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  • 1
    Beamish Museum

    Beamish Museum

    Ranked #1 overall in Durham things to do
    9.713 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withFamiliesHistorySolo Female

    A bit expensive but a fantastic, huge, outdoor museum. Feels like travelling back in time.

  • 2
    Durham Cathedral

    Durham Cathedral

    Ranked #2 overall in Durham things to do
    9.218 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Church
    Popular withHistorySpiritualFamilies

    Stunning building with excellent views over the city - nice cafe for tea as well. Soaked in history

  • 3
    The Rose Tree Inn

    The Rose Tree Inn

    Ranked #3 overall in Durham things to do
    8.73 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Bar
    Popular withNightlife

    The food is really good, and it's a great building - nice pub interior and decorated with old mobile phones! A bit out of town, but can easily be incorporated ...

  • 4
    Langley Park

    Langley Park

    Ranked #4 overall in Durham things to do
    9.02 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Neighborhood
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    Diggerland in Langley Park is a great theme park for the whole family. Ride and operate the JCB's, fork lifts and bucket diggers, amazing fun for all.

  • 5
    Auckland Castle

    Auckland Castle

    Ranked #5 overall in Durham things to do
    8.03 reviews
    Popular withHistoryArtsyOutdoorsy

    Principal country residence of the Prince Bishops since AD1190. A fine example of architectural history, the state rooms display treasures left behind including original works of art, the collection of ...

  • 6
    Palace Green

    Palace Green

    Ranked #6 overall in Durham things to do
    8.01 review
    Sights and Museums, Entertainment

    The palace Green is in the University grounds of Durham University. I loved the ornate stonework of the buildings around the green, and the grass is beautifully kept.

  • 7
    New brancepeth

    New brancepeth

    Ranked #7 overall in Durham things to do
    9.02 reviews
    Sights and Museums, School

    My cousin went here to school and they were treated really well. Although i have not been myself to the school he came out of it with great GCSE's and ...

  • 8
    Parish Church of Saint Bartholomew Thornley Village

    Parish Church of Saint Bartholomew Thornley Village

    Ranked #8 overall in Durham things to do
    10.01 review
  • 9
    Gala Theatre Durham

    Gala Theatre Durham

    Ranked #12 overall in Durham things to do
    8.01 review
    Performing Arts, Theater

    We came here to see the Friday night showing of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and it was surprisingly good! Although it was am-dram, we loved it! The theatre itself was ...

  • 10
    Durham County Cricket Club

    Durham County Cricket Club

    Ranked #11 overall in Durham things to do
    8.01 review
    Entertainment, Sports

    there is a running track around the cricket pitch, so we came here for a run each morning over the weekend. I really liked the authentic look of the cricket ...

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