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.
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~
Residents in County Durham now have even more opportunities to get on their bikes or enjoy their surroundings on foot. Durham County Council’s ambitious plan to create an active travel corridor in Newton Aycliffe is now complete following £650,000 in funding from the government’s Active Travel Fund. The corridor runs alongside the A167 between Moore […]
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As people get older, the potential of achieving their dreams gets put to one side. Steven Moore ignored people’s negative comments and set out to achieve his dream of becoming a soloist. Despite the national lockdown and undergoing several surgeries for his Crohn’s disease, Steven achieved his master’s degree in music performance and is now looking […]
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County Durham residents are being encouraged to share their views on proposals to introduce new enforcement powers to tackle anti-social behaviour in a popular Teesdale beauty spot. Durham County Council is seeking views on its plans to establish a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) in the area around Low Force, High Force and Gibson’s Cave. […]
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From Edinburgh to London & Beyond: A collection of 40 original railway posters from the LNER mainline – on display at Ushaw…
Ushaw, Durham’s historic house, chapels and gardens, welcomes multi award-winning and Grammy nominated British choir Tenebrae to perform in St Cuthbert’s Chapel…
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