Historic Towns and Villages in County Durham


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British History Quiz

The history of Anglo-Saxon England is told in what contemporary manuscript?



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This Day in British History

18 July, 1290

Edict of Expulsion

Edward I expels Jews from England, an edict that was not repealed until 1656

Monarch Mayhem

Defeated Robert, Duke of Normandy, at the Battle of Avranches



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Cowshill (Self catering)
Alice's Cottage, Cowshill

Alice's Cottage

Two ground floor Alston Stone cottages on a working hill farm, offering access and facilities for disabled guests.(disabled shower and WC in both cottages ) Nelly?s Cottage and Alice?s Cottage are …
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Cowshill (Self catering)
Beckleshele, Cowshill

Beckleshele

Beckleshele is in a remote location 1400? up in the moorland of Weardale within the Durham Dales and the North Pennine Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A converted lead miners …
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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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