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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

Bishops Park Deer shelter (c. 1760), in Bishops Park,Bishop Auckland,Durham

Bishop Auckland (142 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.....

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...

Back Lane, Stanhope

Stanhope (26 Pictures)

This is a lovely, bustling little town is set amidst the charm of Weardale, it is almost entirely built of stone particularly around the old Market Square, dominated by a fine stone cross...

Wolsingham

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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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.....

Nine Arches, Lockhaugh

Derwent Walk Country Park (3 Pictures)

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Durham Castle

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.....

The Tees in full flow

High Force (54 Pictures)

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

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