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Palace Green

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Address: Durham, England

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you have an amazing veiw of both the cathedral and castle, a great way to people watch. there is so much to see all leading from the green and when you get hungery a load of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
ron c
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you have an amazing veiw of both the cathedral and castle, a great way to people watch. there is so much to see all leading from the green and when you get hungery a load of choice.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed outdoor refreshments after our memorable Cathedral visit. Unfortunately to visit the Castle you need to buy tour tickets.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Palace Green takes you to the Cathedral, the museum and down to the river walk. Close to cafes, the university and everything else.

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Thank 69Penny
durham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved it. Not a lot there and Durham city is quite small. Some lovely cafés. Could do with more curiosity or craft type shops to make it interesting.

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Thank AnonymousDurham
Glasgow, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was graduation time when we visited so there was a large marquee covering most of the green. There are toilets available. near the toilets you will find a red telephone box and a lovely old Victorian post box .

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Thank Taxidevil
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The Green itself was currently covered in marquees from the University Graduation ceremonies. However it is usually attractive. There are various places to visit on the perimeter where the Library housing an exhibition on the Somme 1916 is currently on.

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Thank Catherine N
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Always come up here with my niece just to relax and walk round. is a beautiful area of Durham with the cathedral and castle, along with some beautiful university buildings. would certainly recommend walking along the end of saddler street as well leading down to the river. I really relaxing especially on a hot day! as you turn off into... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Lovely spot for a picnic or to stop and enjoy one of the cafes around the outskirts of the green. The university do use it occasionally for events so sometimes you will find a marquee on the green instead though.

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

There is most of durhams main sights located around the green, the cathedral, castle and museums nearby. We visited in winter so really only passed through but i am sure in summer it will be a lovely place to relax and take in the historic atmosphere.

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Lille, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

I,m surprised a review of the palace green is asked for what can one say in the summer lovely at the moment covered with mud and workmen why I don't know

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