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Durham Castle

Durham Castle

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Tanfield Railway

"The Causey Arch, which was the world's first arched railway bridge, built in 1725, is on our site"

The Engine Shed, Old Marley Hill, Sunniside, NE16 5ET

Tel: 0191 388 7545

Web: http://www.tanfield-railway.co.ukspacer

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Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Society

"We try to keep heritage working"

This is a mobile museum, offices based in Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6SZ

Tel: 01325 317 657

Web: http://www.aycliffebus.org.ukspacer

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Anker's House Museum

"We have a direct link with Roman, Anglo-Saxon and medieval past of the region. We are a part of the heritage chain which makes up the history and culture of the kingdom of Northumbria"

Church Chare, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3QB

Tel: 0191 388 3295

Web: http://www.maryandcuthbert.org.uk/parish-church-/ankers-housespacer

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Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

"The museum tour tells the story of ironstone mining, the iron rush, goes underground in the North Drift and Experiences the blasting procedure"

Deepdale, Skinningrove, TS13 4AP

Tel: 01287 642 877

Web: http://www.ironstonemuseum.co.ukspacer

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Lindisfarne Castle

Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 2SH

Tel: 01289 389 244

Web: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lindisfarne-castle/spacer

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Winkies Castle Museum

162 High Street, Marske-by-the-Sea, TS11 7NB

Tel: 01642 775 086 or email: post@winkiescastle.co.uk

Web: http://www.winkiescastle.co.ukspacer

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Berwick Museum and Art Gallery

The Clock Block, Berwick Barracks Parade, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1DQ

Tel: 07990893796 / 07736865824

Web: http://www.berwickmuseum.org.ukspacer

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Durham Castle

c/o University College, The Castle, Durham, DH1 3RW

Tel: 0191 344 3800

Web: http://www.dur.ac.uk/attractionsspacer

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