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Delving into Durham’s sights on your own may mean you come away with only a skin-deep understanding of theirs and the city’s history. With this walking tour, gain full insight into the landmarks, including the Cathedral, Castle, and Market Place, with a guide who’ll ensure you view the must-sees and hear the stories behind them. A choice of time slots provides useful flexibility to fit the tour into your schedule.
Delving into Durham’s sights without a guide may leave you scratching the surface of their history, and missing important detail. Make the most of Durham’s UNESCO-protected riches and dive deeper into their past on this half-day guided tour. Explore Durham Castle, view 11th-century Durham Cathedral and its Open Treasure exhibition; and learn historical stories you’d likely never hear if sightseeing alone. A choice of departures gives useful flexibility.
Built in the 11th century as a shrine to St. Cuthbert, Durham Cathedral is recognized with UNESCO World Heritage status. Prebook your tickets to Open Treasure, its award-winning museum, to discover Anglo-Saxon gold and silver and explore the 14th-century monks’ dormitory and Great Kitchen. Includes discounts at the cathedral restaurant and entry to the Mapping the World exhibition, devoted to exquisite early maps and the people who created them.
Visit Bolton Castle and enjoy the feeling of stepping into medieval times. Approximately one third of the rooms are fully intact and faithfully furnished in a historically accurate way. Tour the old kitchens, the nursery, the dungeons and Mary, Queen of Scots' bedchamber. The other parts of the castle are mostly accessible as well, so you can explore how time is reclaiming the building.