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Pictures of County Durham

Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in the county of County Durham, 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

Beamish, County Durham: Tram

Beamish (94 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...

Town Hall, Bishop Auckland.

Bishop Auckland (143 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of County Durham

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 Escomb

Escomb (7 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham

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...

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Recommended Attractions to visit in County Durham

Bowes Museum.. Near Barnard Castle...3rd October 2004.

Bowes Museum (11 Pictures)

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

Egglestone Abbey

Egglestone Abbey (13 Pictures)

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

High Force (56 Pictures)

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

Frosterly in Weardale, County Durham

Weardale (20 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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