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Durham and picturesque Tees Valley

Looking for a charming destination? Book flights to Teesside International and explore the city of Durham and nearby Tees Valley. Visit the boutiques, galleries and museums in the winding streets of Durham city or discover the stunning coast and countryside of the Tees Valley. Uncover stories of the past, from The Oriental Museum and Durham Light Infantry Museum in Durham to the National Museum of the Royal Navy in Hartlepool and the Captain Cook Birthplace Museum in Middlesbrough. Durham’s Art Museum displays beautiful contemporary art, whilst the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (mima) is one of the UK’s leading modern art galleries based in the heart of the Tees Valley. And don’t forget to try the region’s renowned restaurants!

A gem for castle lovers

Durham owes a great deal of its appeal to its very own Durham Cathedral, an internationally famous landmark. The impressive building on a hill overlooking the River Wear towers high above the houses. View the valuable objects from the 12th century that evoke the Norman era and be sure to visit the adjacent Durham Castle. Castle lovers will find plenty more to explore in Durham, as famous nearby landmarks Raby Castle and Auckland Castle are also open to visitors. Durham is not only perfect for a city trip but also makes a great starting point for a longer holiday in England. Expect to be surprised: book a flight to Durham now!

Magical gardens

The Gala Theatre is located in the historic city centre on the River Wear. In addition to attending a play, visitors can also watch a film or enjoy a drink. Also visit the Crook Hall and Gardens, the lovely gardens that surround the captivating medieval manor. Or stroll from the tropical rainforest to the desert at the Botanical Gardens of Durham University. This student town offers many lively pubs where you can raise a toast to this lovely city trip. Cheers!

Flights to Durham for a cultural city break

Looking for a cheap flight to Durham? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in the United Kingdom before you know it.

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Airport: Teesside International Airport MME
Currency: British Pound (GBP)
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