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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

Barnard Castle and the river Tyne

Barnard Castle (43 Pictures)

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Bishops Park, Bishop Auckland, Durham 7th Jan 2010

Bishop Auckland (130 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.....

St James Church, Coundon 9th Jan 2010

Coundon (43 Pictures)

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Fall Berries at Craigside, England

Craigside (2 Pictures)

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Recommended attractions in County Durham

Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

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.....

Beamish Open Air Museum

Beamish Open Air Museum (182 Pictures)

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

A lake with a view

Billingham Beck Valley Country Park (1 Pictures)

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Green (and White) Man

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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