Local Attractions

Underseige Paintball
www.undersiegepaintball.com
Situated in the centre of County Durham, Undersiege Paintball is within easy reach of Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham and Middlesbrough. All occasions can be catered for. Paintball is perfect for group outings, stag groups and hen parties, school holidays, family groups, birthday parties and corporate team building days. Just off the A68, we’re also great for those venturing from Darlington, Hexham, Sedgefield and Bishop Auckland.

Hall Hill Farm – Farm for Children
www.hallhillfarm.co.uk
Farm for Children – Visit the farm to feed, see and stroke the animals, a great day out for children and schools.

The Official Tourism Website for Durham
www.thisisdurham.com
The official tourism site for Durham. Book hotels & accommodation, find things to do, what’s on, shopping & restaurants, plus special offers.

Killhope Museum
www.killhope.org.uk
Killhope is a multi-award winning 19th century mining museum in the centre of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), where you can experience …

National Railway Museum
www.nrm.org.uk
Home to the UK’s national rail collection. Includes online exhibitions of collections, special events and information for visitors to the museum. Based in York.

Beamish Museum
www.beamish.org.uk
Beamish is a world famous open air museum, telling the story of life in North East England during the 1820s, 1900s & 1940s. Visit website for more info.

Weardale Polar Express Ride – THE POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride
www.weardalepolarexpressride.com
Weardale Railways Stanhope Station is bringing the magic to life again this Christmas and heading to the North Pole on the amazing THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride. Be sure to arrive on time, the Conductor is waiting and he has a schedule to keep!

Hamsterley Forest
http://www.forestry.gov.uk/HamsterleyForest
From wildlife watching and dark sky gazing to adventure play and high octane mountain biking, there is something here for everyone. Go on, explore!

Durham Cathedral
https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk
Durham Cathedral is one of the great buildings of Europe. Set grandly on a rocky promontory next to the Castle with the medieval city huddled below and the river sweeping round, the profile of the World Heritage Site is instantly recognisable to people travelling up and down the East Coast Main Line.

The Bowes Museum
http://www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk
A magnificent French château created in the late 19th century by John and Joséphine Bowes, housing internationally renowned collections of European fine and decorative arts spanning five centuries. The permanent collections comprise works by artists such as Canaletto, El Greco, Courbet and Turner, and contain one of Britain’s most extensive collections of ceramics, including Italian maiolica and Sèvres Porcelain. Its iconic Silver Swan, an 18th century musical automaton, plays every day at 2.00pm.

High Force Waterfall
http://www.highforcewaterfall.com
The Experience – From its rise as a trickle, high on the heather covered fells at the top of the North Pennines, to the top of the whin sill rock at Forest-in-Teesdale, the River Tees steadily grows and gathers pace, then it suddenly and spectacularly drops 21 metres into the plunge pool below. A gentle and pretty woodland walk leads you to view this spectacular sight at the base of the falls