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  1. Add Hamsterley Forest to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 365 reviews365 reviews

    Hamsterley Forest

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    Forest

    Redford, Hamsterley Forest

    Information point and tearoom, cycle hire and forest drive with children's play area. Four mile forest drive runs through the forest giving access to picnic sites along the way.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • 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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  1. Add Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre

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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…

  2. Add Durham Cathedral to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 6608 reviews6608 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
  3. Add Diggerland to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 521 reviews521 reviews

    Diggerland

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    Adventure Park / Playground

    Langley Park

    Diggerland is the UK’s most unique construction-themed adventure park where guests can drive, ride and operate earth-moving machinery in a safe and family friendly environment. There's one right here in Durham and you can save 20% off pay on the day…

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2018Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
  4. Add Binchester Roman Fort to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 99 reviews99 reviews

    Binchester Roman Fort

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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.

  5. Add North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to your Itinerary

    North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

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    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
  6. 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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    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.

  7. Add World Heritage Site Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 116 reviews116 reviews

    World Heritage Site Visitor Centre

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    Type:

    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.

  8. 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.

  9. Add Tanfield Railway to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 389 reviews389 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.

  10. Add St Cuthbert's Catholic Church to your Itinerary

    St Cuthbert's Catholic Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    St Cuthbert's Church is a Roman Catholic parish church in Durham, England. It was opened on 31 May 1827 to replace two previous chapels, one run by the secular clergy and the other by the Jesuits

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 7545 reviews7545 reviews

    Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

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    Type:

    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

    Indicative Availability

    Book Beamish - The Living Museum of the North Online (opens in a new window)

  12. Add Lanchester Garden Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 97 reviews97 reviews

    Lanchester Garden Centre

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    Type:

    Garden Centre

    Lanchester

    Nestled in Bargate Bank, about a mile outside of Lanchester, in the heart of the stunning County Durham Countryside, we’re a great destination for a family day out.

  13. Add The Witham to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 106 reviews106 reviews

    The Witham

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    Type:

    Arts Centre

    Barnard Castle

    The Witham is a community venue for theatre, music, art and social events, facilities range from the architecturally award-winning café bar to a fully-renovated Victorian music hall.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2019TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  14. Add Durham Cathedral Towers to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 6599 reviews6599 reviews

    Durham Cathedral Towers

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    Type:

    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.

  15. Add St. Nicholas Church to your Itinerary

    St. Nicholas Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    The Church in the Marketplace of Durham City.

  16. 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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    Type:

    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
  17. Add The Auckland Project to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 354 reviews354 reviews

    The Auckland Project

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    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Bishop Auckland

    Journey through a thousand years of history, art, culture and faith at The Auckland Project in Bishop Auckland.

  18. Add Finchale Priory to your Itinerary

    Finchale Priory

    Type

    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
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