ThornleyCopyright Ian Porter

The village of Thornley was where the plans were laid for the Durham Miners’ Association, but sadly that industry disappeared in the 1970s here. Redevelopment is currently expanding the village’s housing stock and facilities... Read More

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Hotels in Thornley - 2 places to stay

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Three Horseshoes Inn

Three Horseshoes Inn

The Three Horseshoes, situated within easy reach of the beautiful city of Durham, is a comfortable Old Country Inn with a well- stocked cellar, good food and first-class accommodation.

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Gables Hotel (1.47 miles)

Gables Hotel

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A family run hotel with after dinner entertainment provided by mine host. Five miles east of Durham City, on the B1283 road at Haswell Plough. John and Dorcas Milner have been ... More

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Bowburn Hall Hotel (3.66 miles)

Bowburn Hall Hotel

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Bowburn Hall is a small country house hotel with 19 individually decorated bedrooms, approximately 2 miles from Durham City Centre with easy access to the A1(M). All bedrooms en-suite, with ... More

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Hillrise Guest House (3.98 miles)

Hillrise Guest House
Hillrise is a small friendly-run Guest House offering a very high standard of accommodation and home cooked food with a 3 star registration. There is a homely and intimate feel to the Guest Sitting Room ... More | visit website
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Days Inn (4.14 miles)

Days Inn have 14 great locations across the UK, our Durham hotel is ideally situated to be perfect for business, personal, families or just a quick overnighter if you’re stuck. The Days Inn hotel in ... More | visit website
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Catlow Hall (4.47 miles)

17th Century Country House with panormic views of open countryside. Extensive gardens, ponds and wildlife. All rooms are ensuite with tv and refreshments. ... More
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Ramside Hall Hotel & Golf Club (4.54 miles)

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

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Moor End Bed & Breakfast (4.69 miles)

Moor End House Bed and Breakfast is non-smoking establishment with 1 family and 4 twin rooms. It has a 4 diamond rating from the English Tourism Council. ... More | visit website
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Seven Stars Inn (4.72 miles)

Seven Stars Inn
The Seven Stars Inn, dating from 1724, is a traditional English country Inn located on the edge of picturesque Shincliffe village, only one and a half miles from the centre of Durham city and ... More | visit website
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Hotel Bannatyne Durham (4.75 miles)

Hotel Bannatyne Durham

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Opened in February 2007, this hotel offers a convenient location just off the A1 motorway and next door to the state-of-the-art Bannatyne Health Club, complimentary for guests. Here, you can make use ... More

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The Old Mill (4.95 miles)

The Old Mill

The old mill has a welcoming atmosphere in a friendly village location. We are open for food and drink all day from Lunch time through to close making us the ideal choice for a quick ... More | visit website

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