What's on inWeardale

Welcome to Weardale

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Weardale - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Weardale to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Weardale

Tourist Attractions

Killhope - The North

Killhope winner of the Guardian's Family Friendly Award 2004 is a 'Quality Assured Visitor Attraction,' where you can discover the lives of Lead Mining families. As part of this discovery come and see 'Magnificent Minerals' a temporary exhibition extended for 2005. This eye‐catching display of…

The Weardale Railway

New attraction planned to open July 2004. Steam railway running 5 miles beside the River Wear between Wolsingham and Stanhope in the Durham Dales.Open: Planned to open 17 July then open daily until 3 Oct. Also open 4,5,11,12,18,19, 26‐31 Dec and 1 and 2 Jan…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Weardale? See our list of attractions in Weardale, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.