Category Archives: Durham Miners Gala

The 235 Steps

DURHAM is a great place for walkers. Excellent paths follow a winding riverside and fork up into the traffic-free city centre, which because of its historical significance has held Unesco World Heritage Site status since 1986. The city has plenty … Continue reading

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A Long Slow Walk Through Durham City

Walking with 80 banners, 50 bands and the Durham miners . . . Continue reading

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