Beamish wins top award

Beamish included in top uk experiences

Featuring the top 500 unmissable experiences, the new Lonely Planet's Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist also contains the to sights across Great Britain, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands. Featuring amongst only 16 North East places...
Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway prepare to welcome back steam locomotive Katie

Steam locomotive River Irt and Katie heading for Beamish

Beamish has announced that steam locomotives River Irt and Katie will be visiting hem for the Great North Steam Fair. River Irt is visiting from the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, and Katie is visiting from...
Manchester 765

Manchester 765 tram to visit the Beamish Museum

Beamish Museum has announced that they will have a visiting tram for part of their 2019 season. The visiting tram is Manchester tram No.765. In exchange for the loan of the 765, Beamish has agreed to...
Beamish wins top award

Beamish aiming to reduce plastic pollution

Beamish has announced that they have joined a national refill campaign to fight plastic pollution. The Refill campaign, which has been set up by City to Sea, aims to reduce the need for single-use plastic...

Beamish staff member crowned Durham tourism superstar

Beamish has announced that Emily, who works at Beamish’s Entrance, has won at the Visit County Durham's annual Summer Garden Party. The Summer Garden Party was held at Beamish Hall Hotel on the 24th July...
Beamish wins top award

Beamish wins North East Business Award

Open air museum, Beamish, has announced that it is been made a winner at the North East Business Awards 2018, held last week. The museum has been presented with the Tourism & Hospitality Award at the...
Beamish with themed street // Credit: Beamish Facebook Page

Remaking Beamish… The £18 Million Project

On the 22nd September 2017, work started on the £18 million expansion of Beamish ... "The living museum of the north" This is the biggest project of the museums history. The expansion will expand the open...