Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control at Palace Green, all planned events as part of Balloons InDurham at this location have now be re-arranged to take place at The Sands, as part of the Durham Pride celebrations. Our thanks to the organisers of Durham Pride and the Freeman of the City for inviting Balloons InDurham to this event. Click here for more information.


Christmas Castle Tour,



Christmas Castle Tour, 13.30 & 15.30pm


Enjoy a tour around Durham Castle followed by mince pies and mulled wine in Castle's Senate Suite.


With the start of festive season and as part of the Winter Festival, enjoy a unique visit to Durham Castle. After a tour around Durham Castle, you have the opportunity to enjoy mince pies with mulled wine or hot chocolate in the Castle’s Senate Suite, surrounded by 17th Century Tapestries. Places are limited and need to be booked in advance at Palace Green Library on: +44 (0)191 334 2932.


  • Adult £10
  • Concessions: (Senior Citizens, Students, Children up to 16) £9.00
  • Family Ticket £24 (2 adults and 3 children)
  • Group Rates: (for 10+) Adults £9.00
  • Concession Group Rates: (for 10+) £8.50

Contact: castle.tours@durham.ac.uk

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