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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.

Great War Festival of Transport - Great War Steam Fair

Great War Festival of Transport - Great War Steam Fair

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2018

5th April 2018-8th April 2018
Streatlam Castle exhibition at The Bowes Museum, Durham

The Bowes Museum – Streatlam Castle: Rediscover the Home of John and Joséphine Bowes

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Streatlam Castle: Rediscover the Home of John and Joséphine Bowes

25th November 2017-11th March 2018

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  • Ancient castles and market towns to explore in Durham this Christmas

    Ancient castles and market towns to explore in Durham this Christmas

    From giving the gift of Kynren to your loved ones, to leisurely strolls to enchanted castles against a snowy winter backdrop, Durham’s ancient market towns and historic sites have that perfect festive experience in store for your weekend break or day trip this winter.

  • Iconic Durham locations for Lumiere 2017 revealed

    Lumiere Durham

    Lumiere, the UK’s largest light festival, will return to Durham for the fifth time between 16 - 19 November 2017, and the first iconic locations to be featured in the spectacular have been revealed.

  • 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 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!

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