Our Durham: world heritage for all

What do we want Durham Castle and Cathedral World Heritage Site to be - for the city, for the region and for the world? Let’s carve the next chapter together.&n…

Added Friday 20th October 2023

Lumiere Lecture: Storytelling, the non-human and new animism at World Heritage Sites

Join us on the eve of Lumiere as we welcome Dr Jane Lovell from Canterbury Christ Church University and World Heritage Site.   6:30pm Learning Resou…

Added Friday 20th October 2023

New Online Exhibition! Tunstall and The Tudors

Take a look at the Tunstall and The Tudors online exhibition which has just been launched!  This builds on the exhibition which you may have seen at Durham Castle …

Added Friday 22nd September 2023

World Heritage Site Management Plan: Progress Report July 2023

We’ve just completed our periodic reporting to UNESCO and published our latest progress report.  Discover our current conservation projects, new research and recent…

Added Friday 18th August 2023

WHUK Forthcoming Lecture Series

Our friends at WHUK have launched their next series of webinars and they are available to book! This series will highlight some of the new Tentative List candidates – Bi…

Added Wednesday 9th August 2023

UNESCO Sites in the UK: Interactive map

We’re really proud to be one of the UNESCO sites on this new interactive map!  You can see us featured amongst a selection of other World Heritage Sites, Creative…

Added Wednesday 2nd August 2023

Durham Castle: New Guide Book!

Find out more about Durham Castle in the new Guide book! It's full of information and fantastic value for £5. Stop by the World Heritage Site Visitor Centre in Pa…

Added Friday 7th July 2023

Durham Castle: Conservation works in the Norman Chapel

There’s conservation and improvement works currently happening in the Norman Chapel in Durham Castle, here on the World Heritage Site.  Click here to find out more! …

Added Friday 28th October 2022

IMEMs 'Lessons from the Past' Lecture Series

Following on from the success of ‘On Pilgrimage’, Durham’s Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies is delighted to announce our new lecture series! …

Added Friday 18th March 2022

Durham Castle Tours

Click here to find out more about booking a tour of Durham Castle!

Added Thursday 20th January 2022