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Family Fun Tour of Durham Castle 

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Durham Castle Tours

Bring the whole family and enjoy a family-focused tour of Durham Castle, with activities for children throughout.

Family Fun Tour of Durham Castle with a friendly guide!

Take a tour around one Durham’s most significant historic buildings with your family. Our friendly tour guide will take you through the gatehouse and into heart of the historic building, where you will experience history and tales from 1000 years of living history. Enjoy fun stories and activities, a special quiz, crafts and dressing up in our beautiful Great Hall.

Built on the orders of William the Conqueror in the 1070s, Durham Castle began life as a motte-and-bailey castle. It soon became a palace to showcase the wealth of the Prince-Bishops whose semi-regal powers made them one of the most powerful political and military men in the country.

To check latest dates & to book your tickets please visit the Durham Castle website

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