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Pictures of County Durham

Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in County Durham..

About the county of County Durham

A county in England

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.

Or see below for all the magical places County Durham has to offer, including the best accommodation for those wishing to stay in an historic property or picturesque setting..

County Durham Towns & Villages

Fall Berries at Craigside, England

Craigside (2 Pictures)

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Low Force, Forest- in-Teesdale, County Durham

Forest-in-Teesdale (30 Pictures)

It's landscape, possessed of a wild untamed beauty, highlighted by the meandering River Tees, has a few ancient farmhouses and old stone cottages...

Sunset over Spennymoor

Spennymoor (212 Pictures)

Long before Spennymoor ever existed there was... Spenny Moor. Spenny Moor was a vast area of common land, and we are indebted to noted historian and antiquarian Robert Surtees.....

Tunstall Reservoir

Wolsingham (18 Pictures)

This is a lovely village lying on the edge of the North Pennines in an area of great scenic beauty. It is a wild and beautiful landscape dotted only by scattered farms with meadows full of grazing sheep and cattle...

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County Durham Attractions

Bowes Museum.. Near Barnard Castle...3rd October 2004.

Bowes Museum (11 Pictures)

Josephine Bowes, wife of John Bowes was a Parisian actress, and perhaps this shows in the choice of building they chose as a.....

River Derwent, Lockhaugh

Derwent Walk Country Park (3 Pictures)

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Killhope Lead Mining Museum high in Upper Weardale. A desolate but magical place.

Killhope Lead Mining Museum (7 Pictures)

Killhope Lead Mining Museum keeps alive the counties lead mining traditions. This is a fully restored site of a working mine.....

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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