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.
~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~
World-class playground designers have started work on an enchanting new children’s adventure play area inside a mysterious forest in Raby Castle’s grounds. The project is part of a wider development, known as The Rising, that promises to attract new visitors to the area and create outstanding recreation for the local community. The bespoke and inclusive […]
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A Christmas appeal to raise funds in support of securing and broadening access to music at Durham Cathedral has exceeded its target and raised £5200. These funds will enable more young people from the North East to realise their musical potential by becoming part of the choir, and experiencing a life-changing education within the Durham […]
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2021 was another hard year for many people in North West Durham and the country as a whole. As we look back on the last 12 months, we’ve seen levelling up let downs, broken promises, a cut to Universal Credit and people feeling abandoned by the Government and County Council particularly following Storm Arwen. It […]
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A LONG-serving restaurant manager at a luxury North East hotel is now in the running for one of the industry’s most prestigious awards. Tony Gill, who has been at Lumley Castle Hotel for 26 years and has been Restaurant Manager for the past three years, has made it to the finals of the UK Restaurant […]
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Raby Castle will be opening the gates to its beautiful Deer Park on the first day of the new year, so friends and families can enjoy a leisurely stroll in the fresh air across the grounds – and raise money for Raby’s chosen charity of 2022, the Brain Tumour Charity. Raby is encouraging people to […]
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