In addition to its railway and also bridge-building history, Darlington is also a centre for the Arts, at one time having the most cinema seats per head in the United Kingdom. Today the town offers visitors a variety of activities that represent both heritage and arts and culture.
Stressholme is a beautiful course with a varied landscape. The River Skerne loops through the course making the second, third and fourth holes very challenging.
The wonderful Darlington Civic Theatre and Arts Centre hosts a variety of performances and local artists. The aim of the Centre is to present high quality events that are relevant, inclusive and accessible to the whole community of Darlington and beyond, and to communicate the value and excitement of the performing and visual arts.
Head of Steam - the Darlington Railway Centre and Museum - is on the site of the original 1825 Stockton and Darlington Railway. It tells the tale of how a few determined individuals built the first public steam railway in the world, and why it was such a remarkable achievement.
South Park was the first Victorian Park in the North East of England. At 91 acres, the park has sensory, rock and rose gardens in addition to more traditional displays, a splendid lake, bandstand, new play areas, skateboard park and seasonal bistro-style café.
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