Sedgefield attractions

Sedgefield attractions

SedgefieldSedgefield 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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AttractionsAuckland Castle, Bishop Auckland Tel: 01388 601627 Historically the principal country residence of the Prince Bishops and now the official home of the Bishop of Durham. It has a magnificent marble and limestone chapel, reputed to be the largest private chapel in Europe, and is located on a promontory overlooking the Rivers Wear and Gaunless. About 9 miles west of Sedgefield.

Auckland Castle

AttractionsBinchester Roman Fort, Bishop Auckland Tel: 01388 663089
Binchester was the largest Roman fort in County Durham. A small part has been excavated and is open to view. Most of the fort and the remains of the nearby civilian settlement still lie buried in the surrounding fields. Car parking is available on site or the fort is a 20-minute walk along the banks of the River Wear from Bishop Auckland Market Place.
About 9 miles west of Sedgefield.

Binchester Roman Fort

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. On the outskirts of Sedgefield.

Sedgefield Racecourse
Billingham Beck Valley Country Park

Attractions Billingham Beck Valley Country Park Tel: 01642 360376 Billingham Beck Valley is one of Stockton Borough's most interesting areas of countryside with its colourful meadows, ponds, marsh and woodland. Designated a Local Nature Reserve in 1992, this valuable pocket of countryside has been preserved as a haven for wildlife and a place where people can explore, enjoy and learn about the countryside. About 6 miles southeast of Sedgefield.

Billingham Beck Valley Country Park

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