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this is what's onOur packed year-round events calendar means there's bound to be something for you to enjoy, whenever you choose to visit.

Kynren - An Epic Tale of England

Kynren - An Epic Tale of England

Openings

Kynren - an epic tale of england

1st July 2017-16th September 2017
Open Treasure - Magna Carta and the Forest Charters

Open Treasure - Magna Carta and the Forest Charters

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Magna Carta and the Forest Charters

19th June 2017-9th September 2017

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  • It's Madness at Hardwick!

    Hardwick Live Festival 2017

    On the 18th and 19th of August, Hardwick Hall will be taken over by the North East’s biggest music festival. Find out more about what is on offer and book tickets to catch this fantastic festival.

  • Binchester Roman Fort

    Binchester Roman Fort

    Dive into ancient history and walk in the footsteps of the Romans at Binchester Roman Fort in Bishop Auckland. Built in 75 AD,

  • 5 ways to step back in time in Durham

    Durham Cathedral - Heritage Site of the Year

    Amazing attractions, fascinating exhibitions and exciting events help bring the past of life in Durham, making the county a must-visit destination in 2017.

  • 5 Stunning Stays in Durham

    Stunning Stays

    Let us help you plan a stunning stay in Durham. Get a chance to visit some of our most exciting and beautiful historic sites, and rest up at some amazing places dotted around the area, whether you are looking for luxury, privacy, or that special weekend away we have something to offer.

  • Binchester Roman Fort

    Binchester Roman Fort

    Dive into ancient history and walk in the footsteps of the Romans at Binchester Roman Fort in Bishop Auckland. Built in 75 AD,

  • 5 Reasons to take a break in Durham City

    City landscape of Durham with the Cathedral and Castle in the background.

    We think our perfect little city is full of great reasons to visit, but we've picked just five that shows why this Place of Light is fantastic for a city break!

  • Can you hear the trumpets? BRASS is coming!

    Durham BRASS Festival 2017

    Durham BRASS Festival 2017 kicks off this Friday, July 7th promising 10 days of live music to captivate the county. Find out what's on offer and the highlights not to be missed!

  • 7 reasons to choose Durham this Easter

    7 reasons to choose Durham this Easter

    According to Visit Britain, an estimated 6.6 million Brits are planning an overnight break somewhere in the UK this Easter weekend. Here are seven reasons to choose Durham.

  • Food Festival returns to Bishop Auckland

    BAFF, Bishop Auckland Food Festival

    Food lovers and families are in for a treat this spring as Bishop Auckland gets ready to host its fabulous food festival once again, on the weekend of 1-2 April.

  • Two restaurants make top 100 list

    Two restaurants make top 100 list

    Two of the county's finest eateries have made the Sunday Times' Top 100 list - an annual guide to the top restaurants in the UK.

  • Can you hear the trumpets? BRASS is coming!

    Durham BRASS Festival 2017

    Durham BRASS Festival 2017 kicks off this Friday, July 7th promising 10 days of live music to captivate the county. Find out what's on offer and the highlights not to be missed!

  • Voting Open for Durham Superstar

    Durham Tourism Superstar

    With a shortlist now down to just three, public voting is live for this year’s Durham Tourism Superstar! Run in conjunction with The Northern Echo, you choose the winner with voting open until 5th July.

  • It's Madness at Hardwick!

    Hardwick Live Festival 2017

    On the 18th and 19th of August, Hardwick Hall will be taken over by the North East’s biggest music festival. Find out more about what is on offer and book tickets to catch this fantastic festival.

  • 5 ways to step back in time in Durham

    Durham Cathedral - Heritage Site of the Year

    Amazing attractions, fascinating exhibitions and exciting events help bring the past of life in Durham, making the county a must-visit destination in 2017.

  • 5 Reasons to take a break in Durham City

    City landscape of Durham with the Cathedral and Castle in the background.

    We think our perfect little city is full of great reasons to visit, but we've picked just five that shows why this Place of Light is fantastic for a city break!

  • 5 Stunning Stays in Durham

    Stunning Stays

    Let us help you plan a stunning stay in Durham. Get a chance to visit some of our most exciting and beautiful historic sites, and rest up at some amazing places dotted around the area, whether you are looking for luxury, privacy, or that special weekend away we have something to offer.

  • 5 of Durham's most romantic hotels

    Five Romantic Hotels in Durham

    With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we preview five of the county's most romantic hotels from city to countryside and coast, just in time for you to book your next getaway.

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