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  1. St Mary's Church

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

  2. St. Oswald's Church

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

  3. Escomb Saxon Church

    **Exterior Viewing only until further notice**
    One of England's finest Saxon churches,…

  1. Gainford Spa

    Gainford Spa

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

  2. Sunderland Bridge

    Sunderland Bridge

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

  3. Durham Heritage Coast

    Experience the colourful and dramatic landscape of Durham’s Heritage Coast with its…

  4. Binchester Roman Fort

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

  5. The Auckland Project - Auckland Tower: The Auckland Project: To open June 2021

    Your visit to The Auckland Project begins at Auckland Tower, where you can find all the…

  6. Auckland Castle Deer House and Park

    Auckland Castle commands a prominent position overlooking the River Wear, surrounded by…

  7. Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project: To open June 2021

    900-year-old Auckland Castle in Bishop Auckland is once again open to visitors, following…

  8. World Heritage Site Visitor Centre - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    A free visitor centre providing an introduction to Durham World Heritage Site and what…

  9. Durham Castle Tours - NO TOURS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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

  10. Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral -Open Treasure is currently closed due to coronavirus restrictions

    Open Treasure is a new world-class exhibition route which transforms public access to…

  11. Durham Cathedral

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

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