Durham City Market


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Durham City Market

Since 1851, an old Victorian building has been home to the Durham City Market, which has maintained a lot of its tradition. Over 50 independent traders offer a wide choice of locally sourced foods and drinks as well as hand-crafted items, homeware or fashion.


Despite its compactness, Durham offers a wide range of shopping options amongst the intimate lanes and atmospheric narrow streets, much of which is closed to traffic making for a pleasant and relaxed experience. Its Victorian Market, monthly Farmer’s Market add additional colour and life on selected days throughout the week while The Prince Bishop’s Centre and Gates’ Centre offer all the high street and designer brands one could wish for. Unique to the city is the Fowler’s Yards, where artists and craftspeople create and sell their specialities such as glass, metal and textile work. There is even a micro brewery.