Welcome to the World Heritage Site in Durham
 
 

Durham World Heritage Site

       

Durham World Heritage Site was inscribed on the World Heritage List by UNESCO in 1986. Explore Durham Cathedral, one of Europe’s greatest medieval buildings, and the Shrine of St Cuthbert, one of England’s most revered saints. Discover Durham Castle, built 900 years ago to protect the English borders, and now the home of Durham Universitya world-class institution. Learn about our history as a state within a state. Join 600,000 visitors & pilgrims, and 12,000 students who call Durham home. Visit our collections, use our libraries, contribute to our research and our scholarship. Learn how we, the owners and custodians of this living, working site safeguard it for future generations.

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    Medieval lecture - Reconstructing Medieval Blackfriars

    Sat 2nd May at 11.00am
  • 13

    2000 Years of Life at 18-29 Claypath

    Wed 13th May at 10.00am
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    2000 Years of Life at 18-29 Claypath

    Thu 14th May at 10.00am
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    2000 Years of Life at 18-29 Claypath

    Fri 15th May at 10.00am
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    2000 Years of Life at 18-29 Claypath

    Sat 16th May at 10.00am
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    2000 Years of Life at 18-29 Claypath

    Sun 17th May at 10.00am

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