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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
'Sparks were flying' from driver's car after drunken journey
A JUDGE has brandished a farmer who was three times the drink drive limit when he was followed home by a concerned member of the public as "the biggest prize idiot" he has seen this year.Northern Echo
50 years on from first landings, what next for the Moon?
Fifty years ago today humans took their first steps on the Moon. Dr Vincent Eke of Durham University's Institute for Computational Cosmology, looks at what the Apollo missions taught us and what the f&hellipNorthern Echo
'Climate emergency' declared in Darlington but councillors clash over deadline
COUNCILLORS have agreed to declare a "climate emergency" in Darlington but have clashed over the timescale for the issue to be resolved.Northern Echo
Electrical timebomb under Darlington town centre streets
DURHAM County Council has been accused of leaving an electrical timebomb under the streets of Darlington town centre, which has already hit scores of businesses and has the potential to devastate othe&hellipNorthern Echo
Stargazers expected to flock to North Pennines for 2019 festival
STARGAZERS are setting their sights on the clear skies of the North Pennines for a now third year of stellar viewing activities later this year.Northern Echo
Park View School, Chester-le-Street: headteacher and assistant retire after 27 years each at school
A HEADTEACHER and his assistant have retired after serving 27 years each at a Chester-le-Street school.Northern Echo
Rapist who locked woman in his bedroom and threatened to slit her throat cries as he is jailed
A RAPIST who imprisoned a woman in his bedroom and threatened to slit her throat cried as he was sentenced to ten years in prison.Northern Echo
Catterick army regiment takes control in police call handling session
A POLICE control room resembled an army outpost when a regiment took over as part of their preparations for Afghanistan.Northern Echo
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