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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

Durham Cathedral

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.....

St John the evangelist church. Kirk Merrington, County Durham

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...

Here's Lily again

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.....

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Recommended attractions in County Durham

Durham Cathedral, Durham

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.....

Double rainbow

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.....

High Force

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 Reflected

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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