The names and faces behind a few of our local businesses
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We’re ready for you. From boutique shopping, to a round of golf and a spa day, a romantic weekend or that big event, Darlington offers up a wealth of experiences wrapped up in the friendly, North East welcome you’re looking for. All just 2.5 hours from London by train or a 40 minute flight to Teesside International Airport.
Visit Darlington town centre and browse a range of designer and independent outlets in our stylish Imperial Quarter. Discover small, specialist shops in Darlington’s historic yards, each one a surprise, discretely hidden through an access no wider than a doorway on the High Row. Wander through the Victorian Covered Market, set beneath our iconic clock tower, home to the sister bells to London’s Big Ben.
When it comes to mealtimes, we hope you’ve packed your appetite. Darlington’s cafes, bars and restaurants offer up oodles of tasty options to tantalise your taste buds, whatever the time of day.
As the lights go down, catch a show at the wonderful Darlington Hippodrome or Majestic Theatre, a gig at The Forum music venue or enjoy a film at one of nine screens at Vue Darlington. We’re proud to be the first town in the North East to be awarded Purple Flag status – so whether it’s cocktails and a night out, a meal or a show you are planning, you are guaranteed a safe and enjoyable time.