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  1. St Mary’s Well

    St Mary’s Well

    St Mary's Church dates from the 13th Century. The Church is a Grade I listed building and…

  2. St Mary's Church

    St Mary’s Church is a grade 1 listed building, founded on a monastery and dates from the…

  3. Gainford Spa

    A hidden natural fountain with supposedly healing water that tastes like rotten eggs.…

  1. St Helen Auckland Parish Church

    The 12thC church of St Helen. Daily Mass times: Sunday and Wednesday, Thursday 10:00,…

  2. Locomotion

    At Locomotion you can see highlights of the national collection of railway vehicles in…

  3. Escomb Saxon Church

    One of England's finest Saxon churches, Escomb dates to the 7thC and contains a Roman…

  4. Auckland Tower - The Auckland Project

    Auckland Tower is the perfect place to get a feel for The Auckland Project, the stunning…

  5. Kynren - An Epic Tale of England

    From daylight to starlight watch legends come to life in a thrilling tale told on an epic…

  6. Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project

    Positioned high above the meandering River Wear, Auckland Castle was once home to the…

  7. Auckland Castle Deer House and Park

    A charming Gothic Revival 'eyecatcher' built in 1760 in the park of the Bishops of Durham.

  8. Binchester Roman Fort

    Remains of Commandant's house and neighbouring bath-house containing one of the best…

  9. Durham Mining Museum

    Spennymoor Town Hall has it’s dedicated memorial to the works and lives lost during the…

  10. DLI Collection at Sevenhills

    The Durham Light Infantry Collection has moved to Sevenhills at Spennymoor. The dedicated…

  11. Kelloe Sculptures

    Throughout Kelloe there are a number of fascinating sculptures.

  12. Durham University Oriental Museum

    Explore Ancient Egypt and Western Asia, the Himalayas, China, Japan, Korea and Southeast…

  13. Durham University Botanic Garden

    Set in countryside and mature woodland. Plant collections from North America, Himalayas…

  14. St Mary Magdalene's Church - Trimdon Horseshoe Arch

    The medieval church (built in 1155) was on the pilgrim route from Whitby to Durham…

  15. St Mary The Less Church

    The Chapel for St John's College, serving part of the small parishes of the Peninsula.…

  16. St Oswald's Church

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

  17. Durham Presbyterian Church

    Bible-based preaching in a warm and friendly atmosphere. In the evening, after the second…

  18. Mountjoy

    Rewarding climb to see Durham spread-eagled spectacularly below.

  19. Durham Cathedral Tours

    Discover the hidden history of Durham Cathedral with one of our regular guided tours.…

  20. Durham Cathedral

    Thought by many to be the finest example of Norman church architecture in England, with…

  21. Durham Cathedral Tower

    Enjoy spectacular views of the historic city of Durham and the surrounding countryside by…

  22. Durham Cathedral Museum

    Explore 2000 years of the North East’s history, culture and faith at Durham Cathedral…

  23. Ushaw Historic House, Chapels and Gardens

    Ushaw is set in the beautiful Durham countryside and houses architectural gems by…

  24. Durham Museum

    Local history museum housed in historic church near cathedral. Tells the story of Durham…

  25. Historic Libraries & Archives at Palace Green Library

    Over almost two centuries since Durham University was founded, our library and archive…

  26. World Heritage Site Visitor Centre at Palace Green Library

    Providing a perfect introduction to the Durham World Heritage Site for all ages, the…

  27. Museum of Archaeology at Palace Green Library

    Much of Durham’s history lies beneath our feet. Sometimes we can catch a glimpse of the…

  28. Durham Castle

    Durham Castle is part of the Durham City World Heritage Site. Entrance by guided tour…

  29. Framwellgate Bridge

    Framwellgate Bridge, the oldest bridge in Durham, is one of three mediaeval arch bridges…

  30. Waddington Street United Reformed Church

    A congregation made up of all sorts of people from Durham and the surrounding area. We…

  31. North Road Methodist Church

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

  32. Elvet Methodist Church

    Elvet Methodist Church is situated in Old Elvet, three minutes walk east of the market…

  33. Prince Bishop River Cruiser and Browns Rowing Boats

    The Prince Bishop River Cruiser offers cruises with spectacular views of historic Durham…

  34. Lord Londonderry Statue

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

  35. Bertie's Play Village

    Bertie's Play Village is a children’s stay-and-play facility that offers children,…

  36. Old Durham Gardens

    Old Durham Gardens can be found less than a mile east of Durham City Centre. The gardens…

  37. Durham Town Hall

    The Town Hall has been central to life in Durham city for more than 650 years.  Learn…

  38. St Nicholas Church

    The Church in the Marketplace of Durham City.

