County Durham Travel Guide - Historic Houses

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This category lists stately homes / country houses. For other types of historic properties see our gazetter of Historic Buildings in County Durham.


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British History Quiz

What important document was signed at Runnymede in 1215?



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This Day in British History

24 November, 1200

King John acts as pallbearer at funeral of Bishop Hugh of Lincoln

John had only been crowned a few months earlier

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch was second in line to the throne until the untimely death of his brother, the Duke of Clarence



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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 …
Sleeps 4

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Barnard Castle (Self catering)
The Conifers, Barnard Castle

The Conifers

This semi-detached, stone-built cottage is situated in the hamlet of Ovington, near Barnard Castle and sleeps two people.
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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