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Address: The College, Durham DH1 3EH, England
Phone Number: 0191 386 4266
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One of my favourite spots

Every time I go to Durham I love visiting here. Such a beautiful cathedral, it's a lovely place to sit and relax. I could spend awhile sitting in one of the pews. I like how... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Michelle C
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Every time I go to Durham I love visiting here. Such a beautiful cathedral, it's a lovely place to sit and relax. I could spend awhile sitting in one of the pews. I like how there's a lego cathedral near the gift shop, brilliant way to fundraise for the refurbishment of the cathedral. On a sunny day it's nice to... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are visiting the North East the Cathedral is not to be missed. The Cathedral setting and approach are beautiful and quiet - you would not know you were in a City. Entry to the Cathedral itself is free, though donations are welcome. Inside you will find one of the finest cathedrals in the world. If you visit after... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This building is so impressive that it speaks for itself. All the staff were very pleasant and helpful. A beautiful place for a stroll and a bit of tranquility amid the city business.

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great historical and religious venue to visit, lots to see and nobody rushing you around so you can take your time to soak up the atmosphere. There are also lots of volunteers around to help you make the most of your time if you want to more detail about the building and its past. There is no admission charge but... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can see the cathedral from just about anywhere around the city as it dominates the green where it stands. A definite 'must see' on any visit to Durham. Steeped in history and an architectural gem. You can take a rooftop tour (fee applies) but that was closed when we went as scaffold was up for repairs to the main... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited again recently. There's always something different to look at. This time we mainly went in for a coffee. It's just so peaceful.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On a recent trip to Durham I had the opportunity to take a walk around the Cathedral and popped in to check out the building itself - amazing!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is one of the finest religious buildings in England. Perfectly proportioned, it is at its finest at dusk: truly memorable. The cloisters are particularly appealing too.

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Belper, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A very interesting building. Due to building work we were unable to go up the cathedral tower. However, it was lovely to walk around and take in the atmosphere and history of this lovely cathedral.

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Cumming, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Durham cathedral is stunningly gorgeous! Even though I'm not religious, it was inspiring and made you feel as if you were a part of something bigger. The stained glass windows are gorgeous, And so are all the old organs. However, you aren't allowed to take pictures inside the cathedral, so I'd advise you leave your camera at home.

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