The heritage of Durham
Durham is a spectacular characterful city worthy of a visit at any time of the year which captivates with its unique charm and timeless appeal.
Known as the ‘Land of the Prince Bishops’, the city boasts a stunning peninsula with its breath-taking cathedral and castle standing majestically over a maze of cobbled streets that are ringed by the River Wear on three sides.
As you wander the streets the city’s stunning Romanesque architecture hits you from every direction, which can be best appreciated from the many bridges which clamber over the river.
There’s plenty to do on a coach break to Durham, whatever your tastes. Marvel and immerse yourself in the rich history of the cathedral, castle and university, enjoy a relaxing riverside walk, hop on a river cruise or shop til you drop.
The city is also a haven for self-confessed shopaholics. Walk the cobbled streets and browse the many stylish independent shops and High Street stores which jostle for your attention.
After all that shopping, relax in one of the many cafes and restaurants dotted about the city for a drink or spot of lunch.
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