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Stanley

England

Trover photo by Sandy Sievwr

Trover photo by Sarah Harker

Stanley

Known for Friendly People, Museums and Bars

Discover the historic area of Stanley—museums, pristine countryside and top sights like Beamish Open Air Museum.

How do you get to Stanley?

Discover the historic area of Stanley—museums, pristine countryside and top sights like Beamish Open Air Museum.

Things to do in Stanley

Cross a futuristic tilting bridge, peruse artistic centers and relax with a drink in this modern part of the city.

Attend an intense soccer game at one of the United Kingdom’s largest and oldest stadiums. See it perched on a hill in the city center.

Marvel at the impressive architectural feat of the tilting of this curved bridge and its tall arch allowing boats to pass.

Learn more about the local history when you visit Durham Cathedral, a well-known historical site in Durham. Visit the stunning cathedral and lively bars in this culturally rich area.

Learn more about the local history when you visit Durham Castle, a well-known historical site in Durham. Visit the spas and top-notch restaurants in this culturally rich area.

Follow in the footsteps of Roman settlers, hike amid breathtaking landscapes and gaze at a starlit sky in England’s least populated national park.

Appreciate the views of the river and its bridges from this international art complex that holds ever-changing exhibits of visual works.

A familiar-looking tall green arch stretches across the lively Quayside area and joins the communes of Gateshead and Newcastle-upon-Tyne.