Most folks work all year long just to enjoy a sliver of paradise called ?vacation? once a year. It is easy to daydream what kind of vacation would be best and everyone has a different preference. Since most of us work in a confined environment, one of the top choices for vacation is to be closer to nature. A Durham vacation in the UK is the perfect choice. The best in Durham UK has unmatched landscapes and a historic city that is vibrant and ever changing but still holds own to its traditions.
One of the must-see places to visit is the Durham Cathedral. It holds the tomb of the Saint St. Cuthbert, and of Venerable Bede, the first English history author. More than fifteen hundred services are held annually at the Cathedral. It is one of the most impressive sites to visit. For the gardeners and just garden lovers, there is the fantastic Botanic Garden. Bees can be seen in their hives and there are whimsical glass houses to explore. There is a winter garden, Bamboo grove and even a wild flower meadow that will delight anyone?s heart.
Would you like to make rain? You can when you stroll through the rain forest! The best part is that you can watch scorpions and tarantulas without any danger. This park has eighteen acres and it is easily accessible.
The great Durham University was founded in 1832. It has been opened for more than six hundred years and it is the third oldest. It is in the top three including education and history.
The Sedgefield racecourse is another fun way to spend a day. It is opened eleven months out of the year. It hosts nineteen jump races annually. There is also Hoops Bistro to enjoy food and drinks while enjoying the races.
There are many specialty shops to browse including the Whites Antiques that has endless decorative antiques and antique pine.
There are countless alternatives to dining for every budget. From the Lickety Split Creamers to the Horsley Country House. The Horsley Country House is on a wonderful panoramic site and the food comes from its very own garden. What could be better than eating homegrown produce? Whatever your choice, you cannot go wrong in Durham.