Peterlee attractions

Peterlee attractions

PeterleePeterlee 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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Durham Cathedral and Castle

Attractions Durham Cathedral and Castle - 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. University College, Durham Castle, Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3RW. Tel: 0191 334 4099. www.durhamcastle.org. About 10 miles west of Peterlee.

Durham Cathedral and Castle

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 west of Peterlee.

Crook Hall & Gardens
Hartlepool Historic Quay & Museum

Attractions Hartlepool Historic Quay & Museum, Jackson Dock, Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool Tel: 01429 860006. The internationally renowned Historic Quay and award-winning Museum opened in 1995. The Quay depicts an 18th Century seaport from the time of Nelson and Trafalgar. Home of the HMS Trincomalee, the second oldest British warship afloat – available for guided tours. Northumbria's Visitor Attraction of the Year (awarded twice in the last three years) and listed by Which? Guide as one of the top six historical attractions in the UK. About 8 miles southeast of Peterlee.

Hartlepool Historic Quay & Museum

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Attractions Sedgefield Racecourse, Stockton-on-Tees TS21 2HW Tel: 01740 621925 Hosting 20 Jump race meetings and spanning 11 months of the year, Sedgefield Racecourse is one of Britain’s most popular racecourses. About 10 miles southwest of Peterlee.

Sedgefield Racecourse

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