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The York Pass
"Choose from a 1- 2- or 3-day sightseeing pass to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the York attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Passes are valid for your choice of consecutive calendar days from the time of first use. After redeeming your voucher for your York Pass you’ll also receive a color guidebook with detailed information about the historical city and its famous attractions. Use the guidebook to plan your independent sightseeing with ease.The York pass includes entry to 30 top attractions around the c and discover Gothic architecture at its finest on a visit to York Minster — one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Entrance to family-friendly attractions such as York Dungeon and York’s CHOCOLATE Story are included in the pass alongside lesser-known treasures like Clifford’s Tower.Free Entry to Select York Attractions:Barley Hall Beningbrough Hall Byland Abbey Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby Castle Howard
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Hexham Abbey Guided Tour Including Lunch or Afternoon Tea at the Refectory
"Catch a bus or train from Newcastle Central Station (trains leave 22 and 54 minutes past the hour between Monday and Friday) or take the bus 685 from Eldon Square Bus Station (a quarter to the hour Monday-Friday). It is a brief walk from the stat one of the finest monastic survivals in an English church; the Frith Stool a Saxon Bishop's throne which must date from Wilfrid's Church and the beautiful panel paintings including The Dance of Death.Following the absorbing tour of the Abbey you are taken into the recent refurbished visitor centre based in monastic buildings lost to the Abbey during the Reformation but brought back into its ownership in 2012. The Big Story exhibition gives a fascinating overview of the Abbey's history telling the story not only of the buildings but also of the many people who lived worked and praised God here over the centuries. An Anglo Saxon chalice found in a coffin in the 1860s holds pride of place in the main exhibition gallery. Try your hand at calligraphy and delight in the state-of-the-art display screens that piece the Abbey together through its history.Lunch will be served in one of
From GBP14.00
 
Private Guided Snowdonia and Conwy Day Trip from Conwy Valley
"On this day tour you will be chauffeured through some of the best sites and sceneries of North Wales with a private local driver guide. Travel through Snowdonia National Park which holds the highest mountain in England and Wales and enjoy Conwy one of Europe’s finest surviving medieval towns. Conwy Castle dominates the town and was Edward I’s most striking and powerful castles.Enjoy free time to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Castle as well as Plas Mawr one of the finest surviving town houses of the Elizabethan era. The town also features Britain’s smallest house which is well worth a visit!Enjoy the stunning scenery that Snowdonia has to offer during your tour and have the option of walking to or enjoy the views in a more relaxed way by taking the Snowdon Mountain Railway up! There is also the Llanberis Lake Railway which takes you along the shore of Lake Padarn.The National Slate Museum is definitely worth visit in this area also as it allows you learn more about the industry and a way of life that has become a great part of the Welsh identity. Your local driver guide will be happy to tailor the trip to your interests and requirements."""
From GBP500.00

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World heritage site, Great cathedral and castle

Have a wanderaround the river foot[path.All kinds of great views of thecastle and cathedral. From the railwaystation you have a great view, and all around the river you han see the catedral (and...
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This page is for County Durham, rather than Durham City. If you want to see Durham City go to Durham under the United Kingdom link, rather than the England link.
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Durham Cathedral

On the cathedral door is this knocker, this one is a copy, the real one is in safe keeping for exhibitions.The door Knocker is famous because in the middle ages, fugitives could use it to get ...
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Castle

Barnard Castle Castle was built around 1125. AD. It is high above the river Tees in town. Today it is cared for by English Heritage ,there is an entry fee.,unless you like castle ruins not much to...
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Bishop Auckland Castle

B ishop Auckland Castle as been the home of Prince Bishops for over 900 years. Around the castle in Auckland Park are the Bishops Deer in 800 acres. The castle has an entry gate from Market Place in...
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Durham Castle.

The castle began in 1072 by order of William the Conqueror, today the castle belongs to Durham University. So it has been in use for defence and education. The castle is an UNESCO Heritage site.and is...
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Antiques

Barnard Castle has many independent shops also a Antique Quarter down a street called The Bank. Downhill from the Butter Cross. There are no trains to Barnard Castle, but a regular bus service by...
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Town Hall

Dominating the Market Square is the Town Hall. A grade 2 listed building in French Style from 1862. It is home to a library, theatre/cinema, and Arts complex. Bishop Auckland is on the river Wear....
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"County Durham"
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"Durham and Blackwell"
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JennEph

"Durham, England; a magical medieval city!"
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"County Durham"
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"DURHAM"
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