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.
Activities, Where to Eat, Where to Stay, What to Do in Durham
Whether you’re looking for things to do in Durham such as events and attractions or are planning where to stay in Durham, you’ll find everything you need for your Durham holiday on What's On In Durham.com.
Make sure to discover Durham’s diverse neighbourhoods, from tranquil suburbs to central areas full of shopping, entertainment and dining options. Durham have a huge range of options for food and drink.
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..
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 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.