A World Heritage Site
What is World Heritage, and why is Durham a World Heritage Site? Find out how the site's boundaries have changed. Where else can I see world heritage in the UK?
Explore the monumental architecture of Durham, from ribbed vaulting to hidden chapels and bishops' bedrooms.
A state within a state, ruled by Prince Bishops — discover the intriguing history of Durham.
Visit & Explore Durham
Come and join 600,000 visitors & pilgrims, and 12,000 students who call Durham “home”. Explore some of the greatest medieval architecture in Europe – find out how to get here, where to stay, and what's on while you are here.
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