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Durham County Record Office: the official archive service for County Durham and Darlington

Where to stay

Find out where to stay and what to visit in County Durham.

Many people who visit the Record Office make an extended stay in County Durham.

Using the records, historic maps and photographs in the archives, our visitors identify places where their ancestors used to live. They often visit these locations to explore the area and photograph what remains today.

On the This is Durham website you'll find comprehensive information about where to stay and what to visit in County Durham.

If you are visiting Durham City for the first time there is a good map of the city in the Visitor Information section of This is Durham.