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Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in County Durham, England.

About the county of County Durham

A county in England

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.

Or see below for all the magical places County Durham has to offer, including the best accommodation for those wishing to stay in an historic property or picturesque setting..

Recommended Towns & Villages to visit in County Durham

Town Street of Beamish Museum

Beamish (97 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham

Beamish is famous for its lovely open-air museum which so vividly brings to life how the folk of the region lived at the turn of the 20th century...

High Force, Englands highest waterfall. On the River Tees, Upper Teesdale, Co.Durham.

Forest-in-Teesdale (30 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham

It's landscape, possessed of a wild untamed beauty, highlighted by the meandering River Tees, has a few ancient farmhouses and old stone cottages...

Barking up the wrong tree

Wolsingham (18 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham

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 to visit in County Durham

Hypocaust at Binchester Roman Fort, County Durham

Binchester Roman Fort (4 Pictures)

For over 300 years, Binchester Roman Fort was occupied for. To begin with, soldiers in this fort did not come from this area;.....

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.....

Lumley Castle, Chester-le-Street, County Durham

Lumley Castle (8 Pictures)

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Frosterly in Weardale, County Durham

Weardale (19 Pictures)

This lovely scenic valley lies between the town of Bishop Auckland, seat of princes of the church and the charming market town of.....

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