham Cathedral with one of our regular guided tours. Tours are available Monday to Saturday and last for approximately 1 hour. Tickets can be purchased from the Information Desk at the back of the Cathedral on the…

  8. Add Killhope to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 259 reviews259 reviews

    Killhope

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    Museum

    Cowshill

    Refurbished in 2016, Killhope is a multi award winning Victorian lead mining museum offering a great day out for the family. Guided mine tours, working water wheel, original machinery, exhibitions, workshops, family events, performances, stunning…

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2017Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold
    • Visit England Code of Practice 2017
    • Visit England Visitengland Hidden Gem 2016Visitengland Hidden Gem
  9. Add Wetheriggs Animal Rescue at Thorpe Farm Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 55 reviews55 reviews

    Wetheriggs Animal Rescue at Thorpe Farm Centre

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    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.

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 111 reviews111 reviews

    Chester-le-Street Riverside Park

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    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.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  11. Add Brancepeth Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 7 reviews7 reviews

    Brancepeth Castle

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    Type:

    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 2020 the castle will be open…

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  12. Add The Gardens, Wynyard to your Itinerary

    The Gardens, Wynyard

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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.

  13. Add Crook Hall and Gardens to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 960 reviews960 reviews

    Crook Hall and Gardens

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    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
  14. Add Durham Museum and Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 110 reviews110 reviews

    Durham Museum and Heritage Centre

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    Type:

    Museum

    Durham City

    Local history museum housed in historic church near cathedral. Tells the story of Durham from 10thC to present day using displays, models and artefacts. Brass rubbing and shop.

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