  39. Beaurepaire Manor House

    Ruins of a medieval manor house used as a medieval country retreat for the Priors of…

  40. Our Lady of Mercy and St Godric Church

    The Church of Our Lady of Mercy and St. Godric is our Grade II listed church,…

  41. St Cuthbert's Catholic Church

    St Cuthbert's Church is a Roman Catholic parish church in Durham, England. It was opened…

  42. St Cuthbert's North Road

    Please see website for full list of services and events :- http://cuthbertandaidan…

  43. Wharton Park

    This VisitEngland accredited attraction Wharton Park commands spectacular views across…

  44. Christchurch Durham

    Christchurch Durham is an Anglican Evangelical Church in Durham, please see website for…

  45. St Giles Church

    St. Giles’ has been a place for people to meet and worship for over 900 years.…

  46. Crook Hall Gardens

    The medieval hall merges into a Jacobean manor house, which in turn merges into a…

  47. Diggerland

    Diggerland is the UK’s most unique construction-themed adventure park where guests can…

  48. Holy Trinity, Wingate

    Holy Trinity Church, Wingate was built in 1841, just 2 years after the first shaft was…

  49. High Force Waterfall

    High Force is one of the most impressive waterfalls in England. The River Tees has been…

  50. Adventure Valley

    Discover a world of family adventures at Adventure Valley, the North East’s biggest…

  51. Holmside Park

    Holmside Park, a newly refurbished 50 acre adventure park in Durham.  Full of adventure,…

  52. Finchale Priory

    The very extensive remains of a 13thC priory, founded on the site of a retired pirate's…

  53. Castle Eden Dene National Nature Reserve

    Castle Eden Dene is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is home to an extraordinary…

  54. Hart Saxon Church Saint Mary Magdalene

    St. Mary Magdalene Church has been a place of prayer and worship for hundreds of years,…

  55. Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

    Rainton Meadows was created by the restoration of the Rye Hill Opencast coal mine in 1996…

  56. Ankers House and St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church

    The cathedral church and shrine of St Cuthbert from AD883 to 995 with attached anchorage…

  57. St. Andrew’s Chilton Moor

    Originally dedicated in 1876 and designed by renowned architect George Gilbert Scott…

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Highlights

  1. Auckland Castle Deer House and Park

    A charming Gothic Revival 'eyecatcher' built in 1760 in the park of the Bishops of Durham.

  2. Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project

    Positioned high above the meandering River Wear, Auckland Castle was once home to the…

  1. Auckland Tower - The Auckland Project

    Auckland Tower is the perfect place to get a feel for The Auckland Project, the stunning…

  2. Escomb Saxon Church

    One of England's finest Saxon churches, Escomb dates to the 7thC and contains a Roman…

  3. Binchester Roman Fort

    Remains of Commandant's house and neighbouring bath-house containing one of the best…

  4. World Heritage Site Visitor Centre at Palace Green Library

    Providing a perfect introduction to the Durham World Heritage Site for all ages, the…

  5. Gainford Spa

    A hidden natural fountain with supposedly healing water that tastes like rotten eggs.…

  6. Sunderland Bridge

    Sunderland Bridge

    Sunderland Bridge dates back to the 14th century and the woodland clustered around it is…

  7. Durham Cathedral

    Thought by many to be the finest example of Norman church architecture in England, with…

  8. Durham Castle

    Durham Castle is part of the Durham City World Heritage Site. Entrance by guided tour…

  9. Durham Cathedral Museum

    Explore 2000 years of the North East’s history, culture and faith at Durham Cathedral…

  10. St Oswald's Church

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

  11. Mountjoy

    Rewarding climb to see Durham spread-eagled spectacularly below.

  12. St Mary's Church

    St Mary’s Church is a grade 1 listed building, founded on a monastery and dates from the…

  13. Historic Libraries & Archives at Palace Green Library

    Over almost two centuries since Durham University was founded, our library and archive…

  14. Prebends Bridge

    Prebends Bridge, created by George Nicholson and completed in 1778, is one of three…

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