Stately Homes, Castles and Gardens to Visit in Co Durham

Please note that not all properties included in this section offer free access to HHA Friends. Those that offer free access have the words Free to Friends in the More Information section on the right hand side of their entries and are also listed in the annual Friends Handbook. No other properties can be visited free.

Showing 3 properties in Co Durham

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Raby Castle - Co Durham
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This impressive and complete 14th century fortress of the powerful Nevills, with nine towers set in 200 acres of landscaped deer park, has been home to Lord Barnard's family since 1626. Victorian restoration by Burn includes the Octogan Drawing Room and e... read more
Rokeby Park - Co Durham
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Completed in 1735 by its owner, Sir Thomas Robinson, a leading amateur architect of his day, it represents the heyday of the Palladian-style country house. It also has a unique collection of 18th century needlework pictures and strong connections with Sir... read more
Auckland Castle - Co Durham
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NB this property does not offer free access to HHA Friends and Members.

A beautiful medieval castle, situated in the heart of Bishop Auckland, is home to the history of the Bishops of Durham and the famous 17th century Francisco de Z... read more