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 famous landscape garden designer gained his odd nickname from his habit of telling clients that their estates had 'great capability of improvement'



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This Day in British History

24 June, 1141

Londoners expel Queen Matilda from the city

The citizens of London were angered by Matilda's demands for taxes and forced her to flee from a banquet and escape to Oxford

Monarch Mayhem

The last monarch of Britain to be called Emperor of India



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Hartlepool (Self catering)
6 Mariners Point, Hartlepool

6 Mariners Point

These two outstanding sea front apartments have panoramic views of the coast and harbour on the outskirts of Hartlepool. Situated on the second and third floors of a modern apartment …
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Barnard Castle (Self catering)
Curlew Cottage, Barnard Castle

Curlew Cottage

This all ground floor cottage is in a countryside location two miles from Barnard Castle and sleeps 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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