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  • Durham Dales Centre.

    A unique venue offering a range of attractions.
  • Tearoom.

    Homemade hot & cold meals, speciality coffees & teas, & irresistible home baking.
  • Gardens.

    Enjoy the view of the 18th century gazebo.
  • Gift Shop & Speciality Crafts.

    Inspiring and varied range of gifts & crafts.
Dales Centre Tearoom


Homemade hot & cold meals, speciality coffees, teas & irresistible home baking.

Dales Centre Gift Shop

Gift Shop & Crafts.

An inspiring & varied range of gifts, jewellery, clothing & cards, along with speciality craft shops to browse.

Dales Centre Visitor Information

Tourist Information.

Knowledgable & friendly staff along with ordnance survey maps, walking & cycling books & local history & geography books.

Durham Dales Centre Events

We always have lots going on here at the Durham Dales Centre, in the heart of Weardale! Read on below to see what events we have coming up.



BizBuzz watch this space....

BizBuzz watch this space....

Thursday, 20 July 2017
20th July & 17th August.   Watch this space, details soon to be released for the second BizBuzz network meeting.
KidZone @Durham Dales Centre

KidZone @Durham Dales Centre

Wednesday, 09 August 2017
FREE Kids Club Suitable for ages 5-10 years Crafts, Games, Quiz & Prizes Every Wednesday in August Weardale Vineyard Community Church in the Function Room Durham Dales...
Curiously Contrary Notebook/Journal Workshop

Curiously Contrary Notebook/Journal Workshop

Thursday, 24 August 2017
In this workshop you will learn basic fabric sculpting techniques, as well as how to work with Stone Art clay. You will use these techniques and materials to decorate the front cover of an A6...
Curiously Contrary Fairy House Workshop

Curiously Contrary Fairy House Workshop

Thursday, 31 August 2017
n this workshop you will make a magical fairy house to welcome miniature mythical creatures into your home or garden. Take off the roof and you can store your precious items inside. You will...
Stanhope Christmas Lights Meeting

Stanhope Christmas Lights Meeting

Tuesday, 05 September 2017
We invite you to join the Action group! With your help; Stanhope could be made very attractive during ‘the holiday season’. We need to make more plans and raise some money. Come to the launch...
Colour your Life learn create develop

Colour your Life learn create develop

Wednesday, 13 September 2017
“Our friends at Jack Drum Arts will be returning to the Durham Dales Centre on  Wednesday 13th September to offer the first of a series of weekly workshops in “Home Crafts” and...
Fool's Gold

Fool's Gold

Sunday, 24 September 2017
I am pleased to give you advance notice of a Sunday Afternoon Concert by  Folk Duo; “Fool’s Gold” at the Durham Dales Centre, on 24th September.  The concert will be presented in our...

Contact us.

  • Visit us.
    Durham Dales Centre
    Castle Gardens, Stanhope
    County Durham
    DL13 2FJ

    01388 527650
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