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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

Fall Berries at Craigside, England

Craigside (2 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham

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Kirk Merrington, County Durham.

Kirk Merrington (49 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham

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

Stanhope St Thomas Church

Stanhope (27 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham

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...

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Recommended Attractions to visit in County Durham

Town Street of Beamish Museum

Beamish Open Air Museum (215 Pictures)

Beamish Museum lies in a basin of stunning countryside covering over three hundred acres. This is no ordinary museum, but an.....

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;.....

River Derwent, Lockhaugh

Derwent Walk Country Park (3 Pictures)

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A picture of High Force

High Force (55 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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