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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.

The Perfect Coach Stop!

The Perfect Coach Stop!

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, boasting an extensive menu of homemade produce.

A range of craft and gift shops.

Visitor Information Point.

Walled Dales Garden, complete with pond and seating.

Meet and greet service for your visiting coaches.

We also provide complimentary refreshments and a light meal for the drivers of visiting coaches as well as 10% discount in the Durham Dales Centre Gift Shop.

Should you have any questions we would be happy to help, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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.