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  1. Add Adventure Valley to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 862 reviews862 reviews

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    Theme Park

    Brasside, Durham

    Discover a world of family adventures at Adventure Valley, the North East’s biggest family adventure park, with over 50 attractions, activities and shows.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS

    Indicative Availability

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  2. Add Finchale Priory to your Itinerary

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    Abbey / Priory

    Durham

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

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Travellers Choice 2016TripAdvisor Travellers Choice

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  1. Add Wharton Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 66 reviews66 reviews

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    Municipal Park

    Durham City

    This VisitEngland accredited attraction Wharton Park commands spectacular views across Durham City. The historic park now offers a brand new heritage centre and cafe, play area for all ages, an amphitheatre and miniature car track, multi-use games…

  2. Add St. Margaret of Antioch Church to your Itinerary

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    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    St Margaret of Antioch: a friendly parish church in the heart of Durham. Over many centuries St Margaret’s has welcomed countless wanderers and pilgrims in the name of Christ.

  3. Add Chester-le-Street Riverside Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 104 reviews104 reviews

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    Municipal Park

    Chester-le-Street

    Created in the 1930s, Riverside Park has always been popular with visitors. It was redeveloped in the 1990s and now includes artist-designed ornamental gardens, an events arena, play area and a park centre with cafe and toilets.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  4. Add Durham Castle Tours to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1197 reviews1197 reviews

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    Castle / Fort

    Durham City

    Durham Castle is part of the Durham City World Heritage Site. Entrance by guided tour only. Opening can vary - All enquiries re guided tours should be directed Palace Green Library. Telephone 0191 334 2932 or castle.tours@durham.ac.uk.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

    Indicative Availability

    Book Durham Castle Tours Online (opens in a new window)

  5. Add Durham Presbyterian Church to your Itinerary

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    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    Bible-based preaching in a warm and friendly atmosphere. In the evening, after the second service, there is an opportunity to ask questions in an informal setting over tea in a member’s home. Please do join us, we’d love to see you at any of our…

  6. Add Durham Cathedral to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 6350 reviews6350 reviews

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    Cathedral / Minister

    Durham City

    Thought by many to be the finest example of Norman church architecture in England, with the tombs of St Cuthbert and The Venerable Bede. Please check opening times before travelling.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  7. Add Down at the Farm to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 235 reviews235 reviews

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    Farm

    Houghton le Spring

    Award winning Farm Adventure Park for the whole family! Come and feed the lambs, hold a fluffy chick, wash Peppa the pig, meet the meerkats, cuddle cute rabbits and chicks, groom Summer the Donkey. Seasonal attractions and rides galore!

  8. Add Durham University Botanic Garden to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 364 reviews364 reviews

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    Botanic Garden

    Durham City

    Set in countryside and mature woodland. Plant collections from North America, Himalayas and China, glasshouse rainforest and desert plants. Six Colin Wilbourne sculptures in landscaped garden.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver 2015Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  9. Add Waddington Street United Reformed Church to your Itinerary

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    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    A congregation made up of all sorts of people from Durham and the surrounding area. We meet to worship God, to share fellowship, and to try to live out God's mission in the world.

  10. Add St. Giles Church to your Itinerary

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    Church / Chapel

    Gilesgate, Durham

    St. Giles’ has been a place for people to meet and worship for over 900 years. See website for further information about the life of our church, from regular services to special events.  

  11. Add St. Mary The Less Church to your Itinerary

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    Church / Chapel

    Durham City

    The Chapel for St John's College, serving part of the small parishes of the Peninsula. Largely rebuilt in 1847, the church incorporates good examples of 17th century woodwork and a rare 13th century sculpture.

  12. Add Museum of Archaeology to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 37 reviews37 reviews

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    Museum

    Durham City

    Living on the Hills - 10,000 years of Durham. This permanent exhibition uses objects from Museum of Archaeology, alongside objects from across Durham University and other regional museums to explore the last 10,000 years of Durham.

  13. Add DLI Collection at Palace Green Library to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 114 reviews114 reviews

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    Museum

    Durham City

    Explore the history of the Durham Light Infantry enjoying items from the collection with audio, displays and access to the medal collection on demand in the Barker Research Library.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
  14. Add Crook Hall and Gardens to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 925 reviews925 reviews

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    Garden

    Durham City

    Medieval Hall, Jacobean Manor House and Georgian Town house surrounded by 5 acres of stunning gardens, set on the banks of the River Wear in Durham City Centre. Visitors are invited to try out the maze, hunt down the ghosts, experience the peace and…

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  15. Add World Heritage Site Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 108 reviews108 reviews

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Durham City

    A free visitor centre providing an introduction to Durham World Heritage Site and what there is to see and do in and around the site. Ideal for families.

  16. Add St. Oswald's Church to your Itinerary

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    Church / Chapel

    Durham

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

  17. Add Durham Cathedral Tours to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 6350 reviews6350 reviews

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    Cathedral / Minister

    Durham City

    Discover the hidden history of Durham Cathedral with one of our regular guided tours. Tours are available Monday to Saturday and last for approximately 1 hour. Tickets can be purchased from the Information Desk at the back of the Cathedral on the…

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