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  1. Add 1950's Welfare Hall at Beamish to your Itinerary

    1950's Welfare Hall at Beamish

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    Sub-Attraction

    Beamish

    The first building in our 1950's Town is opening its doors early summer 2019.  Experience the excitement and community spirit of the 1950's with our new welfare hall.  The building is a replica of the Leasingthorne Colliery Welfare hall and…

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
  2. Add Tanfield Railway to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 393 reviews393 reviews

    Tanfield Railway

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    Railway

    Tanfield

    Oldest existing railway in the world, opened 1725. Steam-hauled passenger trains, vintage carriages, 61 locomotives and steam-driven vintage workshop. Please see website for dates and operating times.

  3. Add Beamish - The Living Museum of the North to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 7611 reviews7611 reviews

    Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

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    Museum

    Beamish

    Experience a real sense of your past at Beamish, a living, working museum, set in 300 acres of beautiful Durham countryside.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold 2016North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold
    • Visit England Visit England Award for Excellence Bronze 2016Visit England Award for Excellence Bronze
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East Tourism Awards Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold 2017 2018North East Tourism Awards Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold 2017

    Indicative Availability

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less than 5 miles

  1. Add Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    The centre provides a unique interpretation of the fascinating local heritage, heritage skills training for volunteers and has business units to support creative businesses in the area. In addition, the site is also home to a small café and gift…

  2. Add Holmside Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 127 reviews127 reviews

    Holmside Park

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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.

    Indicative Availability

    Book Holmside Park Online (opens in a new window)

  3. Add Ankers House and St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 29 reviews29 reviews

    Ankers House and St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church

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    Church / Chapel

    Chester-le-Street

    The cathedral church and shrine of St Cuthbert from AD883 to 995 with attached anchorage containing displays on Roman, Saxon and medieval times.

  4. Add Broom House Farm to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 263 reviews263 reviews

    Broom House Farm

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    Type:

    Adventure Park / Playground

    Near Witton Gilbert

    Fun Adventure Farm. Woodland trails and adventure activities for all the family. Farm butchery. Coffee shop.

  5. Add National Trust - Gibside to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 710 reviews710 reviews

    National Trust - Gibside

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    Garden

    Gateshead

    Discover fine Derwent Valley views, winding paths and refreshing open spaces. Escape along the avenue and around the gardens for miles of tranquil walks and picnic spots or enjoy family fun at Strawberry Castle play area.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2019TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

more than 5 miles

  1. Add St. John's Church to your Itinerary

    St. John's Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    St John’s draws together people of all ages and backgrounds to follow Christ.  

  2. Add Durham Castle Tours to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1254 reviews1254 reviews

    Durham Castle Tours

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    Type:

    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.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS

    Indicative Availability

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

  3. Add St Mary's Barnard Castle with Whorlton to your Itinerary

    St Mary's Barnard Castle with Whorlton

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Barnard Castle

    St. Mary's Barnard Castle with Whorlton is a place of Peace, Worship and Spirituality situated in the Heart of Teesdale.

  4. Add St. Oswald's Church to your Itinerary

    St. Oswald's Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    St Oswald’s is an Anglican church in the centre of the beautiful university and cathedral city of Durham.

  5. Add Weardale Museum and High House Chapel to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 31 reviews31 reviews

    Weardale Museum and High House Chapel

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    Type:

    Museum

    Ireshopeburn

    Small but fascinating volunteer run folk museum with an amazing collection including the beautiful Weardale Tapestry and the historic and High House Chapel. New display commemorating the lives of Weardale Soldiers who fought in the Great War.

  6. Add Durham Presbyterian Church to your Itinerary

    Durham Presbyterian Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    Bible-based preaching in a warm and friendly atmosphere. In the evening, after the second service, there is an opportunity to ask questions in an informal setting over tea in a member’s home. Please do join us, we’d love to see you at any of our…

  7. Add Whitworth Hall Country Park to your Itinerary

    Whitworth Hall Country Park

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    Type:

    Country / Royal Park

    Spennymoor

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

  8. Add Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 6638 reviews6638 reviews

    Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral

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    Type:

    Cathedral / Minister

    Durham City

    Open Treasure is a new world-class exhibition route which transforms public access to some of Durham Cathedral’s most spectacular spaces, including the fourteenth-century Monks’ Dormitory and the monastic Great Kitchen.

  9. Add Locomotion to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1089 reviews1089 reviews

    Locomotion

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    Type:

    Museum

    Shildon

    At Locomotion you can see highlights of the national collection of railway vehicles in the world’s first railway town.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Tourism Event of the Year - Bronze 2014North East England Tourism Awards - Tourism Event of the Year - Bronze
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2018Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
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