Lambton Castle is a historical and one of the ancient state home which is situated in Chester-le-Street, County Durham, is a stately home, the hereditary seat of the Lambton family, the Earls of Durham.
It is a Grade II recorded building. To a great extent developed in its present shape in the vicinity of 1820 and 1828 by John Lambton, first Earl of Durham and one-time Governor General of Canada, it was worked around the current Harraton Hall, a seventeenth-century chateau.
The recreation center that encompasses the stronghold is flanked by a high divider is as yet utilized for a yearly bird shoot.
For a period in the 1970s, the château's grounds were likewise home to Lambton Lion Park, opened in 1972 and shut in 1980.
In a later exchange, the Lambton family has sold the Biddick Woods, which now incorporates the connection street from the A182 to the A690 in Houghton le spring and new specialty units.