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~
A County Durham primary school has been selected to take part in a tree-planting initiative to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022. One primary school in every city across the UK has been chosen as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) project, with Laurel Avenue Community Primary School being selected for Durham City. Alongside […]
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Residents of Dean Bank in Ferryhill are being asked to share their views on how the area could be improved. Starting this week, the Durham County Council-led Community Action Team is addressing environmental and housing concerns in the neighbourhood. Residents are invited to have their say on which issues the team should tackle, from anti-social […]
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The first in a series of plans that would help to double the number of cycling journeys and substantially increase walking in County Durham will be discussed next week. Durham County Council’s Cabinet is being asked to formally adopt the Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs) for three towns when it meets next week. […]
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Making electric vehicle charging points more accessible A North East council is hosting an open event next week aimed at making electric vehicle charging points more accessible for those with disabilities. The gathering, organised by Durham County Council, will take place at Sniperley Park and Ride in Framwellgate Moor on Wednesday 6 October, involving a […]
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Areas along Durham City’s riverbanks will be cleared of debris as works begin this week to improve the area for visitors. Durham County Council will be working with Durham Cathedral to carry out a series of works to improve the safety and appearance of the public pathways along the River Wear. The work includes cutting […]
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