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  1. Add Locomotion to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1100 reviews1100 reviews

    Locomotion

    Type

    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
  2. Scallywagz

    Darlington Road, Shildon

less than 5 miles

  1. Add Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

    Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  2. Add The Auckland Project - Auckland Tower to your Itinerary

    The Auckland Project - Auckland Tower

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Bishop Auckland

    Your visit to The Auckland Project begins at Auckland Tower, where you can find all the information you need to explore the castle, grounds and local area. Here you will buy entry tickets, collect guidebooks and maps, get directions, and learn about…

  3. Add The Auckland Project - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 380 reviews380 reviews

    The Auckland Project - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

    Journey through a thousand years of history, art, culture and faith at The Auckland Project in Bishop Auckland.

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

    Auckland Castle Deer House and Park

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Bishop Auckland

    Auckland Castle commands a prominent position overlooking the River Wear, surrounded by formal gardens and 150 acres of idyllic parkland. The highlight is a Deer House built in 1760 in Gothic Revival style constructed as a folly to provide shelter.

  5. Add Walworth Birds of Prey to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 470 reviews470 reviews

    Walworth Birds of Prey

    Type

    Type:

    Animal Collection

    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.

more than 5 miles

  1. Add Down at the Farm to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 245 reviews245 reviews

    Down at the Farm

    Type

    Type:

    Farm

    Houghton le Spring

    Award winning Farm Adventure Park for the whole family! Come and feed the lambs, hold a fluffy chick, wash Peppa the pig, meet the meerkats, cuddle cute rabbits and chicks, groom Summer the Donkey. Seasonal attractions and rides galore!

  2. Add Beamish - The Living Museum of the North - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 7647 reviews7647 reviews

    Beamish - The Living Museum of the North - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    Type

    Type:

    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

    Book Beamish - The Living Museum of the North - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Online (opens in a new window)

  3. Add Egglestone Abbey to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 275 reviews275 reviews

    Egglestone Abbey

    Type

    Type:

    Abbey / Priory

    Barnard Castle

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

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  4. Add Wharton Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 71 reviews71 reviews

    Wharton Park

    Type

    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…

  5. Add Bowlees Visitor Centre -  CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 279 reviews279 reviews

    Bowlees Visitor Centre - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Newbiggin

    Situated amidst stunning woodland, near to Low and High Force waterfalls and surrounded by rolling fields of hay meadows, Bowlees Visitor Centre has all you need to make your visit to the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty memorable.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold 2016North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  6. Add Durham Town Hall  - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

    Durham Town Hall - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Durham City

    The Town Hall has been central to life in Durham city for more than 650 years. A recent makeover complete with new interpretation, interactive information points, short films and audio guides all combine to bring this stunning building, and the…

    Indicative Availability

    Book Durham Town Hall  - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Online (opens in a new window)

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