3 days in County Durham Itinerary

3 days in County Durham Itinerary

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3 days in County Durham Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Drive:  30​min
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Newcastle upon Tyne


Beamish ©
Beamish, previously named 'Pit Hill', is a village in County Durham, England, situated to the north east of Stanley.The village is contained within Hell Hole Wood and is home to Beamish Museum, an open-air museum seeking to replicate a northern town of the early 20th century. Get out of town with these interesting Beamish side-trips: High Force Waterfall (in Middleton in Teesdale), World War One Soldier Sculpture (in Seaham) and Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon (in Shildon). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Beamish Museum, gain insight at Hall Hill Farm, appreciate the history behind The Durham Light Infantry Memorial, and step into the grandiose world of Durham Castle.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Beamish road trip tool .

Newcastle upon Tyne to Beamish is an approximately half hour car ride. September in Beamish sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Beamish

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Durham, Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon, World War One Soldier Sculpture, High Force Waterfall
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Beamish Museum ©
Beamish Museum
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Durham Castle ©
Durham Castle