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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

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 News

Here at the Durham Dales Centre we have lots happening every day. Exciting new items arriving in the gift shop, delicious treats in the tearoom and occasionally we hold special events here at the Durham Dales Centre. Read on below to find out what we are up to or sign up to receive news and special offers directly via email.

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Book Signing. The Disappearing Mills & Bread Ovens of Weardale.

Book Signing. The Disappearing Mills & Bread Ovens of Weardale.

Saturday, 28 October 2017
Christine Ruskin will be at The Durham Dales Centre on Saturday 28th October from 11am -2pm FREE Entry Includes a Slide Show.
Lollamac to hold residency at the Durham Dales Centre, dates to be realised soon!

Lollamac to hold residency at the Durham Dales Centre, dates to be realised soon!

Saturday, 14 October 2017
Clare Edwin currently has her work on sale in the Durham Dales Centre Gift Shop but very soon you will be able to meet Clare and watch her at work as she produces her designs in to beautiful...
Durham Dales Centre Christmas Fair

Durham Dales Centre Christmas Fair

Tuesday, 12 September 2017
Book your stall now for the Durham Dales Centre Xmas Fair 18th and 19th November, for more information please contact ASPIRE EVENTS aspireevents.ne@gmail.com  
Christmas Lights in Stanhope

Christmas Lights in Stanhope

Tuesday, 05 September 2017
At a meeting last month, a group of local people met in the Function Room at Durham Dales Centre and decided it WOULD be a good idea to work towards getting the centre of Stanhope lit up in a...
Gift Shop New Opening Times

Gift Shop New Opening Times

Friday, 01 September 2017
As from the 1st September the Gift Shop will be open from 10am - 5pm. The Durham Dales Kitchen will be open 9am - 5pm serving a new Breakfast Menu.
Battle of Stanhope 200th anniversary

Battle of Stanhope 200th anniversary

Tuesday, 15 August 2017
2018 is the 200th anniversary of what became known as The Battle of Stanhope, one reason we’re offering the “Performance” workhop is to attract people who might be willing to take part in...

Everybody should come here!

Friday, 21 July 2017
Everybody should come here !   A family from Wolsingham visited The Weardale Museum this weekend. They had missed the "Images of Weardale" exhibition we did last month at the Dales Centre and...
Cambridge Weight Plan

Cambridge Weight Plan

Thursday, 20 July 2017
Looking to lose weight? Look no further..... Cambridge Weight Plan with consultant John Birkett is here on Tuesday 25th July 9.30 - 15.30 and every Tuesday after....for more information or to book...
Supporting Local Charity - Teesdale and Weardale Mountain Rescue

Supporting Local Charity - Teesdale and Weardale Mountain Rescue

Tuesday, 20 June 2017
We have fund raised a whooping £330.37 so far this year and a massive £2548.66 in the last 5 years for the Teesdale and Weardale Search and Mountain Rescue Team Well done everyone at the Durham...
Stanhope Yoga

Stanhope Yoga

Thursday, 18 May 2017
Stanhope Yoga with Sarah Giles starting this Wednedsay 24th May 10am - 11.30am and every Wednesday thereafter. Beginners are welcome, £6 per session. For more information...
BizBuzz Network Launch

BizBuzz Network Launch

Friday, 28 April 2017
We are excitied to announce.... BizBuzz Network Launch here at the Durham Dales Centre. The networking meetings will be launched by Jane Shaw of Durham Creatives on 15th June at 10.00am...
New Craft Shop Opens

New Craft Shop Opens

Saturday, 22 April 2017
The Durham Dales Centre would like to welcome Susan, Kevin and Michael with their new shop Green Valley Crafts. Call in and take a look, it's well worth a visit...
Weaving Our History Exhibition this Bank Holiday Weekend

Weaving Our History Exhibition this Bank Holiday Weekend

Saturday, 22 April 2017
This bank holiday weekend Apr 29 - May 1 we are proud to be part of the Northumbria Basketry Group's Tenth Anniversary Touring Celebration & Exhibition. Exhibiting here at the Durham Dales...

Muskality Services Children's Workshops here at The Durham Dales Centre

Saturday, 01 April 2017
MusiKality Services are working in partnership with the Durham Dales Centre to possibly bring their services to Weardale. If you please could fill in this form, then we start making plans to launch...
Northumbria Basketry Group's Tenth Anniversary Touring Celebration & Exhibition

Northumbria Basketry Group's Tenth Anniversary Touring Celebration & Exhibition

Thursday, 02 March 2017
Weaving Our History..... Northumbria Basketry Group came into existence ten years and the group is celebrating this milestone with a Tenth Birthday Touring Exhibition and Celebration. They are...
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Contact us.

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    Durham Dales Centre
    Castle Gardens, Stanhope
    County Durham
    DL13 2FJ

    01388 527650
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Opening Times.

    • Gift Shop: 1000-1700
    • Durham Dales Kitchen: 0900-1700

The retail units have their own opening times. Please check directly with the individual retailers.