Historic Towns and Villages in County Durham


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British History Quiz

This writer, politician, and philosopher is best known for 'Novum Organum', and his 'Essays', published in 1597 and 1625



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This Day in British History

25 May, 1659

Richard Cromwell resigns

Oliver Cromwell's son and heir paves the way for Restoration of the Monarchy

Monarch Mayhem

This king was the first Plantagent to be buried in England



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Mickleton (Self catering)
Cobblers Barn, Mickleton

Cobblers Barn

This superb detached cottage, set on the outskirts of the Teesdale hamlet of Mickleton, sleeps ten people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 10

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Beamish (Self catering)
Beamish Cottage, Beamish

Beamish Cottage

Open plan sitting room with dining area and kitchen. Double bedroom with 6' zip and link bed (twins by arr) and TV. Bathroom/WC with separate shower cubicle.
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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