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  1. Add Durham Cathedral Towers to your Itinerary

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    Durham Cathedral Towers

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    Type:

    Tower

    Durham City

    Visitors can conquer the 325 steps and enjoy unrivalled views over historic Durham City and surrounding countryside. Visitors can also get a close up look at the recently-completed restoration work.

  2. Add Durham Cathedral to your Itinerary

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    Durham Cathedral

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    Type:

    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
  3. Add Durham Castle Tours to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1257 reviews1257 reviews

    Durham Castle Tours

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    Type:

    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

    Indicative Availability

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

  4. Add A family friendly historic break in Durham to your Itinerary

    A family friendly historic break in Durham

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    Type:

    Driving Route

    Looking for a historic break full of fun, facts and fantasy with the kids? Look no further than a family-friendly historic break in Durham.

  5. Add Durham University Oriental Museum to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 341 reviews341 reviews

    Durham University Oriental Museum

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    Type:

    Museum

    Durham City

    Explore Ancient Egypt and Western Asia, the Himalayas, China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia all in one museum.  The Oriental Museum is devoted to the art and archaeology of the great cultures of North Africa and Asia.

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2015Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold
    • Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Highly Commended 2015North East England Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Highly Commended
    • Regional and Miscellaneous Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2018Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
  6. Add St. Mary The Less Church to your Itinerary

    St. Mary The Less Church

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  7. Add Durham University Botanic Garden to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 382 reviews382 reviews

    Durham University Botanic Garden

    Type

    Type:

    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
  8. Add Museum of Archaeology to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 38 reviews38 reviews

    Museum of Archaeology

    Type

    Type:

    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.

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 119 reviews119 reviews

    DLI Collection at Palace Green Library

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    Type:

    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
  10. Add Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 6657 reviews6657 reviews

    Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral

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    Type:

    Cathedral / Minister

    Durham City

    Open Treasure is a new world-class exhibition route which transforms public access to some of Durham Cathedral’s most spectacular spaces, including the fourteenth-century Monks’ Dormitory and the monastic Great Kitchen.

  11. Add Durham Museum and Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 110 reviews110 reviews

    Durham Museum and Heritage Centre

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    Type:

    Museum

    Durham City

    Local history museum housed in historic church near cathedral. Tells the story of Durham from 10thC to present day using displays, models and artefacts. Brass rubbing and shop.

  12. Add Durham Presbyterian Church to your Itinerary

    Durham Presbyterian Church

    Type

    Type:

    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…

  13. Add St. John's Church to your Itinerary

    St. John's Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    St John’s draws together people of all ages and backgrounds to follow Christ.  

  14. Add Palace Green Library to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 119 reviews119 reviews

    Palace Green Library

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Durham

    Palace Green Library, in the heart of Durham city, holds Durham University's special collections. Our galleries are open to all and display treasures spanning millennia and the globe.

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

    St. Oswald's Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

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

  16. Add Durham Cathedral Tours to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 6657 reviews6657 reviews

    Durham Cathedral Tours

    Type

    Type:

    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…

  17. Add World Heritage Site Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 120 reviews120 reviews

    World Heritage Site Visitor Centre

    Type

    Type:

    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.

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  1. Add Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels and Gardens to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 133 reviews133 reviews

    Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels and Gardens

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    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Durham

    Ushaw is set in the beautiful Durham countryside and houses architectural gems by Augustus Pugin and his followers. This amazing venue offers conference facilities; art exhibitions; a concert and events programme; a gift shop, and a wide range of…

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS

    Indicative Availability

    Book Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels and Gardens Online (opens in a new window)

  2. Add Bertie's Play Barn to your Itinerary

    Bertie's Play Barn

    Type

    Type:

    Family Activity Centre

    Durham City

    A bigger and better stay and play for winter, a real adventure for growing minds! Children 0 - 8 can enjoy interactive play & games, experience fun and learn through role-playing in our interactive village.

Haven't found what you are looking for? Then please call the Visitor Contact Centre 03000 26 26 26 for further details.

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