Your heath and fitness needs will be met at nearby Peterlee Leisure Centre, with their wide range of facilities and classes. Facilities include a gym with cardio/resistance equipment and a free weights room; a 25m swimming pool with a choice of lessons and fun sessions; a varied programme of exercise classes and a very large sports hall with space for various activities. Other local sports facilities include the Castle Eden Cricket Club and the Castle Eden Golf Club.
There are various nearby areas where the great outdoors can be enjoyed, including the Durham Heritage Coast at Seaham, a dramatic landscape of rugged cliffs and beaches with spectacular views and walks along the coastal path. A 45-minute drive to the east of Castle Green is the 'North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty', with stunning scenery, wildlife and walking routes.
Nearby Durham Castle is a local historic attraction, open to the public through guided tours and also home to over 100 university students. Other landmarks include Durham Cathedral with exhibits for visitors of all ages.