Things to do in Durham

Durham, a place of fun and adventure, a county to explore for a day out to remember. What do you, your family and friends enjoy? Attractions, activities and events? VisitRevisit has everything you need to plan a perfect day out. Start to build your day out today, search for things to do, add the things you will enjoy to your itinerary and when you’re ready, enjoy your day out.

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High Force Waterfall
Attraction
Adults £1.50

High Force Waterfall

Discover the force of nature at High Force, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in England.

Activity
From £15

The Axe House

North East's premium axe throwing venue. We offer family, friends and colleagues an experience like no other.

Oriental Museum
Attraction
Free

Oriental Museum

Discover Asian art, culture, and history, diverse collections, educational exhibits, interactive displays, family-friendly, enriching experience.

Killhope Lead Mining Museum
Attraction
Adults from £9

Killhope Lead Mining Museum

Killhope is a multi-award winning 19th century mining museum in the centre of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Adventure Valley
Activity
Adults from £0.50

Adventure Valley

With 6 play zones to discover, farmyard fun and hours of indoor and outdoor fun, Adventure Valley is the biggest and best family park in the North East!

The Plotters' Forest
Activity
Adults £9

The Plotters' Forest

A bespoke, children's playground at Raby Castle, built around the existing Christmas tree plantation, the play equipment feels woven into the forest.

Attraction
Adults £5

Durham Castle

Medieval fortress, UNESCO World Heritage Site, guided tours, stunning architecture, panoramic views, historic Great Hall.

Activity
From £10

Jump 360 - Hartlepool

Jump for fun or for fitness at Jump 360, the north east's leading indoor trampoline parks.

ARCulele Advanced
Activity
From £4

ARCulele Advanced

ARCulele is a fun and exciting band session for ukulele fans to come together, learn new material, and socialise with fellow musicians.

Crook Hall Gardens
Attraction
Adults £8.50

Crook Hall Gardens

Beautiful gardens, historic house, medieval architecture, tranquil atmosphere, tea rooms, events venue, family-friendly.

Durham University Botanic Garden
Attraction
Adults £5

Durham University Botanic Garden

Lush botanical haven, diverse plant collections, tranquil oasis, educational exhibits, family-friendly, peaceful atmosphere.