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The Best Landmark in Durham

Hand-picked top 3 landmarks in Durham, UK. 50-Point Inspection includes local reviews, history, trading standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their general excellence. Only the bee's knees!

FINCHALE PRIORY

Since 1196

Historic Priory, Tourist Attraction, Historical Landmark, Historical Place, Garden, Heritage Centre, Riverside Walks, Picnic Area

Free Entry - It is a Grade I listed building - It was a 13th-century Benedictine priory - Godric came to live on the eventual site of Finchale Priory in the early twelfth century, creating a hermitage dedicated to St John the Baptist

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April - October: Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm October - March: Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Finchale Avenue, Framwellgate Moor, Durham DH1 5SH

DURHAM CASTLE

Since 1072

Castle, Garden, Landmarks, Tourist Attraction, Historic Site, Guided Tours, Architectural Buildings, Historical Buildings, Families Programs, Group Visits, School Visits, Researching the Collections & Event Bookings

Free Admission: Infants & Durham University Campus Card holders - The castle has a large Great Hall, created by Bishop Antony Bek in the early 14th century - It is still 14 metres (46 ft) high and over 30 metres (98 ft) long

Price: Adults £5.00, Over 60's £4.00, Children (over 5) £4.00, Family (2 Adults, 3 Children £15.00

castle.tours@durham.ac.uk

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Palace Green, Durham DH1 3RW

DURHAM TOWN HALL

Since 1850

Town Hall, Heritage Buildings, Historical Buildings, Landmarks, Architectural Buildings, Historcial Places, Events & Reception Area

Grade II listed heritage and events building situated in the heart of Durham - Beyond the modern reception area lay complex arrangements of rooms including the impressive early Victorian Great Hall boasting a 15 metre high oak hammer beam roof

durhamtownhall@durham.gov.uk

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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Sat & Sun Closed

Market Place, Durham DH1 3NJ