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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.

Norman Cornish

Norman Cornish - The Definitive Collection: The Bowes Museum

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16th November 2019-17th May 2020
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Fire & Ice InDurham - Travelling through time

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21st February 2020-22nd February 2020

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  • Five Facts About Beamish Museum

    Beamish Museum golden jubilee logo and costumed staff

    Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is marking its Golden Jubilee in 2020. To celebrate, we’ve sharing five  fascinating facts – one from each decade the museum has been open!

  • The Way of Love

    couple walking in front of Durham Cathedral

    Follow The Way of Love to Durham and discover beautiful buildings, romantic landscapes and enduring love stories 

  • The Way of Love

    couple walking in front of Durham Cathedral

    Follow The Way of Love to Durham and discover beautiful buildings, romantic landscapes and enduring love stories 

  • Five Facts About Beamish Museum

    Beamish Museum golden jubilee logo and costumed staff

    Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is marking its Golden Jubilee in 2020. To celebrate, we’ve sharing five  fascinating facts – one from each decade the museum has been open!

  • Seaham Food Festival

    Seaham Food Festival Logo

    Calling out to all foodie fans! Enjoy a delicious day out at Durham’s new foodie festival by the sea Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 June

  • Five Facts About Beamish Museum

    Beamish Museum golden jubilee logo and costumed staff

    Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is marking its Golden Jubilee in 2020. To celebrate, we’ve sharing five  fascinating facts – one from each decade the museum has been open!

  • Six of Durham's most romantic hotels

    Rose and Crown hotel in the Durham Dales

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

  • Amazing Stays in Durham

    Durham City on a sunny day featuring Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral

    From city, countryside to coast, escape to Durham for a truly amazing stay.

    Check out our guide to amazing places to stay across the county. 

  • The Way of Love

    couple walking in front of Durham Cathedral

    Follow The Way of Love to Durham and discover beautiful buildings, romantic landscapes and enduring love stories 

  • Top Picks for Winter Breaks in Durham

    Durham City in Winter

    Looking for a relaxing break this new year?

    Check out our top picks of where to stay in Durham, from coast to countryside and everywhere in-between!

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