Eggleston Hall Gardens
Four acres of garden full of surprises with winding paths, borders, organic vegetables and fell views - a truly magical place.
What makes it special
- Beautiful walled gardens
Other things to do nearby
The highest waterfall in the area, the gill falls a spectacular 50ft into a pool in the wooded valley below.
This fortress has stunning views over the Tees Gorge. Don't miss the sensory garden of scented plants and tactile objects.
The greatest collections of European Fine and Decorative Arts in the North of England - a great day out for all of the family.
A fantastic base for walks, the centre provides information and displays on the landscape, wildlife and people of Upper Teesdale.
There's fantastic road cycling around Dufton with lots of quiet roads making it suitable for all cycling abilities.
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 hostel is close to the Coast to Coast cycling route. Local roads offer great cycling for all abilities for anyone who wants to enjoy stunning views over the North Pennines landscape.
Discover this Norman castle’s fascinating past before taking a peaceful stroll round the secluded Cockpit Garden.
The Pennine Way in on the hostel's doorstep, with two of the best stretches of the route in the area up to High Cup Nick.
Hire a bike at Hamsterley Forest and explore the graded trails including serious levels of descent and lovely family routes through the tranquil woods.
Kingsway Adventure Centre, six miles away, offers guided tuition in a range of outdoor activities.
The Derwent Valley, one of the Durham Dales, is sometimes overlooked, Visit the man-made lake - lovely for sailing and fishing.
Killhope is a fully restored nineteenth century lead mine, where you can experience for yourself the life and work of the lead mining families of the Pennine dales.
See the mineral mining past of the North Pennines, with underground tours and interactive waterpower demonstrations.
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.