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Durham City Walking Tour

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Address: Durham DH1 1WA, England
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+44 800 689 1804
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Treat yourselves and your children to this fun and informative look into...

Treat yourselves and your children to this fun and informative look into some of Durham’s top sights. A specially trained guide will take you on a fantastic journey, with stories from the city’s past & present, providing you with an engaging and enjoyable walking tour for groups and individuals from around the world.

 

We’ll cover history and architecture – but we’ll do so in a way that can really hold your interest!

 

Durham's immense history may seem larger than life for children. That’s why we have designed a special family tour to ensure they experience it as they should, sparking their imagination! The history of the city will be brought vividly to life full of the best of this history-laden realm.

 

Our tour of the Historical City of Durham is something that you will genuinely remember for years to come.

 

Many of our guides are local history students; all are well-versed in Durham's unique history and keen to share it with visitors.

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We took this tour on a day trip to Bath from London. Our volunteer tour guide was a knowledgeable and likeable Anglican priest with a great sense of humor in addition to an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sharon Y
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took this tour on a day trip to Bath from London. Our volunteer tour guide was a knowledgeable and likeable Anglican priest with a great sense of humor in addition to an encyclopedic knowledge of Bath and its history. I wish I could remember even a tenth of what he told us during the free two-hour tour. They don't... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

We went for a short break and will be back again. Its a very compact and interesting city with lots to see and do, great pubs and restaurants. The streets are very clean. Castle and Cathedral dominate the sky line. A bit hilly in parts with cobbled streets.

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

Excellent tour with a 'Blue Guide' who knew her facts and figures and who was able to describe many things in an interesting way. Good value.

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Reviewed 4 August 2015

Look from your train arrival to see three big towers of the cathedral and all that impressive 'grit stone'. City buildings are not the honey-coloured limestone you get further south... this is stronger stuff for the weather, the people, working communities. The river meanders in a wonderful loop round the castle and cathedral; around a volcanic spur which creates the... More 

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