With its iconic Cathedral and Castle World Heritage Site - Durham City is the jewel in the crown of an extraordinary county. The Durham Dales and Vale of Durham are diverse landscapes, dotted with market towns and picturesque villages. The Durham Dales and North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are home to moorland and forest. Beamish Museum, Barnard Castle and Durham School and University are highly regarded.
Durham County is vast and includes Chester le Street, Durham City, Ferryhill, Stanley, Burnhope, Beamish, Crook, Consett & Bishop Auckland.