County Durham Adventures

County Durham is full of rich heritage and beautiful countryside. The beautiful city of Durham is the focal point of the county and has some of the most amazing architecture in the country!

Blast Beach
Guide to Durham Heritage Coast

Durham Heritage Coast stretched from Seaham to Crimdon and every one of the 11 miles is absolutely beautiful.

Raby Castle
Lockdown Adventures to Raby Castle

Raby Castle is a beautiful place to walk around and explore right now, even with the castle itself being closed!

Hawthorn Dene
Guide to Hawthorn Dene

Hawthorn Dene is along the Durham Heritage Coast and makes for a great place to explore.

Beamish Museum
An Adventure Through History: Beamish Museum

Beamish Museum is an amazing place, packed full of living history from the North East.

Durham City

Guide to Durham City, County Durham

Durham City is the biggest city in the county, and in my opinion, the most beautiful! It is absolutely worth a visit, so check out this post to see what the best way to do it is!

Flamingo Coffee at Seaham Beach
Takeout Restaurants and Cafes in Seaham

Supporting our local businesses during lockdown is so important. This list is full of all the amazing places in Seaham.

The Red Bridge in Castle Eden Dene
Guide to Castle Eden Dene

Castle Eden Dene is a nature reserve in Peterlee. It isn’t very well known but it is a great spot for a walk!

Hamsterley Forest
Guide to Hamsterley Forest

The largest forest in County Durham makes for an amazing place for a day out!

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