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Pictures of County Durham

A county in England

About the county of County Durham

County Durham is situated in the North-East of England, boardering Cumbria, North Yorkshire and Northumberland. Reputed to be one of Englands most attractive Counties, County Durham has much to offer the discerning traveller, from Medieval Castles of interest, beautiful landscapes perfect for scenic walks, and last but by no means least the City of Durham where you will find both Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral a World Heritage site.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in County Durham

Town Street of Beamish Museum

Beamish (94 Pictures)

Beamish is famous for its lovely open-air museum which so vividly brings to life how the folk of the region lived at the turn of the 20th century...

Market Place, Darlington, County Durham

Darlington (112 Pictures)

Darlington, bustling though it is today was once a small Saxon settlement, this flourished as evidenced by the beautiful building of the church dedicated to Saint Cuthbert which lies at the heart of the town...

Crook Hall, Durham City

Durham (389 Pictures)

Durham as a town reflects the long history of its magnificent castle and cathedral with its winding streets, ancient market place and alleyways and other old churches to discover.....

A picture of Kelloe

Kelloe (1 Pictures)

Kelloe has pleasant riverside areas and is in close proximity to historic Hartlepool Quay and the seaside resort town of Peterlee on England's northern coast...

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Recommended attractions in County Durham

Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, Durham  24 May 2012

Auckland Castle (48 Pictures)

With its grand arch, Auckland Castle, also known as Auckland Palace or the Bishop's Castle, is the official residence of the.....

Locomotion 1 (Replica)

Beamish Open Air Museum (179 Pictures)

Beamish Museum lies in a basin of stunning countryside covering over three hundred acres. This is no ordinary museum, but an.....

Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral (140 Pictures)

One of the finest buildings in the world. This huge cathedral which is third only to Canterbury and York in ecclesiastical.....

Honey Bee (Metcalfe's House)

Hamsterley Forest (12 Pictures)

Hampsterley Forest encompasses over five thousand acres, it is a combination of parkland and forest, giving access to some of the.....

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