1986 Visitor's Guide (2)

 THERE ARE CASTLES AT BRANCEPETH, RABY,
 LUMLEY, LAMBTON & OF COURSE AT DURHAM.
 THE IMPRESSIVE REMAINS OF A ROMAN     
 FORT, BINCHESTER, LIE ONLY A FEW MILES
 FROM SPENNYMOOR. THERE ARE SEVERAL    
 EXCELLENT MUSEUMS IN THE AREA         
 INCLUDING THE GULBENKIAN MUSEUM OF    
 ORIENTAL ART AT DURHAM. THE DURHAM    
 LIGHT INFANTRY MUSEUM & ARTS CENTRE.  
 THE NATIONALLY FAMOUS BOWES MUSEUM    
 IS LOCATED AT BARNARD CASTLE, A MERE  
 1/2 HOUR AWAY BY CAR. THE NORTH OF    
 ENGLAND OPEN AIR MUSEUM AT BEAMISH    
 IS ANOTHER MUST ON THE VISITOR'S LIST.
 FOR THE RAIL-ENTHUSIAST THERE ARE     
 MUSEUMS AT SHILDON & DARLINGTON.      
   FOR LOVERS OF UNSPOILT COUNTRYSIDE, 
 WEARDALE, TEESDALE, THE NORTH PENNINES
 & N.YORKS.MOORS ARE ALL IN EASY REACH 
 OF SPENNYMOOR, AS ARE MANY BEACHES &  
 SEASIDE RESORTS ON THE NORTH-EAST     
 COAST.                                
 

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