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About the county of County DurhamCounty Durham is situated in the North-East of England, boardering Cumbria, North Yorkshire and Northumberland. Reputed to be one of Englands most attractive Counties, County Durham has much to offer the discerning traveller, from Medieval Castles of interest, beautiful landscapes perfect for scenic walks, and last but by no means least the City of Durham where you will find both Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral a World Heritage site.
See our recommended County Durham towns and villages below, along with our listed County Durham attractions, and County Durham hotels and holiday cottages.
Recommended towns & villages to visit in County Durham
Lying in a prominent position ringed by the River Wear, Escomb is best known for its magnificent Saxon Church reputed to be built from stones brought from the near-by ruined Roman Fort at Binchester...
Long before Spennymoor ever existed there was... Spenny Moor. Spenny Moor was a vast area of common land, and we are indebted to noted historian and antiquarian Robert Surtees.....
This is a lovely, bustling little town is set amidst the charm of Weardale, it is almost entirely built of stone particularly around the old Market Square, dominated by a fine stone cross...All County Durham towns & villagesHistoric Market TownsPicturesque VillagesHistoric CitiesAll towns in England
Recommended attractions in County Durham
Beamish Museum lies in a basin of stunning countryside covering over three hundred acres. This is no ordinary museum, but an.....
Durham Castle is another one of Durham's magnificent buildings. It was founded in 1072 and such was the impregnability of the.....
Hampsterley Forest encompasses over five thousand acres, it is a combination of parkland and forest, giving access to some of the.....
This is the Tees most spectacular offering, it is also England's highest waterfall. The best time to see High Force is just.....All County Durham AttractionsCastles in County DurhamCounty Durham Beauty SpotsAll England Attractions
Random England fact:
Apart from the other 30 Birminghams around the world, there is also a crater on the moon called Birmingham!
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