Carers Card


Carers Discount CardThe County Durham and Darlington Carers card, developed in partnership with Durham County Council, Darlington Borough Council and NHS County Durham and Darlington recognises and rewards the support Carers provide to their neighbours, friends and family.

To receive discounts and concessions from businesses and organisations in the scheme, the Carer will need to produce their Carers card.

To apply for the card please contact Durham County Carers Support on 0300 005 1213 or use the ‘contact us’ page.


The latest list of organisations taking part in the scheme

Please use the fields below to filter the organisations by name, category, town or postcode:

NameCategoryAddressTown/CityCountyPostcodePhone NºDiscountDetails
Holmside Park Activities Holmside Park Arena, Edmondsley Chester-Le-Street County Durham DH7 6EY 0191 9172205  Please see details A free place for one Carer attending with any fully priced child/adult on a Wednesday. This applies all day term time and before 11am in school holidays
Crafters Companion Arts & Crafts Unit 1 Horndale Avenue, Aycliffe Business Park Newton Aycliffe County Durham DH5 6DR 01388 663251 10% A free place for one Carer attending with any fully priced child/adult on a Wednesday. This applies all day term time and before 11am in school holidays
Create and Paint LTD Art & Crafts 48-49 Skinnergate Darlington County Durham DL3 7NR 01325 360070 10% & 15% 10% at all times and also 15% on Wednesday to Friday during school term time.
Footprints Christian Bookshop Book Store 6 Skinnergate Darlington County Durham DL3 7NB 01325 487366 10% On all purchases.
GJ Densham Landscaping Building & Maintenance 8 The Avenue, Greencroft Stanley County Durham DH9 8NX 01207 235378 10% Off garden tidy ups.
Glenwood Decorating Supplies Building & Maintenance 206 Yarm Road Darlington County Durham DL1 1XD 01325 489601 separate in-store leaflet   separate in-store leaflet
Mr Plumber Building & Maintenance 18 Milbank Close Ouston Chester Le Street County Durham DH2 1JJ 0191 4108822 / 07850 723675 10% Quoted labour charges and £5 off flat rate for boiler servicing.
NJS Ltd Building & Maintenance 11 Westerhope Court Darlington County Durham DL3 0TD 01325 253003 10% Off original quoted prices in addition to free quotations and advice.
Northerndales Fencing Building & Maintenance 1 Main Road Eldon Bishop Auckland County Durham DL14 8XB 01388 773179 10% Reduction off labour costs.
R. H. Burnopfield Plumbing and Heating Installations Building & Maintenance 38 Birch Crescent, Burnopfield Newcastle County Durham NE16 6JJ 01207 271749 10% - 15% Free estimates, discount on labour only.
Woven Gentlemen’s Outfitters Clothing 21 Elvey Bridge Durham County Durham DH1 3AA 0191 3741002 10%  10% off
Cleancare Cleaning & Laundry 39 Skinnergate Darlington County Durham DL3 7NR 20% Collection and delivery free (within 30 mile limit).
Lily Laundry Cleaning & Laundry 9 Greta Road Off Green Lane Barnard Castle County Durham DL12 8LJ 01833 631 177 10% Discount available on all services except dry cleaning.
Super Clean Cleaning & Laundry 10 West Park Coundon Bishop Auckland County Durham DL14 8QR 07966 266642 10%  10% off
A-Byte Computer Solutions Computer 16 Tenters Street Bishop Auckland County Durham DL14 7AD 01388 330982 20% Discount on labour cost.
Byte Me Computer 10 Lambton Terrace Craghead Stanley County Durham DH9 6EB 07807 174740 10% Repairs.
Hall Hill Farm Days Out Lanchester Durham County Durham DH7 0TA 01388 731333 1 Carer free entry  1 Carer free entry
Graham Price School of Motoring Driving School 10 Burnynghill Close, School Aycliffe Newton Aycliffe County Durham DL5 6TQ 01325 311577 / 07759 492177 1.5 hour lesson £25 10 hours block booking for £150
