A 47 hectare nature reserve near Witton le Wear created on an area of former sand and gravel quarry and sewerage treatment works.
Two fantastic galleries in the heart of Bishop Auckland.
Castle dating back to the 17th century and home to the bishops of Durham.
A tower based on a siege engine amongst eclectic buildings
The ruins of an old lead and fluorspar mine in the Pennines with the headframe and some buildings still visible.
One of the remaining arches carrying a two mile horizontal chimney as part of a flue system.
A memorial to the Bradford brothers and other soldiers from Witton Park who fought in World War 1 and both received the Victoria Cross.
A restored 19th century mining museum in the centre of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where you can experience the life and work of the lead mining families of the North Pennines.
Founded about AD 670–675, it is one of the oldest Anglo-Saxon churches in England.