Things To See and Do
The River Wear loops around the Romanesque Durham Cathedral and Norman Durham Castle. North of the castle, 13th-century, medieval Crook Hall is home to gardens and a maze. South of the river, Durham University offers a Botanic Garden with woodland and tropical plants, and the Oriental Museum exhibiting Asian, Egyptian and Middle Eastern artefacts.
If you like to get outdoors and active then escape to the countryside and discover the breathtaking surroundings of the Durham Dales and North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, enjoying festivals and events, games, parks, fishing, cycling, boating, golf, watersports and much more.
Where to Eat in Durham
Durham have a huge range of options for places to eat and drink, starting with a long list of classic Pubs all over the city. Durham has a huge choice for food and drink, including historic classic pubs offering a range of locally brewed real ales, beautiful stylish restaurants, hidden gems in the countryside, riverside eateries, family friendly pubs, Chinese restaurants and takeaways, Indian Cuisine, Japanese & Italian restaurants, Cafes, Deli’s, Food vans…. The list goes on!
Activities, Where to Eat, Stay, What to Do in Durham
Filini Bar & Restaurant
Filini Bar & Restaurant is one of the stylish restaurants in Durham where you can enjoy a relaxed and inspired meal. They specialises in creating classic Italian cuisine..
Fat Buddha Asian Bar & Kitchen
Inside the bar and restaurant our design, food, drinks and service sets it firmly apart from all the other traditional Asian-based Durham restaurants in the city.
The Court Inn
A well kept secret, the Court Inn is a traditional pub in the heart of Durham City with a restaurant and bar. We stock 8 real ales, a selection of single malts, fine wines, spirits and cocktails.