Tourist Attractions etc in Durham
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Co Durham & Teesside Tourist Attractions

Tourist attractions in & around the area of Co Durham & Teesside...

Co Durham & Teesside Tourist Attractions

Whorlton Lido

near Barnard Castle, County Durham.
Tel: 01833 627397

Recreation are on the banks of the River Tees with miniature railway, children's corner, 9 hole putting green, refreshments and picnic area. Day fishing permits available.

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The Herb Patch

Brockwell House, Newlands, Ebchester, County Durham, DH8 9JA
Tel/Fax: 01207 562099     E-mail:

The herb patch is a small herb nursery producing a wide range of culinary, medicinal and aromatic herb plants. All grown without the use of artificial pesticides, in organic, peat free compost. In the Farm Shop you will find a selection of locally produced fine foods including herb jellies, dips, organic vegetables, preserves, chutneys, cakes, honey and apple juice. Choose from a range of gifts including hand crafted soap, aromatherapy products, cards and many more. After browsing around the nursery, a warm welcome awaits in our Tea Room where you can relax and enjoy delicious homemade light refreshments.

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The Playshack

Unit 6 All Saints Industrial Estate, Shildon, Co. Durham, DL4 2RD
Tel: 01388 779477     Web:
: Christine Blundell or Jayne Hemming    Open: 7 days a week 10am - 7pm

New and exciting, fun indoor play area for the under 12's. Offering play on three levels including a giant astra slide, 540 degree tube slide, gliders, rope bridges, dizzy discs and much more. We have a separate under 5's play area including a slide, dexterity games and rockers. We also have a large separate football area. Take the stress out of parties and let us look after you in one of our themed rooms, with a choice of Shrek, Jungle, Under Sea or Disco bubble party all guaranteed to be loads of fun!! Why not relax in the spacious seating area where there is a large selection of home cooked food and Italian coffees. With excellent access for wheelchair users we offer a wide range of activity for differing abilities. Parking for 50 cars is provided including 5 disabled spaces.

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Poplar Tree Garden Centre

Hall Lane, Shincliffe Village, County Durham, DH1 2NG
Tel: 0191 3847553    Fax: 0191 3831056
E-mail:    Web:

Poplar Tree Garden Centre has been helping people in Durham and all over the north east get the best from their gardens for over thirty years. We pride ourselves on taking as much care with our customers as they do with their gardens, and strive to be friendly and helpful at all times. We sell a wide range of gardening goods, including furniture, water gardening and Aquatics, artificial flowers, sundries, paving and gravel, garden buildings, trees and shrubs, pet care, books, greetings cards, house plants, bedding plants and much more. ALSO FEATURES: Uniquely positioned near the banks of the river Wear, a stones throw from the historic City of Durham, and inside Poplar Tree Garden Centre lies the enchanted Brambles Coffee Shop.

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