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Visitor Centre: Christmas Opening Hours

Are you visiting the World Heritage Site during the festive season?  Click the link to see when the Visitor Centre is open: https://tinyurl.com/jcar2dx  

Added Monday 3rd December 2018

'Landscapes of the North': an exhibition by George Browell

We've got a fantastic new exhibition in the Visitor Centre. Call in and take a look, we're open daily!  

Added Monday 3rd December 2018

Our Visitor Centre wins an award!

Our World Heritage Visitor Centre received a silver award at the Northeast England Tourism awards ceremony earlier this week! Many thanks to all our volunteers and friends from a…

Added Friday 23rd November 2018

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 WHS Lecture Series 2018 – World Heritage in the Landscape

Durham WHS Lecture Series 2018 – World Heritage in the Landscape After a very successful and challenging 2017 season of lectures on the theme of Heritage at Risk, we are n…

Added Wednesday 10th January 2018

Durham World Heritage Site 2018 Lecture: A sense of place? Pilgrimage and the senses, past, present - and future

Durham World Heritage Site 2018 Lecture: A sense of place? Pilgrimage and the senses, past, present - and future 28th February 2018, 17:30, Palace Green Library Learning Centre,…

Added Thursday 9th November 2017

Northern Light: an exhibition by Julie Parkinson

  Northern Light an exhibition by  Julie Parkinson A exhibition of kiln glass and paintings inspired by the local landscape from a Durham based artist On View at t…

Added Wednesday 8th November 2017

Durham Cathedral is crowned Heritage Site of the Year!

  Durham Cathedral has been crowned BBC Countryfile Magazine’s Heritage Site of the Year following a public vote which saw a ‘landslide’ of votes cast for…

Added Wednesday 15th March 2017

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

Mysterious creatures occupy Open Treasure 20th February to 10th June 2017

Mysterious creatures occupy Open Treasure From serpents to dragons, griffins to unicorns, an array of mysterious creatures will be taking occupancy at Open Treasure in Durham Ca…

Added Friday 3rd February 2017