Dating from 1072, Durham’s Prince Bishops used Durham Castle as a fortress and the castle is home to University College, the first college of the University of Durham.

The entrance to Durham Castle in Durham, County Durham (Photo: Carla Brain [CC BY-SA 2.0])
The entrance to Durham Castle in Durham, County Durham (Photo: Carla Brain [CC BY-SA 2.0])
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  • Guided tours (paid)
  • Gift shop

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