The North East of England is home to a wide variety of cultural heritage ranging from stately homes, castles, beautiful gardens and historic buildings.
The Bowes Museum is ideally situated on the border between the stunning Yorkshire Dales and the heritage-rich Durham. Both Yorkshire and Durham have a wide range of attractions and activities on offer. Why not explore more of this extraordinary county and experience the history and heritage of Durham City, discover award-winning attractions in the Vale of Durham, or dramatic views on the Durham Coast.
For more information visit the official tourism websites This is Durham and Welcome To Yorkshire who have a wealth of information for visitors to our region. We are also part of Yorkshire's Great Houses, Castles and Gardens who provide information to visitor attractions in Yorkshire.
Other cultural attractions which we recommend you visit are:
Auckland Castle - the palace of the Prince Bishops of Durham for over 900 years
Baltic - Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Newcastle
Beamish Museum - The Living Museum of the North
mima - Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art