Staindrop Tourism, United Kingdom

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Staindrop is a village and civil parish east of Barnard Castle in County Durham, England. The population (including Cleatlam and Killerby) at the 2011 census was 1,310. The village has one of the long greens typical of County Durham. The oldest parts of the Church of England parish church of St Mary are Anglo-Saxon, built in the 10th or 11th century. The church contains monuments including effigies of members of the Neville family. Raby Castle and its gardens are to the north of Staindrop. The village has a Spar shop and a post office. About 3 miles (5 km) north-west of the village is Raby Old Lodge, a medieval tower house built probably for the Neville family of Raby Castle. It was restored in the 19th century and now used as holiday accommodation. The Deanery is home to Major William Kemp Trotter, a former Deputy Lieutenant of County Durham, and his wife Mary Holcroft. The village has a number of locally owned businesses including a local newsagent, the Cutting Room and a tea shop. It has a small industrial estate that is used by mainly local businesses such as joiners and plumbers. Staindrop has two schools: Staindrop Church of England Primary School and Staindrop School (secondary). It has one pub, the Wheatsheaf Inn, which villagers commonly refer to as the "Top House". The surveyor Jeremiah Dixon, who with Charles Mason calculated and laid out the Mason-Dixon Line in North America, is buried in Staindrop. His unmarked grave is in the Quaker burial ground adjoining the old Friends' Meeting House. Thomas Pynchon's historical fiction novel Mason & Dixon mentions Staindrop as containing Jeremiah Dixon's favourite public house.


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Facts and Stats for Staindrop*

  • Staindrop: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 100 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 100 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 100 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 100 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Staindrop - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Climate Index 87.86 (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 Staindrop

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.03 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.2 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 62.64 USD

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

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