Kingfisher Leisure Park

“This park surely provides a real home from home for residents – a well-deserved 5 star rating.” - VisitEngland Assessor

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Frosterley, County Durham

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Kingfisher Leisure Park is located on the banks of the River Wear and is the ideal location for a peaceful home-from-home holiday. Featuring beautifully landscaped gardens, water features and picnic areas, the park continues to be very well maintained. There is also a gym and children’s play area. Caravans and lodges are available for sale and hire. Owners at Kingfisher are welcome to use the facilities on offer at the nearby Heather View Leisure Park and there is a shuttle bus service available.

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Kingfisher Leisure Park
Frosterley, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 2SJ
Phone : 01388 527230

About The area

Discover County Durham

County Durham reaches halfway across England, from the North Pennines in the west, to the sea in the east. Much of it is very sparsely inhabited, and is naturally beautiful; a mix of rolling hills, monumental valleys, lush farmland and unforgiving moors. It’s strong on industrial heritage as well, and remnants of the now all-but-vanished mining industry are everywhere.

The City of Durham has a magnificent Cathedral which can be traced back to the establishment of a church in the 10thcentury as the final resting place of the miraculous remains of Saint Cuthbert. The Cathedral, alongside the city’s Castle (an 11th-century structure that now houses University College), were created a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. The area’s mining past is fully documented at the Durham Mining Museum; an amazing resource. Bishop Auckland is the other major settlement, and for centuries was run almost as an independent state by the powerful Bishops of Durham. These days it is still a bustling town with plenty of shops, historical interest and events like the annual food festival. The coastal town of Peterlee is unusual; it was set up as a new town to house Durham miners after WW2. 

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