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Durham Castle

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Durham Castle

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Private shore excursions Newcastle Port – Alnwick – Durham

This tour will take us to Northumberland, a cultural heritage with ancient castles, friendly market towns and a beautiful scenery.<br>We will stop at Alnwick Castle which is the second largest inhabited castle in England. Home to the Duke of Northumberland, Alnwick has been the Percy’s family home since the Norman invasion. <br><br>Our next stop will be Durham. Durham has been a place of pilgrimage for centuries. Durham’s city is full of character with its cobbled streets, charming cafes and independent shops. We will visit the majestic Durham cathedral and Castle, both Unesco World heritage sites.<br><br>PLEASE NOTE: Walking is involved<br>MISSING YOU ALREADY!!
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Hazel wrote a review Oct 2020
Oldham, United Kingdom54 contributions14 helpful votes
Unfortunately due to covid restrictions the castle was closed to the public for our visit. But it is still a stunning building and hopefully we will be back to explore it properly.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Durham C, Visitor Services Supervisor at Durham Castle
Responded 23 Nov 2020
Thank you for taking the time to review Durham Castle; once we are open again we will publish the information on our website and Facebook page and we look forward to welcoming you then. Best wishes
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gianni_di_battista wrote a review Sep 2020
Montesilvano, Italy1,783 contributions42,182 helpful votes
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Durham Castle is a Norman castle located in Durham, England, used since 1840 by University College. The castle sits on top of a hill above the River Wear on the Durham Peninsula, on the opposite bank of Durham Cathedral.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Durham C, Visitor Services Supervisor at Durham Castle
Responded 23 Nov 2020
Thank you for taking the time to review Durham Castle and looking forward to seeing you again in the future. Grazie mille!
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Andy D wrote a review Sep 2020
Southport, United Kingdom19 contributions13 helpful votes
Closed but no notices up around the city to advise you of this! Could have had pictures/info/noticeboards outside the church so at least we could have seen what we were missing
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Durham C, Visitor Services Supervisor at Durham Castle
Responded 23 Nov 2020
We hope to welcome you to Durham Castle once it is safe to do so. If you keep a check on our website or Facebook page it will be added when the Castle will be open again for guided tours.
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sara wrote a review Sep 2020
Durham, United Kingdom6 contributions
I like Durham, it's a really nice place for a day out walking around and enjoying the fresh air with family or friends.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Durham C, Visitor Services Supervisor at Durham Castle
Responded 23 Nov 2020
Many thanks for your review, we are looking forward to welcoming you to Durham Castle once the building reopens to the public. Best wishes
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Christine M wrote a review Aug 2020
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom98 contributions21 helpful votes
Very disjointed the castle is closed. The cathedral was open. Doesn't make sense. Very busy with stay cation visitors ,yet museums and places of 8nterest closed!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Durham C, Visitor Services Co-ordinator at Durham Castle
Responded 11 Sep 2020
We hope to welcome you to Durham Castle once it is safe to do so. If you keep a check on our website or Facebook page it will be added when the Castle will be open again for guided tours.
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