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Durham & The County Of Durham

durham cathedral seen from the riverside
Durham Cathedral

This section is a way for you to discover all you need about the beautiful county & historic city of Durham.

Durham is well known these days for its world famous University, however it’s also famous for its many historic sites including Durham prison, the splendid Norman 11th-century Medieval Castle and the even more splendid Cathedral which are both designated as World Heritage Sites

The larger county of Durham is also visited by many thousands of people each year who visit it’s many other historic sites, towns and villages which stretch from Sunderland on the the North Sea through to Barnard Castle near the North Pennines.