Bishop Auckland, the gateway to Weardale, is a busy market town in South West Durham. The town stands high above a meander in the River Wear, commanding spectacular views of the surrounding countryside, in addition to several high-octane activities that are available in the area.
Set in a wooded river valley in the grounds of Witton Castle, 6th Element Paintball offers combat games and laser quest as well as paintballing. They also have a bar and a campsite for overnight and weekend visitors.
Weardale Off Road has over 500 acres of amazing scenery and great terrain for off road driving and quad biking. They also have clay pigeon shooting and archery if you fancy trying something else after your bike ride.
Hamsterley Forest is a great place to visit in Bishop Auckland. It offers lots to do, including exploring the walking routes and hiring a bike to explore the forest from Wood ‘n’ Wheels cycle hire. There is also a tea room, picnic sites, visitor centre and adventure playground.
Get the most out of your multi-journey saver tickets by visiting the following towns in the area: