MYTHS & LEGENDS OF DURHAM TOUR

FROM £18 PER PERSON

2+ HOURS

WALKING TOUR

FLEXIBLE CANCELLATION

SUNDAYS 11AM & PRIVATE TOURS

FROM £18.00 PER PERSON

2+ HOURS

WALKING TOUR

FLEXIBLE CANCELLATION

SUNDAYS 11AM & PRIVATE TOURS

GREAT FOR PHOTOS

A DURHAM TOUR EXPLORING ITS TALES AND COLOURFUL CHARACTERS

Durham Cathedral tour

Beyond Durham’s awe-inspiring cathedral and castle lie 1000 years of history riddled with a treasure trove of tales. Get to know some of the colourful characters – both fair and foul – that left their mark on the city and local folklore.

During this Durham tour, explore narrow medieval vennels and beautiful squares set off the beaten tourist track .

Book a private tour to customise your walk and include entry & tour of Durham Cathedral or choose your own starting points in the city. You can even add transfers from Newcastle city centre or Newcastle Cruise Terminal at checkout.
 

At Newcastle Tour Company, the safety & health of our guests are always of paramount importance to us. This Durham tour has been optimised for post Covid-19 Newcastle tours & follows our latest health protocols.

YOUR DURHAM TOUR ITINERARY

Saddler Street Durham Walking Tour
DURHAM MEDIEVAL MARKET PLACE
Delve into the heart of the commercial city, Durham's Market Place! Here you'll find an array of different architecture & fascinating stories and statues! Take a peak into the traditional Victorian Market Hall!
DURHAM MEDIEVAL MARKET PLACE
Saddler Street Durham Walking Tour
Walking Tour of Durham
VENNELS & SNICKLEWAYS
Walk through the medieval heart of the city, enjoy stories of criminals, unlikely heroes and characters. Why not venture up one of the famous Vennels (medieval alleys) that take you into some of the hidden gems of Durham, littered with independent shops & cafés?
VENNELS & SNICKLEWAYS
Walking Tour of Durham
Old Elvet
PRISONS OF OLD ELVET
Explore Durham's historic associations with prisons and discover hidden architectural gems in Old Elvet.
PRISONS OF OLD ELVET
Old Elvet
Durham Cathedral tour
UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
Enjoy breathtaking views of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Durham Castle & Cathedral. Hear all the stories on the beautiful Palace Green!
UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
Durham Cathedral tour
Durham Cathedral; interior; Best of Durham Walking Tour
DURHAM CATHEDRAL
PRIVATE TOUR ONLY:
Booked a private tour? Why not add a tour of Durham Cathedral? Your expert guide will take you to experience this magnificent building.
DURHAM CATHEDRAL
Durham Cathedral; interior; Best of Durham Walking Tour
Durham walking tour riverside walk
BEST VIEWS ALONG THE RIVERSIDE
See stunning views of the Rose Window and peak into The College, a true hidden gem, before reaching the wonderful riverside. Stroll along the river for some of the city's best views.
BEST VIEWS ALONG THE RIVERSIDE
Durham walking tour riverside walk
Durham Tour: Fowler's Yard
LOCAL ARTS & CRAFTS
End your tour in the amazing Fowler's Yard, buzzing with independent traders and local craftsmanship (closed Sundays).
LOCAL ARTS & CRAFTS
Durham Tour: Fowler's Yard

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Professional local tour guide
Choose your start/end points
Rounded story of Durham
Riverside walk
Fowler's Yard local arts and crafts
Optional (private tour): Inside Durham Cathedral

GOOD TO KNOW

Consider bringing layers of clothing / rain jacket
Don't forget your camera
On private tours, book Durham Cathedral at checkout during booking
Public transport nearby - ask us for details
Consider comfortable shoes suitable for your tour
We can alter routes to make your tour wheelchair / stroller accessible

MEETING POINT

Our public tour begins on Market Place right next to the large equestrian statue. Your guide will be easy to spot with a "Newcastle Tour Co." sign/bag. On private tours you can choose a meeting point.

SHORE EXCURSION

At checkout, add "shore excursion" to benefit from
100% private shore excursion
Pick up & drop off at the cruise terminal
Guide meets you at cruise terminal
Guaranteed on-time return to your cruise ship
Full refund should your cruise ship skip port
Multiple language options
Better value for money than cruise line's tours
Add ca. 75 minutes to your tour for travel time

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