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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

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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...

A picture of Kelloe

Kelloe (1 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham

Kelloe has pleasant riverside areas and is in close proximity to historic Hartlepool Quay and the seaside resort town of Peterlee on England's northern coast...

Seaton View

Seaton Carew (11 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of County Durham

Seaton Carew lies at the edge of urbanised Hartlepool, it has seaside amusements and a lovely stretch of firm sand...

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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.....

River Derwent, Lockhaugh

Derwent Walk 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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