Barnard Castle offers a host of family-run shops, some excellent pubs and the medieval ruins of the 12th Century Castle.
Take a walk around Teesdale and the Waterfall at High Force.
The Bowes was designed and purpose-built as a public art gallery by the French architect Jules Pellechet and opened in 1892.
A wonderful 9 hole golf course set over 40 acres to the east of Headlam Hall Hotel. Natural features are plentiful, and are challenging to the player and pleasing to the eye.
Beamish is a living, working experience of life as it was in the Great North in the early 1800s and 1900s.
Set in the stunning grounds of Walworth Castle, just 10 mins from the A1 and A68 the falconry centre is the perfect place for a fun, family day out.
In Durham City you will find historic buildings, museums, galleries, guided walks, Durham University, shopping and more.
Designated a World Heritage Site in 1987, Hadrian's Wall ranks alongside the Taj Mahal and other treasures of the great wonders of the world.
Find out more about Yorkshire and Richmond.
The Lake District National Park in the north-west of England is the largest English National Park.
Shops, theatres, nightclubs, bars, hotels, galleries and lots more.
Visit this designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which has become Britains's first European Geopark.