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  1. Add Beamish - The Living Museum of the North to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 7547 reviews7547 reviews

    Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

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    Museum

    Beamish

    Experience a real sense of your past at Beamish, a living, working museum, set in 300 acres of beautiful Durham countryside.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold 2016North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold
    • Visit England Visit England Award for Excellence Bronze 2016Visit England Award for Excellence Bronze
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East Tourism Awards Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold 2017 2018North East Tourism Awards Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold 2017

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  2. Add 1950's Welfare Hall at Beamish to your Itinerary

    1950's Welfare Hall at Beamish

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    Sub-Attraction

    Beamish

    The first building in our 1950's Town is opening its doors early summer 2019.  Experience the excitement and community spirit of the 1950's with our new welfare hall.  The building is a replica of the Leasingthorne Colliery Welfare hall and…

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS

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  1. Add Tanfield Railway to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 390 reviews390 reviews

    Tanfield Railway

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    Railway

    Tanfield

    Oldest existing railway in the world, opened 1725. Steam-hauled passenger trains, vintage carriages, 61 locomotives and steam-driven vintage workshop. Please see website for dates and operating times.

  2. Add Chester-le-Street Riverside Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 109 reviews109 reviews

    Chester-le-Street Riverside Park

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    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
  3. Add National Trust - Gibside to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 705 reviews705 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
  4. Add Broom House Farm to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 262 reviews262 reviews

    Broom House Farm

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    Type:

    Adventure Park / Playground

    Near Witton Gilbert

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

  5. Add Holmside Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 122 reviews122 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.

    Indicative Availability

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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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    Type:

    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 Ankers House and St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 29 reviews29 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.

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  1. Add St. Giles Church to your Itinerary

    St. Giles Church

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    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.  

  2. Add Finchale Priory to your Itinerary

    Finchale Priory

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    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
  3. Add Durham Cathedral to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 6611 reviews6611 reviews

    Durham Cathedral

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    Cathedral / Minister

    Durham City

    Thought by many to be the finest example of Norman church architecture in England, with the tombs of St Cuthbert and The Venerable Bede. Please check opening times before travelling.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  4. Add Derwentcote Steel Furnace to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 3 reviews3 reviews

    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 Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels and Gardens to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 127 reviews127 reviews

    Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels and Gardens

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    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Durham

    Ushaw is set in the beautiful Durham countryside and houses architectural gems by Augustus Pugin and his followers. This amazing venue offers conference facilities; art exhibitions; a concert and events programme; a gift shop, and a wide range of…

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS

    Indicative Availability

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  6. 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
  7. 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…

  8. 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).

  9. Add Prince Bishop River Cruiser and Browns Rowing Boats to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 168 reviews168 reviews

    Prince Bishop River Cruiser and Browns Rowing Boats

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    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…

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