County Durham Travel Guide

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Durham

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Darlington

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Chester-le-Street

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Barnard Castle

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Billingham-on-Tees

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Sedgefield

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Durham

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  • Our Lady of Mercy and St. Godric's...

    Durham Things to Do

    Located conveniently between the railway station and the old town, this church is often visited by tourists. The Neogothic building was finished in 1864 by Edward Pugin who built churches of the same style all over Britain and Ireland in the mid-19th century. It was built for the growing community of Irish workers who paid for the church by...

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  • Marriott Durham

    Durham Hotels

    I stayed here as part of a work event - a weekend of Health & Safety activities. It is an annual...

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  • University Library (Palace Green)

    Durham Things to Do

    Durham University Library is divided into several parts of which the Palace Green Library is the oldest one. The building was erected by John Cosin in 1669 as the new diocesan library which still forms the core of Palace Green Library. Today, it houses the heritage and special collections. Most of it is only accessible by prior appointment.However,...

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Darlington

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  • Middleton / St. George

    Darlington Things to Do

    Middleton / St. George is a village in the borough of Darlington and mostly overlooked. It may however be interesting for one reason: The village is the closest urbanization to the airport (Durham/Tees Valley) and has also the closest operating railway station to it. Walking distances are as following: Teesside Airport - Middleton/St. George: 45...

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  • Travelodge Darlington

    Darlington Hotels

    Over Christmas 2013 my parents, my niece and I stayed one night at this lovely new Travelodge...

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  • Railway Architecture around North Road...

    Darlington Things to Do

    Darlington North Road is one of the oldest railways stations in the world, being part of the Stockton & Darlington Railway, the first passenger railway line. The old station building was transformed into the "Head of Steam Museum" with the remaining railway traffic relocated to a new platform attached to the southwest of the museum. However, many...

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Chester-le-Street

  • St Mary and St Cuthbert’s Church

    Chester-le-Street Things to Do

    The town's religious journey began with Cuthbert who began his career as a monk at Melrose Abbey. He travelled throughout Northumbria promoting spirituality until he was commissioned to reform the Lindisfarne monastery in 600 AD. He spent his final years as a bishop at Lindisfarne (Holy Island).The Lindsfarne community brought the coffin of...

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  • Tulip Inn Jarvis Springfield

    Chester-le-Street Hotels

    Durham Road, Gateshead, Durham NE9

  • A lunch take out!

    Chester-le-Street Restaurants

    This award winning family butchers sells sandwiches, savouries and soup as well as meats. I bought a cheese and onion roll, vegetable soup and roll for my lunch whilst in the town. The food was good although the vegetable soup was rather lukewarm, which was a pity. It cost around 3.00 gbp for my lunch (March 2013).Dicksons won Coutts Award in 2010...

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Barnard Castle

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  • Central Town.

    Barnard Castle Restaurants

    It was nearly two o' clock (the time when most pubs stop serving lunch) and we were hungry! After a couple of failed attempts at rural pubs (closed) we hurried into Barnard castle, parked in the car park and looked at a couple of pub menus. We chose the Golden Lion, it seemed to have a good menu at reasonable prices and served food all day....

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  • The Rose & Crown

    Barnard Castle Hotels

    Romaldkirk, Barnard Castle, DL12 9EB, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Farmers' Market

    Barnard Castle Shopping

    I came across a stall selling Parkin, a ginger cake renowned in Yorkshire. The stall holder informed me that the cake had been baked the previous day. He advised me to keep it as long as possible as the flavour improves. However after 24 hours more, I gave in.The cake was moist and with a full ginger flavour. Delicious I also bought some...

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Billingham-on-Tees

  • Walking in certain areas at night.

    Billingham-on-Tees Warnings and Dangers

    Walking in the parks and certain areas around can be dangerous if walking alone, there are groups of gangs which can be known to hang around, or drunks late at night. It is generally obvious where isnt safe to walk aslong as you keep aware of yourself. The place is generally safe but like most places there are areas which arent. John Whithead Park,...

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  • Sedgefield Race Course

    Billingham-on-Tees Things to Do

    Racing is part of the history of Sedgefield with the first races said to take place in 1846.The racecourse is set amongst the countryside and is always extremly friendly. The facilities are high quality and close to the action views. The racecourse hosts 20 jumpraces 11months of the year. They also offer various hospitality packages for days out at...

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  • Knotty Hill Golf Course

    Billingham-on-Tees Things to Do

    Another beautifully located golf course this one nearer to sedgefield. A course which at present is always being developed and is extremly modern and well kept. There are two courses the bishops and the princes both of which have 18 holes which are widely varied. The courses are set amongst farmland and feel like your really away from it all, they...

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Sedgefield

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  • Hardwick Park

    Sedgefield Things to Do

    My family and I paid a visit to this incredible Country Park during Christmas 2013. It was great for taking my niece's dog out for a walk in the park and its woodlands.It was a cold and windy day but we enjoyed the walk around the lake and its woodlands. We had a look at the Gothic ruins on the walk and enjoyed the surrounding woodlands.Hardwick...

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  • Best Western Hardwick Hall Hotel...

    Sedgefield Hotels

    Sedgefield, Sedgefield, Durham, TS21 2EH, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • GAMBLE!

    Sedgefield Things to Do

    Like it? This your stop...Sedgefield RacecourseREMEMBER: Helicopter landing facilities are available at the course by prior permission.copied from their site...Getting to the RacecourseFax: 01740 620663View MapBy RoadSedgefield is conveniently placed five minutes from Junction 60 off the A1(M), and is clearly signposted from there. The Racecourse...

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