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Bishop Auckland market place. Town hall and St Anne's church.

Bishop Auckland (142 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of County Durham

(2.3 miles, 3.7 km, direction NW of Shildon)

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.....

Escomb Saxon Church

Escomb (7 Pictures) in the county of County Durham

(3.2 miles, 5.1 km, direction NW of Shildon)

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...

Church of St John the Evangelist

Kirk Merrington (49 Pictures) in the county of County Durham

(3.9 miles, 6.3 km, direction NE of Shildon)

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

A winter wall in Weardale, Co. Durham

Durham (419 Pictures) a Historic City in the county of County Durham

(10.2 miles, 16.4 km, direction N of Shildon)

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.....

A picture of Wolsingham

Wolsingham (18 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of County Durham

(11.5 miles, 18.4 km, direction NW of Shildon)

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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Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Auckland Castle (48 Pictures)

(2.4 miles, 3.8 km, direction N)

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

The magnificent Raby Castle, Staindrop, Co. Durham.

Raby Castle (31 Pictures)

(6.7 miles, 10.8 km, direction SW)

Arriving close to Staindrop from almost any direction the view of Raby Castle, built by the powerful Nevill family in the.....

Durham Castle from the river side, next to bridge

Durham Castle (36 Pictures)

(9.4 miles, 15.1 km, direction N)

Durham Castle is another one of Durham's magnificent buildings. It was founded in 1072 and such was the impregnability of the.....

Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral (154 Pictures)

(10.2 miles, 16.3 km, direction N)

One of the finest buildings in the world. This huge cathedral which is third only to Canterbury and York in ecclesiastical.....

Double rainbow

Hamsterley Forest (12 Pictures)

(11.5 miles, 18.5 km, direction W)

Hampsterley Forest encompasses over five thousand acres, it is a combination of parkland and forest, giving access to some of the.....

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

Bowes Museum (12 Pictures)

(12.0 miles, 19.3 km, direction SW)

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

A view of the Castle at Barnard Castle, County Durham

Barnard Castle (26 Pictures)

(12.2 miles, 19.7 km, direction SW)

This historic town is a picturesque centre for discovering the delights of Teesdale. The town occupies a clifftop site above.....

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