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  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.

less than 5 miles

  1. 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 200 acres of idyllic parkland. The highlight is a Deer House built in 1760 in Gothic Revival style constructed as a folly to provide shelter.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
  2. Add Low Barns Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 81 reviews81 reviews

    Low Barns Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

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    Type:

    Nature Reserve

    Witton-le-Wear

    One of our region’s most important wildlife sites, this wetland reserve, bordered by the River Wear, also contains mixed woodlands and species rich grasslands.

  3. Add The Auckland Project to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 333 reviews333 reviews

    The Auckland Project

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    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

    The Auckland Project is a visitor destination located in the market town of Bishop Auckland, home to the mighty Prince Bishops of Durham. Opening over the next two years, The Auckland Project will be a place that captures the imagination. Centred in…

  4. Add The Auckland Project - Auckland Tower to your Itinerary

    The Auckland Project - Auckland Tower

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Bishop Auckland

    Your visit to The Auckland Project begins at Auckland Tower, where you can find all the information you need to explore the castle, grounds and local area. Here you will buy entry tickets, collect guidebooks and maps, get directions, and learn about…

  5. Add Escomb Saxon Church to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 85 reviews85 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).

  6. Add DLI Collection at Sevenhills to your Itinerary

    DLI Collection at Sevenhills

    Type

    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…

  7. Add Brancepeth Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 6 reviews6 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 2019 the castle will be open…

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  8. 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…

  9. Add Binchester Roman Fort to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 95 reviews95 reviews

    Binchester Roman Fort

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    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

    Remains of Commandant's house and neighbouring bath-house containing one of the best preserved examples of a hypocaust (underfloor heating system) in the whole of Britain.

more than 5 miles

  1. Add Our Lady of Mercy and St Godric Church to your Itinerary

    Our Lady of Mercy and St Godric Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    The Church of Our Lady of Mercy and St. Godric is our Grade II listed church, conveniently located in Durham City Centre.

  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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    Type:

    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
  3. Add Durham University Botanic Garden to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 372 reviews372 reviews

    Durham University Botanic Garden

    Type

    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
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