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Durham History Tour

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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

About This Deal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

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.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • We require a contact Mobile/cell phone for all customers to contact you on the day of your tour. This will ensure we can inform you of changes to meeting point or other information prior to your tour.
  • Please contact us about any disabilities your group may have. We are able to customise tours for wheelchair and vision impairment
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Due to COVID-19 we ask all customers to maintain social distancing as per the United Kingdom Government guidelines
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide

  • Food and drinks

2 hours

Return Details
Durham Market Place, Durham DH1, UK

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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.