Crook is a noteworthy market town in County Durham, in the North East of England. Found 2/3 miles north of the River Wear, Crook lies around 9 miles 14.5 km south-west of the notable city of Durham, 5 miles 8 km north-west of Bishop Auckland and 2 miles 3.5 km from Willington. The A690 street from Durham transforms into the A689 driving up through Wolsingham and Stanhope into the upper spans of Weardale an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Situated on the edge of Weardale, Crook is thus some of the time alluded to as the "Portal to Weardale". The focal point of Crook, an assigned protection territory, includes an assortment of shops and organizations with the market hung on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
There are two unmistakable houses of worship, the midway found St Catherine's CE and Our Lady Immaculate and St Cuthbert's RC on Church Hill. Over the slopes toward the east sits Crook Golf Club. For a town of its size Crook likewise includes a decent determination of bars, bistros and eateries. Hoodlum originally showed up as a rural town around 1795 despite the fact that its encompassing areas – Billy Row, Stanley, White Lea, Roddymoor and Helmington Row – were built up much earlier. In nowadays Crook was overwhelmingly farmland; in any case, it additionally had an Inn and a smithy shop, thusly the essential field of business was inside the horticultural business.