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Durham History Links

On this page are links to some of the sites that have helped us expand our knowledge of County Durham and its unique history. If you would like a link to your local history site, resource or attraction please let us know via our Contact Us page.

County Durham Local History Websites

A History of Haswell Hartlepool History History of Hartlepool
Norham upon Tweed – A History Houghton le Spring Heritage Society About Stanley
Howden le Wear History Society About Darlington Cleveland & Teeside Local History Society
Teesdale Record Society Crook & District Local History Society Weardale Online
Weardale History Blanchland News Blanchland History
Seaham History Project Ferryhill Local History Wheatley Hill History Club
Sunniside Local History Society Durham County Local History Society Lunedale Heritage
North East War Memorials Durham Light Infantry Association – South Shields Branch Picture Spennymoor
Durham History Video Diaries

General History Resources

Durham County Council Archives British Association for Local History Forebears
Internet Archive A Vision of Britain through Time English Heritage
Keys to the Past British History Online Aircraft Investigation & Archaeology Group (ACIA)
The History of the Workhouse Pastscape Woodhorn Museum & Northumberland Archives
Victoria County History – Durham Durham University Library – Family & Local History Records Archaeology Data Service – Durham
Past Perfect Durham County Council – Archaeology Section Rites of Durham – Publication
English Heritage – Viewfinder Battlefields Trust Richard III Society
Open Library The National Archives Army Museums Ogilby Trust
Durham County Record Office Durham World Heritage Site Northumberland & Durham Family History Society
Tyne & Wear Archives

County Durham Museums and Historical Attractions

Weardale Railway Beamish Museum Bowes Museum
Weardale Museum & High House Chapel Newbiggin Methodist Chapel Tanfield Railway
Durham University Museum of Archaeology DLI Museum & Art Gallery North of England Lead Mining Museum
National Railway Museum Shildon Palace Green Library St Mary & St Cuthbert Church – Chester le Street
Durham World Heritage Site Durham Heritage Centre & Museum Raby Castle
Lindisfarne Gospels Exhibition St Laurence Church – Pittington County Durham River Bridges
Holy Wells of County Durham Durham Mining Museum Wearmouth-Jarrow

On this page are links to some of the sites that have helped us expand our knowledge of County Durham and its unique landscape. If you would like a link to your landscape-related website, resource or attraction please let us know via our Contact Us page.

Landscape & Wildlife

Durham Landscape Durham Limestone Landscapes Partnership Moor House National Nature Reserve
Durham Wildlife Trust Wear Rivers Trust Durham Heritage Coast
Natural England North Pennines AONB

Local Websites & Visitor Information

This is Durham Discover Weardale Weardale Online
Durham Dales Explore Teesdale Teesdale
Roof of England Bus

Outdoor Recreation

Aditnow – Mine Exploration Yad Moss Ski Slope – Teesdale Weardale Ski Club
Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club A Pennine Journey Teesdale & Weardale Search & Rescue
The Weardale Way