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Stately Homes & Gardens in Co Durham & Teesside

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Co Durham & Teesside Stately Homes, Country Houses & Gardens

blank tabDURHAM UNIVERSITY BOTANIC GARDENStately Homes & Gardens
University of Durham, Hollingside Lane, Durham, DH1 3TN

Don't miss our 20-acre site just minutes from Durham city centre; attractions that appeal to young and old alike, explore our Alpine Garden, Winter Garden, Bamboo Grove and Woodland. View our modern art or watch our bees in action. Walk through the desert house, and examine our collection of cacti, visit the tropical rainforest house, where you can even make it rain! This house contains not only a unique collection of plants, but some of its indigenous inhabitants, bugs, scorpions and tarantulas! We even have our own rare breed of sheep, the Manx Loghtan! Coffee shop, and gift shop onsite.
Tel: 0191 334 5521
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Eggleston Hall Gardens

Eggleston Hall, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham, DL12 0AG
Tel: 01833 650403    Fax: 01833 650378     E-mail:

Specialists in rare and unusual plants.

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Raby Castle and Gardens

near Staindrop    Tel: 01833 660202

One of the country's most impressive medieval castles set in a 200 acre deer park. Once the seat of the famous Nevills, Raby has been home to Lord Barnard's family for over 370 years. The castle contains fine period furniture and paintings and the stables house a collection of horse-drawn carriages. Interesting walled garden.

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Rokeby Park

near Barnard Castle     Tel: Mrs A Yeats on 01833 637334

Please contact for opening times. Palladian style country house which was the setting for Sir Walter Scott's ballad "Rokeby". Contains a unique collection of 18th century needlepoint paintings, period furniture and an interesting "Print Room".

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