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~
Faru, the upscale dining establishment in Durham, has garnered recognition as a Michelin favourite. This esteemed restaurant, situated on Silver Street, proudly secured its place on the November roster of Michelin Inspectors’ Favourite New Restaurants, a prestigious list freshly unveiled today on the Michelin Guide’s website. Owners Jake and Laura Siddle – former head chef […]
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New horror short, The Devil’s Stone was given a red carpet Premiere in Durham at the Odeon Luxe this week. It is a brand-new movie from award-winning County Durham filmmaker Dean Midas. The film features an A-list cast, including American voice actor Roger L. Jackson, the voice of Ghostface in the Scream franchise. Ellie Darcey-Alden […]
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Adorable foxhound Gabe, rescued by the RSPCA, has been searching for a new forever home for an astounding 684 days. However, this Adoptober, the charity is optimistic that his long wait will finally come to a close. Three year old Gabe is being looked after by the team at Felledge Animal Centre in Chester-Moor, County […]
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Award-winning Durham filmmaker, Dean Midas has completed work on his new horror short, The Devil’s Stone and confirmed some big names have joined the cast. All of Dean’s films are shot using mobile phones in HD quality, using local locations, actors and crew. This has led to them gaining international recognition at several film festivals […]
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Starting next week, County Durham will offer over 40 venues and attractions for families to visit at no cost. Durham County Council is sharing details of the 46 places taking part in this year’s Heritage Open Days, a national event that celebrates the architectural and cultural sites across England. From Friday 8 to Sunday 17 […]
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