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  1. Add Low Force Waterfall to your Itinerary

    Low Force Waterfall

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    Natural Feature

    Near Middleton-in Teesdale, Barnard Castle

    Low Force waterfall is part of the River Tees in beautiful Upper Teesdale. It is easily accessible from Bowlees Visitor Centre.

  2. Add Bowlees Picnic Area to your Itinerary

    Bowlees Picnic Area

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    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.

  3. Add Whistle Crag (Near Middleton-in-Teesdale ) to your Itinerary

    Whistle Crag (Near Middleton-in-Teesdale )

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    Sightseeing

    Middleton - in - Teesdale

    Easily accessed viewing point with stunning and wide reaching views across Teesdale.      Ideal spot to capture the typical dales landscape of the North Pennine Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty including drystone walls, scattered settlements and…

  4. 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

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Newbiggin

    Situated amidst stunning woodland, near to Low and High Force waterfalls and surrounded by rolling fields that boast some of the best hay meadows in England, Bowlees Visitor Centre has all you need to make your visit to the North Pennines Area of…

    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 2019TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  5. Add Bowlees Visitor Centre to Gibsons Cave -- Bowlees Visitor Centre currently closed but car park is open to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 279 reviews279 reviews

    Bowlees Visitor Centre to Gibsons Cave -- Bowlees Visitor Centre currently closed but car park is open

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    Walking Routes

    Newbiggin

    Centuries ago Viking invaders and settlers left their mark in the local dialect words of the Durham Dales.   The Old Norse word “foss” referred to a waterfall and still it echoes down the ages in the modern word “force”.   Close to Bowlees Visitor…

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  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.

  2. Add National Trust - Gibside to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 720 reviews720 reviews

    National Trust - Gibside

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    Garden

    Gateshead

    Discover fine Derwent Valley views, winding paths and refreshing open spaces. Escape along the avenue and around the gardens for miles of tranquil walks and picnic spots or enjoy family fun at Strawberry Castle play area.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2019TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  3. Add Prince Bishop River Cruiser and Browns Rowing Boats to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 167 reviews167 reviews

    Prince Bishop River Cruiser and Browns Rowing Boats

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    Boat Trip

    Durham City

    The Prince Bishop River Cruiser offers cruises with spectacular views of historic Durham City, Cathedral, Castle and Bridges and evening cruises with a difference twelve months of the year.

    One hour cruises offering the best views of the…

  4. Add Barnard Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 726 reviews726 reviews

    Barnard Castle

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    Castle / Fort

    Barnard Castle

    A spectacular fortress set on a high rock above the market town, Barnard Castle takes you back to the 12th century. Spot Richard III’s boar emblem carving, enjoy the sensory garden and stunning views of this riverside location.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  5. Add Whitworth Hall Country Park to your Itinerary

    Whitworth Hall Country Park

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    Country / Royal Park

    Spennymoor

    Historic parkland with resident deer, ornamental lake, children's playground and Grade II listed building.

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good To Go 2020We're Good To Go
  6. Add Museum of Archaeology - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 38 reviews38 reviews

    Museum of Archaeology - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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    Type:

    Museum

    Durham City

    **Closed until further notice**
    Living on the Hills - 10,000 years of Durham. This permanent exhibition uses objects from Museum of Archaeology, alongside objects from across Durham University and other regional museums to explore the last 10,000…

  7. Add Hamsterley Forest to your Itinerary

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    Hamsterley Forest

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    Forest

    Redford, Hamsterley Forest

    Information point and tearoom, forest drive with children's play area. Four mile forest drive runs through the forest giving access to picnic sites along the way.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  8. 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…

  9. 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.

  10. Add The Gardens, Wynyard to your Itinerary

    The Gardens, Wynyard

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    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.

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good To Go 2020We're Good To Go
  11. Add High Force Waterfall to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1076 reviews1076 reviews

    High Force Waterfall

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    Type:

    Natural Feature

    Forest in Teesdale

    High Force is one of the most impressive waterfalls in England. The River Tees has been plunging into this gorge for thousands of years but the rocks it reveals are far more ancient – with origins dating back over 300 million yrs.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
  12. Add Picnic Spot: Waldridge Fell (cycling not permitted) to your Itinerary

    Picnic Spot: Waldridge Fell (cycling not permitted)

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    Type:

    Picnic Site

    Chester Le Street

    There is no need to travel to the North Pennine hills to enjoy moorland. Waldridge Fell is an unusual landscape to find so close to an urban area but with its mix of rare lowland heath supporting heather and bilberry it makes for a particularly…

  13. 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!

Haven't found what you are looking for? Then please call the Visitor Contact Centre 03000 26 26 26 for further details.

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