With its grand arch, Auckland Castle, also known as Auckland Palace or the Bishop's Castle, is the official residence of the Bishop of Durham and has been owned by the diocese for 800 years. Open to the public
(0.4 miles, 0.6 km)
This was the busy social and commercial centre of the south-west Durham coalfield, but the town is actually much older than the Industrial Revolution, although that historic..... (1.7 miles, 2.8 km, direction W)
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... (3.1 miles, 4.9 km, direction E)
Kirk Merrington is a pretty, hilltop village overlooking the Wear Valley and the Cleveland Hills... (8.3 miles, 13.3 km, direction NE)
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..... (9.7 miles, 15.6 km, direction NW)
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 towns in County Durham
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Arriving close to Staindrop from almost any direction the view of Raby Castle, built by the powerful Nevill family in the..... (7.5 miles, 12.0 km, direction NE)
Durham Castle is another one of Durham's magnificent buildings. It was founded in 1072 and such was the impregnability of the..... (8.3 miles, 13.3 km, direction NE)
One of the finest buildings in the world. This huge cathedral which is third only to Canterbury and York in ecclesiastical..... (10.9 miles, 17.5 km, direction W)
Hampsterley Forest encompasses over five thousand acres, it is a combination of parkland and forest, giving access to some of the..... (12.9 miles, 20.7 km, direction SW)
Josephine Bowes, wife of John Bowes was a Parisian actress, and perhaps this shows in the choice of building they chose as a.....
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The Castle Bar Hotel
Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
Situated within a few metres of the historic Auckland Castle, in the centre of Market Town in Bishop Auckland, The Castle Bar Hotel features a bar and free Wi-Fi. Durham is a 21-minute drive away....
More info and book online.. Price from £44.00
Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England (1.5 miles, 2.5 km, direction S)
The Aclet offers pet-friendly accommodation in Bishop Auckland. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site. Each room comes with a flat-screen TV. You will find a ket...
More info and book online.. Price from £35.00
Etherley Dene Farm
Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England (1.7 miles, 2.7 km, direction SW)
Featuring a garden, Etherley Dene Farm is a holiday home located in Bishop Auckland in the Durham Region. The cottage is 2.6 km from Auckland Castle. There is a dining area and a kitchen. A TV and DV...
More info and book online.. Price from £502.00
The Quarry Burn Guest House & Restaurant
Hunwick, County Durham, England (2.4 miles, 3.9 km, direction NW)
Situated in Hunwick, 32 km from Newcastle upon Tyne, The Quarry Burn Guest House & Restaurant features a restaurant, bar and free WiFi. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV. You will find a ke...
More info and book online.. Price from £65.00
Spennymoor, County Durham, England (2.5 miles, 4.0 km, direction E)
Laburnum Cottage is a holiday home set in Spennymoor, 33 km from Newcastle upon Tyne. The unit is 12 km from Durham. The kitchen features an oven. There is a private bathroom with a bath or shower....
More info and book online.. Price from £102.00
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