Now a thriving and substantial village, Lanchester has a good range of shops, pubs and restaurants.The surrounding countryside is superb for walking - the Lanchester Valley Walk runs the course of a disused railway line from Consett to Durham and is excellent for walkers or cyclists.There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851.In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.The Parish Registers for the period 1834-1960 are deposited at Durham County Record Office, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL (EP/Sh).Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online.Let me introduce you to my team who are both local ladies from the town.our travel consulatant joined us as an apprentice in 2013 and has progressed into a fantastic travel consultant.
A stone-built, semi-detached property adjoining the owner's home, set in open countryside, close to the village of Lanchester in lovely County Durham.The historic city of Durham is just 11 miles away, and within comfortable driving distance are the Wear Valley, Teesdale, Northumberland, The Metro Centre, Beamish Museum and Shildon Railway Museum. Set in the beautiful countryside of County Durham, approximately eight miles to the west of the historic City of Durham itself, is the village of Lanchester.The Durham Cricket Ground at The Riverside, which features international matches, is about 30 minutes' drive away. Sitting room with woodburning stove and conservatory. The village took its name from the Roman fort of Longovicium situated half a mile south-west of Lanchester.Dating back to the 1800s, the cottage is in an enviable location, a stone’s throw from the church with its bell tower, fabulous pubs, many eateries and the River Tees.This delightful cottage has been tastefully decorated in keeping with the character and charm of the original dwelling.Abi is very enthusiastic about all holiday types and likes looking at different destinations every day.