Durham is a beautiful cathedral city which draws in millions of visitors to see the Norman Durham Cathedral and the nearby medieval 11th Century castle. Both of these sights were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986 and must be top of your list of things to see in Durham. Don't miss the medieval Open Treasure Exhibition inside Durham Cathedral. Durham lies on the River Wear, south of Newcastle upon Tyne.
There are a magnitude of sightseeing tours and guides, indoor and outdoor entertainment with an abundance of stand up comedy nights and theatres. Award winning attractions, museums, galleries and beautiful parks and gardens all make up the City of Durham. The perfect way for adults and families of all ages to get around many attractions in Durham is to go for a fun packed day out with Huntfun Durham - a historic and educational treasure hunt around sites such as the heritage sites, St. Nicholas Church, The Market Place, The River Wear, Framwelgate Bridge, Palace Green, Durham Cathedral, Durham Castle, The Heritage Centre and Museum, Prebends Bridge and Elvet Bridge.
For some serious fun for all ages, head to Diggerland Durham for an action packed day out. You can drive and operate real diggers of all types - giant, dirt, dumper trucks and more! With an indoor play area, crazy carts, mini landrovers, sky shuttle, safari, diggerland train to name but a few attractions - it is simply impossible to not have the best adventure day out at Diggerland! Try some fast and exhilarating indoor fun for both children and adults at Top Gear Karting where you will find the longest indoor track in all of the North East! For a day outdoors try the beautiful Crook Hall and Gardens and see medieval manor house.
Durham Museum and heritage centre is perfect for a rainy day indoor attraction. For an outdoor activity try the Prince Bishop River Cruiser which takes you on a stunning one hour cruise past the Durham Cathedral, Durham Castle, City of Durham and its beautiful bridges. After a fabulous day out sight seeing in Durham, kick back and take a seat at the new luxury Odeon cinema Durham, you deserve it!