County Durham Travel Guide - Historic Houses


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

This northern British kingdom was formed the merger of Bernicia and Deira in the 6th century



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This Day in British History

19 September, 1356

Battle of Poitiers

English under Edward, the Black Prince, defeat French army and capture John II of France

Monarch Mayhem

This queen's reign saw the union of England and Scotland in 1707



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Castleside (Self catering)
The Forge Cottage, Castleside

The Forge Cottage

Sitting room with wood burning stove sofa bed (for alternative sleeping only) and dining and kitchen areas. Double bedroom. Bathroom/WC (shower over bath).
Sleeps 2

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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.
Sleeps 3

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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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