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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.

Annual Christmas Fair

Annual Christmas Fair

Annual Christmas Fair

Our annual Christmas Fair on Sunday 22nd November, 10am - 4pm is bigger than ever this year!

We have got a full line up this year of craft, art and produce stalls from Bluebird Wild, Bradley Burn Farm Shop, Bring On The Bling, Children's Diabetic Charity, Durham Wildlife Trust, Evancliffe Leathercraft, Emelda K Cat Creations, Gill Crafts, Just For Women Centre, Linda Shepherd Preserves, Mountains & Sky, Pat Ashton-Smith Stitched Textiles, Scented Touch, Slimming World, Smart Living Forever, Soap Salon, Sterling Crafts,  Ve's Doggi Deli, Weardale At Night to Windmill Sand Art.

Browse and shop around our Craft Shops; Durham Dales Crafts, Durham Dales Floral Art, Gemcraft, Durham Dales Centre Gift Shop, Fondant & Apron Strings, Gazebo Antiques & Vintage and Woollyback.

We also have Dusk till Dawn bringing Santa and his reindeers. 

Around the grounds of the Centre will be our Christmas Fun Trail.

Tearoom will serving Christmas Turkey Dinners, Sunday Roast Dinners or you can choose from the Full Menu. 

We would love to see you there :-)

Merry Christmas everyone!



Contact us.

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

    01388 527650
  • Email us.
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Opening Times.

    • Gift Shop: 1000-1600
    • Durham Dales Kitchen: 0900-1600

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