1900s Town

Explore the 1900s Town and see how families lived and worked in the years leading up to the First World War.

Beamish Unlimited

Herron’s Bakery

Watch delicious bread, cakes and biscuits being make using traditional Edwardian recipes – and why not buy a freshly-baked treat to take home?

Garage

See cars, motorcycles and bikes from our collection at the Beamish Motor & Cycle Works, which is a replica of a typical early 1900s garage.

Co-op Store

Browse the grocery, drapery and hardware departments of this store, which was moved from Annfield Plain, in County Durham. Can you remember your “divi” number?

Ravensworth Terrace

Visit the residents of Ravensworth Terrace, which originally stood in Gateshead. Brave the terrifying tales in the dentist’s surgery, pop into the music teacher’s house and see an Edwardian-style day at the office in the solicitor’s.

The Sun Inn

Pop in for a pint or a snack at the Sun Inn, a real traditional pub that was moved to Beamish from Bishop Auckland.

Town Stables

Visit the stables and carriage house, which represents a typical jobmaster’s yard, which would have hired out horses and vehicles.

Printer, Stationer & Newspaper Branch Office

Downstairs you’ll find the Sunderland Daily Echo and Northern Daily Mail branch office, and a stationer’s shop, where you can pick up some souvenirs from your visit. Upstairs is the printer’s shop – look out for the press in action.

Sweet Shop

See mouth-watering sweets being made in the factory before choosing what traditional treats to take home. Will it be cinder toffee, bon bons or black bullets?

Bank

Do you know your pounds, shillings and pence? Step into our bank see the coins, safes and strongrooms.

Masonic Hall

Discover the world of the Freemasons, in the hall, which features Masonic furnishings, objects and symbols.

W Smith’s Chemist and JR & D Edis Photographers

The chemist and photographers are now open and include a dispensary, aerated waters section and a photography studio where visitors can have a picture taken in period costume.

Redman Park

A beautiful spot to enjoy a rest, with a bandstand (originally from Saltwell Park in Gateshead) that regularly hosts brass band performances.

Fairground

Enjoy a ride on the Steam Gallopers, built in 1893 by pioneering engineer Frederick Savage. Have a go on the shuggy boats and test your aim at the coconut shy.

The fairground is usually open during the main season.