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  1. Add Durham Castle to your Itinerary

    Durham Castle

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    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.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2021VAQAS
  2. Add North Road Methodist Church to your Itinerary

    North Road Methodist Church

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    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    Grade 2 listed Bethel chapel, which is now a Methodist Church dates back to 1853.

  3. Add Durham Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Durham Town Hall

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    Historic Site

    Durham City

    The Town Hall has been central to life in Durham city for more than 650 years.  Learn about the powerful Prince Bishops, the evolution of local government and the historic and ongoing roles of the Mayor and Mayor’s Bodyguard.  Since the 14th Century…

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  4. Add Bertie's Play Village to your Itinerary

    Bertie's Play Village

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    Type:

    Family Activity Centre

    Durham City

    Bertie's Play Village is a children’s stay-and-play facility that offers children, parents and families a place to take a break from their shopping trip at Prince Bishops Place.

  5. Add Christchurch Durham to your Itinerary

    Christchurch Durham

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham City

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

  6. Add Mountjoy to your Itinerary

    Mountjoy

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    Type:

    Landmark

    Durham

    Rewarding climb to see Durham spread-eagled spectacularly below.

  7. Add Wharton Park to your Itinerary

    Wharton Park

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    Type:

    Municipal Park

    Durham City

    This VisitEngland accredited attraction Wharton Park commands spectacular views across Durham City. The historic park now offers a brand new heritage centre and cafe, play area for all ages, an amphitheatre and miniature car track, multi-use games…

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  8. Add Old Durham Gardens to your Itinerary

    Old Durham Gardens

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    Garden

    Durham

    Old Durham Gardens can be found less than a mile east of Durham City Centre. The gardens can be reached through a number of walks, including a very pleasant route through Pelaw Woods and provide a charming public space for everyone to enjoy.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  9. Add Durham Cathedral Museum to your Itinerary

    Durham Cathedral Museum

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    Cathedral / Minister

    Durham City

    Explore 2000 years of the North East’s history, culture and faith at Durham Cathedral Museum. Step into the octagonal Great Kitchen and get up close to iconic symbols of Durham, including the Sanctuary Ring and St Cuthbert’s Pectoral Cross.

  10. Add Holy Trinity, Wingate to your Itinerary

    Holy Trinity, Wingate

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Wingate

    Holy Trinity Church, Wingate was built in 1841, just 2 years after the first shaft was sunk for Wingate Grange Colliery in 1839.

  11. Add Lord Londonderry Statue to your Itinerary

    Lord Londonderry Statue

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    Historic Site

    Durham City

    Raffaele Monti's statue of Charles William Vane Stewart, the 3rd Marquess of Londonderry.

  12. Add Waddington Street United Reformed Church to your Itinerary

    Waddington Street United Reformed Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    A congregation made up of all sorts of people from Durham and the surrounding area. We meet to worship God, to share fellowship, and to try to live out God's mission in the world.

  13. Add Prince Bishop River Cruiser and Browns Rowing Boats to your Itinerary

    Prince Bishop River Cruiser and Browns Rowing Boats

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    Type:

    Boat Trip

    Durham City

    The Prince Bishop River Cruiser offers cruises with spectacular views of historic Durham City, Cathedral, Castle and Bridges and evening cruises with a difference twelve months of the year.

  14. Add World Heritage Site Visitor Centre at Palace Green Library to your Itinerary

    World Heritage Site Visitor Centre at Palace Green Library

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    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Durham City

    Providing a perfect introduction to the Durham World Heritage Site for all ages, the visitor centre is the gateway to discovering what it is that makes Durham so significant, and what there is to see and do around the peninsula.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2020 2020TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2020
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  15. Add St Giles Church to your Itinerary

    St Giles Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Gilesgate, Durham

    St. Giles’ has been a place for people to meet and worship for over 900 years. See website for further information about the life of our church, from regular services to special events.  

  16. Add Adventure Valley to your Itinerary

    Adventure Valley

    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 50 attractions, activities and shows.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2021VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous WTTC Safe Travels 2021WTTC Safe Travels
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  17. Add St Mary Magdalene's Church - Trimdon Horseshoe Arch to your Itinerary

    St Mary Magdalene's Church - Trimdon Horseshoe Arch

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Trimdon

    The medieval church (built in 1155) was on the pilgrim route from Whitby to Durham Cathedral. It has a Norman chancel with an unusual horseshoe arch and a Leper's window. It has a well kept churchyard, at the gate of which the Rt Hon Tony Blair…

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport
  18. Add Museum of Archaeology at Palace Green Library to your Itinerary

    Museum of Archaeology at Palace Green Library

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Durham City

    Much of Durham’s history lies beneath our feet. Sometimes we can catch a glimpse of the past through the unique objects that are uncovered as the result of archaeological excavations, or are unearthed by chance by members of the public.

  19. Add Durham Cathedral to your Itinerary

    Durham Cathedral

    Type

    Type:

    Cathedral / Minister

    Durham City

    Thought by many to be the finest example of Norman church architecture in England, with the tombs of St Cuthbert and The Venerable Bede. Please check opening times before travelling.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
    • Regional and Miscellaneous WTTC Safe Travels 2021WTTC Safe Travels
  20. Add Durham University Botanic Garden to your Itinerary

    Durham University Botanic Garden

    Type

    Type:

    Botanic Garden

    Durham City

    Set in countryside and mature woodland. Plant collections from North America, Himalayas and China, glasshouse rainforest and desert plants. Six Colin Wilbourne sculptures in landscaped garden.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2021VAQAS
    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver 2015Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021Northern Saints Trails Passport

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