Lane's School of Motoring Driving School 20 Elsdon Road Newton Hall Durham County Durham DH1 5YL 0191 3848745 First less free (assessme nt) 15% off blocks of 5 and 10 lessons. 15% off a 2-hour eco driving lesson.
Crook Hall & Gardens Garden Centres Frankland Lane Sidegate Durham County Durham DH1 5SZ 0191 384 8028 10% At Café and entrance to hall & gardens.
Creations Nail & Beauty Salon & Olivia's Hair Lounge Hair & Beauty 145a Front Street Chester Le Street County Durham DH3 3AX 0191 389 4420 15% Hair only
Imago Beauty and Holistics Hair & Beauty 40-41 Front Street, Shotley Bridge Consett County Durham DH8 0HQ 01207 592640 20% Mon/Tues/Wed 9-5 on facials and Holistic ritual (which is hot stones, facial, reflexology and massage all in one treatment).
Neo Beauty Hair & Beauty 75 Bondgate Darlington County Durham DL3 7JT 07707 958246 15%  10% off
Phoenix Male Grooming Hair & Beauty 14 Newmarket Street Consett County Durham DH8 5LQ 01207 438166 15% Relaxing treatments
Trimmers Hair Design Hair & Beauty 156 Newgate Street Bishop Auckland County Durham Dl14 7EJ 01388 602001 10% With selected stylist by appointment only.
Adam Wellwood Chiropodist Healthcare & Medical Treatment 1 Anchor Cottages Coxhoe County Durham DH6 4AZ 0191 377 8481 10% All treatments.
Ashcroft & Associates (podiatry & Chiropody) Healthcare & Medical Treatment 29 Sutton Street Durham County Durham DH1 4BW 0191 384 8590 £2 off  £2 off
Authentic Self-Health Healthcare & Medical Treatment 18 Plawsworth Sacriston County Durham DH7 6AL 07910 037456 50% All treatments.
Broom Mill Skin Bar Healthcare & Medical Treatment High Hill House Farm, Dean Bank Ferryhill County Durham DL17 8RL 01740 654225 10%  10% off
Escape Reality Beauty Holistic & Training Academy Healthcare & Medical Treatment 34 Bondgate Darlington County Durham DL3 7JJ 07773886 763 15% Discount applies for treatments only with Simona.
Holistic Health & Footcare Healthcare & Medical Treatment 43a Albert Road Consett County Durham DH8 5QU 01207 582000 £2 off Per treatment and pay for 4 reflexology treatments, get 5th free.
Hypnotherapy for Health Healthcare & Medical Treatment Pease Way Clinic 2 Pease Way Newton Aycliffe County Durham DL5 5NH 01325 529000 20% Hourly sessions.
Rachel’s Podiatry Healthcare & Medical Treatment 57 Medomsley Road Consett County Durham DH8 5HQ 07949164 272 10% On all treatments.
Lockfast (North East) Ltd Locksmith 61 Dene way Seaham County Durham SR7 7BW 07738 387342 30% Keys cut free for all locks bought up to a maximum of 5 keys.
The Bowes Museum Museum Newgate Barnard Castle County Durham DL12 8NP 01833 690606 FREE Free to accompanying Carers.
Beamish Museum Regional Resource Centre Beamish County Durham DH9 0RG 0191 370 4000 Free Carer Entry Free entry when with cared for. If a parent is visiting the museum with a disabled child under 5 then the parent and child under 5 do not have to pay admission. If there are several adults accompanying the disabled child under 5, then only one adult can be admitted for free. All other adults and children need to pay full admission or show their annual pass.
Killhope Lead Mining Museum Museum Near, Cowshill Upper Weardale County Durham DL13 1AR 01388 537505 1 Carer free admission Cared for receive the concessionary rate this applies to adults and is £7-60 depending on purchase. Other group members may receive alternative discounts if they are any of the following: over 60; students; unemployed or in receipt of disability allowance
Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon Museum   Shildon County Durham DL4 1PQ 01388 777999 2 for 1 Train ride, one free train ride ticket with the purchase of a full price ticket - available on any operating day (excludes Santa events).
Head of Steam Darlington Railway Museum Museum North Station Road Darlington County Durham DL3 6ST 01325 405060 Free entry for Carer Concessionary rates for all other members of a Carer’s party.
