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Things to See & Do

There's plenty to see and do in North East England, to suit all tastes.

If you're not sure what to do during your stay, here are a few ideas.

In Royal Dress


 The spectacular outdoor live-action show is located around a mile from Bishop Auckland 'An epic tale of England'. 

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 We are close to Hamsterley Forest mountain bike trails, and near to some of the highest road climbs in England, so perfectly placed for your cycling break.

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Local Events

There's all sorts happening year-round. Annual events include the Miners' Gala, Wolsingham show, Durham Book Festival and Bishop Auckland Food Festival.

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Durham Catheral

Art, Culture & History

History fans are spoilt here; we've got Roman forts, castles, Durham Cathedral, and industrial heritage.

The Mining Art Gallery is in Bishop Auckland, or travel a little further to get to Bowes Museum or The Sage in Gateshead.

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Food & Shopping

There are plenty of local  pubs, restaurants and tea shops. Shopping options range from the Metro Centre to antiques and vintage shops locally.

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Both cottages are in great locations for walkers, close to the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there are plenty of walks and nature reserves nearby.  The cottage is dog-friendly so you can bring your dog on a break too.

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