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Old Elvet  Durham  England  DH1 3JN  United Kingdom 

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Explore the city's unique blend of old and new

Sightseeing

Area Tour Services

Let those in the know show you around town

Blue Badge Guide Tours  
Cycling routes at Hamsterley Forest  
Guided Walks along Durham's Heritage Coast  
  • Sunderland to Hartlepool
  • This Is Durham
Prince Bishops River Cruises  
  • 0191 386 9525
Suggested walks around High Force  
  • Low & High Force Waterfalls
  • VisitEngland
Yorkshire Dales National Park  

More Activities

  • Bowling 15 miles
  • Kayaking 12 miles
  • Mountain biking, trail 10 miles
  • Rock climbing 11 miles
  • Sport Court® 0.5 miles
  • Squash 6 miles
  • Surfing 20 miles
  • Snow skiing 8 miles
  • Snow skiing 15 miles
  • Snow skiing 10 miles
  • Tennis 2 miles

Things to Do

Area Events

The what, when and where on local happenings, special events and more

Bishop Auckland Food Festival  
  • 12.7 miles SW
  • 04/01/17 to 04/02/17
Durham Christmas Festival  
  • 0.2 miles W
  • 12/01/17 to 12/03/17
England v West Indies; Chester-le-Street  
  • 7.2 miles N
  • 09/16/17 to 09/16/17
Great North Festival of Transport  
  • 12 miles NW
  • 03/29/17 to 04/23/17
Great North Run; Newcastle to South Shields  
  • 18 miles N
  • 09/10/17 to 09/10/17
Kynren-An Epic Tale of England; Auckland Castle  
  • 12.5 miles SW
  • 07/01/17 to 09/16/17
Magna Carta & The Forest Treasurers; Open Treasure  
  • 0.5 miles W
  • 06/19/17 to 09/09/17
Stadium of Light, Sunderland; Premier League Matches  
  • 15 miles NE
  • 08/13/16 to 05/21/17

Family & Children's Activities

  • Beamish, Living Museum of the North 12.6 miles

    • Phone: +44 191 370 4000
    • An interactive, living museum telling the story of life in the North East from 1800 onwards.
  • Adventure Valley 4.4 miles

    • Phone: +44 191 3868291
    • An extensive range of indoor and outdoor play, along with animals, encounters and daily shows.
  • Diggerland Durham 5.3 miles

    • Phone: +44 871 227 7007
    • Family attraction with real ride-on diggers, go-karting, costumed guides and regular events.
    • Fee: 15.00 GBP
  • Beamish Wild Adventure Park 10.1 miles

    • Phone: +44 1207 233 733
    • Family fun on adventure trails, zip wires and rope bridges, plus high ropes course for over-10s.

Golf Nearby

Phone:  +44 191 3780075

  • Clubhouse and Golf Shop
  • Clubhouse Restaurant
  • Lessons
  • Putting green
  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club:
    18 holes, 6,169 yards.  Par for course: 70

Phone:  +44 191 13883218

  • Clubhouse and Golf Shop
  • Lessons
  • Driving range and Putting green
  • Chester-le-Street Golf Club:
    18 holes, 6,187 yards.  Par for course: 71
    Golf carts required

Phone:  +44 191 5131100

  • Clubhouse
  • Rentals and Lessons
  • Driving range and Putting green
  • Spikes allowed
  • Sharpley Golf Course:
    18 holes, 5,901 yards.  Par for course: 71

Swimming Nearby

Alnmouth 28 miles

Seaton Sluice 12 miles

Whitley Bay 15 miles

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