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Ranked #1 of 21 attractions in Durham
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #2 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens
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Ranked #3 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: Educational Sites; Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: Award winning Farm Attraction, Best in Education 2014, Winner of Silver and Bronze Awards at NE Tourism Awards 2013. NE... more » Owner description: Award winning Farm Attraction, Best in Education 2014, Winner of Silver and Bronze Awards at NE Tourism Awards 2013. NE Small Visitor Attraction of the Year 2011, Farm Attraction of the Year 2010. See the animals, cuddle the rabbits and guinea pigs, donkey rides, tractor and trailer rides. Lambing Time in March April. Indoor Soft Play Barn, tearoom and giftshop. New crazy golf 2014 (deposit required). Sheep Racing and puppet shows at weekends and during school holidays. « less
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Fury Events (Witton Gilbert)
Ranked #4 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: Other
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Ranked #5 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: Art Museums; History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #6 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: Museums
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Ranked #7 of 21 attractions in Durham
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #8 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: Museums
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Ranked #9 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: Castles; Landmarks
Owner description: Durham Castle is unique building with 900 years of living history. Today not only is it a Grade I Listed Building, a Museum... more » Owner description: Durham Castle is unique building with 900 years of living history. Today not only is it a Grade I Listed Building, a Museum but it is also the home to University College, the founding College of Durham University and over 100 students are resident during term. The unique nature of the building means that, entrance to the public is by guided tours only. However, this allows a personal experience that brings history to life. The following tour times are a general guide as it is sometimes necessary to cancel tours at short notice due to University or commercial activities. During term-time: every afternoon at 1.15P,, 2.15Pm, 3.15Pm and 4.15Pm.During university vacations: daily 10.15Am, 11.15Am, 12.15Am, 1.15Pm, 2.15Pm, 3.15Pm and 4pm. Please check the tour times with Palace Green Library or the World Heritage Site Visitor Centre to avoid disappointment. « less
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Ranked #10 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: Museums
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Ranked #11 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #12 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #14 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #15 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #16 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Farms
Owner description: Mini Moos Adventure Farm is an all weather attraction which provides fun for all ages! With an ice rink, giant inflatables,... more » Owner description: Mini Moos Adventure Farm is an all weather attraction which provides fun for all ages! With an ice rink, giant inflatables, go karts, quad bikes and so much more- a visit to Mini Moos is always exciting. We also have lots of very cute miniature animals for children to meet, as well as an animal show & animal petting. Our friendly staff are always available to answer any queries, so if you need any more information, just give us a ring! We are located near Edmondsley, Durham. « less
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Ranked #17 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: Health Clubs
Owner description: Pace Health Club is Durham's most luxurious & stylish private health club, set conveniently in the Radisson Blu Hotel, in the... more » Owner description: Pace Health Club is Durham's most luxurious & stylish private health club, set conveniently in the Radisson Blu Hotel, in the heart of Durham City « less
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Ranked #18 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: Libraries; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #19 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #20 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Old Fulling Mill Museum of Archaeology on the banks of the river Wear is now closed to the public. A new permanent... more » Owner description: The Old Fulling Mill Museum of Archaeology on the banks of the river Wear is now closed to the public. A new permanent gallery exploring the lives of the people who have lived in County Durham over the past 10,000 years has now opened at Durham University's Palace Green Library. Entry to the gallery is free for everyone. 'Living on the hills: 10,000 years of Durham' is the new home for Durham University's Museum of Archaeology. The new gallery uses the collections from the Museum of Archaeology alongside objects from across Durham University and other regional museums to explore the history and archaeology of the County. Gemma Lewis, gallery curator said: "Living on the Hills reveals the lives of the ordinary people who lived in or visited Durham over thousands of years using the tools, cups, bowls and the other everyday objects they used." "The displays highlight the art and architecture left behind to be rediscovered by modern archaeologists: amateur and professional. Visitors can see prehistoric objects found by chance at the turn of the century, Roman objects uncovered by Victorian antiquarians and Medieval objects found during 1970s archaeological excavations." The gallery includes a community archaeology space which will showcase the work of local archaeology and history groups from across the region. Community groups who are interested in working with the museum team to create future displays for this area are encouraged to get in touch. The development of this exhibition has been funded by the Sir James Knott Trust and conservation has been supported by the Arts Council. The refurbishment of the gallery space was funded by the Wolfson Foundation. In addition to the Museum of Archaeology collections, objects for the exhibition have been generously lent by the Dean and Chapter of Durham Cathedral, the Bowes Museum, Hartlepool Cultural Services, Tees Archaeology and Preston Park Museum, and the School of Biological Sciences at Durham University. « less
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Ranked #21 of 21 attractions in Durham
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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