The best place to get a tattoo is a tough decision. You must ensure that the artist can reproduce your design as accurately as possible and maintain good hygiene.
County Durham has many tattoo parlours to choose from, whether you want a large piece of artwork inked onto your back or something smaller and more delicate.
To help you decide where to go next for your body artwork, we have rounded up some of the best tattoo parlours in the area according to their Google reviews – each rating has a minimum of 4.0.
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Location: 6 Neville Street, Durham, DH1 4EY
A first-time visitor wrote, “Great experience as my first tattoo was a picture of the dog.” Connor is a brilliant artist who loves dogs and has a caring attitude.
House Of Horrors Tattoo Company
Location: 86 Victoria Road Darlington, Darlington, Darlington, Darlington, Darlington (DL1 5JW)
Someone returning to have their sleeve completed added: “Just had my forearm completed yesterday by Gemma, who’s done an amazing job following the Day of the Dead theme. Very professional studio. Super clean. I can’t wait for my next visit to finish my sleeve. “Would recommend to anyone interested in getting tattooed.”
Skins & Needles
Location: 10 Elvet Bridge, Durham, DH1 3AA
The regular customer said: “I have been tattooed here by three different artists, and it has been fantastic each time. The staff is so friendly and lovely! Will return shortly.”
Location: 23A North Burns, Chester-le-Street DH3 3TF
One client who returned to the tattoo shop said: “This was my second visit to Chrissy to get a mandala tattoo, and I cannot recommend him highly enough! He took my images and created a design incorporating all three. He also gave his opinion about what he felt would/wouldn’t work. He is friendly, knowledgeable and professional. I will be returning to him shortly. :)”
Art La Vey Private Tattoo Studio
Location: 1 Hillside Gardens in Stanley, DH9 0HD
Commenter praises their “amazing services”: “Amazing services! Paul did my tattoo a couple of months ago. By far, it is my favourite. He makes you so comfortable and relaxed; I’d recommend him 10000%! Faye was also lovely; between them, they made my tattoo experience one of the best. Paul, thank you!
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Skin Deep Tattoo Studio
Location: 91 High Northgate Darlington, Darlington DL1 1UJ
As one user said: “The tattoos here are amazing. I just got one yesterday. Also got my left and right Helix ear pierced.”
Location: 53 Hope Street Crook DL15 9HU
In one review, it was stated that Jordan had tattooed my fingers. An amiable man, the staff was happy and down to earth. It was easy to talk to them and make an appointment immediately. “Great service.”
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