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County Durham is a ceremonial county in North East England. The county borders Cumbria, North Yorkshire, Tyne and Wear and Northumberland. Just three hours by train from London, and less than two from Edinburgh the county has great transport links to neighbouring cities, Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley both have international airports which are also in proximity to County Durham. 

How to use the venue directory

Our comprehensive venue directory enables you to search for a venue by location and by type and by size. Refining your search in this way will help you find the venue that’s right for your event.

We’ve included a few quick links below to make it even easier for you.

For a full list of venues for hire in County Durham click the link - Venues for hire in County Durham

If you know what type of venue would be perfect for your event then simply search by type. There's a large variety of Cheshire venues for you to choose from. Either click on the venue type below or use the search function as previously mentioned.

  • Village Hall, and Community Halls (12)
  • Hotels, Conference Centres, Commercial Venues and Pubs (10)
  • Local Authority Venues (2)
  • Sports Venues (5)
  • Museums and Historic (1)
  • Castles (1)
  • Other (143)

Venues located within 5 miles of the following towns in County Durham:

If you're looking for a venue in one of the nearby towns but not actually in County Durham the following links make it easy for you.