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  1. Add Carricks Picnic Area to your Itinerary

    Carricks Picnic Area

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    Type:

    Picnic Site

    Edmundbyers

    Riverside picnic area.

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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 - 32 reviews32 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.

  2. Add Locomotion to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1100 reviews1100 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
  3. Add Durham University Oriental Museum - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 342 reviews342 reviews

    Durham University Oriental Museum - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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    Type:

    Museum

    Durham City

    Explore Ancient Egypt and Western Asia, the Himalayas, China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia all in one museum.  The Oriental Museum is devoted to the art and archaeology of the great cultures of North Africa and Asia.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2015Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Highly Commended 2015North East England Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Highly Commended
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2018Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
  4. 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.

  5. Add The Auckland Project - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 381 reviews381 reviews

    The Auckland Project - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

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

  6. Add North Road Methodist Church to your Itinerary

    North Road Methodist Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    Grade 2 listed Bethel chapel, which is now a Methodist Church dates back to 1853.

  7. Add Hall Hill Farm to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 567 reviews567 reviews

    Hall Hill Farm

    Type

    Type:

    Farm

    Lanchester

    Award-winning farm attraction set in attractive countryside, see and touch the animals at close quarters. Farm trailer ride, gift shop, tearoom, indoor softplay area picnic and play area.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
    • Regional and Miscellaneous National Farm Attraction of the Year Award 2017National  Farm Attraction of the Year Award
  8. Add Bowes Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 54 reviews54 reviews

    Bowes Castle

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    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.

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 111 reviews111 reviews

    East Durham Heritage and Lifeboat Centre

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    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.

  10. 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
  11. 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

    Type

    Type:

    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…

  12. Add Broom House Farm to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 269 reviews269 reviews

    Broom House Farm

    Type

    Type:

    Adventure Park / Playground

    Near Witton Gilbert

    Fun Adventure Farm. Woodland trails and adventure activities for all the family. Farm butchery. Coffee shop.

  13. Add St. Oswald's Church to your Itinerary

    St. Oswald's Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    St Oswald’s is an Anglican church in the centre of the beautiful university and cathedral city of Durham.

  14. Add World Heritage Site Visitor Centre - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 122 reviews122 reviews

    World Heritage Site Visitor Centre - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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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.

  15. Add Palace Green Library - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 119 reviews119 reviews

    Palace Green Library - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    Type

    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.

  16. Add Elvet Methodist Church to your Itinerary

    Elvet Methodist Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    Elvet Methodist Church is situated in Old Elvet, three minutes walk east of the market place.

  17. Add Escomb Saxon Church to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 88 reviews88 reviews

    Escomb Saxon Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Bishop Auckland

    One of England's finest Saxon churches, Escomb dates to the 7thC and contains a Roman arch and stonework. If locked keys available from 28 Saxon Green (daily 9-6 during summer and 9-4 during winter).

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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