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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 - 30 reviews30 reviews

    Ankers House and St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church

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    Type:

    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 - 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

less than 5 miles

  1. 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
  2. Add Beamish - The Living Museum of the North to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 7632 reviews7632 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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  3. Add Down at the Farm to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 245 reviews245 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!

  4. Add Broom House Farm to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 266 reviews266 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 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
  6. Add Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 103 reviews103 reviews

    Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

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    Type:

    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.

  7. Add Adventure Valley to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 904 reviews904 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

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  8. Add Holmside Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 149 reviews149 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.

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more than 5 miles

  1. 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.

  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 Brancepeth Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 7 reviews7 reviews

    Brancepeth Castle

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    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 2020 the castle will be open…

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  4. Add Durham Museum and Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 110 reviews110 reviews

    Durham Museum and Heritage Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Durham City

    Local history museum housed in historic church near cathedral. Tells the story of Durham from 10thC to present day using displays, models and artefacts. Brass rubbing and shop.

  5. Add Durham Castle Tours to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1259 reviews1259 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

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  6. Add Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project to your Itinerary

    Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project

    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.

  7. Add Wharton Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 70 reviews70 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…

  8. Add Seaham Harbour Marina to your Itinerary

    Seaham Harbour Marina

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    Type:

    Marina

    Seaham

    The multi award-winning Seaham Marina is County Durham's one and only marina. The marina provides facilities for 96 boats and is home to a fantastic selection of local businesses. From cafes serving delicious homemade cakes to physiotherapy and…

  9. Add Durham Cathedral Tours to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 6666 reviews6666 reviews

    Durham Cathedral Tours

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    Type:

    Cathedral / Minister

    Durham City

    Discover the hidden history of Durham Cathedral with one of our regular guided tours. Tours are available Monday to Saturday and last for approximately 1 hour. Tickets can be purchased from the Information Desk at the back of the Cathedral on the…

  10. Add The Auckland Project to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 370 reviews370 reviews

    The Auckland Project

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

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

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