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  1. Hexham Abbey

    Visit Hexham Abbey and step back in time! Take in the peaceful atmosphere, ancient…

  2. Blanchland Abbey

    Set in the County of Northumberland and founded as a premonstratensian priory in 1165.

  3. North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

    The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is one of the most beautiful and…

  1. High Force Waterfall

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

  2. Durham Heritage Coast

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

  3. Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels and Gardens

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

  4. World Heritage Site Visitor Centre - Closed until early 2021

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

  5. Palace Green Library - closed to walk-in visitors until early 2021

    Palace Green Library, in the heart of Durham city, holds Durham University's special…

  6. Durham Castle Tours - closed until early 2021

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

  7. Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral - temporarily closed

    Open Treasure is an award-winning museum for all ages which guides visitors through some…

  8. Durham Cathedral

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

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Highlights

  1. St John Lee Parish Chruch

    St John Lee Parish Chruch

    Established in the 10th century, the church appears to have been built on the site of the…

  2. Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels and Gardens

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

  3. Hexham Abbey

    Visit Hexham Abbey and step back in time! Take in the peaceful atmosphere, ancient…

  1. World Heritage Site Visitor Centre - Closed until early 2021

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

  2. North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

    The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is one of the most beautiful and…

  3. Hexham Old Gaol

    Experience first hand what life was really like for prisoners in the 1300s. Find outt…

  4. Durham Cathedral

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

  5. Durham Castle Tours - closed until early 2021

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

  6. Palace Green Library - closed to walk-in visitors until early 2021

    Palace Green Library, in the heart of Durham city, holds Durham University's special…

  7. Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral - temporarily closed

    Open Treasure is an award-winning museum for all ages which guides visitors through some…

  8. Hadrian's Wall

    The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall is the perfect day out. Explore its…

  9. St Mary's Church

    Blanchland got its name from the white habits worn by monks of the Premonstratensian…

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What's Nearby

  1. Mountyjoy

    Mountyjoy

    Rewarding climb to see Durham spread-eagled spectacularly below.

    0.02 miles away
  2. Durham Presbyterian Church

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

    0.11 miles away
  3. Waddington Street United Reformed Church

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

    0.17 miles away
  1. North Road Methodist Church

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

    0.18 miles away
  2. Framwellgate Bridge

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

    0.28 miles away
  3. DLI Collection at Palace Green Library - closed to walk-in visitors until early 2021

    Explore the history of the Durham Light Infantry enjoying items from the collection with…

    0.31 miles away
  4. Durham Castle Tours - closed until early 2021

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

    0.32 miles away
  5. Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral - temporarily closed

    Open Treasure is an award-winning museum for all ages which guides visitors through some…

    0.33 miles away
  6. Palace Green Library - closed to walk-in visitors until early 2021

    Palace Green Library, in the heart of Durham city, holds Durham University's special…

    0.34 miles away
  7. Wharton Park

    This VisitEngland accredited attraction Wharton Park commands spectacular views across…

    0.36 miles away
  8. Durham Cathedral

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

    0.36 miles away
  9. Durham Cathedral Tower - temporarily closed

    Durham Cathedral Towers
    Enjoy spectacular views of the historic city of Durham and the…

    0.36 miles away
  10. Durham Cathedral Tours - temporarily suspended

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

    0.36 miles away
  11. Our Lady of Mercy and St Godric Church

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

    0.38 miles away
  12. St Cuthbert's North Road

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

    0.38 miles away
  13. St Cuthbert's Catholic Church

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

    0.38 miles away
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