SOME OF THE LOCAL ATTRACTIONS (all within 45 minutes travel time)

There's much to see and do in County Durham and the surrounding areas.
Within a stones throw away the beautiful historic Saxon Church is 5 minutes walk and the stunning views of Escomb lake are not to be missed.  Take long relaxing walks in the splendour of the local area and the hidden beauties of Escomb. 
When you are finished why not have a well earned drink and a bite to eat at the Saxon Inn pub.
If you want to be more adventurous check out some of the local attractions below that County Durham has to offer.  Click on each picture below for more information (page will open in new window)

Kynren - a spectacular outdoor  show

The Angel of the North

Beamish Museum


The UK's most spectacular live outdoor show !!

Hamsterley Forest

Perfect for walkers and cyclists

Historic city of Durham

Durham is a beautiful historic city

Beamish Museum

A world famous open air museum

High Force Waterfall

Dramatic beauty - a true force of nature

Highforce waterfall

Cathedral City of Durham

Hamsterley Forest

Raby Castle

One of England's finest medieval castles!!

Bowes Museum

A french Chateau in the North East of  England

Barnard Castle

Historic market town

Binchester Roman Fort

Incredible remains of a Roman Bath House

Auckland Castle

Home of the Prince Bishops