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  1. Add Weardale Museum and High House Chapel to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 31 reviews31 reviews

    Weardale Museum and High House Chapel

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    Museum

    Ireshopeburn

    Small but fascinating volunteer run folk museum with an amazing collection including the beautiful Weardale Tapestry and the historic and High House Chapel. New display commemorating the lives of Weardale Soldiers who fought in the Great War.

  2. Add North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to your Itinerary

    North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

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    Parkland / Woodland Garden

    The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt parts of England. As well as being an AONB the North Pennines is also a UNESCO Global Geopark – an accolade awarded to areas across the world with…

    Awards

    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2014Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold

less than 5 miles

  1. Add Killhope to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 259 reviews259 reviews

    Killhope

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    Museum

    Cowshill

    Refurbished in 2016, Killhope is a multi award winning Victorian lead mining museum offering a great day out for the family. Guided mine tours, working water wheel, original machinery, exhibitions, workshops, family events, performances, stunning…

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2017Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold
    • Visit England Code of Practice 2017
    • Visit England Visitengland Hidden Gem 2016Visitengland Hidden Gem

more than 5 miles

  1. Add Carricks Picnic Area to your Itinerary

    Carricks Picnic Area

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    Picnic Site

    Edmundbyers

    Riverside picnic area.

  2. 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.

  3. Add St. Giles Church to your Itinerary

    St. Giles Church

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    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.  

  4. Add Brancepeth Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 7 reviews7 reviews

    Brancepeth Castle

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    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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  5. Add Holmside Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 152 reviews152 reviews

    Holmside Park

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    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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  6. Add Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    The centre provides a unique interpretation of the fascinating local heritage, heritage skills training for volunteers and has business units to support creative businesses in the area. In addition, the site is also home to a small café and gift…

  7. Add Durham Presbyterian Church to your Itinerary

    Durham Presbyterian Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    Bible-based preaching in a warm and friendly atmosphere. In the evening, after the second service, there is an opportunity to ask questions in an informal setting over tea in a member’s home. Please do join us, we’d love to see you at any of our…

  8. Add The Witham to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 109 reviews109 reviews

    The Witham

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    Type:

    Arts Centre

    Barnard Castle

    The Witham is a community venue for theatre, music, art and social events, facilities range from the architecturally award-winning café bar to a fully-renovated Victorian music hall.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2019TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  9. Add Museum of Archaeology to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 38 reviews38 reviews

    Museum of Archaeology

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    Type:

    Museum

    Durham City

    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 years of Durham.

  10. Add Derwentcote Steel Furnace to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 3 reviews3 reviews

    Derwentcote Steel Furnace

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    Industrial Archaeology

    Hamsterley

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

  11. Add Durham University Oriental Museum to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 341 reviews341 reviews

    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
  12. Add The Durham Brewery Ltd to your Itinerary

    The Durham Brewery Ltd

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    Type:

    Brewery

    Bowburn

    Brewers of cask, keg and bottle-conditioned beer.  Durham Brewery's philosophy is simple. Beer is special; beer is interesting and although they have been continually creating award winning beers since 1994, we never get tired of experimenting…

  13. Add Wharton Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 70 reviews70 reviews

    Wharton Park

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    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…

  14. 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.

  15. Add DLI Collection at Sevenhills to your Itinerary

    DLI Collection at Sevenhills

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    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…

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