8 days in Beamish Itinerary

8 days in Beamish Itinerary

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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 a sense of the local culture at Durham Heritage Coast and Green Howards Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Auckland Castle and Dales Countryside Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Beamish: The Forbidden Corner (in Middleham), Aysgarth Falls (in Aysgarth) and Hartlepool (Museum of Hartlepool & Hartlepool Quay). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Beamish Museum, delve into the lush surroundings at Hamsterley Forest, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jervaulx Abbey, and take an in-depth tour of Oriental Museum.

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In July, daily temperatures in Beamish can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beamish

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Durham, Gateshead, Barnard Castle, Hartlepool, Dales Countryside Museum
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Museum of Hartlepool ©
Museum of Hartlepool
Green Howards Museum ©
Green Howards Museum
Tanfield Railway ©
Tanfield Railway