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Situated in the historical district, this historic hotel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Beamish Open Air Museum and 1.5 mi (2.3 km) from Causey Arch. South Moor Golf ...
Situated in a rural location, this guesthouse is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Gibside and within 6 miles (10 km) of metrocentre and Causey Arch. Beamish Open Air Museum ...
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Situated in Washington, this hotel is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Birtley Golf Club and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Washington Old Hall. Herrington Country Park and Penshaw ...
The Beamish Open Air Museum offers a wonderful insight into the historic development of Northeast England and its profound role in the Industrial Revolution. It is near the outskirts of the medieval market town of Chester-le-Street, and just a nine-mile journey from Durham
Through tens of thousands of artefacts across 300 acres, you can learn about this area's rapid commercial growth in the 19th Century, from its bustling coal mines to its agricultural development. The museum includes specially preserved landmarks, many of which have been relocated here, while others are replicas.
A popular place to stay near the Beamish Open Air Museum is the four-star Ramside Hall Hotel, which offers sophisticated rooms with premium bedding and with luxury bathrooms. It also has an excellent golf course, a deluxe spa, and restaurants serving delicious local and international cuisine.
At the Beamish Open Air Museum, you can see what life would have been like in a typical 19th-century town, discover what workers would have had to endure in a 20th-century colliery, then ride the Beamish Tramway or a replica Edwardian motor bus. If you fancy some team, head to the traditional Tea Rooms, enjoy a pint at the Sun Inn, or buy a freshly baked cake at the Herron's Bakery.
For more delicious treats, try the Victorian Sweets and Treats shop, where you can even make your own traditional confectionery just as local confectioners would have in the 20th Century. You can also find a great range of gift items at the Entrance Gift Shop, adjacent to the Entrance Coffee Shop.
Hotels near the Beamish Open Air Museum make an ideal base for a day trip to the former steel hub of Consett, which is home to one of the oldest theatres in the region, the Empire Theatre Spend the day in Durham and see its iconic Norman cathedral and castle UNESCO World Heritage Site, then relax at the city's beautiful botanic gardens.