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Durham

The city was founded in 995 AD and built on "Dunholm", island hill, by the River Wear. This was the resting place of St Cuthberts and attract a number of pilgrims to come and visit.

The city has one of the oldest universities in the country along with historic buildings, footbridges and green space.

The main attractions are the cathedral and the castle.

  • Last visit to Durham: Jul 2010
  • Intro Updated Sep 5, 2010
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