Pictures of County Durham
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
Kirk Merrington is a pretty, hilltop village overlooking the Wear Valley and the Cleveland Hills...
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...
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...All County Durham towns & villagesHistoric Market TownsPicturesque VillagesHistoric CitiesAll towns in England
Recommended attractions in County Durham
Durham Castle is another one of Durham's magnificent buildings. It was founded in 1072 and such was the impregnability of the.....
One of the finest buildings in the world. This huge cathedral which is third only to Canterbury and York in ecclesiastical.....
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