Enjoy a short break in Durham and make your own history. Delve into Durham’s amazing history with a short break in 2018 and see…Read More
Delve into Durham’s amazing history with a short break in 2018 and see the past come to life before your very eyes at award-winning attractions and amazing events.
In the Vale of Durham, take a tram ride into the past at the world famous Beamish Museum, one of the largest open-air museums in the UK.
Don’t miss the Bodies of Evidence exhibition at Palace Green Library in the heart of Durham’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit Durham Cathedral and its Open Treasure exhibition.
Set in the heart of the Durham Dales, discover Raby Castle and its beautiful 200-acre deer park and recently refurbished tearoom, or head for The Bowes Museum, a magnificent French chateau style building which houses internationally significant collections of fine and decorative arts.
Plan your break now at a wealth of historic places to stay and discover more of Durham’s amazing heritage at thisisdurham.com/history
Step Back in time at Beamish, the Living Museum of the NorthRead More
Discover Open Treasure exhibit at Durham CathedralRead More
Unearth Durham’s dark secret at Palace Green LibraryRead More
Visit Raby Castle, one of the finest and best-preserved medieval castlesRead More
The Bowes Museum is the jewel in the beautiful Durham Dales countrysideRead More
Looking for inspiration on which of Durham’s diverse landscapes, attractions and experiences to explore? Seeking somewhere special to stay to make your visit to Durham more memorable? Let our interactive map guide you to the locations of the county’s top film locations.
Whether you choose Durham City, the Durham Dales, the Vale of Durham or the Durham Heritage Coast as your base, you’re certain to find that perfect place to stay. With a thread of quality, historic accommodation options throughout the county, boutique hideaways and luxury spa hotels, we’ve every type of accommodation in Durham for you to choose from! Find out for yourself and plan your visit at thisisdurham.com/history
Headlam Hall Country Hotel & Spa, an award-winning 17th century family owned country house retreatRead More
The Rose & Crown in Romaldkirk, an historic 18th century coaching innRead More
Enjoy Hotel Indigo’s magnificent views of Durham’s World Heritage SiteRead More
Stay in the heart of historic Durham city at the Radisson Blu Hotel, DurhamRead More
Relax in historic luxury surroundings at Seaham Hall on the Durham Heritage CoastRead More
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Celebrity chefs Rosemary Shrager and the Fabulous Baker Brothers discover why Durham is such a tasty destination as they eat their way around the…Read More
This month Gregg’s food adventure has taken him to Durham – watch him head off on a culinary journey around the county. The competition…Read More