Welcome to Billiingham
Billingham is a moderately sized town in the south-east corner of County Durham. For most of its history, Billingham was a small parish community, with an unremarkable history. In more recent years, industrial firms, most notably the chemical company ICI, has played an important role in its economic growth. The town centre is home to several chains such as Argos, Greggs and Iceland, and is marked by a large statue called The Family.
Explore County Durham
Durham, a county hugging the east coast of England just south of the Scottish border, is a melting pot of history, culture, and natural beauty. Come here to explore the UNESCO world heritage site of Durham Castle, and great family attractions like Beamish Living Museum. For those looking to escape the bustle of London and Edinburgh, a long walk over the expansive and beautiful Durham Dales could be just what the doctor ordered!
Durham Cathedral - a thousand-year-old-spectacle
Durham Cathedral has been a significant English place of worship for almost 1000 years. Built in 1093, the cathedral is known for its impressive Romanesque architecture, and its location at the centre of Durham’s World Heritage Site. Its medieval cloister was featured in the first two Harry Potter films, and its undercroft is home to a popular restaurant and gift shop.
Looking for a cheap hotel Near Billingham? Travelodge Middlesbrough Hotel is a 15-minute drive away, as is Travelodge Sedgefield Hotel.