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Durham: Historical Guided Walking Tour

1. Durham: Historical Guided Walking Tour

Embark on a guided 2-hour walking tour of Durham. Learn about the history of the city from the Ice Age to the present-day.  Learn about how Durham has resisted both the Scots and the Normans throughout its history. Discover a city that has developed into a regional capital and has been shaped by its beautiful Romanesque Cathedral in the city center. See other notable points of interest such as Durham Shire Hall and the Durham Marketplace. On this tour, wander down the historic streets and learn fascinating stories of the city's past. This tour is one of the best ways to see Durham during a visit to the North East.

Durham: Myths and Legends Walking Tour

2. Durham: Myths and Legends Walking Tour

Explore Durham and find out about its myths and legends on a guided walking tour. Be captivated by the stunning Durham Cathedral, wander through winding cobbled streets, and get to know the locals at Fower's Yard. Meet your guide in the heart of the city at Durham Market Place. Your tour takes you through charming roads to Durham's cultural and historical attractions. Visit the enchanting Durham Cathedral, a spectacular example of Romanesque architecture in the country. Then make your way to Durham Castle, now home to England's third oldest university. Walk along the River Wear and take in amazing views of the cathedral. Arrive at Fowler's Yard, hidden in the shadow of the city's main commercial areas, and browse the smaller independent craft shops.

Derry/Londonderry: Attractions Pass

3. Derry/Londonderry: Attractions Pass

See the very best of the Walled City, Derry~Londonderry with an official sightseeing Visit Derry Pass. Get entry to 10 city centre attractions for one great price, on a one or two day pass. Learn about the fascinating history on a walking tour and take in some of the iconic attractions, all included with your Visit Derry Pass. Embark on a Bogside History Walking Tour, or a Martin McCrossan City Walking Tour. Explore the City and simply get your pass scanned at each attraction you wish to visit. Go to the Saint Columba Heritage Centre, Siege Museum, St Augustine's Church, St Columb's Cathedral, St Eugene's Cathedral, The Guildhall, The Museum of Free Derry and the Tower Museum.

Durham: Half-Day City Tour

4. Durham: Half-Day City Tour

Meet at Durham’s Train station at the beginning of this three and a half-hour tour. Go on a journey around the regional capital and discover more about its long history. Hear how the city was a valuable point of defence for the North of England in its battles against the Scots. Learn about its Anglo-Saxon and Norman origins, evidence of which can still be seen to the present day. This tour gives you an in-depth introduction to a city which has grown around the shrine of its Anglo-Saxon saint, St. Cuthbert. Make your way to the most famous site in the city, its Grand Romanesque Cathedral. This Cathedral is often described to be the most beautiful Cathedral in England. You guide will explain the features of its architecture and history. See the Open Treasures where the valuables of the Bishop of Durham have been gathered and curated for you to discover.

Durham: Cathedral and Auckland Castle Entry with Guided Tour

5. Durham: Cathedral and Auckland Castle Entry with Guided Tour

The Prince Bishops of Durham were incredibly powerful lords and religious leaders in the North of England during the Middle Ages. They wielded the power of both secular lords and medieval bishops – being able to rival monarchs at points in their power. It often joked during the Middle Ages that there were two kings in England – one sat in London wearing a crown while the other sat in Durham wearing a mitre. During this tour, we will explore the UNESCO world heritage site, Durham Cathedral. From there we will have lunch before proceeding to Auckland Castle – now famous for the internationally acclaimed Auckland Project. Here you will explore Auckland Castle and the Faith Museum, telling the story of Christianity in the British Isles.

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Alex was very knowledgeable and friendly. The tour was fun and informative. Would recommend to anyone visiting the North East to provide a better understanding of the historical significance of the area.

An excellent tour around Durham city . The history is fascinating. The tour guide Amanda could not have been better . She has a wealth of knowledge .

Alex is so knowledgeable and enthusiastic abour Durham it would be difficult not to enjoy this tour. Would recommend.

Very informative guide Amanda. Fun way to learn about the history of Durham.