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Rainton Gardens
Rainton Gardens,
Black Boy Road, Durham, Tyne and Wear, DH4 6LX
54°50′13″N 1°29′51″W
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Find your dream home at Rainton Gardens

In a sought after rural location near Durham City and Gateshead Metro Centre, Rainton Gardens has good access to the A19 and A1. With a selection of two, three, four and five-bedroom homes available there's sure to be something for everyone.

  • Choice of 2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • Excellent location near Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Herrington Park
  • Good transport links
  • Approximately 6 miles from Durham City

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From the A1 or A19 north and south, take the A690 towards Houghton le Spring. Turn off on to the B1284 towards Chiltern Moor.


The town has a good range of local facilities centred on Front St, including a variety of shops and convenience stores.

Durham City Centre - 6 miles

Sunderland City Centre - 7 miles

Gateshead Metro Centre - 10 miles

Newcastle City - 15 miles


There is plenty to do in the area, from enjoying sporting facilities at Houghton Sports Centre or Hetton Community Pool, to a round of golf at Houghton-le-Spring golf club. Spend family time outdoors at Hetton Lyons Country Park or enjoy a tranquil afternoon at nearby Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve.


There are a number of schools for younger children within the area, including Dubmire Community Primary School, Bernard Gilpin Primary School and Chilton Moor day nursery. For older children, Kepier School is within easy reach and Durham University is just under 8 miles away.


The area benefits from excellent road links to the A690, A1 and A19, north and south.


As well as GP surgeries, local health facilities include Durham University Hospital and Sunderland Royal Hospital.