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Situated in Carrville, this spa hotel is 3 mi (4.9 km) from Gala Theatre Durham and 3.1 mi (5 km) from St. Nicholas Church. Durham University and Durham Castle ...
Located in the heart of Byers Green, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Jubilee Park, Spennymoor Leisure Centre and Brancepeth Castle Golf Club. Bishop Auckland ...
This fascinating Botanic Garden is decorated with many beautiful exotic plants and is just to the south of the centre of Durham, revered for its castle and cathedral UNESCO World Heritage Site. The garden is within easy reach of plenty of stylish and budget friendly accommodation in and around the city.
The 10-hectare garden, within walking distance of the River Wear, offers guided tours and special talks where you can learn more about its history and incredible plant collection. Explore its beautiful trails, have a coffee at the café, then go to the gift shop and choose a souvenir to take home with you.
Dating back to the 11th Century, Durham Castle was built soon after the Norman invasion and, together with the cathedral, took just four decades to complete, a remarkable feat for the time. It is noted for its picturesque Palace Green and 60-foot-high Black Staircase, and was acquired by the university in the same year it achieved University status.
Thanks to its cosmopolitan population, Durham has a thriving restaurant scene with many international cuisine options on offer. Whether you're looking for delicious British classics, fragrant Indian food, vibrant Mediterranean cuisine, or succulent steaks, you'll be spoilt for choice. Some hotels in the Durham area also have restaurants and bars where you can enjoy equally tasty meals and a wide choice of alcoholic and soft drinks.
Best seen from the banks of the River Wear, Durham Cathedral is one of the largest and best-preserved Norman churches in the country. Head inside and admire its remarkable medieval paintings and stone-vaulted ceiling, then buy a special souvenir at the Cathedral Shop.
This popular family attraction, just a short drive from hotels near the Durham Botanical Garden, has an excellent indoor and outdoor children's play area and many more fun activities such as crazy golf and a roller disco. It's guaranteed to provide hours of entertainment whatever the weather, and also has a farm where you can feed the animals.