Durham is a small and compact city, and everything is within easy walking distance. Just minutes from the bustling centre, you can enjoy the tranquility of leafy riverside footpaths along the banks of the River Wear, or the changing seasonal displays at the Botanic Garden.
The Oriental and Archeological Museums hold fascinating collections of international significance, as well as offering key insights into local history.
The cathedral and castle not only dominate the skyline, they are also a designated World Heritage Site.
Durham is a small and compact city, its bustling selection of riverside cafes, bars and restaurants await you at the end of the day.
Since the 1900’s Brown’s Rowing Boats has been the place to hire a rowing boat. Their traditional hand built rowing boats are available for a leisurely row along the River Wear in the heart of Durham City.
Take time for reflection and prayer, enjoy a family-friendly day out, and explore history on your doorstep.
For something different, why not take a boat out on the river or admire the breathtaking view from the top of the Cathedral tower?
Hidden gems abound across the city, and never fail to delight the visitor. Why not pay a visit to medieval Crook Hall, or explore the ruins of Finchale Priory?
Durham's bustling selection of riverside cafes, bars and restaurants await you at the end of the day, and provide the perfect location to relax and get away from it all.