Durham Riverside Walk

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Durham Riverside Walk
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PeteLucy434
Uxbridge, UK1,677 contributions
Jan 2022
Because of the way Durham has developed, the river is a dominant part of the city and the riverside walk a must experience.
Written January 23, 2022
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johnhouston2
Knaresborough, UK4,195 contributions
Jan 2022 • Couples
Although the Cathedral and Castle are probably the most visited attractions in Durham, I reckon that if you could only do one thing - you should take this walk.

There are good pathways on each side of the river and the views of the aforementioned buildings, as well as the various bridges are really lovely. The path goes through woodland and there are plenty of benches along the way to sit and enjoy the peaceful ambience.
Written January 21, 2022
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Ann F
Littlehampton, UK54 contributions
Dec 2021
Quiet peaceful walk along the river on a crisp winter day, fantastic views of the castle and cathedral on the way
Written December 17, 2021
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Michael C
Birmingham, UK5 contributions
Dec 2021 • Solo
Durham in general is a lovely city great for coach trips which I'm on but of you stay at jury's Inn beware they expect you in reception to pay for a packet of crisps using a card it say they accept card payments where possible NOT the truth that they only accept card payments they are lucky I do not put in a formal complaints but lovely hotel the room is super cool Durham is a great city but bring your own crisps
Written December 5, 2021
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Akin A
London, UK285 contributions
Nov 2021
Really lovely walk - it's super scenic and definitely worth doing. This is a great way to see Durham
Written November 21, 2021
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Scott Carter
Durham, UK4 contributions
Nov 2021
This place has something special about it that I can't quite put my finger on, and leaves you with a feeling of calm and peace that follows you for the rest of the day.

Walking along the river and being surrounded by nature, yet overlooked by the cathedral and city gives it a unique feeling of home and outdoors in a single walk.
Written November 9, 2021
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Neil K
Liverpool, UK609,477 contributions
Nov 2021 • Friends
A great way to see the town of Durham from a different perspective is to walk along the riverfront of the River Wear .
The views of the famous Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle are stunning but there's lots more to see ,the pretty bridges, old ruins and there's some really good pubs ,bars and restaurants to be found along the riverfront, on the river itself you will see lots of rowers ,I didn't realise it was so popular here, there's also lots of wildlife to be seen ,all in all its a great way to take in the sites of this beautiful town.
Written November 5, 2021
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SharonJT67
Durham, UK4,934 contributions
Oct 2021 • Couples
Walked along the riverside today, it was a lovely walk with lots of opportunities for some lovely photos, the whole area was rather quiet but very autumnal, didn’t realise it led to so many different places. Lots of rowers out on the river making the most of the lovely weather. Will be back again
Written October 17, 2021
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rayrest
London, UK7,342 contributions
Sep 2021 • Couples
The river wear is a great place to come for a pleasant walk. You can hire rowing boats for a great sunny day activity. Many eateries on the bridge
Written September 6, 2021
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AnselmColom
Grays Thurrock, UK2,197 contributions
Aug 2021 • Family
A must do, totally free, do a complete loop. Most of times you would have no idea you were in the city. Pass by all the bridges. Stop for something to eat. Take lots of photos. Rarely will it be so tranquil in the city.
Written August 11, 2021
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