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Our river basin

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  • Our cities, towns and villages

  • Our rivers, becks and burns

  • Our landmarks

  • North Pennines Area of
    Outstanding Natural Beauty (Boundary)
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  • Waskerley Beck
  • Smallhope Burn
  • Dawdon Burn
  • Lumley Park Burn
  • Croxdale Beck
  • Burnhope Burn
  • Wellhope Burn
  • Old Durham Beck
  • Smallhope Burn
  • Waskerley Beck
  • Ayhope Beck
  • Enden Beck
  • Spurlswood Beck
  • Burnhope Reservoir
  • Rookhope Burn
  • Middlehope Burn
  • Swinhope Burn
  • Westernhope Burn
  • Stanhope Burn
  • Waskerly Reservoir
  • Tunstall Reservoir
  • Linburn Beck
  • River Gaunless
  • Beechburn Beck
  • Bollihope Burn
  • Crimdon Beck
  • Castle Eden Burn
  • Hawthorn Burn
  • River Wear
  • River Deerness
  • Hedley Hope Burn
  • Twizell Burn
  • South Burn
  • Cong Burn
  • Pan Burn
  • River Browney
  • Ireshope Burn
  • Kilhope Burn
  • Bedburn Beck
  • Kilhope Lead Mining Museum
  • The Durham Dales Centre
  • Low Barns Nature Reserve
  • Durham Cathedral & Riverbanks
  • Penshaw Monument
  • Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
  • Herrington Country Park
  • Washington Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
  • Crook
  • Spennymoor
  • Houghton-le-Spring
  • Ireshopeburn
  • Stanhope
  • Annfield Plain
  • Lanchester
  • Tow Law
  • Stanley
  • Washington
  • Hetton-le-Hole
  • Houghton-le-Spring
  • Seaham
  • Peterlee

Get in touch

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  • 2. Your message / question

  • 3. How do you use the Wear ?

  • E.g. fishing and dog walking.
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