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Take a stroll

When you leave the castle or cathedral take awhile to admire the buildings and stop for a photo... read more

Reviewed today
scorpionana
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Surrounded by History

A beautiful green surrounded by historic buildings on all sides. In good weather, it offers a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brenda P
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Durham, England
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Reviewed today

When you leave the castle or cathedral take awhile to admire the buildings and stop for a photo shoot at the very clever designed garden

Thank scorpionana
Reviewed yesterday

A beautiful green surrounded by historic buildings on all sides. In good weather, it offers a perfect spot to relax and soak in some sun.

Thank Brenda P
Reviewed 2 days ago

What can be better, than standing on the Green with views of all the historic buildings? The Cathedral, Library, Castle and more. Public loos can be found on one side (not many in Durham and good to know where they are). The Uni Archeological Museum...More

Thank traveller1926
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just walking in the Cathedral grounds came upon this and what a lot of care and attention to detail has gone into this display.

Thank Abisgran
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Walking up Saddler Street you turn right and suddenly you are on Palace Green with full views of the cathedral and castle-spectacular. It is worth taking advantage of the benches and sit and take it all in. You could picture years gone by with the...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Dominated by the cathedral, it is quite easy to miss some interesting other buildings around the green which are still used. The green itself sometimes covered by marquees when the graduation ceremonies are on.

Thank JRMaddog
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The palace green is the perfect spot to sit and take in the view of the Catherdral and castle. There is also a cafe.

Thank kaylz22
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The lawns are well maintained. Surrounded by the Cathedral and Caslle and other historical buildings. Film contractors lorries spoiled the experience and the views of the Cathedral.

Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Tends to be very busy as people mass around getting into and out of the cathedral. Durham has a congestion charge in the centre, but there were still too many vehicles around what needs to be a pedestrian zone. The minibusses from the car park...More

Thank Geoff T
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Palace Green in the shadow of the awe inspiring Durham Cathedral is a gateway to many fascinating things to see and do. The Palace Green Library hosts numerous interesting exhibitions and is well worth a visit. A guided tour of the Castle is a good...More

Thank IanMac1960
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