Visit Consett
Doorway to history, leisure and retail.
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Welcome to Consett

Explore Consett

Whether you are just visiting for the day, the weekend or spending your holiday is Consett, there is plenty of activities, sight seeing and outdoor activities to keep you occupied!

Photos of Consett

Discover the scenic beauty and charm of Consett through our carefully curated photo gallery, showcasing its picturesque landscapes and nature.

Eat and Drink

Delight your taste buds with the flavors of Consett’s vibrant food scene, offering everything from traditional pub fare to gourmet delights.

Shop

Indulge in Consett’s Retail Delights: From charming boutiques to bustling markets, discover a shopper’s paradise nestled in the heart of Consett.

Explore the Memories of Consett

Take a nostalgic journey through the cherished moments and enduring legacies that define our town.

Employment Spaces

Take a look at some of our local business spaces whether you are seeking employment or looking for office space there are some fantastic options around Consett.

Stay

Unwind and Stay in Consett’s Tranquil Retreats: Experience the perfect blend of comfort and charm as you settle into cozy accommodations in Consett.

Our Selection of Local Videos

Immerse yourself in the essence of Consett with our collection of local videos, offering a glimpse into its vibrant culture and community.

Explore Consett

Whether you are just visiting for the day, the weekend or spending your holiday is Consett, there is plenty of activities, sight seeing and outdoor activities to keep you occupied!

Eat and Drink

Delight your taste buds with the flavors of Consett’s vibrant food scene, offering everything from traditional pub fare to gourmet delights.

Shop

Indulge in Consett’s Retail Delights: From charming boutiques to bustling markets, discover a shopper’s paradise nestled in the heart of Consett.

Stay

Unwind and Stay in Consett’s Tranquil Retreats: Experience the perfect blend of comfort and charm as you settle into cozy accommodations in Consett.

Photos of Consett

Discover the scenic beauty and charm of Consett through our carefully curated photo gallery, showcasing its picturesque landscapes.

Explore the Memories of Consett

Take a nostalgic journey through the cherished moments and enduring legacies that define our town.

Our Selection of Local Videos

Immerse yourself in the essence of Consett with our collection of local videos, offering a glimpse into its vibrant culture and community.

Land of Oak and Iron

About Consett

Explore Consett, a vibrant hub nestled in North West Durham, just a stone’s throw from Durham City, the Metro Centre, and Newcastle upon Tyne. Surrounded by breathtaking countryside, Consett boasts panoramic views of the rural Derwent Valley and the serene Derwent reservoir.

Embark on the renowned Coast to Coast (C2C or Sea to Sea) cycle route as it winds through our town. Immerse yourself in our proud industrial heritage, with Consett steel leaving its mark on iconic landmarks worldwide.

Uncover the charm of the newly unveiled Project Genesis Heritage Trail, seamlessly blending our industrial legacy with the natural beauty of our surroundings. Afterwards, unwind at our quaint local cafes and eateries.

Plan your visit to Consett today and experience a perfect fusion of history, nature, and warm hospitality.

Land of Oak and Iron

About Consett

Explore Consett, a vibrant hub nestled in North West Durham, just a stone’s throw from Durham City, the Metro Centre, and Newcastle upon Tyne. Surrounded by breathtaking countryside, Consett boasts panoramic views of the rural Derwent Valley and the serene Derwent reservoir.

Embark on the renowned Coast to Coast (C2C or Sea to Sea) cycle route as it winds through our town. Immerse yourself in our proud industrial heritage, with Consett steel leaving its mark on iconic landmarks worldwide.

Uncover the charm of the newly unveiled Project Genesis Heritage Trail, seamlessly blending our industrial legacy with the natural beauty of our surroundings. Afterwards, unwind at our quaint local cafes and eateries.

Plan your visit to Consett today and experience a perfect fusion of history, nature, and warm hospitality.

Business Spotlight

Shining a Spotlight on Consett’s Entrepreneurial Spirit: Explore the innovative businesses and passionate entrepreneurs that make Consett thrive. From cutting-edge startups to beloved family-owned establishments, discover the stories behind the storefronts and the vibrant community driving Consett’s economic success.

Spotlight on Conkers Life

Conkers Life is based in Hamsterley Mill, Consett. Tell us a little about yourself and what the business does?  "I am a mum and Primary Teacher who has always been inspired by nature.   Conkers Life...

Spotlight on Judith Mohebbyan Art

Judith Mohebbyan Art is based in Blackhill, Consett and she helps individuals, families and businesses enhance their personal spaces by offering unique, bespoke, art. Tell us a little about yourself...

Spotlight on Sem’s Photography

Sem’s Photography is based in Consett and cover many photographic genres but are particularly proud of their wedding services. Tell us a little about yourself and what the business does? "I’m a...

Spotlight on Nattalingo

Nathalie Paris, AKA Nattalingo, or even the Geordie French storyteller, offers her knowledge and experience to help you help your children learn French, be it in a school setting or at home. What...

Spotlight on PIIM

Independant & Professional Property Inventories and Property Management. Tell us about your main services & / or products? "Lettings agent and Inventory company, specialising in providing...

Spotlight on Hobson Signs

Hobson Signs is local sign based company based in Consett with over 30 years experience in the sign industry. Tell us about your main services & / or products? We do everything from business...

The Heritage Trail

Conceived to create and enhance a footpath to celebrate Consett’s heritage and industrial history, the Heritage trail links our tourism and heritage assets across the town to a stunning Consett countryside.

Our Latest Articles

Stay Up-to-Date with Our Latest Insights: Dive into our newest articles, featuring insider tips, local highlights, and exciting events happening in Consett. Whether you’re planning your itinerary or seeking inspiration for your next adventure, our curated content has you covered with all the latest happenings in town.”

Partners of Visit Consett

The creation of the Visit Consett website would not have been possible without the support of a number of partner organisations.
The content on this website will continue to grow and we will keep adding to this list of organisations that have influenced and directed the content.

About this Project

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History of Consett

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Partners

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Consett Businesses

Explore Consett: Discover local businesses, shops, restaurants, and services. Find everything you need to enjoy and support the vibrant community of Consett.
Derwentside Business Opportunity - meet the funders

Consett Events

Discover upcoming events in Consett: From local festivals and markets to concerts and community gatherings. Stay updated on the latest happenings and plan your visit to Consett.

Eat and Drink

Indulge in Consett's culinary scene.

Stay

Relax in Consett's accommodations.

Shop

Find retail delights in Consett.
Derwentside Business Opportunity - meet the funders

Business Events

Immerse yourself in Consett's vibrant event scene.

Community Events

Immerse yourself in Consett's vibrant event scene.

Family Activities

Explore activities you and your family can participate in.

Walking

Explore Consett's scenic walking trails.

Cycling

Experience Consett's thrilling cycling routes.

Community Groups/Charities

Explore community groups and participate in charitiies

Consett Businesses

Explore Consett: Discover local businesses, shops, restaurants, and services. Find everything you need to enjoy and support the vibrant community of Consett.

Community Groups/Charities

Explore community groups and participate in charitiies

Consett Gallery

Delve into Consett's rich history

Video Gallery

Delve into Consett's rich history