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  1. Mountjoy

    Rewarding climb to see Durham spread-eagled spectacularly below.

  2. Durham Presbyterian Church

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

  3. Waddington Street United Reformed Church

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

  1. North Road Methodist Church

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

  2. Framwellgate Bridge

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

  3. DLI Collection at Palace Green Library

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

  4. Durham Castle

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

  5. Durham Cathedral Museum

    The Durham Cathedral Museum is an award-winning museum for all ages which guides visitors…

  6. World Heritage Site Visitor Centre

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

  7. Palace Green Library

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

  8. Wharton Park

    This VisitEngland accredited attraction Wharton Park commands spectacular views across…

  9. Durham Cathedral Tower

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

  10. Durham Cathedral

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

  11. Durham Cathedral Tours

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

  12. Museum of Archaeology

    Enjoy our new special exhibition exploring the rich prehistoric and Roman archaeology and…

  13. St Cuthbert's North Road

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

  14. St Cuthbert's Catholic Church

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

  15. Our Lady of Mercy and St Godric Church

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

  16. Durham Town Hall

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

  17. Lord Londonderry Statue

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

  18. St Nicholas Church

    The Church in the Marketplace of Durham City.

  19. St Mary The Less Church

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

  20. Durham Museum and Heritage Centre

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

  21. Bertie's Play Barn

    A bigger and better stay and play for winter, a real adventure for growing minds!…

  22. Prince Bishop River Cruiser and Browns Rowing Boats

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

  23. Christchurch Durham

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

  24. St Oswald's Church

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

  25. Elvet Methodist Church

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

  26. Durham University Oriental Museum

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

  27. St Giles Church

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

  28. Durham University Botanic Garden

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

  29. Old Durham Gardens

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

  30. Beaurepaire Manor House

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

  31. Adventure Valley

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

  32. Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels and Gardens

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

  33. Finchale Priory

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

  34. Diggerland

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

  35. DLI Collection at Sevenhills

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

  36. Holmside Park

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

  37. Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

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

  38. Durham Mining Museum

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

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

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

  40. St. Andrew’s Chilton Moor

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

  41. Kelloe Sculptures

    Kelloe Sculptures

    Throughout Kelloe there are a number of fascinating sculptures which reflect the mining…

  42. St Michael and All Angels Church

    We are a Grade 1 listed building, an ancient Parish Church, that has been at the centre…

  43. Binchester Roman Fort

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

  44. Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

    Discover an amazing journey through time at Beamish Museum as you travel back in time and…

  45. Herrington Country Park

    One of the largest parks in Sunderland with walks and cycle trails, family cycling with…

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

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

  47. Auckland Castle - The Auckland Project

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

  48. Herrington Hill Nature Reserve

    Extensive area of magnesium limestone grassland with classic indicator species that…

  49. Kynren - An Epic Tale of England

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

  50. Penshaw Monument

    One of the North East's most prominent landmarks, Penshaw Monument was built in 1844 in…

  51. Auckland Castle Deer House and Park

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

  52. Auckland Tower - The Auckland Project

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

  53. Escomb Saxon Church

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

  54. Bowes Railway

    The Bowes Railway is the only operational and preserved standard gauge cable railway…

  55. Holy Trinity, Wingate

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

  56. Washington Old Hall

    At the heart of historic Washington village this picturesque stone manor house and its…

  57. Angel of the North

    The Gateshead Angel of the North is Britain's largest sculpture. Find travel information…

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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

    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

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

  6. Palace Green Library

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

  7. Durham Cathedral Museum

    The Durham Cathedral Museum is an award-winning museum for all ages which guides visitors…

  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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