Attractions in Durham

 
Diggerland Durham

An adventure park where children and adults can drive real diggers

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Adventure Valley Adventure Valley Durham
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At Adventure Valley you'll discover 6 action packed play zones bringing you the very best in family adventure, animal fun and indoor play. Outside explore Action Creek and Runawa...

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Adventure Valley Adventure Valley Durham
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At Adventure Valley you'll discover 6 action packed play zones bringing you the very best in family adventure, animal fun and indoor play. Outside explore Action Creek and Runawa...

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Gibside National Trust Gibside County Wide

A taste of the country on the edge of the city, Gibside has one toe in County Durham with the rest of the vast historic estate in neighbouring Tyne and Wear. Enjoy the panoramic...

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Penshaw Monument Penshaw Monument National Trust Chester-le-Street

Familiar to everyone in the North East, Penshaw Monument can be seen for many miles around. The Earl of Durham's monument sits on the top of Penshaw Hill. The 70 foot high folly...

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Tanfield Railway Stanley

Vintage steam railway attraction

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Beamish, The Living Museum of the North Stanley
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Beamish is a unique museum, allowing visitors to experience life in the North East of England in the 1820s, 1900s and 1940s. New additions to Beamish include the 1940s farm, Silve...

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Hamsterley Forest Bishop Auckland
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Explore Hamsterley Forest, a 2000 hectare site, where you can take advantage of some great opportunities for outdoor adventure. Facilities on offer include a tearoom, cycle hire,...

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Crook Hall and Gardens Crook Hall and Gardens Durham

Explore the 13th Century Crook Hall and its delightful gardens.

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Durham Castle Durham University Durham

Durham Castle and Cathedral were together awarded the status of a World Heritage Site in 1986. This was international recognition for this unique, historic and scenic site. The...

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Durham Cathedral Durham Cathedral Durham

Durham Cathedral is one of the most instantly recognisable landmarks in the UK. It sits beside Durham Castle on a prominent hilltop site. In 2014 it was voted one of the top 5...

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