Attractions near Hamsterley Forest Bed and Breakfast

This is a list of the attractions near this bed and breakfast that are featured on AboutBritain.com
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all attractions near this bed and breakfast.
Low Barns Nature Reserve (5 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.
Raby Castle (6 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.
Auckland Castle (9 Miles)*
Auckland Castle is the home of the Bishop of Durham, and has been for the past 900 years.
The Bowes Museum (9 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?
Durham Castle (14 Miles)*
Durham Castle, together with the Cathedral, was awarded the status of a World Heritage Site in 1986 providing international recognition for this unique, historic and scenic site.
Crook Hall and Gardens (14 Miles)*
Crook Hall built in the 13th century is one of the oldest inhabited houses in Durham. The Hall is a jumble of buildings reflecting its historical development.
Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum (16 Miles)*
The museum collection covers the railways of North-East England, with particular emphasis on the Darlington area. Of greatest significance is Stephenson's "Locomotion" (1825), which hauled the inaugural train on the Stockton and Darlington Railway.
Beamish - The Living Museum of the North (17 Miles)*
Beamish is a world famous open air museum telling the story of the people of North East England in Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian times.
Beamish Wild Adventure Park (17 Miles)*
Set in the grounds of Beamish Hall in Chester-le-Street, Beamish Wild Birds of Prey Centre is a purpose-built conservation centre providing an educational and fun day out for all the family.
Gibside (18 Miles)*
Wildlife, a Statue of Liberty and family connections with the Queen Mother make Gibside a National Trust property which stands out from the rest.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Hamsterley Forest Bed and Breakfast

This is a list of the towns near this bed and breakfast that are featured on AboutBritain.com
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all towns near this bed and breakfast.
Frosterley (5 Miles)*
Frosterley was once an important centre for the limestone industry. Its renowned marble, an ornate limestone containing 323 million year old fossil corals, can be seen in Frosterley Parish Church.
Crook (6 Miles)*
Crook is a small bustling town with an open Market Place, good selection of pubs, coffee shops and restaurants and a wide variety of shops, including factory shops.
Eggleston (6 Miles)*
Stanhope (7 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.
Staindrop (7 Miles)*
Staindrop is an attractive village near Raby Castle, former stronghold of the Nevills, has always been associated with the Lords of Raby.
Hunwick (7 Miles)*
Hunwick is an attractive ancient village dates from Saxon times then it once belonged to the Cathedral church of Durham.
Romaldkirk (7 Miles)*
Middleton in Teesdale (8 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.
Bishop Auckland (8 Miles)*
Bishop Auckland - Ancient and historic market town, seat of the Bishop of Durham since the 12th century. The largest town in the Wear Valley, lively, with good shopping and busy markets (Thursdays and Saturday).
Barnard Castle (9 Miles)*
Barnard Castle is a historic thriving market town, which developed in the protective shadow of Bernard Balliols castle. Built on a fine defensive site in 1125, the castle is in the care of English Heritage and is open to the public.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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