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  1. Add Durham University Botanic Garden to your Itinerary

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    Durham University Botanic Garden

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

    St. Mary The Less Church

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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.

  3. Add Durham University Oriental Museum to your Itinerary

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    Durham University Oriental Museum

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    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

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  1. Add Our Lady of Mercy and St Godric Church to your Itinerary

    Our Lady of Mercy and St Godric Church

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    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    The Church of Our Lady of Mercy and St. Godric is our Grade II listed church, conveniently located in Durham City Centre.

  2. Add St Cuthbert's Catholic Church to your Itinerary

    St Cuthbert's Catholic Church

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    Church / Chapel

    Durham

    St Cuthbert's Church is a Roman Catholic parish church in Durham, England. It was opened on 31 May 1827 to replace two previous chapels, one run by the secular clergy and the other by the Jesuits

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

    St. John's Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

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

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

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    DLI Collection at Palace Green Library

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

    St. Oswald's Church

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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.

  6. Add Durham Castle Tours to your Itinerary

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    Durham Castle Tours

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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

    Indicative Availability

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  7. Add St. Giles Church to your Itinerary

    St. Giles Church

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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.  

  8. Add Wharton Park to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 67 reviews67 reviews

    Wharton Park

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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…

  9. Add Durham Cathedral to your Itinerary

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    Durham Cathedral

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

    St. Margaret of Antioch Church

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    Type:

    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.

  11. Add Waddington Street United Reformed Church to your Itinerary

    Waddington Street United Reformed Church

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    Type:

    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.

  12. Add Museum of Archaeology to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 37 reviews37 reviews

    Museum of Archaeology

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    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.

  13. Add Durham Presbyterian Church to your Itinerary

    Durham Presbyterian Church

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    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…

  14. Add Elvet Methodist Church to your Itinerary

    Elvet Methodist Church

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    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    Durham

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

  15. Add Bertie's Play Barn to your Itinerary

    Bertie's Play Barn

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    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.

  16. Add Old Durham Gardens to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 14 reviews14 reviews

    Old Durham Gardens

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    Type:

    Garden

    Durham

    Old Durham Gardens can be found less than a mile east of Durham City Centre. The gardens can be reached through a number of walks, including a very pleasant route through Pelaw Woods and provide a charming public space for everyone to enjoy.

  17. Add Durham Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Durham Town Hall

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    Durham City

    The Town Hall has been central to life in Durham city for more than 650 years. A recent makeover complete with new interpretation, interactive information points, short films and audio guides all combine to bring this stunning building, and the…

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