Plawsworth Hall is ideally situated midway between historic Durham City (3 miles) and the market town of Chester-le-Street (2 miles). Plawsworth is the ideal location for touring and visiting local attractions & activities in Durham. We have put together a list of things to do in the area:
The Durham Cathedral, built in 1093 and home to the shrine of St Cuthbert. Durham Cathedral is known for its beautiful Romanesque architecture and spectacular location at the heart of the Durham World Heritage Site. Durham Cathedral has been a place of pilgramage for over a thousand years!
The iconic curves of the Sage on Newcastle/Gateshead’s Quayside (15mins) were designed by Sir Norman Foster and host the acclaimed Northern Sinfonia as well as world class musical events from jazz to folk.
Beamish Museum is an open-air museum located at Beamish, in County Durham, England. The museum’s principle is to preserve an example of everyday life in urban and rural North East England at the peak of industrialisation in the early 20th century.
At Sunderland Empire (20mins) you can see smash hit West End musicals such as Starlight Express, Miss Saigon and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to opera and ballet; cutting-edge comedy to very latest kids shows.
Alnwick Castle has over 950 years of history to discover, and the origins of the Castle date back to the Norman period. Set on beautiful grounds there is plenty to see and do!
Over 2,000 years old. This is the most famous frontier of the mighty Roman Empire. A English Heritage location worth visiting.
Lindisfarne is a tidal island only just off the coast of Northumberland. The island is accessed by a causeway as when the tide comes in, it is completetly submerged by water.
Holy Island of Lindisfarne
Plawsworth Hall cottages in Durham are stylishly furnished and fully equipped with everything you might need during your stay away from home. Choose from our one or two bedroom apartments, three bedroom cottage or one or two bedroom premium apartments. Click accommodations to know more.
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