Organised by the Shropshire Volunteer Fundraising Committee

Visit to Durham

  • Durham Cathedral |
  • Overnight Trip |
  • 26 – 27 September 2017 - 09:15 until 18:00

On Tuesday there is a visit to Durham Cathedral, the largest Gothic cathedral in the UK, built between 1093 and 1133. There will be a talk on the collections and in the afternoon a private visit to newly restored Bishop Cosin's library, with talk by Ed Potten. 

Wednesday morning, the group will travel by coach for a private visit to Raby Castle, a 14th century fortress, home to Lord Barnard's family since 1626, and then to the celebrated Bowes Museum for lunch and a Curator-led tour of the picture collection. Return to Durham 4.30 pm. 

This event has been organised by the Shropshire Volunteer Fundraising Committee to help raise money for the Art Fund.

Venue & entry details

Durham Cathedral
Durham County Durham DH1 3EH

£75 deposit, total ticket price not exceeding £150 (includes all tours and entry fees. Refreshments, lunch and coach travel on second day.)

To book, please contact Mrs. Diana Dixey on diana.dixey@gmail.com