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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

Durham Cathedral: Opening Information

There’s so much to see on your visit to Durham Cathedral here on the World Heritage Site!  Click the image to plan your visit, including your tour of the Cat…

Added Tuesday 20th July 2021

This is Durham: Online escape room!

QUEST OF THE ROSE COINS Are you ready for the challenge? There are six rose coins hidden across the county….. play the This is Durham online Escape Room game to see …

Added Thursday 8th July 2021

Durham WHS contributes to the UNESCO world conference on Historic Urban Landscape Implementation

On the 21st June,  Durham's Neighbourhood Plan Team and Jane Gibson, our World Heritage Site Coordinator contributed a case study at a world conference to mark…

Added Monday 28th June 2021

Durham Cathedral: LIGHT

There’s a fabulous light installation in Durham Cathedral!  LIGHT is available to see in the Galilee Chapel – click here to find out more.

Added Monday 21st June 2021

New Chapters of the Online Exhibition, Journeys: Reading the World

  The brand new chapters of Journeys: Reading the World, online exhibition have just been launched.  Turn up the Spotify playlist and take a look!  …

Added Thursday 20th May 2021

Durham Cathedral - Opening times: Update

We’re really excited that from the 17th May Durham Cathedral will be opening up to Visitors, click here to find out more about the opening times and what you…

Added Friday 14th May 2021

World Heritage Site Volunteers Meeting: Dive into Durham with Gary Bankhead!

Dive into Durham! Volunteers from some of the World Heritage Site venues met over Zoom earlier this week to listen to a fantastic lecture by Durham’s underwater archaeologi…

Added Friday 14th May 2021

Summer In The City: Art Walk

There’s a great selection of art walks from near and far on the Summer In The City website!  There’s contributions from Durham University students, showing us th…

Added Tuesday 27th April 2021

Exciting news about the Hadrian’s Wall 1900th Anniversary Festival!

To find out about one of our closest World Heritage neighbours click here: https://tinyurl.com/k9pz9brw and click the link below to get involved their forthcoming festival AD1…

Added Monday 15th March 2021