Welcome to Iles Tours!
With its stunning architecture and rich religious heritage, there are plenty of fascinating things to see in Durham. Famous landmarks include a medieval fortress and Durham Cathedral – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can explore these alongside the fascinating history of Durham’s Saints and Prince Bishops on our guided tours.
Durham Historic Tour (2 hours)
Welcome to Durham. We will introduce you to this historic city and show you how it has been shaped by history! The Tour will cover Durham from its earliest history and include its Golden age of the Medieval Bishops of Durham through to the modern day. This tour is one of the best ways to see Durham during a visit to the North East.
Durham City Tour (half-day)
Durham is one of the most famous cities in the North of England. Sitting under the fantastic Cathedral of Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham and the imposing Castle. This tour will take you on a journey around the capital of the land of the Prince Bishops. This tour includes entrance to Durham Cathedral and the Open Treasures.
Durham City and Cathedral (full-day)
Join us on a tour around Durham City and County Durham. This full day tour will guide you around Durham. From the Grand Cathedral - described as the greatest Cathedral in England and one of the most spectacular in Europe - to the Castle and City our tour will explore the history of this fortress city of the Prince Bishops.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|All Day Tour - Durham City and Cathedral||£70.00 per ticket type|
|Half Day Tour - Durham City||£43.00 per ticket type|
|Two Hour City Tours - Historic Durham||£25.00 per ticket type|
Children £10.00 (minimum age 8 years)
All 'Day Tours' are for a minimum of two people. Please contact us for our Group and Corporate rates
- Regional and Miscellaneous WTTC Safe Travels 2021
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
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- Scook84North Shields, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesGreat relaxed tourSunday, 19th September 2021Really great tour hosted by Alex. He is very knowledgeable and friendly and our tour was just the right length, culminating in a trip of Grey’s Monument which is something I’ve always wanted to do... Read full review
- victorian986Gateshead, United KingdomFantasticWednesday, 29th September 2021I recently did a tour of Northumberland Street and Grey's Monument led by Alex. He is such a gentleman and so full of knowledge. I really enjoyed the tour and to climb to the top of Grey's Monument... Read full review
- Carole BHuddersfield, United KingdomTrip Type:Solo travelGreat Durham History TourWednesday, 20th October 2021I enjoyed the historic tour of Durham with Alexander Iles (Iles Tours). He provided a whole raft of information about the city, its buildings, the river..... And even more about the people in history... Read full review
|2022 (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)|
* Iles Tours is open Monday to Saturday 9 am - 6 pm.
We close for Easter Sunday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
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Depending on the tour or package you chose the starting point may vary - please contact us for further details.