Taking place in Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham every summer, 'Kynren - an epic tale of England' is a live action extravaganza that takes you on a journey through 2,000 years of history, myth and legend.

Auckland Castle

Historically the principle country residence of the Prince of Bishops and now the official home of the Bishop of Durham. The Bishops Deer park is open free of charge to the public.

Beamish Open Air Museum

Beamish is a living, working experience of life as it was in the Great North in the early 1800s and 1900s. 

Binchester Roman Fort

Was once the largest Roman Fort in County Durham, it has been carefully excavated so that you can enjoy it to the full. 

Bowes Museum

The Bowes Museum offers a fascinating museum experience for all the family. Enjoy the greatest collection of European fine and decorative arts in the North of England and an acclaimed exhibition programme, alongside special events and children's activities. 

Durham Cathedral

Containing the remains of Cuthbert, the saintly seventh-century bishop of Lindisfarne, the Cathedral has stood on this spot as a place of prayer and pilgrimage for over 900 years. 

Hadrian's Wall

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.

Killhope Lead Mining Museum

Offers a unique opportunity to experience a day in the life of a North Pennines lead miner and his family. 

Weardale Museum and High House Chapel

Small but fascinating volunteer run folk museum and the historic and beautiful High House Chapel. The Museum holds a vast genealogy resource for those researching Weardale ancestry. 

Weardale Railway

Weardale Railways are working to buy and operate the railway line from Bishop Auckland to Stanhope and run it as a heritage railway and visitor attraction.