Gala Durham sits at the heart of captivating Durham City, home to Durham Cathedral and Castle – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the medieval streets and seek out independent boutiques and craft shops, take some time out with a relaxing riverside walk or enjoy some fantastic food and drink at the range of cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants near to the Gala Durham.
Catching a show is a great way to spend the evening as part of a short city break in Durham City, and there’s plenty to see and do nearby too, so why not extend your stay and explore more of what Durham has to offer?
Discover the county’s great outdoors with walking and cycling routes offering breathtaking views in the Durham Dales, North Pennines Area of Outstanding Beauty and from the Durham Coast. Don’t miss High Force – one of England’s most impressive waterfalls.
When in the city, a visit to Durham Cathedral and Castle is a must, and you can delve further into the county’s fascinating heritage at award-winning attractions across the county including Beamish – The Living Museum of the North and Locomotion, the National Railway Museum at Shildon.
To find out more, visit thisisdurham.com.