DarlingtonCounty Durham. Best known for its pioneering role in the development of the railway in the 19th Century.
Durham Tees Valley Airportdomestic flights to Aberdeen, Jersey and Southampton, international flights to Spain, Turkey, Malta, Italy, Finland, Bulgaria, Ireland and Netherlands.
Bank Top Stationtrain station with local and mainline services. British Rail connects to Darlington Railway Station from most large towns and cities. There is an office for Europe car Hire cars in the town.
By busArriva buses connect Darlington to most local areas.
phone: +44 1325 405060Exhibits some of the earliest steam locomotives to be found anywhere in the world.
"Art in the Yards" - large scale art works in an open air setting.
Ulnaby - buried medieval village, half mile walk from town.
address: 1 SkinnergateNational chain restaurant serving Italian style food such as pizzas and pasta dishes. Decent wine selection.
address: 43-44 BondgateFeatured in the Wining and Dining Guide, serves its own lager, Kayani.
address: 30-32 BondgateCaribbean and Mediterranean restaurant, features live music nights. Check for opening times.
address: Darlington, DL3 8QH
address: Darlington, DL3 7HZ
address: Preistgate, DL1 1NW
address: Headlam, near Gainford, DL2 3HAA country hotel 7 miles from Darlington (about 20 min drive) with spa and golf facilities.
address: Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington, DL2 2DUA luxury country hotel 5 miles from Darlington (15 min drive), with spa and golf facilities. Contact hotel for room rates.