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Out and about

Whether you're in search of some tranquil time out or a chance to get active - Durham's your destination. Follow one of many walking routes to encounter breathtaking scenery, including Teesdale and Weardale in the Durham Dales, the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Durham Coast. For cyclists, Hamsterley Forest provides an unforgettable experience.

Durham City Golf Club

Durham city golf Club is one of England's oldest inland clubs having been inaugurated in the historic cathedral city in 1887. It is a traditional golf club with modern standards, taking a relaxed and welcoming stance to all members and visitors. The course offers a challenge for golfers of all abilities; the subtly sloped greens and gentle terrain make it a testing but always enjoyable challenge.

Top Gear Indoor Karting

Based on the edge of the city, Top Gear Indoor Karting can be reached by a 2 minute taxi ride, or by a 20 minute walk from the city centre. This is a great activity for anyone from 8 years and above. An enjoyable and reasonably priced day out whenever you choose to go. Frequented by students and families in the week, and by hen and stag dos at the weekend; Top Gear Indoor Karting is never a dull day out.

Durham Brewery

Take a trip to the oldest Brewery in Durham and learn about beer history, beer culture and the way they make and perfect their Beer. Tours of Durham Brewery can be arranged and take around 2 hours.

Durham Climbing Centre

Durham Climbing Centre is a modern, vibrant venue for rock climbing in Durham City. The Centre has over 6500sq ft of climbing under one roof. The climbing areas are suitable for age 3 years upwards and cater for beginners to very advanced. Spectators and climbers can relax in the comfortable coffee lounge and viewing gallery or have a game of table tennis in between climbing the various challenges on offer.

Durham City AFC

Football fans should pay a visit to the New Ferens Park stadium to catch a match by Northern Football League Division One team Durham City AFC. Visit the website for details of upcoming fixtures: www.durhamcityafc.com

Fury Events Multi Activity Centre

Located just 2 miles from Durham City Centre, Fury Events offer a host of adrenaline pumping activities including Quad Biking, Clay Pigeon Shooting, 4x4 Off Roading, Archery, and Mud Buggying. With so many activities, Fury Events will keep even the most hardened Adrenaline Junkies a run for their money.

Prince Bishop River Cruiser

Luxury river cruiser seating 150. One hour cruises giving views of cathedral, castle and 5 bridges. The commentary includes history, natural history and geography.

North of England Trike Tours

North of England trike tours offer guests the chance to experience the North's best countryside, coastline and cities on board their 1400 cc 3-seater chauffeured trike. Taking a chauffeured trike tour with North of England trike tours is an experience like no other. Since 2012, Trike Tours have also started hotel pick up's from Durham city, and can offer you tours of the highest pub in England, Local Breweries, Hadrians Wall, The Durham Dales, Durham City, and many many more places. Just find a place in the North, and Trike Tours will take you there providing their unrivalled local knowledge on the way.


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