Durham tourist and travel information

Durham tourist and travel information

Durham Travel Information

Travel Information Durham is a beautiful city, home to the magnificent Norman cathedral, Durham university and Durham Castle. The massive Cathedral is widely acclaimed as one of the world's finest buildings. Durham has a Medieval layout with narrow winding streets and a wide range of shops.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Durham - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33. Durham Park and Ride offer services into the city centre. The Cathedral Bus Service links the Cathedral, Rail Station.

www.stagecoachbus.com

A1 Motorway

Roads Durham - Travel by road - Durham is about 2 miles west of Junction 62 of the A1(M). The A1 and the Motorway known as the A1(M) runs from London to Edinburgh. Durham is about 140 miles from Edinburgh and 275 miles from London.

A1 Motorway

Travel by train

Rail Durham - Travel by train - Durham Station, North Rd, Durham, DH1 4RB. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting room. Pay phone. Toilets. Wheelchairs available. Taxi rank.

National Express East Coast runs fast, frequent passenger train services on the East Coast Main Line between London King’s Cross, the East Midlands, Yorkshire, the North East of England and Scotland. Customer Relations Tel: 08457 225 333. nationalexpresseastcoast.com

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

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Air - ztown Air - Newcastle & Teesside Airports are 30 minutes drive from Durham.

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Durham Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Durham - Sport - Durham City Golf Club, Littleburn, Langley Moor, Durham, DH7 8HL. About 2 miles west of Durham, off the A690. Tel: 01913780029.

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Shopping

Stores Durham - Shopping - Durham offers a wide range of shops and restaurants. Victorian Market. The monthly Farmers’ Market. Marks & Spencer, 4 Silver Street, Durham, County Durham, DH1 3RB. Tel: 0191 384 1777. Durham Arnison Centre Simply Food - Unit J, Arnison Centre, Pity Me, Durham, DH1 5GB. Tel: 0191 384 3715. British Home Store Durham - 15 High Street, Durham, Co Durham, DH1 3UJ. Tel: 0845 8410177. Burton Retail Durham - Tel: 01913840676. 7-8 Silver Street, Durham, Durham, DH1 3RB.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Durham - Entertainment and attractions - The Gala Theatre, Millennium Place, Durham. Tel: 0191 332 4040.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Consett - Entertainment and attractions - Derwent Reservoir is situated 5 miles east of Consett, 20 miles from Durham, 10 miles from Corbridge, 10 miles from Hexham. The reservoir is well stocked with trout, and Derwent Sailing Club make use of the waters. Fishing - Northumbrian Water, Abbey Road, Pity Me, Durham, DH1 5FJ. Tel: 0191 383 2222. Derwent Sailing Club, Blanchland, Consett Co Durham DH8 9PT. Tel: 01434 675033. www.drsc.co.uk

Derwent Sailing Club

Art Gallery

Other information Durham - Other information - Durham Mining Museum, Thornley Community Centre, Hartlepool Street, Thornley, Co. Durham, DH6 3AB. Durham Light Infantry Museum & Durham Art Gallery, Aykley Heads, Durham, DH1 5TU.

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DURHAM ACCOMMODATION

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Durham hotels

ACCOMMODATION

Guest house bed and breakfast in Durham

Self Catering accommodation in Durham

For hotels accommodation in other areas near to Durham see Crook hotels & Washington hotels. Other B&B - bed and breakfast in Beamish bed and breakfast in Durham Other self catering accommodation - self catering accommodation in Bamburgh self catering accommodation in Barnard Castle

County Durham Map and Attractions

Durham is 270 miles from London. It is 31 miles from Barnard Castle to Consett and 31 miles from Darlington to Stanley.

Roads Durham is about 2 miles west of Junction 62 of the A1(M).

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Durham.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, DL12 8NP. Tel: 01833 690606. thebowesmuseum.org.uk.
Attraction 2 - REDCAR RACECOURSE, The Racecourse, Redcar TS10 2BY
Tel: 01642 484068. redcarracing.co.uk.
Attraction 3 - Binchester Roman Fort, Bishop Auckland Tel: 01388 663089
Attraction 4 - Beamish - The North of England Open Air Museum, Co. Durham. DH9 0RG. Tel: 0191 370 4000. beamish.org.uk.
Attraction 5 - Hartlepool Historic Quay & Museum, Jackson Dock, Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool TS24 0XZ. Tel: 01429 860077.

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