Attractions in County Durham

County Durham Travel Guide

County Durham Attractions Map

Here is listing of ALL attractions in the County Durham region. You can sort the results by a number of posible options or search within the results to quickly find what you want. Click on an attraction name for more information, including photos, maps and other nearby attractions

Name Town Organisation Attraction Type Heritage Rating
Auckland Castle Bishop Auckland Castle 4 Heritage Rating
Barnard Castle Barnard Castle English Heritage Castle 4 Heritage Rating
Binchester Roman Fort Bishop Auckland Roman Site 3 Heritage Rating
Bowes Castle Bowes English Heritage Castle 3 Heritage Rating
Bowes Museum Barnard Castle Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Crook Hall Durham Historic Building 4 Heritage Rating
Darlington Darlington Town 3 Heritage Rating
Durham Castle Durham University College, Durham University Castle 4 Heritage Rating
Durham Cathedral Durham Cathedral 5 Heritage Rating
Egglestone Abbey Barnard Castle English Heritage Abbey 3 Heritage Rating
Escomb Saxon Church Escomb Historic Church 5 Heritage Rating
Finchale Priory Durham English Heritage Abbey 3 Heritage Rating
High Force Forest-in-Teesdale Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Low Force Middleton-in-Teesdale Countryside 2 Heritage Rating
Piercebridge Roman Fort and Bridge Piercebridge English Heritage Roman Site 3 Heritage Rating
Raby Castle Staindrop Historic Houses Association Castle 5 Heritage Rating
Rokeby Park Barnard Castle Historic Houses Association Historic House 4 Heritage Rating
St Mary's Church, Barnard Castle Barnard Castle Historic Church 3 Heritage Rating
Wynch Bridge Middleton-in-Teesdale Historic Building 2 Heritage Rating
Name Town Organisation Attraction Type Heritage Rating

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Stanhope (Self catering)
Unthank Hall, Stanhope

Unthank Hall

This historic Grade II* listed 16th century country house is situated on the edge of the village of Stanhope, County Durham and sleeps seven people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 7

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Wolsingham (Self catering)
Willow Cottage, Wolsingham

Willow Cottage

Built in the early 1800?s this sandstone cottage is tucked away down a cobbled lane in the conservation village of Wolsingham, in unspoilt Weardale, which is located in the North …
Sleeps 2

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Darlington (Historic Hotel)
The Blackwell Grange Hotel

The Blackwell Grange Hotel

Unwind in the elegance of this beautiful 17th century mansion set in 15 acres of its own wooded parklands. Walking distance from the centre of Darlington and yet only a short drive from breathtaking Yorkshire Dales scenery, this hotel is fabulous for both business and leisure.Minutes from the A1, and … more >>

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Walworth (Historic Hotel)
Walworth Castle Hotel

Walworth Castle Hotel

Ever dreamed of being a King of a Castle? Well now you can at 12th century Walworth Castle Hotel! Try our Fit for a King Suites featuring Castle Towers and Jacuzzi baths, and enjoy award winning cuisine in Hansards restaurant. Sample the local cask Ale. Try our famous Carvery served … more >>

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