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A day in Durham

The Palace Green is steeped in history, with the cathedral,the castle, a library belonging to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sandrac58
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Surrounded by amazing attractions

The Palace Green is surrounded by history - the Castle, the Cathedral, the Library (with its... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rick_Yvanovich
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Palace Green is steeped in history, with the cathedral,the castle, a library belonging to the university, a cafe, where you can sit outside and people watch. Lovely grasses area, there was lovely geraniums in flower beds. Very busy with tourists wandering around.

Thank sandrac58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Palace Green is surrounded by history - the Castle, the Cathedral, the Library (with its exhibitions) ...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With the Cathedral to the north, the Castle to the south, Palace Green Library to the west and lecture rooms and a cafeteria to the east, Palace Green is really the heart of the City on the peninsula created by the incision of the River...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Our treasure hunt was focussed around the market place and Palace Green. This is a superb space. There were tourists, picnickers, lovers, even someone reading a novel in fabulous surroundings. A lovely place to spend some time.

Thank Dr_Waugh
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Palace Green is an open area in front of Durham cathedral surrounded by ancient buildings. The flower display outside one of the buildings is amazing. Unfortunately there are no seats around the Green to be able to sit and rest.

Thank Pam G
Reviewed 23 July 2018

A beautiful area with old buildings so photogenic. Near cathedral and castle so a main sight, Also have a good tea shop.

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Well manicured lawn and beautiful planted exhibits. Friendly and welcoming space in front of the cathedral. Good place to enjoy a rest and people watching

Thank Grandmasticks
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Palace green is between the Durham Castle & the historic Durham cathedral. Well maintained & beautiful gardens with lovely flowers.The flowers had just started to bloom. A very pretty sight.Good for photographs.

Thank DilrukshiH
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

A lovely green space, basking in today’s glorious sun. Palace Green is in the centre Durham’s peninsula, with the castle on one side and the cathedral on the other. Enjoy the UNESCO world heritage views.

Thank Dr_Waugh
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Lodged between the Cathedral and the Castle, this place gets very busy with students sunbathing while studying or relaxing when it gets warm and sunny.

Thank Alexandre C
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