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  1. Add Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre

    Type

    Type:

    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.

less than 5 miles

  1. Add Horden Colliery Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Horden Colliery Heritage Centre

    Type

    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.

more than 5 miles

  1. Add Castles and Cascades to your Itinerary

    Castles and Cascades

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    Type:

    Driving Route

    Durham is home to some of the country’s most historic castles, iconic abbeys and landmarks. Take a step back in time with this tailor-made itinerary, discovering the dramatic castles and cascading landscapes across the county.

  2. Blackhill and Consett Park

    Add Blackhill and Consett Park to your Itinerary

    Blackhill and Consett Park

    Type

    Type:

    Municipal Park

    Consett

    Blackhill and Consett Park is located in the Blackhill conservation area.

  3. Add Durham University Botanic Garden to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 378 reviews378 reviews

    Durham University Botanic Garden

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    Type:

    Botanic Garden

    Durham City

    Set in countryside and mature woodland. Plant collections from North America, Himalayas and China, glasshouse rainforest and desert plants. Six Colin Wilbourne sculptures in landscaped garden.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver 2015Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  4. Add Locomotion to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1061 reviews1061 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
  5. Add Wharton Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 69 reviews69 reviews

    Wharton Park

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    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…

  6. Add Bowlees Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 267 reviews267 reviews

    Bowlees Visitor Centre

    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
  7. Add World Heritage Site Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 112 reviews112 reviews

    World Heritage Site Visitor Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Durham City

    A free visitor centre providing an introduction to Durham World Heritage Site and what there is to see and do in and around the site. Ideal for families.

  8. Add Low Barns Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 82 reviews82 reviews

    Low Barns Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

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    Type:

    Nature Reserve

    Witton-le-Wear

    One of our region’s most important wildlife sites, this wetland reserve, bordered by the River Wear, also contains mixed woodlands and species rich grasslands.

  9. Add Wetheriggs Animal Rescue at Thorpe Farm Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 54 reviews54 reviews

    Wetheriggs Animal Rescue at Thorpe Farm Centre

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    Type:

    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 Durham Heritage Coast to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 197 reviews197 reviews

    Durham Heritage Coast

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    Type:

    Beach

    Seaham

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

  11. Add Hardwick Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 426 reviews426 reviews

    Hardwick Park

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    Type:

    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
  12. Add The Auckland Project to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 336 reviews336 reviews

    The Auckland Project

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    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

    The Auckland Project is a visitor destination located in the market town of Bishop Auckland, home to the mighty Prince Bishops of Durham. Opening over the next two years, The Auckland Project will be a place that captures the imagination. Centred in…

  13. Add Brancepeth Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 7 reviews7 reviews

    Brancepeth Castle

    Type

    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 2019 the castle will be open…

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