If you’re an owner or visitor to Heather View Leisure Park or Kingfisher Leisure Park, Durham offers a fantastic day out! Take a look at some of our suggestions of things to do when on a day trip to Durham.

Durham Cathedral, a must see

Dating back to 1093, the stunning Durham Cathedral is well worth a visit. Whether you take in its stunning architecture and stained glass windows, or enjoy a bite to eat in The Undercroft Restaurant, the whole family will be in awe on a day trip to Durham Cathedral.

A trip back in time, with Durham Castle

Awarded a World Heritage Site in 1986 along with Durham Cathedral, Durham Castle offers views over the medieval City of Durham and its enchanting narrow streets. Offering a range of family activities and events throughout the year, Durham Castle is a must see on day trips to Durham.

Durham Castle

Day trips to Durham Market

Established in 1851, Durham’s independent department store, Durham Market is definitely more than a market! With over 40 traders, all of which are knowledgeable and passionate about their wares, Durham Market is well worth a visit.

Shopping at Durham’s biggest shopping centre

If you fancy a spot of shopping on one of your day trips to Durham, a visit to Prince Bishops shopping centre is a must! With an array of high street brands, as well as places to eat and drink and its own parking, the whole family will enjoy a look around on a day out in Durham.