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Peaceful

Sat and had lunch on the green , lovely and peaceful. Surprised to see a polar bear promoting the book fair. Had to look twice to see if it was real or (of course it wasn't)

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Sat and had lunch on the green , lovely and peaceful. Surprised to see a polar bear promoting the book fair. Had to look twice to see if it was real or (of course it wasn't)

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The grass itself is nothing to write home about - but the Cathedral to one side, Castle to the other and several smaller buildings surrounding it make this a really lovely area. A nice place to lounge about on a sunny day.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

A lovely sitting for the wonderful norman cathedral Calm and tranquil as no students present as holiday period Very well kept and stunning

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Loughton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

A lovely large quare of grass for lollling around on in the summer with the backdrop of a stunning Cathedral and Castle.

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Fishers, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Walked through this when we visited the cathedral. There were a few laying on the grass reading and one couple was having a picnic. The main interest to this area is the surrounding buildings. My grass at home is much greener and more plush. Gee, I can't wait to get home and mow.

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UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This is the grassed area in the middle of the square formed by Durham Castle on two sides, the cathedral on a third and university buildings on the fourth. It's in easy walking distance from the town centre, although it's a bit of a climb. It's a prime place to see and eat a picnic on a sunny day, there... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

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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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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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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