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Address: Durham, England

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Good meeting point for the surrounding attractions

The attraction known as Palace Green is the lawned area at the top of Owengate, the cobbled road leading from Saddler Street in the shopping area, up to the Cathedral. Palace... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The attraction known as Palace Green is the lawned area at the top of Owengate, the cobbled road leading from Saddler Street in the shopping area, up to the Cathedral. Palace green is surrounded by the other more major attractions including the Cathedral, library, castle, and university buildings. A convenient place to meet as a base for your day visiting... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The most beautiful area of Durham city. A great place to tourists to visit it is a UNESCO world heritage site, and for brilliant for photographers as this is the site of Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral. Very worth the visit.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We popped in for a light lunch while staying in Durham for a couple of days. All home made and locally produced. Delicious.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Want to find a quiet location within easy reach of the town centre then visit Palace Green and enjoy the peace and tranquility slightly steep walk but well worth the effort...

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UK
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

A wonderful and very beautiful area between the Castle and the Cathedral and near the visitors/heritage centre. The only downside was the number of awful bright red waste bins/ skips on one side of the Green that marred the view. Surely they could be hidden behind a screen or plants? Don't let this put you off visiting it is a... More 

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

right outside the great cathedral - lovely feeling of space. Nice to wander around and a selection of cafes

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Right outside the Cathedral and the Castle so plenty to look at - also other lovely old buildings surrounding it including the Cathedral Tea-Rooms but in central Durham, it is just nice to have some space as the old part of the city can get a bit congested. In the summer it is simply a beautiful place to hang--out and... More 

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Chesterfield, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A lovely green spot between the castle and cathedral, surrounded by the old university buildings from various periods in history. Lovely place!!

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Darlington
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175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The Palace Green is part of the world heritage site and is situated in between the cathedral and the castle (as well as a range of other beautiful university buildings). The Green can be reached by walking up the bank from the market square (a leisurely 5 minute walk) or, if you're less mobile, there is a shuttle bus available.... More 

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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

A lovely place for a picnic in the summer. Views of the cathedral and only a short walk away from the chaos of the shops.

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Address: Durham, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Durham

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