Durham Historical Tour

The Durham Historical Tour takes you on a journey through the city from its early times and tells you the history of Saint Cuthbert and Bishops of the city. The Durham Tour gives you an insight into the cities role in England and the border between England and Scotland in the last two thousand years. The Durham tour is also well suited to newcomers to the city and people who have lived here all their lives, showing you a lot of Durham’s Geography, Architecture and using humour to make the experience one to remember.

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Welcome to Durham. We will introduce you to this historic city and show you how it has been shaped by history! The Tour will cover Durham from its earliest history and include its Golden age of the Medieval Bishops of Durham through to the modern day. This tour is one of the best ways to see Durham during a visit to the North East.


The start of the tour will be from Durham Station on the day

Drop Off

The end of the tour will be at Durham Cathedral

Things To Bring

For the tour, we always suggest that you dress warmly with waterproofs as the weather is always changeable. Please do bring a camera to capture moments on the tour.


Locations that will be seen as a part of the tour are: Durhams medieval core, Durham Cathedral, Durham Castle.

Additional Info

Iles Tours would like to inform you that the terrain on the tour can be uneven and hilly due to Durham’s natural topograph

Cancellation Policy

Iles Tours operates a 24 hour cancellation policy. If you are unable to make a tour, please contact Iles Tours within 24 hours of a tour being scheduled and we will refund your purchase. Any Cancellations on the day, will sadly not be refunded.