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.
~Things To See in Durham~
~Food and Drinks in Durham~
Durham have a huge range of options for food and drink, including historic classic pubs offering a range of locally brewed real ales, beautiful stylish restaurants, hidden gems in the countryside.
From fine dining and afternoon tea to pop-up markets and humble street food, Durham is packed with options to suit any mood offering any and every cuisine you can think of.
Delicious coffee, exquisite cake, and an unmissable brunch, all served in a beautifully renovated 17th century townhouse
The Head of Steam pub provides you with the best home cooked food and the finest selection of beers, ales and spirits from around the world.
~Shopping, Health & Wellbeing in Durham~
Make sure to discover Durham’s diverse neighbourhoods, from tranquil suburbs to central areas full of shopping, entertainment and dining options.
Durham has independent shops dotted throughout the city, though there are some streets with more shops than others. There are also a number of specialist shops, including jewellers, art galleries, toy stores, antiques dealers and seaside gift shops, as well as countless boutiques.
~What’s on in Durham the versatile website!~
We have people visiting our website from all over the country and helping them have a good time in Durham. Using our What's On In Durham website you can explore the best places to visit, things to do, hotels, restaurants and much more! We even have an online business directory where you can search for the services of various trades people and many other sectors.
Visitors, students and residents of Durham can find information about local services and amenities or visit Events to find out more about local events or Local Traders about local tradespeople.
Estate agencies in Durham are offering a great variety of properties on the area's favourite locations. In Durham you can find an excellent selection of properties for sale and rent.
~Things to do in Durham, Activities and Family Activities in Durham~
~Shop I Eat I Stay I See I Do in Durham~
~Latest Durham Lifestyle & Culture News~
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