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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 7206 reviews7206 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

    Indicative Availability

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

less than 2 miles

less than 5 miles

  1. Add Holmside Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 76 reviews76 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

    Book Holmside Park Online (opens in a new window)

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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
  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 Horden Colliery Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Type

    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.

  2. Add Hamsterley Forest to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 343 reviews343 reviews

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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
  3. Add The Bowes Museum to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1590 reviews1590 reviews

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    Type:

    Museum

    Barnard Castle

    An iconic building and Museum set in the vibrant market town of Barnard Castle in the midst of Teesdale, housing outstanding collections of European fine and decorative art.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  4. Add Ushaw to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 116 reviews116 reviews

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    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; weddings; exhibitions; events; and a gift shop, a wide range of food and beverages…

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS

    Indicative Availability

    Book Ushaw Online (opens in a new window)

  5. Add Durham University Botanic Garden to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 364 reviews364 reviews

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    Botanic Garden

    Durham City

    Set in countryside and mature woodland. Plant collections from North America, Himalayas and China, glasshouse rainforest and desert plants. Six Colin Wilbourne sculptures in landscaped garden.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver 2015Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  6. Add A family friendly historic break in Durham to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Driving Route

    Looking for a historic break full of fun, facts and fantasy with the kids? Look no further than a family-friendly historic break in Durham.

  7. Add Carricks Picnic Area to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Picnic Site

    Edmundbyers

    Riverside picnic area.

  8. Add The Auckland Project to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 330 reviews330 reviews

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    Type:

    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
  9. Add World Heritage Site Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 108 reviews108 reviews

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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.

  10. Add Adventure Valley to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 862 reviews862 reviews

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    Type:

    Theme Park

    Brasside, Durham

    Discover a world of family adventures at Adventure Valley, the North East’s biggest family adventure park, with over 50 attractions, activities and shows.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS

    Indicative Availability

    Book Adventure Valley Online (opens in a new window)

  11. Add Waddington Street United Reformed Church to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    A congregation made up of all sorts of people from Durham and the surrounding area. We meet to worship God, to share fellowship, and to try to live out God's mission in the world.

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