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Edmundbyers Walks


Cycling around Edmundbyers


Edmundbyers means "EÄdmund's dwellings", from the Old English personal name EÄdmund (modern Edmund) and bur 'dwelling', modern bower, here in the dialectal form byer. An undated record of the name lists the town as Edminber. This small village has much history.

Places to Stay

Heath Cottages, Hunstanworth

Places to Eat

The Lord Crewe Arms, Blanchland
The White Monk Blanchland
The Punch Bowl, Edmundbyers
Redwell Hall Farm Cafe, Edmundbyers

Places to Visit

The Weardale Railway

The Durham Dales Centre

Durham Dales Craft Centre, Stanhope

The Weardale Museum, Ireshopeburn

Killhope Lead Mining Museum

High Force in Teesdale

The Bowlees Visitor Centre

Low Barns Nature Reserve

Auckland Castle

Spanish Gallery

Mining Art Gallery

Auckland Tower


Harehope Quarry

Tanfield Railway


Nenthead Mine (pre-book Open Days)

Hamsterley Forest

Hall Hill Farm

The Open Air Swimming Pool, Stanhope