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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

Auckland Castle

Bishop Auckland (124 Pictures)

This was the busy social and commercial centre of the south-west Durham coalfield, but the town is actually much older than the Industrial Revolution, although that historic.....

Fall Berries at Craigside, England

Craigside (2 Pictures)

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St John the Evangelist Church

Kirk Merrington (49 Pictures)

Kirk Merrington is a pretty, hilltop village overlooking the Wear Valley and the Cleveland Hills...

Seaton carew Hartlepool

Seaton Carew (11 Pictures)

Seaton Carew lies at the edge of urbanised Hartlepool, it has seaside amusements and a lovely stretch of firm sand...

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Recommended attractions in County Durham

Durham Castle, Durham

Durham Castle (33 Pictures)

Durham Castle is another one of Durham's magnificent buildings. It was founded in 1072 and such was the impregnability of the.....

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Durham Cathedral (139 Pictures)

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

The Tees in full flow

High Force (51 Pictures)

This is the Tees most spectacular offering, it is also England's highest waterfall. The best time to see High Force is just.....

Raby Castle

Raby Castle (27 Pictures)

Arriving close to Staindrop from almost any direction the view of Raby Castle, built by the powerful Nevill family in the.....

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