Crook attractions

Crook attractions

CrookCrook is in County Durham, a county whose southern boundary is formed by the River Tees, its northern boundary by the River Tyne, its western boundary high in the Pennine Hills and to the east, the limestone cliffs of its North Sea coastline, the unspoilt Durham Heritage Coast. Here you will find the magnificent World Heritage site Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle. The county is mainly rural with the moors and valleys of Teesdale and Weardale, bustling market towns, former colliery villages, majestic castles and living museums.

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Attractions Crook has a famous amateur football team, Crook Town F.C. Millfield Ground, West Road, Crook, Co. Durham, DL15 9PW. Tel: (01388) 762959.

 Crook Town F.C.

Durham Cathedral and Castle

Attractions Durham Cathedral and Castle - a World Heritage Site and is only a short drive away. Here you can visit the Tomb of St. Cuthbert and The Venerable Bede. The Castle is now part of the University College but tours take place throughout the day. With the Cathedral, it is still very much an icon of the City and County of Durham. www.durhamcastle.org. University College, Durham Castle, Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3RW. Tel: 0191 334 4099. About 8 miles southwest of Crook.

Durham Cathedral and Castle

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AttractionsBeamish - The North of England Open Air Museum, Co. Durham Tel: 0191 370 4000. Visit the town, colliery village, farm, railway station, Pockerley Manor and 1825 railway, recreating life in the North East in the early 1800's and 1900's. Beamish Museum is an open air museum where you can go underground in a drift mine, visit the pit cottages, Victorian schoolroom, a Victorian dentist and an old fashioned sweet shop. Step on board our trams and we'll transport you into the past. www.beamish.org.uk. About 12 miles north of Crook.

Beamish - The North of England Open Air Museum

Crook Hall & Gardens

Attractions Crook Hall & Gardens, Frankland Lane, Sidegate, Durham, Uk, DH1 5SZ Tel: 0191 384 8028. A Medieval Manor House surrounded by romantic gardens. All within walking distance of Durham City Centre. Described by Alan Titchmarsh as "a tapestry of colourful blooms". www.crookhallgardens.co.uk. About 10 miles northeast of Crook.

Crook Hall & Gardens

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Attractions Escomb church was built around 670 A.D & can be found in the village of Escomb on the west side of Bishop Auckland close to Crook. Much of the stonework came from the remains of the nearby Roman Fort at Binchester. Now restored, it is one of the finest examples of early Christian architecture in Northern Europe. Tours,educational visits and Pilgrimages by arrangement with the Tourist Secretary Tel: 07946 187934. www.escombsaxonchurch.com. About 4 miles south of Crook.

Escomb church

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