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  1. Add Witton Dene Local Nature Reserve Walk to your Itinerary

    Witton Dene Local Nature Reserve Walk

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Durham

    Witton Dene Local Nature Reserve is a Local Wildlife Site of Ancient Woodland suitable for walkers and wheelchair users in parts. Witton Dene is a steep-sided wooded dene close to the village of Witton Gilbert. It is an oasis for wildlife .

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

    Sherburn Way Railway Path (Walking and Cycling Route)

    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.

  3. Add St. Oswald's Church to your Itinerary

    St. Oswald's Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    St Oswald’s is an Anglican church in the centre of the beautiful university and cathedral city of Durham.

  4. Add Christchurch Durham to your Itinerary

    Christchurch Durham

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham City

    Christchurch Durham is an Anglican Evangelical Church in Durham, please see website for more details.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2020
  5. Add Low Newton Local Nature Reserve Walk to your Itinerary

    Low Newton Local Nature Reserve Walk

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    In Brasside take right signposted 'prison staff and visitor car park' and public Bridleway., Continue along side of Prison until it opens out and bear right to the parking area.

    A visit to Low Newton Junction Local Nature Reserve is an interesting one. There are so many different habitats in such a small area.

  6. Add Diggerland to your Itinerary

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    Diggerland

    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. There's one right here in Durham and you can save 20% off pay on the day…

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2018Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
  7. Add World Heritage Site Visitor Centre - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

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    World Heritage Site Visitor Centre - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    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:
    5 Feb 2019to31 Dec 2020Open 09:30 - 17:00
  8. Add The Durham Miners Path Walk to your Itinerary

    The Durham Miners Path Walk

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Durham

    This walk takes in some of the landmarks of mining trade unionism in the City and follows the route the Miners would take to Big Meeting.

  9. Add The Refinery Rooms to your Itinerary

    The Refinery Rooms

    Type

    Type:

    Spa and Relaxation

    Durham City

    Here at The Refinery Rooms, we offer a wide variety of treatments in our opulent & chic treatment rooms.

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

    Shincliffe Walks - Walk 3: Schools, Collieries and Lepers

    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.

  11. Add St. Nicholas Church to your Itinerary

    St. Nicholas Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    The Church in the Marketplace of Durham City.

  12. Add Durham Castle Tours - NO TOURS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

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    Durham Castle Tours - NO TOURS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    Durham City

    Durham Castle is part of the Durham City World Heritage Site. Entrance by guided tour only. Opening can vary - All enquiries re guided tours should be directed Palace Green Library. Telephone 0191 334 2932 or castle.tours@durham.ac.uk.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS

    Indicative Availability

    Book Durham Castle Tours - NO TOURS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Online (opens in a new window)

  13. Add Infinite Air to your Itinerary

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    Infinite Air

    Type

    Type:

    Activity Centre

    Belmont, Durham City

    Infinite Air offers a great day out for the whole family, with an Infinite Tots area suitable for ​​​babies and tots (age 6 months- 6 years) and high energy and exciting activities for both children and adults, including top of the range Inflatables.

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  14. Add Escape Rooms Durham to your Itinerary

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    Escape Rooms Durham

    Type

    Type:

    Attraction

    Durham City

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

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020
  15. Add Durham City to St Michaels and all Angels Walk to your Itinerary

    Durham City to St Michaels and all Angels Walk

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Durham

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

  16. Add Walks around Ushaw - The Boundary Walk to your Itinerary

    Walks around Ushaw - The Boundary Walk

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor Adventure Activities

    DURHAM

    A leisurely Walk of 3 miles which can easily be accomplished in less than 2 hours.  Start and finish at Ushaw main entrance.

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  17. Add Cocken Lodge Golf Course and Golf Driving Range to your Itinerary

    Cocken Lodge Golf Course and Golf Driving Range

    Type

    Type:

    Golf Course

    Durham City

    Nine hole, par 29 golf course, built to USGA specifications. Pay and play, no membership required.

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  18. Add St. Mary The Less Church to your Itinerary

    St. Mary The Less Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham City

    The Chapel for St John's College, serving part of the small parishes of the Peninsula. Largely rebuilt in 1847, the church incorporates good examples of 17th century woodwork and a rare 13th century sculpture.

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  19. Add Durham Town Hall  - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

    Durham Town Hall - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Durham City

    The Town Hall has been central to life in Durham city for more than 650 years. A recent makeover complete with new interpretation, interactive information points, short films and audio guides all combine to bring this stunning building, and the…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2020Various Opening Times

    Indicative Availability

    Book Durham Town Hall  - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Online (opens in a new window)

  20. Add Durham Cathedral Towers - Central Tower Closed to your Itinerary

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    Durham Cathedral Towers - Central Tower Closed

    Type

    Type:

    Tower

    Durham City

    Visitors can conquer the 325 steps and enjoy unrivalled views over historic Durham City and surrounding countryside. Visitors can also get a close up look at the recently-completed restoration work.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2020Various Opening Times
    From:
    1 June 2019to31 Dec 2020Various Opening Times