Museums in County Durham


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British History Quiz

This decisive battle saw Alfred the Great defeat the Danes under Guthrun



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This Day in British History

22 January, 1552

Lord Protector Somerset executed

Somerset was ousted by the ambitious Earl of Northumberland

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This queen was executed after a long imprisonment by order of Elizabeth I



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St Johns Chapel (Self catering)
Weardale Cottage, St Johns Chapel

Weardale Cottage

This mid-terrace cottage is in the County Durham village of St John's Chapel and is able to sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Barnard Castle (Self catering)
The Stone Byre, Barnard Castle

The Stone Byre

This terraced stone built cottage is in a countryside location two miles from Barnard Castle and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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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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