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  1. Add Apollo Pavilion to your Itinerary

    Apollo Pavilion

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    Type:

    Public Art

    Peterlee

    An iconic example of 1960s public art and designed by Edwin John Victor Pasmore (d. 1998) during his time as consultant Director of urban design for Peterlee Development Corporation.   It was opened in 1969, the same year as the first manned mission…

less than 2 miles

  1. Add Horden Colliery Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Horden Colliery Heritage Centre

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    Type:

    Museum

    Horden

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

less than 5 miles

  1. 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.

more than 5 miles

  1. 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.

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

    Auckland Castle Deer House and Park

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    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.

  3. Add Finchale Priory to your Itinerary

    Finchale Priory

    Type

    Type:

    Abbey / Priory

    Durham

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

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Travellers Choice 2016TripAdvisor Travellers Choice
  4. Add Raby Castle  - Open 4 July to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 792 reviews792 reviews

    Raby Castle - Open 4 July

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    Type:

    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, Stables Cafe and Shop.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  5. 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!

  6. Add St Brandon's Church to your Itinerary

    St Brandon's Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Brancepeth

    St Brandon's Church is set in the beautiful village of Brancepeth, having been recently restored after a devastating fire in 1998. As well as being the Parish Church for the Brancepeth area it is also available for use as a concert venue.

  7. Add Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels and Gardens to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 134 reviews134 reviews

    Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels and Gardens

    Type

    Type:

    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; art exhibitions; a concert and events programme; a gift shop, and a wide range of…

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS

    Indicative Availability

    Book Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels and Gardens Online (opens in a new window)

  8. Add Tanfield Railway to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 396 reviews396 reviews

    Tanfield Railway

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  9. Add Bowlees Picnic Area to your Itinerary

    Bowlees Picnic Area

    Type

    Type:

    Picnic Site

    Newbiggin

    The picnic area is in a sheltered side valley of Teesdale. There are 4 waterfalls in the site and more falls alongside a footpath to Gibson's Cave.

  10. Add Killhope (Museum to remain closed) to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 258 reviews258 reviews

    Killhope (Museum to remain closed)

    Type

    Type:

    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
  11. Add Durham Castle Tours - NO TOURS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1265 reviews1265 reviews

    Durham Castle Tours - NO TOURS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    Type

    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 - NO TOURS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Online (opens in a new window)

  12. Add St. Margaret of Antioch Church to your Itinerary

    St. Margaret of Antioch Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    St Margaret of Antioch: a friendly parish church in the heart of Durham. Over many centuries St Margaret’s has welcomed countless wanderers and pilgrims in the name of Christ.

  13. Add Bowes Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 54 reviews54 reviews

    Bowes Castle

    Type

    Type:

    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.

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 112 reviews112 reviews

    Chester-le-Street Riverside Park

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    Type:

    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
  15. Add Beaurepaire Manor House to your Itinerary

    Beaurepaire Manor House

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Durham

    Ruins of a medieval manor house used as a medieval country retreat for the Priors of Durham. Dates from mid 13th century. .

  16. Add Durham Heritage Coast to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 200 reviews200 reviews

    Durham Heritage Coast

    Type

    Type:

    Beach

    Seaham

    Experience the colourful and dramatic landscape of Durham’s Heritage Coast with its beaches, rugged cliffs and magnificent flora and fauna.

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