Beamish is a world famous open air museum, telling the story of life in North East England in Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian times.
What makes it special
- Open air museum
- Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian
- World famous attraction
Every day - 10am - 4pm
Other things to do nearby
Dive into a breathtaking 3D underwater world and be transported below the ocean's surface to watch some of the planet's fascinating creatures.
We're just off the Coast to Coast cycle Route. The area offers miles of country lanes and off road routes through the wilds of County Durham.
The Derwent Valley, one of the Durham Dales, is sometimes overlooked, Visit the man-made lake - lovely for sailing and fishing.
Follow the 7.7 mile Edmundbyers Lead Mining Trail through the Burnhope Valley. Explore the moorland and delightful river valleys of County Durham.
15 miles from Edmundbyers, Hamsterley Forest offers something for everyone.
The 1000 acre, three-mile long reservoir offers a safe and fun way to learn water sports. The boundary between Northumberland and Durham runs right through the middle of the lake.
The oldest purpose built prison in England, Hexham Old Gaol will give you an insight into crime and punishment in medieval Northumberland. Visit the Gaol website