Durham Castle

History & Heritage See & Do


Durham Castle is a Norman castle that stands on top of a hill above the River Wear on Durham’s peninsula.

Designated as a cultural World Heritage Site along with Durham Cathedral it has been occupied since 1837 by University College, Durham after its previous role as the residence of the Bishops of Durham.

The castle is open to the general public to visit, but only through guided tours.


Durham Castle 7 day weather forecast, weather in Durham City, Durham

Expect a temp in the range 13.8℃ to 18.3℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (S)
Thursday, Jun 30
Expect a temp in the range 11.9℃ to 13.3℃ with wind speed 1.3 m/sec (S)
Friday, Jul 01
Expect a temp in the range 12.3℃ to 12.6℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Jul 02
Expect a temp in the range 10.1℃ to 13℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (SSW)
Sunday, Jul 03
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 11.5℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Jul 04
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 12.5℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Jul 05
Expect a temp in the range 10℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (W)

Durham City weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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