Nearby Attractions

Beamish Living Museum of the North

We believe we are the closest of the County Durham CLs to the amazing Beamish Living Museum of the North (25% discount on production of your CC membership card); also close by are the beautiful Durham Dales and Hadrian’s Wall and many other family attractions.


If shopping interests you we are within easy reach of the Metro Centre, Europe’s biggest shopping centre and Newcastle upon Tyne (it’s possible to catch a bus to both places from the village).

Broom House Farm

Walk to the top of the hill and you’ll find Broom House Farm with a lovely coffee shop, cafe and farm shop – their home reared meat is delicious, and for children they have an Adventure trail through the woods. Also based at Broom House Farm is Fury Events, you can try Mud Buggy Racing, Quad Biking, Off Road Driving, Archery and Clay Pigeon shooting.


Approximately two miles away is Diggerland,  an adventure park where children and adults can drive real diggers and so much more.


If you’re into fishing there are many facilities within five miles, the nearest being  Aldin Grange at Bearpark (approximately three miles) which boasts five well stocked lakes brimming with fish – two trout (fly only), two coarse and one competition (match only).

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