Rent a row boat for a romantic river excursion.
Prince Bishop River Cruiser
Wonderfully scenic one-hour cruises on the Wear.
Built as a standard motte-and-bailey fort in 1072, Durham Castle was the prince bishops' home until 1837, when it became the University...
Built in 1190, this authentic-as-it-gets locals' boozer is complete with dartboard, cosy snugs, a terrific selection of beers and...
Cellar Door Durham
Accessed from an inconspicuous door on Saddler St, this 12th-century building has glorious river views, including from the al fresco...
18 Claypath · interesting places nearby
Serving strictly seasonal menus that use only local or organic ingredients sourced within a 60-mile radius of Durham – such as North Sea fish casserole, pan haggerty and wild boar pie – this award-winning restaurant in the 1881 boardroom of the former HQ of the Durham Gas Company is passionate about great British food.