UK Holiday Guide - Holiday Guide to County Durham in England
Guide to Accommodation and Attractions in County Durham
County Durham is a historic county in North East England. The county town is Durham. The county has an industrial heritage and its economy was historically based on coal and iron mining. It is an area of regeneration and promoted as a tourist destination.
Durham Cathedral is the greatest Norman building in England, perhaps even in Europe. It is cherished not only for its architecture but also for its incomparable setting. For this reason it was inscribed together with the Castle as one of Britain's first World Heritage Sites.
Some of the main attractions of the county include
Beamish Museum in Stanley
Durham Cathedral and Castle
High Force and Low Force waterfalls
Other useful links in County Durham
Durham County Council
Visit County Durham