Attractions near Springfield House

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.
Raby Castle (3 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 (4 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.
The Bowes Museum (6 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?
Auckland Castle (7 Miles)*
Auckland Castle is the home of the Bishop of Durham, and has been for the past 900 years.
Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum (12 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)
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 (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.
Georgian Theatre Royal (15 Miles)*
The Georgian Theatre Royal, the UK's oldest working theatre in its original form is situated in the picturesque Georgian market town of Richmond, North Yorkshire.
Richmondshire Museum (15 Miles)*
Richmondshire Museum, which was opened in 1978, began in a former joiner's workshop and has gradually grown.
Green Howards Regimental Museum (15 Miles)*
Visit the Green Howards Museum and find out how this distinguished Infantry Regiment had an impact on the story of Britain, Europe and the world.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Springfield House
Staindrop (3 Miles)*
Staindrop is an attractive village near Raby Castle, former stronghold of the Nevills, has always been associated with the Lords of Raby.
Barnard Castle (6 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.
Eggleston (6 Miles)*
Hunwick (7 Miles)*
Hunwick is an attractive ancient village dates from Saxon times then it once belonged to the Cathedral church of Durham.
Bishop Auckland (7 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).
Romaldkirk (7 Miles)*
Hutton Magna (7 Miles)*
Crook (7 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.
Eppleby (8 Miles)*
Frosterley (9 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.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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