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Windy Gap: Closure

Heading up to the World Heritage Site over the next few days? Windy Gap, the cut through that brings you onto Palace Green from the river is closed for the next few days or so, i…

Added Friday 3rd February 2023

Durham University Slater Fellowship 2023/24

University College and the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS) at Durham University are delighted to invite applications for the 2023/24 Slater Fellowship, a t…

Added Friday 13th January 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

Durham Pocket Guide

We’ve been taking a look at the new Durham Pocket Guide which has been produced by the fantastic team at This is Durham.  the guides are free and available from t…

Added Wednesday 15th June 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

Durham World Heritage Site: A Short Guide

At the World Heritage Site Visitor Centre in Palace Green Library, you can pick up a short guide to the World Heritage site for a £1, get yours today!  

Added Tuesday 18th January 2022

Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies: Publications

A selection of IMEMS Durham publications are available from the World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, located in Palace Green Library. We're open daily 10am - 5pm Click …

Added Wednesday 29th September 2021

Northern Saints Passport

The World Heritage Site Visitor Centre is one of the locations where you can buy a Northern Saints Passport: https://www.thisisdurham.com/northernsaints. We're located in …

Added Monday 27th September 2021

World Heritage Site: Visitor Attractions

We’re really pleased to share with you that many of our Visitor Attractions are now open here on the World Heritage Site! Click the links below and plan your visit: D…

Added Wednesday 21st July 2021