Caravan parks and campsites are dotted in various locations throughout the County of Durham from which you can venture out and discover the attractions on offer. City lovers will enjoy a trip to Durham city where as well as shopping you can relax and take a ride on the Prince Bishop River Cruise; where you can see the sights of Derby city such as its cathedral and castle. Specialist shops and boutiques are a plenty in Bishop Auckland; a town with a 2000 year old heritage. It is also home to a cultured town hall containing a Library, cinema, theatre and arts complex all under one roof.
Named after the castle the town is built under; the market town of Barnard Castle provides an opportunity to seize the history of this County. Home to antiques shops where you may find a treasured purchase and farmers markets where you can sample the local produce. The Bowes Museum; a French Chateau, is an idyllic location to brush up on your history perusing its collections of decorative and fine arts from great artists such as Turner to simply admiring this fine example of 19th Century architecture.