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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 Crafts

Durham Dales Crafts

Durham Dales Crafts

Durham Dales Crafts were established in 1990. We are an original business in The Durham Dales Centre, in Stanhope Co Durham. All of our crafts are handmade by local people. The shop is run by our members.

We offer a wide range of gift ideas to suit many tastes and pockets. Some items are exclusive to our shop. We have many loyal customers who know where to shop for that unique present.

Visitors can enjoy a relaxing browse and have a chance to meet the person who handmade that special gift.

About our crafts: Handmade cards to cover every occasion and anniversary. Hand blown and stained glassware. A range of knitted garments and novelties. Soaps and bath fizzers in beauiful boxes.

Choose from a full range of earrings and jewellery. Local photographs from Weardale, Teesdale and beyond. Flower arrangements that reflect the current season. Unique flower lights with an oriental twist. A very cute baby boutique and cards. Handpainted ceramic designs inspired by the countryside. Rag dolls, cuddly toys and bags.

One off wood turned pieces which are unique. Oven gloves, aprons and tea cosies. Doggie treats by No Bones. Worldly sayings burnt on wood, using Pyrography. Knotty Past Times with wooden Puzzles and games. Homemade Ginger wine plus Jams and Chutney.

All within a cosy place to shop.


Durham Dales Crafts, 

Unit 1B,

Durham Dales Centre,


DL13 2FJ


01388 526 666


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

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