To provide you with the best experience, cookies are used on this site. Find out more here.

Allow cookies

Things To Do in Durham City

Search Towns & Villages

Type:
Name / Keyword:

Search Accommodation

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:

Search Things to Do

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:

Search What's On

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:
Dates

Search Food & Drink

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:

Search Accommodation

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:

Search Things to Do

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:

Search What's On

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:
Dates

Search Food & Drink

Type:
Location:
Name / Keyword:

Number of results:

Number of results: 55

, currently showing 1 to 20.

  1. Add Wharton Park to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 42 reviews42 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Municipal Park

    Durham City

    City centre park with breath-taking views from the battlements of Durham Castle, Cathedral and trains coming across the Viaduct. Includes a play area, miniature car track and a Multi-Use Games area and quiet areas to get away from the city.

    Dates

    From:
    21 May 2018to31 Dec 2018
  2. Add World Heritage Site Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 75 reviews75 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Durham City

    A free visitor centre providing an introduction to Durham World Heritage Site and what there is to see and do in and around the site. Ideal for families.

    Dates

    From:
    23 Sept 2018to31 Dec 2018Open 09:30 - 17:00
  3. Add Adventure Valley Golf to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 750 reviews750 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Adventure Sport Centre

    Durham

    Adventure Valley Golf – Durham’s only adventure golf course, boasting 18 fun packed holes. Suitable for all ages.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018
  4. Add Durham Riverside Walk to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Durham

    A wonderful Walk, taking in some beautiful Durham City Riverside Scenery. A 3 mile circular walk taking approximately 1-1.5 hours.

  5. Add Durham City South Walk to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Durham

    This riverside and woodland route is 8 kilometres (5 miles) in length and will take up to 3 hours. It mainly follows surfaced paths or roads and can be followed at all times of the year without walking boots. Please note start point is Gala Theatre.

  6. Add Sherburn Way Railway Path (Walking and Cycling Route) to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Durham

    Coal mining arrived in this area in the 1840s with the arrival of local railways. This Railway Path once formed part of the Lambton Railway and it linked three collieries: Sherburn House Colliery, Sherburn Colliery and Sherburn Hill Colliery.

  7. Add LimeHouse Spa to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Spa and Relaxation

    Durham City

    LimeHouse Spa is an independently run day spa based at Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham. Whether you are joining us for a day, an hour or just a quick maintenance treatment, we aim to make your visit a wonderful experience.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2018Various Opening Times
  8. Add Shincliffe Walks - Walk 5: Walking the Bounds to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Shincliffe

    Shincliffe Walks - Walk 5: Walking the Bounds

  9. Add Diggerland to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 381 reviews381 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Adventure Park / Playground

    Langley Park

    Diggerland is the UK’s most unique construction-themed adventure park where guests can drive, ride and operate earth-moving machinery in a safe and family friendly environment. Four parks across the UK in Devon, Durham, Kent and Yorkshire.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  10. Add Battle of Nevilles Cross Walk Route to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Durham

    It is hoped that this circular walk will help bring to life for you the Battle of Neville's Cross in 1346.

  11. Add Adventure Valley to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 750 reviews750 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Theme Park

    Brasside, Durham

    Discover a world of family adventures at Adventure Valley, the North East’s biggest family adventure park, with over 40 attractions, activities and shows.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  12. Add Shincliffe Walks - Walk 4: Railway, Watermill and Woodland to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Shincliffe

    Shincliffe Walks - Walk 4 of 5 - Railway,Watermill and Woodland.

  13. Add Prince Bishops Shopping Centre - Bertie's Play Barn to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Family Activity Centre

    Durham City

    Bertie's Play Barn is a popular stay and play facility in the heart of Durham City!

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018Various Opening Times
  14. Add Lanchester Valley Railway Path (Walking and Cycling Route) to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Turn at Stonebridge roundabout onto B6302 to Ushaw Moor, Entrance is signed ½ mile on left

    A 12 mile route from Broompark Picnic Site, just outside Durham City to Consett, running past Bearpark, Langley Park, Lanchester and Knitsley.

  15. Add Durham City to St Michaels and all Angels Walk to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Durham

    Countryside walks from Durham City to a medieval village Church in Witton Gilbert.

  16. Add Shincliffe Walks - Walk 3: Schools, Collieries and Lepers to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Shincliffe

    Shincliffe Walks - Walk 3: Schools, Collieries and Lepers. Walk 3 in a series of 5 walks through delightful countryside with extensive views, rich with wildlife and historical association.

  17. Add Escape Rooms Durham to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 100 reviews100 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Attraction

    Durham City

    You and your team of up to six people will be locked in a room. You have an hour to solve the puzzles, find the key and Escape!

    Our two games are "Mr Borrowdale's Study" & "Escape The Lab".
    For details visit www.escapedurham.co.uk

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018Various Opening Times
  18. Add Bannatyne Health Club Durham to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 946 reviews946 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Spa and Relaxation

    Durham

    Set conveniently just off junction 62 of the A1 we cater for every individual, whether you enjoy a rigorous workout or gentle exercise we offer maximum results in minimum time.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2018Various Opening Times
  19. Add The Spa at Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa to your Itinerary

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 183 reviews183 reviews

    Type

    Type:

    Spa and Relaxation

    Durham

    Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa is set within 350 acres of private grounds The bright and modern spa has a thermal suite with two saunas, two steam rooms and a caldarium. Embrace your inner mermaid and dip in and out of the five different pools.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Good Spa Guide 5 Bubble Spa 2017Good Spa Guide 5 Bubble Spa
  20. Add Deerness Valley Way Railway Path (Walking and Cycling Route) to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Turn at Stonebridge roundabout onto B6302 to Ushaw Moor, Entrance is signed ½ mile on left

    An 8.5 mile route on a former railway line from Broompark Picnic Site, just outside Durham City to Crook, running past Ushaw Moor, Deerness View and Stanley Crook. It forms part of the Walney to Wear (W2W) long distance cycling route.