Myths & Legends of Durham Walking Tour

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Enjoy a leisurely walking tour of Durham – home to England’s third oldest university & one of the most stunning cathedrals in Europe.

This captivating city with winding cobbled streets frequently draws rave reviews for its cultural and historical attractions.

Visit the city’s attractions while hearing intriguing stories, myths, and legends from your guide. See Durham Cathedral and visit Fowler’s Yard.

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Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Starts: County Durham, United Kingdom
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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What to Expect When Visiting County Durham, England, United Kingdom

Enjoy a leisurely walking tour of Durham – home to England’s third oldest university & one of the most stunning cathedrals in Europe.

This captivating city with winding cobbled streets frequently draws rave reviews for its cultural and historical attractions.

Visit the city’s attractions while hearing intriguing stories, myths, and legends from your guide. See Durham Cathedral and visit Fowler’s Yard.

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

Enjoy a discovery tour of the market place, its statues, stories and architecture.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Saddler Street, Durham DH1 3NU England

Walk along medieval streets, uncover hidden vennels and soak in the vibes of Durham’s bustling streets.

Stop At: Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3JN England

Cross the river Wear and venture into Old Elvet, which grew up from two the medieval settlements.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Palace Green, Durham England

Stand in Palace Green in awe at the two magnificent buildings which today are UNESCO World Heritage Sites (cathedral and castle) but also understand the meaning old this place in history and today… There will be some stories to tell in this old place.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

Walk around this magnificent building, understand the architecture, delve into the stories surrounding the Prince Bishops and see the cathedral from many angles…

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

Enjoy exterior views and hear some stories of how the university came to own such a grand building.

Stop At: Durham Riverside Walk, Durham England

Explore the fascinating riverside walk, take in the views of the cathedral, read Sir Walter Scott’s thoughts on Durham and, with luck, enjoy watching Durham rowers training on the river.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Fowlers Yard, 6 Back Silver St, Durham DH1 3RA, UK

Walk up Silver Street and to Fowler’s Yard for an insight into local crafts and a hidden gem in the city

Duration: 15 minutes



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