Shildon Tourism

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Shildon is a town in County Durham, in England. The population taken at the 2011 Census was 9,976. It is situated 2 miles (3.2 km) south east of Bishop Auckland, 11 miles (18 km) north of Darlington, 13 miles (21 km) from Durham, 23 miles (37 km) from Sunderland and 30 miles (48 km) from Newcastle upon Tyne. Shildon is part of the Bishop Auckland parliamentary constituency, which has been represented since 2005 by Helen Goodman MP for the Labour Party.


Shildon in United Kingdom awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Shildon. A gripping city on its own right, Manchester also deserves a visit. Attractions in Manchester include Museum Of Science And Industry, The Lowry, The Village. Also, to reach Shildon, you'll have to take a flight to Manchester; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Shildon can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Shildon*

  • Pollution Statistics in Shildon

    Know the pollution level of Shildon before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 19.74 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 20.83 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 21.15 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.38 (Very Low)
  • Shildon: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Shildon for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Shildon.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.22 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.89 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 39.89 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 21.2 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 30.56 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.22 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.85 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50.54 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.91 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 51.06 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.11 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.26 (Moderate)
  • Living in Shildon - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Shildon is 196.99 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 60.22 (High)
    • Climate Index 85.58 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 28.69 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31.5 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 70.13 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 85.61 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.48 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 126.2 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Shildon

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Shildon

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.78 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 83.94 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 81.78 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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