Attractions near East Cottage

This is a list of the attractions near this property that are featured on AboutBritain.com
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all attractions near this property.
Low Barns Nature Reserve (8 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 (11 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 (12 Miles)*
Auckland Castle is the home of the Bishop of Durham, and has been for the past 900 years.
The Bowes Museum (13 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 (15 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 (15 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.
Gibside (15 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.
Beamish Wild Adventure Park (15 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.
Beamish - The Living Museum of the North (16 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.
Hexham Racecourse (17 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.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near East Cottage
Frosterley (< 1 Mile)*
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.
Stanhope (3 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.
Westgate (7 Miles)*
Westgate is a popular centre for walking. Visitors to Westgate can see the foundations of the former Prince Bishops' Hunting Lodge.
Edmundbyers (8 Miles)*
Crook (8 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.
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.
Eggleston (9 Miles)*
Romaldkirk (10 Miles)*
Hunwick (10 Miles)*
Hunwick is an attractive ancient village dates from Saxon times then it once belonged to the Cathedral church of Durham.
Wear Head (10 Miles)*
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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