Fly from Aberdeen Airport to Durham and learn about its UNESCO-awarded history, thanks to its castle and cathedral, combined with beautiful natural surroundings.

Durham Castle and Cathedral

The iconic Durham Castle and Cathedral are both listed as World Heritage Sites and are cherished due to their architecture and location. Both located side by side on a prominent hill top site, they offer great view of the city.

Walworth Castle Birds of Prey

Located at the stunning grounds of Walworth Castle Hotel, this award-winning falconry specialises in offering fantastic falconry experiences and daily flying displays on the grounds and nearby ancient woodland.

High Force Waterfall

High Force Waterfall is one of the most spectacular ones in England, located at Forest-in-Teesdale, in the heart of the Durham Dales with a total height of 29m. Surrounded by stunning countryside it is also an ideal place for fishing or wildlife watching.

Durham University

Visit the Durham University’s Oriental Museum and admire the diverse collection on the North African and Asian culture. The University also owns a botanic garden presenting colourful exotic plants and appropriate animals. The view changes throughout the year so that it matches the season.


The countryside around Durham provides many routes for hiking, cycling and horse riding. Enjoy breath-taking views on the landscape, moors, hills, forests and more. Furthermore, fishing is very popular in the area.

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