Chilton is in a great location, situated just 10 miles south of the historic city of Durham and six miles east of Bishop Auckland.
The town has a range of excellent amenities and facilities including selection of shops and a football ground. Chilton is also home to an all-night automatically lit basketball court which is enjoyed by residents of all ages.
Chilton has plenty of local amenities in the surrounding area with a great selection of cafes, shops and pubs in Newton Aycliffe and Spennymoor.
The town also benefits from excellent road links, with the A1(M) motorway providing access to Durham, Sunderland and Newcastle to the north and Darlington to the south.
Bishop Auckland is nearby, a bustling market town where visitors enjoy the magnificent Auckland Castle, which was the country residence of the Prince Bishops for almost a century.
History lovers can also explore Durham’s medieval castle and cathedral or just wander the cobbled streets and soak up the atmosphere for a wonderful day out.
Half an hour away by car, the beautiful North Pennines offer a stunning landscape of open heather moors, impressive dales and woodlands with plenty to see and do.
If you’re looking for an entertaining day out for the family, head to Planet Leisure for bowling, roller skating, karaoke and more.