Attractions near Forest in Teesdale
The Bowes Museum (14 Miles)*
Where else in the world can you see a 230-year-old mechanical silver swan, still in working order, alongside a Turner or a Canaletto?
South Tynedale Railway (14 Miles)*
Buy your ticket in the restored Victorian station building for a leisurely ride through the beautiful scenery of the South Tyne valley. The trains are hauled by preserved steam and diesel engines from Britain and abroad.
Acorn Bank Garden and Watermill (15 Miles)*
Acorn Bank is a delightful sheltered garden, renowned for its herbs and orchards growing old English fruit varieties.
Raby Castle (16 Miles)*
See the proud stronghold built by the mighty Neville dynasty in 1360, which has stood for centuries as a monument to their power and ambition.
Low Barns Nature Reserve (17 Miles)*
Regarded as one of Durham Wildlife Trust's premier reserves, this 50 hectare wetland site contains mixed woodlands and grasslands. A recently refurbished visitor centre is open to the public and something of interest can be seen throughout the year.
Hexham Racecourse (20 Miles)*
Perched on Yarridge Heights high above the historic market town, Hexham Racecourse has been the home of National Hunt racing in Northumberland for well over a century. It is now Northumberland's only racecourse.
Hazel Brow Farm (20 Miles)*
Hazel Brow Farm is a 200 acre traditional family run farm in the heart of Swaledale - famous for its beautiful Herriot scenery.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Forest in Teesdale
Holwick (4 Miles)*
Middleton in Teesdale (5 Miles)*
In 1815 the London Lead company established its northern headquarters at Middleton in Teesdale and the impact can be seen in the many buildings which symbolise late Victorian prosperity.
Westgate (6 Miles)*
Westgate is a popular centre for walking. Visitors to Westgate can see the foundations of the former Prince Bishops' Hunting Lodge.
Wear Head (6 Miles)*
Eggleston (9 Miles)*
Romaldkirk (9 Miles)*
Stanhope (10 Miles)*
The historic market town of Stanhope with its cobbled Market Place, stands on the banks of the river Wear and has a strong industrial heritage, which stems from mining lead and quarrying limestone for iron and steel making.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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