Oakerside Dene Lodge Stanhope Chase, Peterlee, , SR8 1NJ
Picturesque wooded valley. National Nature Reserve with 550 acres of natural woodland and 12 miles of footpaths. Wild flowers, woodland birds and red squirrels can be seen.
Castle Gardens, Stanhope, , DL13 2FJ
Craft workshops, Tourist Information Centre, tearoom and Dales garden.
Castle Park, Stanhope, , DL13 2LY
Heated open air swimming-pool with spring board, slide, toddlers pool, disabled facilities, cafe and shop. Only outdoor pool in the North Pennines.