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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

Durham Cathedral

Durham (419 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of County Durham

Durham as a town reflects the long history of its magnificent castle and cathedral with its winding streets, ancient market place and alleyways and other old churches to discover.....

Sunset over Spennymoor

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.....

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

Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Auckland Castle (48 Pictures)

With its grand arch, Auckland Castle, also known as Auckland Palace or the Bishop's Castle, is the official residence of the.....

A lake with a view

Billingham Beck Valley Country Park (1 Pictures)

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River Derwent, Lockhaugh

Derwent Walk Country Park (6 Pictures)

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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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