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Pub and History Tour

  • 2 hours  30 minutes

  • £28 per person

  • 4 Pubs

  • 4 1/2 pints included

  • History Tour

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Tour Summary

Combine two of the best things about Durham in one tour- its history and its pubs! See the stunning architecture in the heart of the historic city centre and discover the tales of conquest, miracles and tragedy that makes Durham truly unique. Add to this four stops in atmospheric and historic pubs to enjoy some real cask ale and you have the perfect walking tour.

 

Itinerary

Meeting Point:     

‘The Man on the Horse Statue’, Durham Market Place, DH1 3NJ

Route Highlights: 

The Market Place, 1st Pub Stop, UNESCO World Heritage Site of Palace Green, Durham Castle, Durham Cathedral, The Bailey, Kingsgate Bridge, 2nd Pub Stop, Crown Court & Prison, 3rd Pub Stop, Old Elvet, 4th Pub Stop.

Finishing Point: 

Elvet Bridge

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  • The tour is approximately 2 hours 30 minutes and is 1.1 miles in length.

  • We will be walking on cobbles and some uneven ground which includes short hills through the city.

  • Unfortunately, the route is not wheelchair accessible. We will encounter one small descending set of stairs to the bridge and some sloping, uneven terrain around the route.

  • We will spend approximately 20 minutes in each of the four pubs, depending on how busy it is. At the end of the tour, visitors are welcome to stay in the last pub for as long as they wish!

  • The ticket price includes a half pint of cask ale or kegged beer, lager or cider. Tickets will be issued at the start of the tour and these can be redeemed in each pub.

  • The maximum number of visitors on each tour is limited to 10. This will help to ensure quality of experience and keep crowding of the pubs to a minimum.  

  • Cancellations must be made no later than 24 hours before the tour is due to start. If you cancel after this time, a refund cannot be given.  

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