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.
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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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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The summer holiday program at Killhope Lead Mining Museum has been announced. This beloved museum in County Durham is offering a variety of free activities throughout July and August. Visitors can look forward to engaging theatre performances, captivating science demonstrations, and even the opportunity to experience a day as a blacksmith. Located in the picturesque […]
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This year’s Bishop Auckland Food Festival, organized by Durham County Council, will feature a MasterChef champion and Great British Bake Off runner-up as Sunday headliners. The festival attracted a record 30,000 visitors last year and will take place on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 April. Attendees can expect a delightful weekend filled with mouth-watering food […]
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Visit Beamish Museum during February Half Term (18th to 26th February) to investigate crimes of the 1820s, early 1900s, 1940s and 1950s as the museum prepares to open its 1950s police houses later this year. Discover the story of renowned Georgian quilter Joseph Hedley who was murdered in 1826 in an appalling crime that shocked […]
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