New College Durham - Living in the area

Durham City is situated in County Durham, a beautiful landscape of rolling countryside accompanied by sandy beaches. The city skyline is dominated by two UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle, so wherever you look you’re guaranteed an impressive view.

A warm welcome is guaranteed by the people of the North East, who are known for their passionate and friendly nature. Enjoy life in this picturesque City, scattered with cafes, restaurants and independent boutiques nestled alongside some well-known high street stores. The historic Market Place comes alive with market stalls and entertainment every weekend and large scale events such as ‘The Lumiere’ and ‘Durham Miners Gala’ draw crowds from afar.
Durham has excellent transport links so within 20 minutes you could visit neighbouring city Newcastle, take in the sights of Edinburgh or York within two hours, or enjoy a West End show in the Capital within three hours.

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New College Durham
Framwellgate Moor Campus
Framwellgate Moor
0191 375 4000