Category: Places of Interest

Durham Miners Museum

Spennymoor Town Hall has it's dedicated memorial to the influences, opportunities, works and lives lost during the mining period across the North East.
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Open Spaces

In addition to Jubilee Park, the Town Council provides and maintains a number of recreation grounds and open spaces for the benefit of residents and visitors.
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Binchester Roman Fort

The house of the Fort Commander includes the best example of a Roman fort and settlement in Britain. The fort was probably established around 79 CE.
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Timothy Hackworth Museum

Home and workplace of the Stockton and Darlington Railway engineer; restored house, Victorian garden, Shildon Goods yard and replica of Sans Pareil.
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Sedgefield Racecourse

Sedgefield, used by all top Northern trainers and jockeys for competitive National Hunt racing and the North versus South Jump Jockeys Challenge Match.
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The Durham Dales

Between the Yorkshire Dales and the Northumberland National park, Durham dales is one of England's largest areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
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Whitworth Hall and Gardens

Nestled in its own picturesque deer park resplendent with fairy-tale gardens, an ornamental lake, every room overlooks the enchanting grounds for total relaxation.
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Beamish Open Air Museum

Beamish vividly recreates life in a North of England town early in the 20th century. Shops, houses, working pub and newspaper office add to the experience.
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Durham City

The Durham City Norman cathedral and castle are a World Heritage Site and are one of the most exciting visual and architectural experiences in Europe.
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Auckland Castle

Principal country residence of the Bishops of Durham since Norman times and the official residence of the present Bishop. Chapel and state rooms open to the public.
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