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Durham Outward Postcode (DH)
Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area.
Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (DH) and estimated address.
Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.
Whilst Durham town is a well deserving highlight of County Durham, it is by no means the only reason to visit. County Durham is an unspoiled northern county, defined by the calm ochre uplands of Teesdale and the empty but inspiring northern Pennines. A county of charming, gentle villages and bustling independent market towns, rich in produce and rich in history.
It is a county with an industrial heritage and its economy used to be almost completely based around iron and coal. Now however, it is a popular tourist destination with a World Heritage Site (Durham Castle and Cathedral) at its heart. Stretching from the North Sea Coast in the east to the North Pennines in the west, the county of Durham is bordered by Northumberland, Cumbria, Yorkshire and Tyne and Wear.
Historically, County Durham was a liberty under the control of the Bishops of Durham - in 883 a Cathedral (containing the remains of St Cuthbert) was established at Chester-le-Street. In 995 the see was moved to Durham. In the 12th century Durham was part of the shire of Northumberland and in the 14th century it was declared a liberty.
Durham City is one of the finest in the UK and Durham Cathedral is over 900 years old and a world heritage site and the best example of Norman church architecture in the UK, featuring rounded arches and spectacular columns.
Durham also has an incredible selection of galleries and museums, historic houses and ancient castles, from Barnard Castle to Bowes Castle, Whitworth Hall Country Park to Auckland Castle.
Also worth visiting are Durham University Botanic Garden, Eggleston Hall Gardens and the Bowes Museum.
Further out there is the Derwent Walk that follows the former railway through the Derwent Valley and of course the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Pennine Way National Trail, some of the UK's finest trails, landscapes and views.
The Durham postcode region (DH) contains 9 unique 'outward' codes. Durham is the main postal town/district for this region, with all postcodes starting with the following outward codes.
This page contains a list of postcodes for Durham area. Select a postcode to see the map location, demographics, house prices, local information, tourist guides and statistics:
Local demographics, guides and information
There's plenty of local information, guides and useful data to browse and explore, whether you're a Durham resident or a visitor to the area.
Scroll down to discover all you need to know about the Durham postcode area.
The DH postcode includes the following local authorities:
- County Durham
Local News County Durham
Four men now accused murder of Andy Foster in ammonia attack
The trial date has been put back for those accused of a fatal ammonia attack on a man answering his door late at night.Northern Echo
Richard Holden MP 'committed' to Durham despite failed Yorkshire bid
A County Durham Tory has been urged to stay in the region despite moves to relocate to a safer seat ahead of the next General Election.Northern Echo
York Christmas Market is one of the most beautiful in Europe
York Christmas Market has been named one of the most beautiful in Europe to visit this year, according to new research - see when it starts.Northern Echo
How to unblock a toilet according to Mrs Hinch fans
When your toilet won't flush - and you don't have a plunger - you might find yourself at a loss on what to do next.Northern Echo
Full list of all the stores coming to Teesside Park
Many high profile brands andbusinesses have lodged plans to open new stores in Teesside retail park - including Primark and Lush.Northern Echo
The Santa Express return to North Yorkshire Moors Railway
The North Yorkshire Moors Railway has confirmed that The Santa Express train journeyswill return for 2023, as organisers for the event have promised a 'Christmas adventure' for passengers this winter&hellipNorthern Echo
Pub Quiz November 18: How smart are you? Find out now
Find out how good your general knowledge is with our quiz that will get you ready for your next trip to the pub.Northern Echo
SAF funding to make Teesside UK capital of green aviation
Making Teesside the UK capital of creating low-carbon aviation fuel has taken a big leap forward after a major funding boost.Northern Echo
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