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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

Beamish: omnibus

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...

St James Church

Coundon (43 Pictures)

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Fall Berries at Craigside, England

Craigside (2 Pictures)

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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

Barnard Castle

Barnard Castle (26 Pictures)

This historic town is a picturesque centre for discovering the delights of Teesdale. The town occupies a clifftop site above.....

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.....

Winter Sunset

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.....

Frosterly in Weardale, County Durham

Weardale (19 Pictures)

This lovely scenic valley lies between the town of Bishop Auckland, seat of princes of the church and the charming market town of.....

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