Heritage Walking Tours

Durham City Half Day Tour

Available to 16 November 2024
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#One of the most famous cities in the North of England! ##Duration 4 Hours ##About Durham is one of the most famous cities in the North of England. Sitting under the fantastic Cathedral of Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham and the imposing Castle. This tour gives you an in-depth introduction to this city which has grown around the shrine of its Anglo-Saxon saint, St. Cuthbert. The Bishops of Durham were both church and military leaders defending the North of England from the Scottish threat. On this tour will take you on a journey around the capital of the land of the Prince Bishops. We will take you through the Grand Romanesque Cathedral – often described to be the greatest Cathedral in England - explaining the architecture and history of the building before showing you the Open Treasures where the treasures of the Bishop of Durham have been gathered and curated for you to discover. We will meet at Durham’s Train station at the beginning of this four-hour tour This tour includes entrance to Durham Cathedral. The tour start at either 9 am or 1 pm and requires pre-booking. ##What to bring Walking shoes and all weather clothing. We also suggest a camera to take photos. ##Includes Entry or admission fee. As a part of this tour, we include a guided tour of Durham Cathedral.

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