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Durham Private Walking Tour

Newcastle Tour Company

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The safety & health of our guests are always of paramount importance to us. Following the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic of 2020, we are ensuring more policies are in place & adhered to during all our tours.

Your local expert will give you a unique insight into Durham, the cathedral quarter, university (it's the third oldest on England!) and the medieval history of this amazing city.

Explore old and new and understand how Durham has developed from ecclesiastical heartland of a nation, industrial prowess and decline right through to the grand university city it is tiday.

About This Deal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Durham, Durham, County Durham, England

Begin in Millennium Square and enjoy views of the new developments in the city as well as the introduction story to St. Cuthbert and the beautiful Fenwick Lawson statue in the square itself.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

Enter the medieval market square & discover the stories behind this architectual gem with its statues and market hall. If open, we will be able to enter the Victorian Market

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Palace Green, Durham England

On the route leading to Palace Green, enjoy a true experience of medieval Durham with lanes filled with medieval architecture, clues of a bygone past and little snickleways (called vennels in Durham) leading to some extraordinary finds.

In Palace Green, marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage Site Durham Castle & Cathedral and also hear stories of Prince Bishops and your surrounding square...

Duration: 20 minutes

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

Take a look at this fabulous castle - not all is as it seems though and your guide will reveal all...

Stop At: Durham Cathedral, The College, Durham DH1 3EH England

Gaze at this magnificent Romanesque building - one of the largest of its kind. If time allows, you will be able to walk through the cathedral and your local expert can give you some insights during your walkthrough. Feel free to reach out to us if you would like a fully guided tour of the cathedral as part of your tour.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: The Chorister School, 5 The College, Library (Heritage Collections), Durham DH1 3EL, UK

Take a walk through the beautiful College behind Durham Cathedral - a place of tranquillity and home to the famous Chorister School of Durham Cathedral.

Stop At: Prebends Bridge, Durham England

Cross the river Wear on Prebends Bridge - you will be rewarded with some of the best views onto Durham Cathedral (a view even WTM Turner admired).

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: The old Corn Mill, Durham DH1 3EB, UK

Enjoy a splendid walk along the riverside of Durham's river Wear, home to some of the best rowing athletes in the country. With any look you will see some training sessions... The views are marvellous onto the cathedral and castle.

Stop At: Framwellgate Bridge, Silver Street, Durham England

Cross yet another bridge on the river Wear - this time it is the 15th Century Framwellgate Bridge leading back into the heart of the city.

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Professional, local tourist guide
  • Stops designed with lower footfall traffic at key locations

  • Gratuities
  • Private transportation

2 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.