S & CL Wilkinson Opticians 4 Stonebridge Darlington County Durham DL1 1PB 01325 463479 10% Off complete pairs & spectacles.
Calico Images Photography 3 Wellington Road Barnard Castle County Durham DL12 8AT 07802 785789 15%  15% off
Durham City Studios Photography 89 Claypath Durham County Durham DH1 1RG 0191 3864486 10% All purchases or services and passports photos.
Coast to Coast Exotics Pet Shop 124 North Road Darlington County Durham DL1 2EJ 01325283 756 10% Off equipment only (livestock, live food + frozen food not covered).
Charlie’s Coffee Shop Restaurant & Café 49 Cornmill Centre Darlington County Durham DL1 1LT 01325 354100 10% On any food or drink.
Keepers Café Restaurant & Café 1 Brown Buildings,Front Street Dipton County Durham DH9 9AB 07947 821248 10%  10% off
Mariners Fish & Chips Restaurant & Café 39 Middleton Grange Shopping Centre Hartlepool County Durham TS24 7RY 01429 275109 10% Free tea, coffee or soft drink for Carer.
No 3 Café Restaurant & Café 3 Galgate Barnard Castle County Durham DL12 8EQ 01833 631779 15% Food and drinks.
Penny's Tea Rooms Restaurant & Café 4 Market Place Barnard Castle County Durham DL12 8ND 01833 637634 10%  10% off
Rumours Café Restaurant & Café 7 Chapel Row Middleton in Teesdale Barnard Castle County Durham DL12 0SN 07766 657324 10%  10% off
Sam Zair Restaurant & Café 10 Fore Bondgate Bishop Auckland County Durham DL14 7PF 01388 602559 10%  10% off
Sixth St Diner Restaurant & Café 1-6 Springwell Buildings Horden Peterlee County Durham SR8 4SD 0191 586 6434 10%  10% off
Wo Ping Restaurant & Café 13 Chaytor Terrace Fishburn County Durham TS21 4DG 01740 620279 10% On main meals.
Yorkshire Linen Shopping & High Street 2 The Broad Close, Castle Dene Shopping Centre Peterlee County Durham SR8 1AL 0191 518 3333 10% In store discount.
Leisure Centres Swimming N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 35% The current leisure centres (Spennymoor, Newton Aycliffe, Freemans Quay, Woodhouse Close, Chester le street, Teesdale) when presenting your carers discount card, they will provide you with a THRIVE card. This card enables you to accompany the person you care for when swimming free of charge, if you are not with the person you care for then you are able to get a 35% discount.
Yorkshire Linen N/A N/A N/A County Durham N/A N/A 10% All stores in the County Durham area will offer 10% discount
Wabi-Sabi Sporting Venues Church Street Coxhoe County Durham DH6 4HF 07595 894191 10% Classes or shop (tearoom closed).
Tranquil Treatments - Reflexology & Massage Therapies Healthcare & Medical Treatment 1 Poplar Street, Waldridge Village Durham County Durham DH2 3SE 07592 938488 10% 10% off all treatments
Defined Hair & Beauty 1 Homelea, Burnhope Stanley



DH7 0AU 07568568679 15%

15% off all treatments (Carers Card must be presented)

Lanchester Garden Centre Garden Centres Bargate Bank Lanchester

County Durham

DH7 0SS 07591 203776 ½ price for Carers (Potters World only)

Discounted entry ½ price for Carers Monday - Friday in Potters World only

Washington Wetland Centre Days Out Pattinson Washington

Tyne & Wear

NE38 8LE 0191 416 5454 Carers admission FREE when accompanied by the Cared for person.  Carers admission 50% discount (on production of the Carers Card) when visiting without the Cared person.

Carers admission FREE when accompanied by the Cared for person.  Carers admission 50% discount (on production of the Carers Card) when visiting without the Cared for person.

P & J Services NE Ltd Garden Services 26 Essex Avenue, Moorside Consett

County Durham

DH8 8HQ 0742 1099789 10%

10% off Garden services and caravan/motorhome habitation services


EMG Solicitors Solicitors Abbey House Abbeywoods Business Park

Pity Me

DH1 5TH 0191 7314621 20%

20% on all 'Wills' made with EMG Solicitors (Excludes VAT & Disbursements)