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

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 7208 reviews7208 reviews

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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
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
    • 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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less than 5 miles

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 104 reviews104 reviews

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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
  2. Add Tanfield Railway to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 368 reviews368 reviews

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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.

  3. Add Holmside Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 77 reviews77 reviews

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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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  4. Add Broom House Farm to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 244 reviews244 reviews

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    Adventure Park / Playground

    Near Witton Gilbert

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

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 28 reviews28 reviews

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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.

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

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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…

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.

  3. 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…

  4. Add Durham Castle Tours to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1197 reviews1197 reviews

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    Castle / Fort

    Durham City

    Durham Castle is part of the Durham City World Heritage Site. Entrance by guided tour only. Opening can vary - All enquiries re guided tours should be directed Palace Green Library. Telephone 0191 334 2932 or castle.tours@durham.ac.uk.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

    Indicative Availability

    Book Durham Castle Tours Online (opens in a new window)

  5. Add Weardale Railway to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 482 reviews482 reviews

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    Railway

    Stanhope

    The Weardale Railway follows the path of the River Wear and passes through the spectacular scenery of Weardale. With historic connections to the Stockton & Darlington Railway, it was once a vital link to the industrial heart of Teesside.

  6. Add Durham Presbyterian Church to your Itinerary

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    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…

  7. Add Durham Cathedral to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 6350 reviews6350 reviews

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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
  8. 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.

  9. Add Walworth Castle Birds of Prey to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 459 reviews459 reviews

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    Animal Collection

    Walworth

    Walworth Castle Birds of Prey specialises in offering fantastic falconry experiences and daily flying displays. The centre is set within the stunning grounds of Walworth Castle.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  10. Add Down at the Farm to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 235 reviews235 reviews

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    Farm

    Houghton le Spring

    Award winning Farm Adventure Park for the whole family! Come and feed the lambs, hold a fluffy chick, wash Peppa the pig, meet the meerkats, cuddle cute rabbits and chicks, groom Summer the Donkey. Seasonal attractions and rides galore!

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