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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!

Whether it’s a weekend break in the glorious North East of England, days out with the kids packed with action and history, top-class sport, lively nightlife or some of the best countryside and coastline in Britain – Durham and Tees Valley has got it all. You can get a taste for fine dining at the end of a hard day’s shopping. Browse the freshest produce in traditional markets. Enjoy our superb scenery, or discover the awe-inspiring architecture and history of Durham Castle and Cathedral. Hear stories of Captain Cook, from his earliest days to his greatest adventures, and the industrial history of a region which helped power the British Empire in both peace and wartime. Durham and Tees Valley is packed with historical interest but, as you will find, it’s also a thriving cosmopolitan region so, whether you’re visiting for business or pleasure, you’ll never be short of things to see and do.

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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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