Welcome to Weardale, centre of the Durham Dales

First of all, Congratulations!  

You have found one of England’s last hidden gems: Weardale -

Where have you seen it before?

It is used as the countryside location for George Gently's TV series.

George Gently Country
Image courtesy of Visit County Durham
This is the website of the Weardale Visitor Network --- Bringing Tourism to Weardale.


  • Discover Weardale's heritage and culture
  • Experience the peace and tranquility of Weardale
  • Be outdoors and active in Weardale
  • Walk through Durham's finest countryside
  • Cycle the highest routes in Northern England
  • Enjoy fine dining - Weardale style
  • Visit Weardale's many exhibitions, festivals and events



Download our new Discover Weardale leaflet (pdf - 2Mb)



Top Banner Image courtesy of Tom Nattrass