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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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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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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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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Tanfield Railway Stanley

Vintage steam railway attraction

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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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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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Crook Hall and Gardens Crook Hall and Gardens Durham

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

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Meet the tiny donkeys and mischievous parrots Mini Moo's Fun Farm Chester-le-Street
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Opening seven days a week over the summer holidays, Mini Moo's is a fabulous family attraction that will keep children of all ages entertained all day long...even if the weather...

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Weardale Railway Weardale Railway Weardale
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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...

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Auckland Castle & Auckland Park Bishop Auckland

One of the most important historical buildings in England, for almost 900 years Auckland Castle has been a seat of power. The palace of the Prince Bishops of Durham, the castle is...

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Locomotion National Railway Museum Shildon Shildon
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The National Railway Museum at Shildon. A fantastic free day out.

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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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