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Durham Castle

Enjoy your guided tour around this world heritage site, that is Durham Castle, which was constructed in 1072 by William the Conqueror for use as a fortress and is one of the largest Norman castles still standing in England. A great place to explore, both inside and out. No disabled access, please call for further information.

Opening Times

Open Easter to September Open mid March to mid April, July, August and September, daily, 10-12.30 and 2-4.30. Other times Monday, Wednesday and Weekends, afternoons, please call in advance to confirm opening.

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aaaa, Durham, durham, DH1 3RW

4.93 miles     0191 334 3800    

Advent Calendar Competition

Advent Calendar Competition

This year we are bringing back our Advent Calendar Competition on our Facebook page! Each day from 1st - 24th December we will be running a task on the page and picking someone to win a prize bundle. With prizes from Our Little Globe, Stuck on You, Thermapen, Scentco UK, ToucanBox, HamaBeads, Orchard Toys, Pip Ahoy, Gotrovo and more, don't miss it!

Christmas Activities

Christmas Activities

If you are looking for ideas to keep the children busy throughout the Christmas holidays, or the kids want some ideas and inspiration for cards and gifts them take a look at our Winter KidsZone. Jam packed full of fun ideas that everyone can get involved in! Activities for indoors and out - some are messy, some are not! What are you waiting for?!?!