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“Killhope is a multi-award winning 19th century mining museum in the centre of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), where you can experience the life and work of the lead mining families of the North Pennines. Famous for its iconic working waterwheel, the venue offers so much more to do and see, including stunning landscape, captivating art installation, fascinating lead mining history, scenic walks and amazing wildlife. Maybe you’ll spot one of the famous red squirrels. You can also accompany one of our guides on an unforgettable underground mine tour. Killhope offers an amazing day out for the whole family, whether you’re looking for fun or to immerse yourself in”
  • 11 locals recommend
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“A small rustic cafe and coffee shop which is superb for breakfasts, lunches and cakes.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Cocktails, craft beers, cracking rum selection, live music/ DJs, open late. Well worth a visit.”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Great little pub. Good selection of bar food too, with lots of craft ales & gins to choose from. They often have local bands/ acts playing in the bar area.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“There are two Flat Whites in Durham, both are delightful coffee houses offering artisan roasts, light lunches and homemade cakes in a cozy rustic setting. Be aware that the Flat White Kitchen can have large queues around lunch times, but you can always sneak around the corner to the lesser known little sister, Flat White Cafe. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“Excellent homemade ice cream from their own dairy, great menu in the cafe, children's play area, visit Brough castle ruin also once owned by Lady Anne Clifford.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Lovely ambience, cake and coffee, outside seating over looking the charming church grounds.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Exceptional high quality bread and baked products. Very popular cafe because of its high standards”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“A great restaurant and spot for drinks. The atmosphere is great and there’s plenty of seating including a beer garden. It does get busy sometimes though. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“Amazing food in the cafe and the Award Winning Farm Shop next door has a great selection of food so you can stock up for your break away. They also bake their own bread daily.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“The Farm Shop and Café is open throughout the year. Housed in a beautiful log cabin, tables on our terrace overlook the burn flowing past. Enjoy home cooked fayre beside the wood stove while the kids explore the enclosed play area just outside. Find out more about the farm on our farm trail. Meet our animals and have a go at the Trail Quiz! ”
  • 1 local recommends
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“Town Libary Tourist Information Cafe Art Gallery Often holds tea dances, shows, cinema and events. ”
  • 2 locals recommend