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Durham Cathedral: Live streaming of services

  Durham Cathedral are broadcasting regular livestreams of their services on Facebook.  For details of these and also the Easter services take a look at:&n…

Added Friday 3rd April 2020

Covid-19

  Please see the note below, which includes the World Heritage Site Visitor Centre Covid-19 Following advice from Public Health England, Durham University is implem…

Added Wednesday 18th March 2020

Tours of Durham castle: UPDATE

In line with government and medical advice regarding the Covid19 situation, an following the current guidelines set by Durham University, we want to inform you that all Cast…

Added Tuesday 17th March 2020

Are you researching an aspect of Medieval or Early Modern studies?

Are you researching an aspect of Medieval or Early Modern studies? The World Heritage Site Visitor Centre on Owengate stocks a range of books which may be of interest to you, as…

Added Monday 14th January 2019

Durham World Heritage Site: A Short Guide

At the Visitor Centre on Owengate, you can now pick up a short guide to the World Heritage site for a £1, get yours today!  

Added Thursday 9th August 2018

Durham Cathedral voted as ‘Britain’s Favourite’

Durham Cathedral voted as ‘Britain’s Favourite’ Durham Cathedral has been chosen as Britain’s Favourite Cathedral in this year’s LandLove Magazine …

Added Friday 3rd February 2017

The Cocken Hall Project

  The Cocken Hall Project is being run by No-man’s-Land: the International Group for Great War Archaeology (NML) in partnership with Durham University Library’s…

Added Monday 9th January 2017

The Wider Value of UNESCO to the UK

Added Thursday 25th August 2016

Archaeologists find bodies on Durham World Heritage Site

Durham University archaeologists have found the remains of many more human bodies at a dig on the City’s World Heritage Site, providing clear evidence of a centuries-old ma…

Added Friday 29th November 2013