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Durham: Historical Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: Iles Tours

Durham: Historical Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: Iles Tours

From US$ 34.42 per person

Get an introduction to the history of Durham. Learn about the beginnings of the city, its importance as a place of pilgrimage in medieval times, and its current historical significance.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Discover the people, places and events that have shaped Durham
  • Get a perfect introduction to this beautiful city
  • See the sights of Durham Cathedral, Durham Shire Hall and Durham Marketplace
Full description
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.
  • 2-hour historical tour of Durham
  • Food and drink
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Your guide will meet you outside the front of Durham Station on Station Approach. Please keep your mobile/cell phone on so you can be contacted prior to the tour.

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  • Please contact the local partner about any disabilities your group may have, the tour can be customized suit your requirements
Customer reviews

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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.

September 18, 2020

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

August 14, 2021

Product ID: 333886