2021: click here for: a monthly (from Oct) update of attractions, a list of upcoming events and public toilets
Visitor Assistance Volunteers
Are you visiting Durham? Looking for places to go? Things to do? You need a Pointer! We provide information for locals and visitors in the heart of Durham City
To see our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts just click on the icons in the top right corner of the screen.
Welcome to Durham
Whatever your reason for coming to Durham – perhaps you’re a tourist, here on business, studying or maybe you live in the area – we will do our best to enhance your visit. We are a group of local volunteers who love our city, know it well and are proud of its rich history. We can help you to find your way around and provide you with information about the city and its treasures. Contact us via email, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
Ensure you have accurate info about the city’s attractions by checking our Monthly Update
2021: Our season has now finished but you can still contact us online with any queries.
We were delighted to add the 2018 North East England Tourism Award Gold Award for top Visitor Information Provider in the region to our existing 2017 Gold Award. We were also very proud to receive the prestigious Durham County Council’s Chairman’s Medal in May 2018, further recognition of our contribution to the city.