News: Family Creepy Castle Tours

Sunday 30th October 2016

Durham Castle

Steady your nerves for a unique and atmospheric family tour around Durham Castle.

Please note that due to the nature of the building this tour may not be suitable for the under 5s.

Explore the spooky side of Durham Castle with our unmissable family fun tour. Meet characters from the darker side of Durham Castle. From fearsome invaders to ferocious judges and possible murder victims - all have their tales to tell.

Your family tour will include:

•Spine-tingling stories told by our Castle Guides •Halloween inspired crafts in the Great Hall •Frightening Fancy Dress competition •The chance to meet characters from the darker side of Durham Castle

The tour ends with craft activities in the Great Hall based around some of the historical events at Durham Castle.

Fancy dress is encouraged

Due to the residential nature of the building entrance is by guided tour only. Tours and activities will last approximately 1 ½ hours.

Tour times are 13.15, 14.15 and 15.15

Places are limited and need to be booked in advance at Palace Green Library on: +44 (0)191 334 2932.

Tickets are free

https://www.dur.ac.uk/durham.castle/whatson/tour/museumevents/

 


Added Friday 21st October 2016