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  1. Add Bowlees Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    Bowlees Visitor Centre

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Newbiggin

    Situated amidst stunning woodland, near to Low and High Force waterfalls and surrounded by rolling fields of hay meadows, Bowlees Visitor Centre has all you need to make your visit to the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty memorable.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold 2016North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  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 High Force Waterfall to your Itinerary

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    High Force Waterfall

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    Natural Feature

    Forest in Teesdale

    High Force is one of the most impressive waterfalls in England. The River Tees has been plunging into this gorge for thousands of years but the rocks it reveals are far more ancient – with origins dating back over 300 million yrs.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
  4. Add Bowlees Picnic Area to your Itinerary

    Bowlees Picnic Area

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    Picnic Site

    Newbiggin

    The picnic area is in a sheltered side valley of Teesdale. There are 4 waterfalls in the site and more falls alongside a footpath to Gibson's Cave.

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  1. Add Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 6485 reviews6485 reviews

    Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral

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    Cathedral / Minister

    Durham City

    Open Treasure is a new world-class exhibition route which transforms public access to some of Durham Cathedral’s most spectacular spaces, including the fourteenth-century Monks’ Dormitory and the monastic Great Kitchen.

  2. Add World Heritage Site Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 112 reviews112 reviews

    World Heritage Site Visitor Centre

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Durham City

    A free visitor centre providing an introduction to Durham World Heritage Site and what there is to see and do in and around the site. Ideal for families.

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

    Auckland Castle Deer House and Park

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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 St. Nicholas Church to your Itinerary

    St. Nicholas Church

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    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    The Church in the Marketplace of Durham City.

  5. Add Walworth Castle Birds of Prey to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 465 reviews465 reviews

    Walworth Castle Birds of Prey

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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.

  6. Add East Durham Heritage and Lifeboat Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 108 reviews108 reviews

    East Durham Heritage and Lifeboat Centre

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Seaham

    The East Durham Heritage and Lifeboat Centre displays the historic lifeboat The George Elmy and gives and insight into the rich heritage of the area.

  7. Add Palace Green Library to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 115 reviews115 reviews

    Palace Green Library

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    Museum

    Durham

    Palace Green Library, in the heart of Durham city, holds Durham University's special collections. Our galleries are open to all and display treasures spanning millennia and the globe.

  8. Add Castles and Cascades to your Itinerary

    Castles and Cascades

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    Driving Route

    Durham is home to some of the country’s most historic castles, iconic abbeys and landmarks. Take a step back in time with this tailor-made itinerary, discovering the dramatic castles and cascading landscapes across the county.

  9. Add The Gardens, Wynyard to your Itinerary

    The Gardens, Wynyard

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    Garden

    Wynyard

    The Gardens at Wynyard Hall are fast becoming one of the North’s leading visitor attractions, offering a fabulous day out for couples, friends, families and groups alike.

    Indicative Availability

    Book The Gardens, Wynyard Online (opens in a new window)

  10. 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.

  11. Add Durham Cathedral Towers to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 6485 reviews6485 reviews

    Durham Cathedral Towers

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    Tower

    Durham City

    Visitors can conquer the 325 steps and enjoy unrivalled views over historic Durham City and surrounding countryside. Visitors can also get a close up look at the recently-completed restoration work.

  12. Add Durham Mining Museum to your Itinerary

    Durham Mining Museum

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    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…

  13. 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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    Type:

    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.

  14. Add Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project to your Itinerary

    Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project

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    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

    900-year-old Auckland Castle in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, is re-opening in November 2019, following a three-year conservation programme led by regeneration charity and visitor destination, The Auckland Project. An Auckland Castle Community…

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