High Street and Prince Bishops Place, Durham

High Street and Prince Bishops Place, Durham

Durham's High Street and Prince Bishops Place offer a vibrant shopping experience for locals and tourists alike. The High Street, which curves in a horseshoe shape eastward from Silver Street towards the river and then turns back to Saddler Street, is a bustling thoroughfare lined with hundreds of stores. The area has a constant turnover of new businesses, with a rapidly developing economic scene of new business starts fueled by the patronage of students, locals, and visitors.

Within a few minutes walk from Durham Castle, Prince Bishops Place is situated in the center of Durham and is one of the main shopping venues. It was built in 1998, replacing a concrete multi-story car park, and houses over forty retail outlets, including alternative boutiques. The mall is at the eastern end of the horseshoe-shaped High Street and offers a diverse range of shopping options. Additionally, the center hosts a large car park and offers easy access to public transport.

Whether you're looking for high-street brands or unique boutiques, Durham's High Street and Prince Bishops Place have something for everyone. With a mix of traditional and contemporary architecture, the area offers a pleasant shopping experience that reflects Durham's rich history and dynamic present.

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High Street and Prince Bishops Place on Map

Sight Name: High Street and Prince Bishops Place
Sight Location: Durham, England (See walking tours in Durham)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Durham Introduction Walking Tour

Durham Introduction Walking Tour

The monks from Lindisfarne were on the run in 995, the Vikings hot behind. The monks were carrying the body of Saint Cuthbert. The Saint's bier stopped. Along came a milkmaid who had lost her dun cow. The coffin moved and the monks followed the maid to a high hill by the River Wear. The bier stopped again and, despite the effort of the monks, would not move. The monks had found their place.
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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 Km or 1.6 Miles