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Sunday, October 23, 2016

Beamish Open Air Museum County Durham


Beamish Open Air Museum, County Durham.

The Beamish museum is a living museum and contains a rebuilt 1900's town and pit village with a coal mine.
There are working trams and vintage buses to transport visitors around the museum.
Also on the site is a working 1940's farm,1820's Waggonway and a railway station with steam trains.
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Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Durham City


Durham City

The City of Durham is a historic city and the county town to County Durham.
Durham Cathedral and the the adjacent 11th century Durham Castle is a UNESCO world heritage site.
The city lies on the river Wear and the Cathedral was founded in 1093 in honour of St Cuthbert of Lindisfarne.






Thursday, March 03, 2016

Sir Bobby Robson Memorial Garden Newcastle


Sir Bobby Robson Memorial Garden, Newcastle. 

A pocket park near Newcastle's St James' Park was opened in 2011 in honour of Sir Bobby Robson, the former Newcastle United manager which contains 5 sculptured stones, each one is dedicated to different aspects of his life, from his childhood in a mining village in Co Durham to the creation of the cancer research charity, The Sir Bobby Robson foundation.
  
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