View along drive to the Gatehouse of Durham Castle, Durham, County Durham, England, UK

View from Palace Green to the Gatehouse of Durham Castle, Durham, County Durham, England, UK, Europe. The city of Durham, which lies on the River Wear a few miles south of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, is best known for its Norman cathedral and castle, which together were designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. The city also boasts a prestigious university, said to be the oldest in England after Oxford and Cambridge, the castle having served as the home of University College since 1837.

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