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Weekly City Spotlight: Durham

Durham

Durham Cathedral by the River Wear

Durham is a fantastic choice for a city break, situated in the North East of England on the River Wear, this beautiful city welcomes thousands of visitors each year to explore its rich heritage, with Durham Castle and Cathedral both recognised as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.  Durham has it all with a range of historic attractions to visit such as the Durham Museum and Heritage Centre, and Palace Green Library, amazing architecture, and tranquil settings including Crook Hall and Gardens.  Durham offers a great range of restaurants and cafés, with shops from high street names to independents all presented on its cobbled streets. Located within County Durham, easy access is provided to the heritage coast and the breath-taking views of the Durham Dales.

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