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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This devout king was the son of Aethelred the Unready and Emma, daughter of Richard III of Normandy



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08 December, 1542

Birth of Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary (d. 1582) was born to James V and Mary of Guise. Her father died only 6 days later and she was crowned at the age of nine months.

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This king was captured at the Battle of Lincoln on 2 February, 1141



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Durham (Self catering)
8 Eureka Mews, Durham

8 Eureka Mews

This contemporary, second floor apartment in the small village of Kimblesworth near Durham, sleeps three people in two bedrooms.
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Hartlepool (Self catering)
7 Mariners Point, Hartlepool

7 Mariners Point

These two outstanding sea front apartments have panoramic views of the coast and harbour on the outskirts of Hartlepool. Situated on the second and third floors of a modern apartment …
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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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