Local Attractions

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Darlington has such a wide range of activities on offer. Explore a vibrant town centre, a Red Brick Train sculpture on the edge of town, Or…, go exploring in the countryside for beautiful walks and more sculpture. You’ll find lots of sports both for the spectator and the enthusiast, with indoor and outdoor facilities for all weathers. When the sun goes down enjoy local theatre, live music, open mic’ nights, with plenty of bars and clubs to take you in to the small hours.

And there’s so much more? How about Ice Cream parlours? Archaeology? Shopping? Cinema? Museums? – There really is something for everyone in the area! Check out your apartment guest information folder for what’s happening right now.


The Stockton and Darlington Railway (S&DR) was a railway company that operated in north-east England from 1825 to 1863. The world’s first public railway to use steam locomotives, its first line connected collieries near Shildon with Stockton-on-Tees and Darlington, and was officially opened on 27 September 1825. The Head of Steam Railway museum is only a few yards away from Pullman House, formerly known as the Darlington Railway Centre and Museum, is a railway museum that is located on the 1825 route of the Stockton and Darlington Railway, which was the world’s first steam-powered passenger railway.



Kynren – an epic tale of England’ takes you on a captivating journey through 2,000 years of British history, myth and legend. The 90-minute show begins at sunset and ends in star light, set against the magnificent backdrop of Auckland Castle in Bishop Auckland, County Durham.