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  1. Add Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre

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    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.

  2. Add Hardwick Park to your Itinerary

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

    St. Oswald's Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

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

  4. Add DLI Collection at Sevenhills to your Itinerary

    DLI Collection at Sevenhills

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    Type:

    Military

    Spennymoor

    The Durham Light Infantry Collection has moved to Sevenhills at Spennymoor. Items from the collection are available to view preferably by prior appointment, there is also a dedicated research and study area. The DLI medal collection is available to…

  5. Add Old Durham Gardens to your Itinerary

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    Old Durham Gardens

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    Type:

    Garden

    Durham

    Old Durham Gardens can be found less than a mile east of Durham City Centre. The gardens can be reached through a number of walks, including a very pleasant route through Pelaw Woods and provide a charming public space for everyone to enjoy.

  6. Add Durham University Oriental Museum to your Itinerary

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    Durham University Oriental Museum

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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
  7. Add Durham Mining Museum to your Itinerary

    Durham Mining Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Spennymoor

    Spennymoor Town Hall has it’s dedicated memorial to the works and lives lost during the mining period across County Durham. Events cover mining in the Northern part of England i.e. County Durham, Northumberland, Cumberland, Westmorland and the…

  8. Add Durham University Botanic Garden to your Itinerary

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    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

more than 5 miles

  1. Add St. Margaret of Antioch Church to your Itinerary

    St. Margaret of Antioch Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    St Margaret of Antioch: a friendly parish church in the heart of Durham. Over many centuries St Margaret’s has welcomed countless wanderers and pilgrims in the name of Christ.

  2. Add Durham Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Durham Town Hall

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Durham City

    The Town Hall has been central to life in Durham city for more than 650 years. A recent makeover complete with new interpretation, interactive information points, short films and audio guides all combine to bring this stunning building, and the…

    Indicative Availability

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  3. Add Finchale Priory to your Itinerary

    Finchale Priory

    Type

    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
  4. Add Derwentcote Steel Furnace to your Itinerary

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    Derwentcote Steel Furnace

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    Type:

    Industrial Archaeology

    Hamsterley

    Built in the 1720s, Derwentcote is the earliest and most complete steel-making furnace to have survived in Britain.

  5. Add Seaham Harbour Marina to your Itinerary

    Seaham Harbour Marina

    Type

    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…

  6. Add Brancepeth Castle to your Itinerary

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    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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  7. Add St. Giles Church to your Itinerary

    St. Giles Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Gilesgate, Durham

    St. Giles’ has been a place for people to meet and worship for over 900 years. See website for further information about the life of our church, from regular services to special events.  

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