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Durham and Tees Valley

You’ll never be short of things to see in this thriving cosmopolitan region

Welcome to Durham and Tees Valley!

As the Birthplace of the Railways, along with its historic towns, days out with the kids packed with action and history, top-class sport, lively nightlife and some of the best countryside in Britain – Durham and Tees Valley has got it all.

Our guide to the region’s superb eating establishments, is a must read. Shopaholic? Boasting some of the best shopping facilities in the North East of England, from lively urban centres to pretty market towns with traditional high streets and smaller unique shops, it doesn’t get better than this so have a browse of our shopping guide. Durham and Tees Valley is home to a wealth of culture, from World Heritage sites like Durham Cathedral to one of the UK’s most popular attractions Beamish Museum. Here are some of the best things to do while visiting the region.

Whatever it is you’re looking for in Durham and Tees Valley, let our informative blogs help shape your travel plans!

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Dear John letter holds the key to 40-year-old castle mystery
Arts and culture

Dear John letter holds the key to 40-year-old castle mystery

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How to spend 48 hours in Durham Tees Valley
Things to do

How to spend 48 hours in Durham Tees Valley

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You'll find our beautiful, printed guides in leading hotels across the UK and Ireland. But you can also read or download the e-book versions: filled with interesting articles, local information, discounts and special offers.

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