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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 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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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

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...


Monday, 30 January 2017
The latest round of grant funding from the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) for the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) area has been announced, with grant funding totalling...

Available Courtyard Retail Unit

Thursday, 01 September 2016
GOLDEN opportunity...........come and join us!!We have a retail unit coming up for let mid September 2016, contact us for more information.
Congratulations Dales Floral Art!!!

Congratulations Dales Floral Art!!!

Thursday, 30 June 2016
Congratulations Dales Floral Art!!To mark the occasion of the Queen's 90th Birthday we had a best shop window dressing competition around the craft tenants of the Centre and Dales Floral Art are...
Pat, Karen & Jean Raise £190 for Charity

Pat, Karen & Jean Raise £190 for Charity

Saturday, 18 June 2016
Well done Pat, Karen and Jean for raising £190 today for the County Durham & Darlington Children's Diabetic Trust Fund they will be here tomorrow again, please come and support this worthy...
Lestryne Tweedy, Dulcie Richards and Natasha Meade-Richards from the Just for Women Centre Stanley attended the first in a series of free enterprise workshops at the Durham Dales Centre running throughout 2016

Creative start-up programme to support Dales businesses

Tuesday, 24 May 2016
AN ENTERPRISING programme, which has supported more than 90 creative start-up businesses in County Durham, is launching a new series of workshops for rural business owners. The Durham Creatives...
Durham Dales Tearoom donates to Crosshill Nursing Home

Durham Dales Tearoom donates to Crosshill Nursing Home

Thursday, 21 April 2016
Durham Dales Centre Tearoom staff donated £100 to Crosshill Nursing Home in Stanhope. Money will be used for the residents to have events at the care home and for day trips out. Well done girls :-)
The Perfect Coach Stop!

The Perfect Coach Stop!

Wednesday, 24 February 2016
The Durham Dales Centre is the ideal place to stop when visiting the Durham Dales. The Durham Dales Centre offers: Onsite Parking. Fully accessible site. Public Toilets. 60 seater Tearoom,...
Office Space to Let.

Office Space to Let.

Friday, 15 January 2016
We currently have Office Space to let, Ideal for those looking for a professional work base. please contact anne.ellwood@durham.gov.uk  for further information.
Business Durham Business Support

Business Durham Business Support

Wednesday, 06 January 2016
John Parnell, Business Development Area Manager for Business Durham, will be at the Durham Dales Centre, every other Wednesday 9am - 1pm from January the 6th 2016, to provide free business support...
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    Durham Dales Centre
    Castle Gardens, Stanhope
    County Durham
    DL13 2FJ

    01388 527650
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