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Pictures of County Durham

A county in England

About the county of County Durham

County 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.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in County Durham

St james church, Coundon, Bishop Auckland, Durham

Coundon (43 Pictures)

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High Row, Darlington, County Durham

Darlington (112 Pictures)

Darlington, bustling though it is today was once a small Saxon settlement, this flourished as evidenced by the beautiful building of the church dedicated to Saint Cuthbert which lies at the heart of the town...

Crook Hall, Durham City

Durham (388 Pictures)

Durham as a town reflects the long history of its magnificent castle and cathedral with its winding streets, ancient market place and alleyways and other old churches to discover.....

A picture of Wolsingham

Wolsingham (15 Pictures)

This is a lovely village lying on the edge of the North Pennines in an area of great scenic beauty. It is a wild and beautiful landscape dotted only by scattered farms with meadows full of grazing sheep and cattle...

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Recommended attractions in County Durham

A view of Barnard Castle from the banks of the River Tees

Barnard Castle (26 Pictures)

This historic town is a picturesque centre for discovering the delights of Teesdale. The town occupies a clifftop site above.....

A lake with a view

Billingham Beck Valley Country Park (1 Pictures)

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Low Force

High Force (51 Pictures)

This is the Tees most spectacular offering, it is also England's highest waterfall. The best time to see High Force is just.....

Frosterly in Weardale, County Durham

Weardale (19 Pictures)

This lovely scenic valley lies between the town of Bishop Auckland, seat of princes of the church and the charming market town of.....

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