Find your perfect new home in Bishops Green
Just 12 miles from the historic and beautiful city of Durham, Bishop Auckland is a market town with a good range of amenities. Bishops Green sits 2.6 miles outside the town, within easy reach of the long high street and its independent and high street shops, pubs and eateries. There are two large supermarkets - an ASDA and a Morrisons - to take care of the weekly shop, along with pharmacies, banks, and two fantastic local markets. Even closer to home, Coundon itself is home to several pubs, takeaways, a Sainbury’s Local and a dentist. This really is a place you can put down roots and become part of the community.
For a wider range of shops and amenities, or to enjoy some nightlife, the cobbled streets and bustling centre of Durham is a quick 20-minute drive north.
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There’s plenty to see and do in this lovely part of the country. Local days out include railway museum Locomotion, beautiful Hardwick Country Park and Auckland Castle. If you want to spend some time in nature, the stunning North
Pennines AONB can be reached in half an hour, or travel the same amount of time in the opposite direction to reach golden sandy beaches.
Bishops Green is in a great location for families with children. There’s a nursery and two primary schools - St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School and Victoria Lane Academy - within walking distance of the development, while secondary schools and sixth form colleges can be found a few minutes away in Bishop Auckland and Tudhoe Grange.
Living in Bishops Green you’ll also benefit from great transport links. The nearest train station is in Bishop Auckland, where you’ll find direct mainline services to Durham, Middlesbrough, Darlington and Stockton-on-Tees, with connections to the rest of the UK. The area is also served by a bus network, and the nearest airport is Durham Valley Tees airport, just 17 miles away.
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Our Community Champions programme was established in 2015 and has already donated more than £3 million to over 3,500 good causes across Great Britain. Every month whilst the programme is running, our 32 regional businesses together give away 64 donations of up to £1,000 each. It's easy to apply for your local good cause.
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Our hugely successful Community Champions programme has already donated more than £1 million to good causes in England, Wales and Scotland. Every month we give away 60 donations of up to £1,000 each to local groups and charities.