COMMUNITY PROJECTS

Brightwater needs you to help restore, reveal and celebrate our beautiful home.

Click below to find out how the lively people of County Durham have been helping out and discover more about our projects.

COMMUNITY PROJECTS

ILLUMINATING THE PAST

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Brightwater Treasure Trail

Over the upcoming year, Jo Howell and Emma Biggins will be working with local families to create an enchanting treasure trail and adventure guide. We hope to inspire people to explore and celebrate our beautiful landscape and rich heritage
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Brightwater Treasure Trail

Over the upcoming year, Jo Howell and Emma Biggins will be working with local families to create an enchanting treasure trail and adventure guide. We hope to inspire people to explore and celebrate our beautiful landscape and rich heritage
durham ox book

THE DURHAM OX BOOK

The famous Durham Ox gets a makeover from 300 local school children.
durham ox book

THE DURHAM OX BOOK

The famous Durham Ox gets a makeover from 300 local school children.
History & Heritage Fair

VILLAGE ATLAS PROJECT

The Brightwater area has a varied and fascinating past, from Romans, Saxons, Prince Bishops, The birth of the Railways, the story of the Aycliffe Angles during WW2, to the development of Newton Aycliffe as a post war New Town.
History & Heritage Fair

VILLAGE ATLAS PROJECT

The Brightwater area has a varied and fascinating past, from Romans, Saxons, Prince Bishops, The birth of the Railways, the story of the Aycliffe Angles during WW2, to the development of Newton Aycliffe as a post war New Town.