Staying overnight in Durham and looking for accommodation?

Did you know that at certain times of the year it’s possible to book accommodation at Durham Castle?  Take a look and choose your dates!

Added Friday 9th February 2024

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

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

UNESCO Sites in the UK: Interactive map

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

Added Wednesday 2nd August 2023

Durham Castle: New Guide Book!


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

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