Welcome to Visit West Rainton Places
The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in West Rainton

Visit West Rainton PlacesVisit West Rainton places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best West Rainton places to visit. A unique way to experience West Rainton’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore West Rainton as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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West Rainton is a village in the civil parish of West Rainton and Leamside, in County Durham. It is situated between Durham and Houghton-le-Spring. At the 2001 census it had a population of 2,255, increasing to 2,316 at the 2011 Census. When you visit West Rainton, Walkfo brings West Rainton places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


West Rainton Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about West Rainton

Visit West Rainton – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 35 audio plaques & West Rainton places for you to explore in the West Rainton area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best West Rainton places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

West Rainton history

The naming of the township was for one of the seven monks who followed the body of St Cuthbert from Lindisfarne to Durham. Spellings of this name Reingwald have included Reynington, Reynoton, Reynton, and Rayntona.

Why visit West Rainton with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit West Rainton PlacesYou can visit West Rainton places with Walkfo West Rainton to hear history at West Rainton’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo West Rainton has 35 places to visit in our interactive West Rainton map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout West Rainton, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at West Rainton places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to West Rainton & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 35 audio facts unique to West Rainton places in an interactive West Rainton map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit West Rainton Places Map
35 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


  West Rainton historic spots

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Walkfo West Rainton tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in West Rainton


Best West Rainton places to visit

West Rainton has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied West Rainton’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo West Rainton’s information audio spots:

West Rainton photo Elemore Hall
Elemore Hall is a mid-18th-century country house now in use as a residential special school. It is a Grade I listed building in County Durham.
West Rainton photo Rainton Meadows
Rainton Meadows is a nature reserve just to the west of East Rainton, Sunderland. The reserve, which covers 60 ha, and the adjacent Joe’s Pond Site of Special Scientific Interest, are managed by Durham Wildlife Trust.
West Rainton photo HM Prison Low Newton
HM Prison Low Newton is a Closed prison for female adults and young offenders. The prison is located in the village of Brasside (near Durham) in County Durham, England. It has housed child killer Rosemary West and serial killer Joanna Dennehy.
West Rainton photo Joe’s Pond
Joe’s Pond (formerly known as Nicholson’s Pond) is a four hectare Site of Special Scientific Interest. It lies to the east of, and adjacent to, the Rainton Meadows nature reserve in Tyne and Wear, England.


Visit West Rainton plaques

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West Rainton has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo West Rainton plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit West Rainton using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each West Rainton plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.