Embark on a private two-hour walking tour of Durham, immersing yourselves in the city’s rich history and fascinating cultural heritage. Begin in front of the magnificent Durham Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its breathtaking architecture. Continue to Durham Castle, a historic fortress with captivating stories to discover. Cross the iconic Elvet Bridge and stroll along the charming High Street, filled with quaint shops and historic buildings. Pass by St Nicholas’ Church, known as St Nic’s, and soak in its medieval beauty. Explore the lively Durham Market Hall and venture to Crook Hall, a medieval manor house with enchanting gardens that transport you back in time. Discover the architectural splendor of St Margaret of Antioch Church, and cross the scenic Framwellgate Bridge, enjoying picturesque views of the River Wear and its surroundings.

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  • Marvel at Durham Cathedral's stunning architecture.
  • Uncover history at the formidable Durham Castle.
  • Enjoy scenic views from Framwellgate Bridge.


  • Professional local tour guide

Route & Duration

2 hours
  • 1

    Durham Cathedral

    A UNESCO World Heritage site, Durham Cathedral is a masterpiece of Norman architecture and holds great historical and cultural significance. It is one of the finest examples of Romanesque architecture in Europe and is home to the shrine of St. Cuthbert. (Outside visit)

  • 2

    Durham Castle

    Situated adjacent to the cathedral, Durham Castle is a magnificent Norman fortress and a UNESCO World Heritage site. It has served as a residence for the Prince Bishops of Durham since the 11th century and now houses Durham University's residential college. (Outside visit)

  • 3

    Elvet Bridge

    Elvet Bridge is an iconic medieval bridge that spans the River Wear. It has played a crucial role in connecting the city and has been an important transportation route throughout history.

  • 4

    High Street

    The historic High Street of Durham is a bustling thoroughfare lined with charming shops, cafes, and historic buildings. It offers a vibrant atmosphere and provides a glimpse into the city's past.

  • 5

    St Nicholas’ Church (St Nic's)

    St Nicholas' Church, also known as St Nic's, is a beautiful medieval church located in the heart of Durham. It has been a place of worship and community gathering for centuries, showcasing impressive architectural features. (Outside visit)

  • 6

    Durham Market Hall

    The Durham Market Hall is a vibrant indoor market that has been a hub of activity for locals and visitors alike. Here, you can find a variety of fresh produce, crafts, and local delicacies, reflecting the city's culinary heritage.

  • 7

    Crook Hall

    Crook Hall is a historic manor house and gardens dating back to the 13th century. It provides a unique glimpse into the city's medieval past and offers stunning views of Durham Cathedral and the city skyline. (Outside visit)

  • 8

    St Margaret of Antioch Church

    St Margaret of Antioch Church is a medieval parish church known for its architectural beauty and historical significance. It has been a place of worship and a focal point of the local community for centuries. (Outside visit)

  • 9

    Framwellgate Bridge

    Framwellgate Bridge is a picturesque bridge that crosses the River Wear. It has been an important landmark in Durham's history and provides a scenic spot for enjoying views of the city and the river.

Meeting Point

We will meet In front of Durham Cathedral
(Durham DH1 3EH, UK) See Map

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.