Durham History Tour

Durham History Tour

From the Ice Age to the modern day, Durham has a fantastic story to tell. The city has resisted both the Scots and the Normans throughout its history, developed into a regional capital and been shaped by its stunning Romanesque Cathedral in the city centre. On this tour, you’ll hear many of the city’s amazing stories as you walk its picturesque streets.

This tour is one of the best ways to see Durham during a visit to the North East of England.

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Available start times: 10am | 2pm
* Duration: 2 hours
* Starts: County Durham, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Tours & Sightseeing >> City Tours




From the Ice Age to the modern day, Durham has a fantastic story to tell. The city has resisted both the Scots and the Normans throughout its history, developed into a regional capital and been shaped by its stunning Romanesque Cathedral in the city centre. On this tour, you’ll hear many of the city’s amazing stories as you walk its picturesque streets.

This tour is one of the best ways to see Durham during a visit to the North East of England.

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Available start times: 10am | 2pm

Itinerary
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Stop At: Durham, Durham, County Durham, England

We will start the tour at Durham Train Station before taking you through the history of the city.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Framwellgate Bridge, Silver Street, Durham England

See the pleasant and beautiful riverside of Durham and discover its stories on this section of the walking tour.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Durham Market Hall, Durham Indoor Market Market Place, Durham DH1 3NJ England

Durham’s medieval marketplace is full of fantastic statues and stories – discover some of them on this section of the tour.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Elvet Bridge, Durham England

Learn about the Medieval chapels built into this bridge as we continue the tour across Durham

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Durham Cathedral, The College, Durham DH1 3EH England

See the Cathedral church of Durham and learn about its Bishop on this tour.

Pass By: Durham Castle, The Castle, Palace Green, Durham DH1 3RW England

The fortress of the Bishops of Durham – from the Norman invasion to the 19th Century the Castle was the home of the Bishops in Durham city.