Things to do in the Dales
The Durham Dales, incorporating Teesdale and Weardale is a peaceful and tranquil landscape of moors and hills, valleys and meandering rivers, dotted with picturesque villages and market towns.
Part of the, a European and UNESCO Global Geopark, this special place is the perfect choice for your next holiday of exploration.
and are great ways to explore the Durham Dales, where you’ll find some of the best hiking and biking routes in the country. Enjoy breathtaking views and seek out tasty tearooms and cafes in the welcoming towns and villages along the way. Head to and explore 2, 000 hectares of woodland or let the chain take the strain on an around this beautiful area. Don’t miss the perfect photo opportunity at – on of England’s most impressive waterfalls.
There’s plenty more to too, from historic castles to award-winning museums and galleries and much more, the Durham Dales is a great place to visit.
When it’s time to refuel, you’ll find great places to eat along the way, from tempting treats in market town tearooms, to hearty countryside meals in traditional country pubs, it’s all on the menu in the . Plus, our two will take your taste buds around the dales and North Pennines.