November 2018

  • The unwrapping begins! 20-11-2018

    The news everyone has been waiting for, the mammoth task of unwrapping the Central Tower of Durham Cathedral will begin on 4 December 2018, following…

  • Auckland Castle welcomes National Masterpiece09-11-2018

    A much-loved work from the National Gallery’s Collection is travelling to Durham as part of a UK tour.

    Nicolas Poussin’s The Triumph…

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April 2018

  • The Auckland Tower due to open July 201818-04-2018

    Visits to The Auckland Project will soon begin at Auckland Tower where you can find all the information you need to explore Auckland castle, grounds…

  • Doors open at Durham City's newest hotel18-04-2018

    The transformation of the Old Shire Hall in Durham City into a £15m boutique hotel and Marco Pierre White Steakhouse is now complete and the…

  • Re-making Beamish

    Re-making Beamish18-04-2018

    Work on Remaking Beamish, the biggest project in Beamish’s 48-year history, is progressing very well, despite the dreadful weather that hit the…

February 2018

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November 2017

  • Tourism Awards

    Spotlight on winning Durham businesses20-11-2017

    Durham businesses were celebrating after scooping a number of prestigious awards at the North East England Tourism Awards 2017 last night.


  • Itineraries for Durham

    Discover Durham’s inspiring itineraries09-11-2017

    Durham is ready to welcome group visitors in 2018 with a series of five inspiring and informative itineraries showcasing a diverse and fascinating…

October 2017

  • Mining Art Gallery Opens to the Public

    Mining Art Gallery Opens to the Public21-10-2017

    A unique collection of paintings and artworks have gone on display the Mining Art Gallery, Bishop Auckland, creating a permanent home for the…

June 2017

May 2017

  • Durhams top 10 gardens

    Crook Hall launch new tasty tour09-05-2017

    Crook Hall and Gardens will launch their new ‘Tour and Tea’ product in June - a 45 minute guided tour for pre-booked groups followed by a…

March 2017

December 2016

  • Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral

    Textile Treasures go on display at Durham Cathedral05-12-2016

    Unconventional English artist, Grayson Perry, will be exhibiting one of his latest works alongside some of Durham Cathedral’s most significant…

  • Auckland Castle

    The Future of Auckland Castle03-12-2016

    Of the North East’s many historic buildings, Auckland Castle stands alone as the only palace of outstanding historic and architectural value…

  • Kyren Bishop Auckland Durham

    Tickets on sale for Kynren 201702-12-2016

    Eleven Arches announces ticket sales for Season Two of the award-winning open-air spectacular, ‘Kynren – An Epic Tale of England'.


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