Shopping in Durham
Stroll through the historic streets of Durham City, where you will find high street favourites jostling for attention alongside independent shops, boutiques and quirky craft shops in the shadow of the Durham Cathedral and Castle UNESCO World Heritage Site. Looking for a bargain? Take a trip to Dalton Park, the biggest outlet shopping centre in the region. Durham’s market towns including Bishop Auckland and Chester-le-Street in the Vale of Durham, Stanhope and Barnard Castle in the Durham Dales and Seaham on the Durham Coast offer a warm welcome with their own unique character and charm. Browse through shops selling locally made arts, crafts and delicacies. And don't miss the array of antique shops in Barnard Castle.
Brightleaf Square features a unique mix of locally-owned restaurants and shops in a pair of historic tobacco warehouses in downtown Durham. Stroll through the courtyard and enjoy Distinctly Durham shopping and dining.
Northgate features a variety of retailers, business services, and entertainment options including Sears, Planet Fitness, C&H cafeteria, Sky Zone Trampoline park, specialty shops, food court, office suites, front door parking, and state-of-the-art multi-screen movie theaters creating a welcoming shopping experience for everyone.