Discover Durham

There are unlimited activities of enjoyment at County Durham such as exploring breathtaking sceneries, enjoying festivals and events, games, parks, fishing, cycling, boating, scuba diving, quad biking, rock climbing, golf, watersports and much more. The activities are as necessary as other basic needs for life and can provide you with unforgettable moments of life to spend with your friends and family.

Whether you want to relax & enjoy in peace and tranquil landscapes or to enjoy walking & cycling as well as explore breathtaking panoramic views of the city is, Durham is ready with all the opportunities for you. The city government also provides you with paid as well as free guided tours to make your visit more enjoyable as well as more informative.

Durham is the home of stunning attractions from ancient castles to England's largest waterfall. Whether you are from Durham City or visiting from overseas, a day out with your family or friends at Durham Castle, Durham Cathedral, The Bowes Museum and The Beamish Museum will make you feel lost in the history. There you will witness some of the most recognizable landmarks in the world including UNESCO World Heritage Site which will provide you with stunning beauty, knowledge, history and heritage.

If you're looking to take your children on an action packed adventure and want a great fun day out with your family, there are numerous well organized venues for you in Durham. There are huge opportunities for family activities and you have got everything available that is needed to spend good time with your family. Things are not easier when you are going out with kids but the facilities for both young and old at Durham’s camping sites, theme parks, horse riding school, Zoo and animal shows and theatres make it easier for you to enjoy the trip at the same time your kids are enjoying too.

You'll be amazed to learn that how much there is to do in Durham, whatever the weather is you can find top of the list family activities in the city. Meeting the cutest animals and visiting a farm park with kids is a great fun filled family day out. Kids are always happy to see and welcome the new arrivals of animals. Farm parks with indoor and outdoor play areas, cafes and picnic areas making it a great place to go in all weathers. Theme parks are also more fascinating for the youngsters as they love to have the experience of specific themes.

Want to spend your youthful energy into action packed activities on a weekend? Whatever you want from your holiday, it will be there for you at the historical city of Durham. The city is a quiet and peaceful place and there are bundle of ideal spots for caravanning and camping for families where you can find and feel the beauty of greenery, woodlands, landscapes and peaceful environment with a touch of wildlife and nature.

This city is full of fun and has great opportunities for family activities. The horseback riding lovers can find high standard of equestrians and riding clubs which are full of events like riding holidays to provide you a great holiday fun with family. Riding holidays are not only providing you with riding fun as well as providing you a great opportunity to visit the spectacular open countryside on the back of a horse.

Durham owns some of the most stunning picnic spots with colorful and beautiful surroundings. Walking among the green woodlands are more enjoyable when you are out with your kids. Get a chance to come close to the nature and enjoy large number of family activities in Durham.

Aerial Sports

Aerial Sports

Do you want to enjoy a Tandem Jump or a Parachute jump or enjoy an accelerated free fall? Are you lover of paragliding? Durham is the best place to experience the dream of aerial sport.
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Boating & Cruising

Boating & Cruising

Pushing the sea with the power of your hands and penetrating the waters is always a great feeling. In the old days when there were no engines in the boats, rowing boats were very widely used.
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Boxing

Boxing

Want to learn boxing, either as a competitor or just to get fit? There are plenty of boxing clubs in Durham for you to learn different type of boxing such as Boxing, Mauy Thai, and Kick Boxing.
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Camping

Camping

If you open your eyes in the morning and you wish to see beautiful green landscapes and woodlands around you, Camping is the answer for you. The county of Durham will...
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Cycling

Cycling

Cycling is a good exercise for people of all ages, genders and lifestyles. The city of Durham provides you good opportunities to become a great cyclist or if you want to do cycling...
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Golf Clubs

Golf Clubs

Playing in the beautiful grassy green field surrounded by woodland is a great experience. Golf is the game that has always been played in beautifully arranged green grassy...
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Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

If you want to spend a happier life, you need to concentrate on your Health & Fitness. To remain healthier and fit, Gym and Yoga are the best exercises available for you.
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Horse Riding

Horse Riding

The thrilling excitement and fun is only available on the back of a horse. Horse riding is a great sport and an absolute source of tremendous fun for all ages. Durham has a large...
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Kayaking & Canoeing

Kayaking & Canoeing

Kayaking and Canoeing is a great sport as well as an exercise for the lovers of this activity. Durham has a great and ideal venue for Kayaking and Canoeing in shape of River Wear.
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Paintballing

Paintballing

If you are not in military and you wish to carry out a tactical military mission and feel the adventure of eliminating the enemies and achieve the set targets, the right platform...
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Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

Do you want to explore underwater world and enjoy the nature beneath the sea? The best activity for that is Scuba Diving. The adventure of Scuba Diving is popular among all ages...
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Theme Parks

Theme Parks

If you want to enjoy a great holiday with your kids and family, theme parks are the best venues for you to spend the day out. Durham has plenty of beautiful and amusing...
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