The very extensive remains of a 13thC priory, founded on the site of a retired pirate's hermitage. Part of it later served as a holiday retreat for the monks of Durham Cathedral. Beautifully sited by the River Wear, it can be reached from Durham City via a delightful riverside and woodland walk.
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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
- Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Travellers Choice 2016
- Regional and Miscellaneous Northern Saints Trails Passport 2021
- Access Statement - Please see below
Parking & Transport
- Parking (charge) - On south side of river; charge applicable
- Dogs Accepted - Dogs allowed on leads.
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* Open 10am-5pm, daily, from April until October and 10am-4pm from October until March.
Map & Directions
3 miles north-east of Durham, on minor road off A167.
Public Transport Directions
Durham Train Station - 5 miles.