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in the county of County Durham

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The Bishop's Palace

Bishop Auckland (130 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of County Durham

(2.3 miles, 3.7 km, direction NW of Shildon)

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.....

Escomb Saxon Church, near Bishop Auckland 15th June 2009

Escomb (7 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham

(3.2 miles, 5.1 km, direction NW of Shildon)

Lying in a prominent position ringed by the River Wear, Escomb is best known for its magnificent Saxon Church reputed to be built from stones brought from the near-by ruined Roman Fort at Binchester...

St John the Evangelist Church

Kirk Merrington (49 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham

(3.9 miles, 6.3 km, direction NE of Shildon)

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

Crook Hall, Durham City

Durham (390 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of County Durham

(10.2 miles, 16.4 km, direction N of Shildon)

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.....

Barking up the wrong tree

Wolsingham (18 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham

(11.5 miles, 18.4 km, direction NW of Shildon)

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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Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, Durham  24 May 2012

Auckland Castle (48 Pictures)

(2.4 miles, 3.8 km, direction N)

With its grand arch, Auckland Castle, also known as Auckland Palace or the Bishop's Castle, is the official residence of the.....

The magnificent Raby Castle, Staindrop, Co. Durham.

Raby Castle (29 Pictures)

(6.7 miles, 10.8 km, direction SW)

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

Durham Castle

Durham Castle (33 Pictures)

(9.4 miles, 15.1 km, direction N)

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

Durham Castle and Cathedral

Durham Cathedral (141 Pictures)

(10.2 miles, 16.3 km, direction N)

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)

(11.5 miles, 18.5 km, direction W)

Hampsterley Forest encompasses over five thousand acres, it is a combination of parkland and forest, giving access to some of the.....

Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Bowes Museum (11 Pictures)

(12.0 miles, 19.3 km, direction SW)

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

A view of Barnard Castle from the banks of the River Tees

Barnard Castle (26 Pictures)

(12.2 miles, 19.7 km, direction SW)

This historic town is a picturesque centre for discovering the delights of Teesdale. The town occupies a clifftop site above.....


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The Aclet in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England

The Aclet

Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England (1.4 miles, 2.2 km, direction NW)
The Aclet offers pet-friendly accommodation in Bishop Auckland. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site. Each room comes with a flat-screen TV. You will find a ket...
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Etherley Dene Farm in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England

Etherley Dene Farm

Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England (2.1 miles, 3.4 km, direction NW)
Featuring a garden, Etherley Dene Farm is a holiday home located in Bishop Auckland in the Durham Region. The cottage is 2.6 km from Auckland Castle. There is a dining area and a kitchen. A TV and DV...
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The Castle Bar Hotel in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England3 stars

The Castle Bar Hotel

Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England (2.4 miles, 3.8 km, direction N)
Situated within a few metres of the historic Auckland Castle, in the centre of Market Town in Bishop Auckland, The Castle Bar Hotel features a bar and free Wi-Fi. Durham is a 21-minute drive away....
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The Stables in Ingleton, County Durham, England

The Stables

Ingleton, County Durham, England (3.0 miles, 4.8 km, direction SW)
Situated 42 km from Newcastle upon Tyne and 21 km from Durham, The Stables offers pet-friendly accommodation in Ingleton. The property boasts views of the city and is 30 km from Middlesbrough....
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Stead Close in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, England3 stars

Stead Close

Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, England (3.1 miles, 5.0 km, direction E)
Stead Close is a semi-detached holiday home located in Newton Aycliffe in the Durham Region and is 39 km from Newcastle upon Tyne. The unit is 17 km from Durham. Free WiFi is provided . An oven, a mi...
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Morrison Close in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, England2 stars

Morrison Close

Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, England (3.3 miles, 5.3 km, direction E)
A 20-minute drive from Durham and Darlington, Morrison Close accommodates up to 7 guests in Newton Aycliffe. Around 4 minutes’ drive from the town centre, this 3-bedroom house has free parking and W...
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Holiday home Dalton Way in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, England3 stars

Holiday home Dalton Way

Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, England (3.3 miles, 5.4 km, direction E)
Featuring a garden, Holiday home Dalton Way is a semi-detached holiday home set in Newton Aycliffe in the Durham Region. It provides free private parking. Free WiFi is offered . An oven and a microwa...
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Nearby travel help

Shildon Station(0.8 miles, 1.3 km)
Bishop Auckland Station(2.0 miles, 3.2 km, direction NW)
A1(M) Junction 59(5.1 miles, 8.3 km, direction SE)
A1(M) Junction 60(5.8 miles, 9.4 km, direction E)
Teesside International Airport(12.4 miles, 20.0 km, direction SE)
Newcastle International Airport(27.8 miles, 44.8 km, direction N)
Shildon to London(225.2 miles, 362.4 km, direction S)