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Best Caves and Mines In Durham

We've rounded up the best caves and mines in Durham in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 3 Durham caves and mines to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries, or tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the caves and mines we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

Man at Victoria Tunnel in Newcastle upon Tyne

Victoria Tunnel

  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

Discover Newcastle as you never knew it existed with a guided tour of the Victoria Tunnel. Roundly considered a masterpiece of Victorian engineering,...

Snow on top Nenthead Mines in Alston

Nenthead Mines

  • Alston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

A really fascinating environment to explore with the landscape having been dramatically altered by the lead and zinc mining industry, and not in the...

Cavern at Stump Cross Caverns in Harrogate

Stump Cross Caverns

  • Harrogate
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

Stump Cross Caverns is one of Britain's premier show caves, located in Nidderdale on the border of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. They are a site...

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