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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 28 reviews28 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.

less than 2 miles

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 108 reviews108 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

less than 5 miles

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 96 reviews96 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.

  2. Add Down at the Farm to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 242 reviews242 reviews

    Down at the Farm

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    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!

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 7400 reviews7400 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

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

  4. Add Broom House Farm to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 253 reviews253 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 Adventure Valley to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 890 reviews890 reviews

    Adventure Valley

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    Type:

    Theme Park

    Brasside, Durham

    Discover a world of family adventures at Adventure Valley, the North East’s biggest family adventure park, with over 50 attractions, activities and shows.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS

    Indicative Availability

    Book Adventure Valley Online (opens in a new window)

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

    1950's Welfare Hall at Beamish

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    Type:

    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
  7. Add Holmside Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 114 reviews114 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

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  8. Add Finchale Priory to your Itinerary

    Finchale Priory

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    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

more than 5 miles

  1. Add Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 6485 reviews6485 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.

  2. Add World Heritage Site Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 112 reviews112 reviews

    World Heritage Site Visitor Centre

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    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.

  3. 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 200 acres of idyllic parkland. The highlight is a Deer House built in 1760 in Gothic Revival style constructed as a folly to provide shelter.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
  4. Add St. Nicholas Church to your Itinerary

    St. Nicholas Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    The Church in the Marketplace of Durham City.

  5. Add Walworth Castle Birds of Prey to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 465 reviews465 reviews

    Walworth Castle Birds of Prey

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    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.

  6. Add East Durham Heritage and Lifeboat Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 108 reviews108 reviews

    East Durham Heritage and Lifeboat Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Seaham

    The East Durham Heritage and Lifeboat Centre displays the historic lifeboat The George Elmy and gives and insight into the rich heritage of the area.

  7. Add Palace Green Library to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 115 reviews115 reviews

    Palace Green Library

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    Type:

    Museum

    Durham

    Palace Green Library, in the heart of Durham city, holds Durham University's special collections. Our galleries are open to all and display treasures spanning millennia and the globe.

  8. 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.

  9. Add The Gardens, Wynyard to your Itinerary

    The Gardens, Wynyard

    Type

    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.

    Indicative Availability

    Book The Gardens, Wynyard Online (opens in a new window)

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