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  1. Add Low Barns Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 78 reviews78 reviews

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    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.

  2. Add Escomb Saxon Church to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 81 reviews81 reviews

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    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).

  3. Add Binchester Roman Fort to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 93 reviews93 reviews

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    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.

less than 5 miles

  1. Add Durham Mining Museum to your Itinerary

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    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…

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

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    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…

  3. Add Auckland Castle Deer House and Park to your Itinerary

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    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
  4. Add The Auckland Project to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 330 reviews330 reviews

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    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…

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  5. Add Brancepeth Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 3 reviews3 reviews

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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 2019 the castle will be open…

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    Book Brancepeth Castle Online (opens in a new window)

  6. Add Whitworth Hall Country Park to your Itinerary

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    Country / Royal Park

    Spennymoor

    Historic parkland with resident deer, ornamental lake, children's playground and Grade II listed building.

more than 5 miles

  1. Add Wharton Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 66 reviews66 reviews

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    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…

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

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    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.

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