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North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt...

The Durham Coast copyright Charlie Hedley

Durham Coast

Experience the colourful and dramatic landscape of Durham’s Heritage Coast with its beaches, rugged...

Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral

Thought by many to be the finest example of Norman church architecture in England, with the tombs...

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  • 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.

  • 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 o life in Durham, making the county a must-visit destination in 2017.

  • Iconic Silver Swan returns to The Bowes Museum

    Silver Swan at The Bowes Museum

    The iconic Silver Swan musical automaton has returned to The Bowes Museum and will be on show at the weekend, when a portrait of its inventor, John Joseph Merlin, will be unveiled to the public.

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