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Postgraduate Discover Durham Tours

Discover Durham Tours are a great way to explore the University and city

Start your journey at the Teaching and Learning Centre where you will meet our amazing Postgraduate Student Ambassadors who will take you on a tour of the University and City, and answer any questions you have about student life at Durham.
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Students talking at St. Mary's College

Booking is Essential

The event as a whole is expected to last between 1.5 - 2 hours. It will involve quite a lot of walking, so please wear comfortable footwear. Durham is a hilly city so please be aware of this when booking.

The tours will start at the Teaching and Learning Centre at 1pm, one of our newest developments. 

We have a few tour dates for you to book onto: 

Day Date


01 September 2023


06 September 2023

Friday 08 September 2023
Monday 11 September 2023




18 September 2023


If you have any mobility or accessibility requirements, please complete this section on the booking form and we will work to make all adjustments that we can.

Please note: These tours are not guaranteed to involve indoor tours of Department buildings and colleges and will not include meeting academic staff. However please feel free to get in touch after booking if you wish to see specific buildings and we can try to accommodate. 

Teaching and Learning Centre, Lower Mountjoy and Calman Learning Centre, Kingsgate Bridge, Durham Cathedral