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Half-day Tour Durham City

Availability: From Monday to Saturday
Duration: 12 hours
Language: English
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  • Explore Durham's history and inspiring architecture
  • Visit the Open Treasures and see the largest collection of Anglo-Saxon artefacts in northern England
What to expect

This informative half-day walking tour explores the history and treasures of Durham. Sitting under the fantastic Cathedral and the imposing Castle, Durham is architecturally inspiring. While the peninsular of Durham has a long history of being inhabited, the location became famous in 995 when the community of St. Cuthbert brought the body of the saint to Durham. From that point on, it was the home of the powerful and influential Bishops of Durham. This tour includes entrance to Durham Cathedral and the Open Treasures. The open Treasures are artefacts gathered by the community of St. Cuthbert and the Bishops of Durham over the last thousand years and include the largest collection of Anglo-Saxon artefacts in northern England.

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What's included
  • Guided historical tour
  • Entrance to Durham Cathedral and the Open Treasures
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  • Children (0-15): reduced
Where
Meeting point:

Durham Station, which can be found on Station Approach.

What to remember
  • All-weather clothing and walking shoes will be required
  • The terrain can be steep and uneven this tour may be unsuitable for those who are recovering from injuries or do not feel comfortable on walks
  • Please make sure to select the correct price, depending on your group size: select for all your tickets the "small group" price tag if you are booking 1 to 7 tickets, or the "large group" price tag if you are booking 8 to 16 tickets
  • When booking, please let us know if children under 6 years of age will be travelling with you
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When

From Monday to Saturday at 9 am and 1 pm

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Provider
Iles Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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