Welcome news for visitors to Durham City as Durham Cathedral begins the mammoth task of unwrapping the Central Tower on 4 December, following the £1.9m restoration work which has been underway since 2015. The long-awaited unwrapping will be welcome news for visitors eagerly waiting to climb the tower for unrivalled views of Durham City and the River Wear from the central vantage point. Weather permitting, the removal of the scaffolding should be completed as early as March 2019. Find out more >
Quirky historic stories, fun facts and amazing Instagrammable locations! For the very first time, Durham, along with 14 of England’s top ranked historic cities and the City of London, have come together as England Originals from England’s Historic Cities and are previewing their five new, hassle-free, easy to book itineraries aimed at international visitors. England Originals is one of a number of exciting new projects to benefit from funding from UK Government’s £40 million Discover England Fund which is administered by VisitEngland. Read more >
The 2017 Durham Lumiere was another big success and enjoyed by a large turnout. This may now be ended but there are lots of new adventures and activities going on in the region. Want to find out more then visit our Facebook page for lots of up-to-date information.