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Visitors Guide To County Durham

Visitors Guide To County Durham

County Durham is in the North East region of England and is most commonly associated with the historic cathedral City of Durham. County Durham has a fascinating heritage, and boosts some of the most historic Castles, Cathedrals, Museums and stately homes within the UK.

To start with there is the historic Durham Cathedral, at Durham City, which dates back to 1093 and took over 40 years to complete. It is thought by many to be one of the finest examples of Norman church architecture in England. There is also Durham Castle, dating back to 1072 built as a simple defensive mound commissioned by William the Conqueror. Today the Castle is part of the Durham World Heritage Site and a Grade 1 Listed Building. The Durham Castle is also a vibrant hub of the Durham University College.

County Durham has many other attractions to be proud of, such as: The Beamish Museum, The Bowes Museum, Killhope Lead Mining Museum, Barnard Castle, Bowes Castle, Raby Castle and Auckland Castle. Other attractions include the National Railway Museum at Shildon, and the Tanfield Railway.

The County of Durham is a such a large and fascinating area and incorporates many diverse areas of interest. A few areas within the County that may be worth a visit are: Darlington, Newton Aycliffe, Shildon, Bishop Auckland, Staindrop, Barnard Castle, Spennymoor, Crook, Sedgefield, Chester-le-Street, Stanley and Consett

County Durham has some of the regions finest hotels, with the Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club, The Seaham Hall Hotel and Spa, Rockcliffe Hotel, The Redworth Hall Hotel, The Marriott Hotel in the heart of the City along with The Indigo and the Radisson Hotel also in the City of Durham. There are also many other hotels and accommodations within the County, it would be very hard for it not to suit almost any taste or budget.

With such a fascinating area and so many wonderful things to do on your visit to County Durham, why not add to your experience by arranging for one of our beautiful County Durham escorts to be your companion during your stay in the region.

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