8 days in Beamish Itinerary

8 days in Beamish Itinerary

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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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Beamish Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Beamish: Lucy Pittaway Art Gallery (in Richmond), Aysgarth Falls (in Aysgarth) and Middleham (The Forbidden Corner & St Mary & St Alkelda Church Middleham). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Durham Cathedral, enjoy some diversion at Adventure Valley, appreciate the history behind The Angel of the North, and take in nature's colorful creations at Crook Hall & Gardens.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Beamish trip planner .

In June, daily temperatures in Beamish can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beamish

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Side Trips

Durham, Middleham, World War One Soldier Sculpture, Smardale Gill Nature Reserve, High Force Waterfall
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Beamish Museum ©
Beamish Museum
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Aysgarth Falls ©
Aysgarth Falls