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Castle gallery

Durham Castle Guided Tours

21st March 2012, 14:00 to 16:45, Durham Castle

Durham Castle is open to visitors by guided tour which takes approximately 45 minutes. There will be guided tours today at 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.

Tickets for tours are available from Palace Green Library, situated between the Castle and Cathedral, also from the World Heritage Site Visitors Centre.

Group bookings for parties of 10 or more must be booked in advance by contacting:
Palace Green Library
Durham.
DH1 3RN

Tel: (0191) 0191 334 2932

Durham Castle, commissioned by King William the Conqueror around 1072, is the home of University College, founding College of Durham University. The Castle has had an extremely interesting history as the home of the Prince Bishops of Durham until 1837, a halls of residence for University students and an accredited museum.

Contact visitor.centre@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.