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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

Barnard Castle, County Durham

Barnard Castle (43 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of County Durham

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Darlington Train Station

Darlington (113 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham

Darlington, bustling though it is today was once a small Saxon settlement, this flourished as evidenced by the beautiful building of the church dedicated to Saint Cuthbert which lies at the heart of the town...

Here's Lily again

Spennymoor (188 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham

Long before Spennymoor ever existed there was... Spenny Moor. Spenny Moor was a vast area of common land, and we are indebted to noted historian and antiquarian Robert Surtees.....

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Recommended Attractions to visit in County Durham

Castle Eden Dene

Castle Eden Dene NNR (5 Pictures)

Hidden in an area which was once noted for its coal-faces, the lush wooded ravine of Castle Eden Dene offers a welcome respite.....

Castle Dean Walk

Castle Eden Walkway Country Park (6 Pictures)

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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.....

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.....

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