Things to see & do in County Durham

At the top of the list it has to be Beamish, the 350 acre open air museum remains to be “one of the best in the world”. An absolute must visit great for all ages.

Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle are one of the top things to do on our things to do and see when moving to the Durham area starting from a small fee of £3 suggested donation.

The Bowes museum – This grand building offers galleries, fine dining, everything and more for kids of all ages with an on site cafe.

Family Activities

Beamish wild – if outdoor activities are your thing you can enjoy 2 hours of family fun climbing in the trees, zipwires, rope swings and more.

Darlington hippodrome – Formerly known as Darlington civic theatre, a great place to explore local talent watching pantos and theatre. Cafe and bar.

Head of steam – Darlington railway museum, set in an original 1840’s railway station. Its a great place to take friends or family at the weekend when you move to county Durham.

Walks and exploring in the area

County Durham is a great place to explore the wilderness with plenty walk and biking trails. If you’re a keen explorer moving to county Durham is one of the best places in the north east to be.

High fource waterfall – enjoy as long or as short a walk as you like with parking right next to the falls or enjoy the wildlife and Low fource falls (a smaller waterfall) on the way and take in the scenery, a great bear hunt for all ages.

Derwent reservoir – enjoy peaceful strolls by the water with free parking, dog friendly and plenty scenic views.

Bowlees Visitor centre – situated next to low and high fource falls, some beautiful hay meadows with acres of stunning woodland.

If you still haven’t chosen a mover come and see us at Durham Removals to see how we can help you on the day.

Moving into Durham

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