Visit County Durham

County Durham "The Land of the Prince Bishops"

Meadow Farm Caravan Park and Campsite is perfectly situated in County Durham for numerous attractions.  The city of Durham, with its World Heritage Site cathedral and castle, is 12 miles away. Teesdale, the Durham and Yorkshire coasts, the North Yorkshire Moors and the Yorkshire Dales are all within easy reach. The Lake District and Scotland are an hour and a half's drive away.

Closer to home (5 miles away) is Kynren a spectacular open-air live action night show performed against the backdrop of Auckland Castle.  Meadow Farm is a popular choice for accommodation for visitors to Kynren and also for some of the `Archers’, that is the 1000+ community of volunteers who provide the performance.  Tickets for Kynren 2017 will be on sale from mid November 2016 – for more information see their website

Attractions close by

  • Auckland Castle: Situated at the Market Place, Bishop Auckland (5.2 miles)

  • Locomotion:The National Railway Museum at Shildon (4.8 miles)

  • Barnard Castle (8.6 miles)

  • The Bowes Museum (9.1 miles)

National Trust properties

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.


  • Witton le Wear (2.7 miles)

  • Etherley Dene, Escomb and the River Wear (2.7 miles)

  • Low Barnes Nature Reserve (Witton Le Wear) (2.8 miles)


  • Local historic Towns Barnard Castle Staindrop, Durham and Bishop Auckland to mention a few, are where you could spend your time walking around  and explore all the old streets or to have a nice coffee or a meal in one of the many restaurants or coffee shops. Local Attractions Kynren

  • Bowes Museum

  • Raby Castle

  • Bishop Auckland Castle

  • High Force

  • Beamish Museum

  • Durham Cathedral

  • Catterick Market

  • Bishop Auckland Retail Shopping Park

  • And many more 

  • If you want to be more adventurous check out some of the local attractions below that County Durham has to offer. 

  • Kynren - a spectacular outdoor  show

  • The Angel of the North

  • Beamish Museum

  • Kynren

  • The UK's most spectacular live outdoor show !!

  • Hamsterley Forest

  • Perfect for walkers and cyclists

  • Historic city of Durham

  • Durham is a beautiful historic city

  • Beamish Museum

  • A world famous open air museum

  • High Force Waterfall

  • Dramatic beauty - a true force of nature

  • Highforce waterfall

  • Cathedral City of Durham

  • Hamsterley Forest

  • Raby Castle

  • One of England's finest medieval castles!!

  • Bowes Museum

  • A french Chateau in the North East of  England

  • Barnard Castle

  • Historic market town

  • Binchester Roman Fort

  • Incredible remains of a Roman Bath House

  • Auckland Castle

  • Home of the Prince Bishops


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