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Discover Durham Tours

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Discover Durham Tours are a great way to see Durham, both the city and the university.

If you'd like to hear about our events when they launch please register your interest.

In the meantime, if you would like to visit Durham you can undertake a self-guided tour using our brand new 'Durham University Tours' app.

What's a Discover Durham Tour? 

The tour begins at one of our undergraduate colleges, where you will receive an introductory talk from a member of college staff, followed by a tour of the college by current students. As our tours are during term time it may not always be possible to show you a student room as they are occupied. Durham Student Ambassadors (DSA) will then show you the main University site taking in some of the sights of the city.

Tours begin at 1.00pm and last approximately two and a half hours.

These Discover Durham Tours are subject to Covid-19 restrictions and social distancing regulations. Please note that Discover Durham tours will not incorporate tours inside of individual departments. 


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Keeping you updated

Please check your emails regularly as we'll update you with information about the tours and the launch of our events. We'll also send you emails to remind you of your upcoming tour and provide you with some helpful hints and tips.

Parking Information

There is limited parking in Durham City Centre. Please visit the Durham County Council webpage to find out more information about where is best to park when visiting us.
Parking Information

Upcoming events

Undergraduate Open Day

Friday 17 June 2022 - Friday 17 June 2022
9:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Durham University, Durham.
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