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

The Declaration of Arbroath asserted the independence of what country?



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This Day in British History

22 July, 1298

Battle of Falkirk

Edward I defeates Scots under William Wallace. Wallace forced to flee Scotland

Monarch Mayhem

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



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Mainsforth (Self catering)
Swallow Cottage, Mainsforth

Swallow Cottage

Hall. Open plan sitting room with kitchen and dining areas. Double bedroom. Twin bedded room. Bathroom/WC (shower over bath).
Sleeps 4

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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.
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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