"A Fine Cathedral, Castle, and University" Durham by yooperprof
Durham Travel Guide: 244 reviews and 614 photos
Durham is a beautiful place to visit if you wish to have a sense of the continuity of English history. The Cathedral and Castle complement the landscape and dominate the town in a manner which would have satisfied their Norman creators nine centuries ago. There are few places in the North of England - anywhere in England, for that matter, which preserve so well a pre-Industrial sense of self-sufficiency.
- In a nutshell:Unspoilt by the Industrial Revolution and Modern Planning
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