Attractions and Places to Visit in Durham
Durham has got something to offer everyone, from great museums to spectacular gardens, from oldest to the newest state of art structures, from beautiful green landscapes to tranquil riverside views Durham is providing a great spot for visit and tours to the whole world. Take a tour around and you'll see the freshness and beauty of great Durham.
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England, lies within a loop of River Wear. This city has countless beautiful and historical places which attract a large number of tourists every year. Durham Castle, Durham Cathedral, The Beamish Museum, Raby Castle, The Bowes Museum and one of the largest waterfall of UK ‘The High Force’ are great and most famous places to visit.
The city owns some of the world’s beautiful and historical old structures and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A very attractive and one of the Europe’s greatest medieval buildings in the city which is called Durham Cathedral is also a great venue for visiting. Built 900 years ago Durham Castle was specially designed to protect the borders of England and is now serving the country with one of the World’s top 100 universities ‘The Durham University’. The university is an attractive place for visitors and is a world class institution and is the home of thousands of students. If you are hungry of knowledge and information then you must visit the university's Oriental Museum and the Botanic Gardens which are also one of the most visited places in Durham.
The beauty of the city is doubled with the River Wear passing through the city and provides lovely opportunities for fishing, boating, kayaking & canoeing, cruising and rowing activities to the visitors. The riverside is always a beautiful venue for leisurely walks, activities and a day out with family. If you want to discover how the life was in Durham in 1800’s and 1900’s you must visit the open air museum The Beamish Museum.
To enjoy a great weekend in the lush green surroundings and woodlands with a touch of nature and wildlife in the UK’s largest waterfall is always a memorable outing. Visiting Durham is always a right decision for you and you will never regret your decision because of the beautiful, historical and large number of visiting venues.
Two Bank Holiday Weekend Reasons to Rediscover Durham Two free events are being staged in Durham over the August Bank Holiday Weekend, designed to encourage people back into the city centre safely! The first Durham Retro Day takes place on Sunday, August 29th, and Durham Classic Car Show returns on Bank Holiday Monday, August 30th. […]
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County Durham’s foodies made the most of the sunshine and showers to enjoy this year’s Seaham Food Festival. Thousands of people visited the Durham County Council festival over the weekend to support independent traders, boost business recovery and enjoy two days of outdoor theatre, music and taster activities. Traders and town centre businesses have thanked […]
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Visitors can once again discover what life was like in Roman times as a historic County Durham fort prepares to reopen. Binchester Roman Fort, cared for by Durham County Council, will be reopening to the public on Thursday, 1 July. Located on the outskirts of Bishop Auckland, the site will be open daily between 10am […]
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Two popular theatres in County Durham will reopen their doors next week, ready to welcome visitors back with a new look. Durham County Council has completed renovation work at the Gala Theatre, in Durham, and the Empire Theatre, in Consett, which will both reopen on Monday, 21 June. Over the last year, Consett’s Empire Theatre […]
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A new book that is the first to detail the influence that Roman civilisation had on the development of County Durham is set to go on sale. Roman County Durham: The Eastern Hinterland of Hadrian’s Wall covers how the Romans’ network of roads, forts and farming communities formed a vital part of the infrastructure that […]
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