Durham

Durham is one of the loveliest cities in Britain, with its magnificent cathedral and equally impressive castle, jointly a World Heritage Site framed with riversides and wooded greenery and enhanced by hundreds of other listed buildings. A cultured and cosmopolitan spot too thanks to its students and academics... Read More

"Grey towers of Durham, yet well I loved thy mixed and massive piles"
Walter Scott

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Durham Events

April
Annual Easter Chick Hunt
Brilliant Bonnets
Easter Activities
Easter Activities
Treasure Trail
May
Friends of the Garden Plant Sale
May Day Madness
World Heritage Site Weekend
June
Celebrate the Summer Solstice
Durham Raft Race: Wet & Wacky on the River Wear
Durham Regatta
Nissan Benfield’s Last Night of The Proms
July
Durham Miner's Gala
Festival of British Archaeology
MG Car Display
August
Ancient Egypt
DLI Military Vehicle Rally
Islam
Japan
Teddy Bear’s Picnic
September
Durham Military Tattoo
Durham Punk Festival
Heritage Open Days
October
Half Term Family Activities
Halloween Crook Hall
The Durham City Walk
December
A Traditional Victorian Christmas
Carols of Light
Durham Traditional Christmas Festival
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Hotels in Durham - 47 places to stay

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Honest Lawyer Hotel

Honest Lawyer Hotel

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Located on the A167, this hotel offers easy access to Durham Cathedral and Castle in the city centre, as well as Durham University colleges and campuses. Beamish Museum, Durham County Cricket Ground, ... More | Double Room: From £46

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Whitworth Hall Hotel

Whitworth Hall Hotel

We have 29 bedrooms luxuriously appointed with each room design being different, providing a tranquil and relaxing atmosphere.

We also have 4 Premier rooms which have either a 4 poster bed or a whirlpool bath and these can ... More | visit website

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Durham Castle

Durham Castle

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The Gatehouse
Twin bedded rooms in a Medieval Gatehouse with en-suite facilities and views of the Castle Courtyard, gardens and the Cathedral.

The Fellows Garden Rooms
Recently built in traditional style, the Fellows Garden Building contains en-suite ... More | visit website

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Lumley Castle Hotel

Lumley Castle Hotel

The origins of this magnificently preserved castle go back to the 9th century, although the main building dates from 14th century. Sympathetic refurbishment over the ages has transformed it into an international hotel offering an ... More | visit website

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The Lodge

The Lodge

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Be our guest and enjoy a deep relaxing sleep in chic, stylish and comfortable en-suite 4**** rated rooms. We believe in personal service and endeavour to make all our guests ... More

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The Queens Head

The Queens Head
A nice friendly pub that's recently been refurbished downstairs, we offer free wifi, excellent menu with a choice from our traditional menu to our chefs specials boards everything on our menu is homemade. Our bedrooms ... More | visit website
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Bay Horse Inn

Bay Horse Inn
The Bay horse Inn is a stone built building located in the quiet village of brandon . It is situated on a hill overlooking Durham city which is only a short drive away. The bay ... More | visit website
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Grafton House

Grafton House is a boutique hotel providing luxury accommodation in the heart of the historic city of Durham. Formerly a private residence, on possibly the best street in Durham City, Grafton House has been created ... More | visit website
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Ramside Hall Hotel & Golf Club

Ramside Hall Hotel & Golf Club

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The four star quality Ramside Hall is set in a 220 acre estate with 27 hole championship golf course. It is situated at only 2 miles from the City of Durham ... More | Double Room: From £148

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Kingslodge

Kingslodge

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Welcome to Kingslodge, Durham's hidden Gem, situated on the edge of Flass Vale, itself a unique and protected area of woodland at the heart of the City.

The Hotel is within ... More

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