Countryside attractions in County Durham



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British History Quiz

This national celebration marked the 60th anniversary of Queen Victoria's coronation



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This Day in British History

23 February, 1421

Catherine of France crowned Queen of England

Catherine's husband, Henry V, would die a year later

Monarch Mayhem

The eldest son of Queen Victoria, he ruled after her death in 1901



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Wolsingham (Self catering)
Old Queen's Head, Wolsingham

Old Queen's Head

This second floor apartment is in the market town of Wolsingham near to Durham and can sleep two people in one bedroom.
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Stainton (Self catering)
Peace Cottage, Stainton

Peace Cottage

A mid-terraced cottage in the small village of Snainton, a mile from Barnard Castle. With two bedrooms, sleeping four people, this cosy cottage makes a great base for the northern …
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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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