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Radisson BLU Hotel Durham
Radisson BLU Hotel Durham

Frankland Lane, Durham DH1 5TA

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (787 reviews)

Situated in Durham, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Crook Hall and Gardens, Durham Castle, and Durham Cathedral. …

£79
Hotel Bannatyne Durham
Hotel Bannatyne Durham

Eden Terrace, Durham DH1 2HJ

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (219 reviews)

Situated in Durham, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Gala Theatre Durham, Durham University, and Durham Castle. Durham …

£50
Sniperley Hall B&B
Sniperley Hall B&B

A691, Durham DH1 5RA

3.5 out of 5.0
5 out of 5 (10 reviews)

Situated in Durham, this bed & breakfast is within 3 mi (5 km) of DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery, Durham University, and …

£85
Bancroft Apartment
Bancroft Apartment

Sacriston Lane, Durham DH7 6TF

4.5 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (5 reviews)

Situated in Durham, this luxury apartment is within 6 mi (10 km) of DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery, Durham University, and …

£194
Royal Station Hotel
Royal Station Hotel

Neville Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE1 5DH

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (848 reviews)

Located in the heart of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Newcastle-upon-Tyne Arts Centr …

£54
Holiday Inn Washington
Holiday Inn Washington

Emerson Tyne and Wear, Washington NE37 1LB

3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (190 reviews)

Situated in Washington, this hotel is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Pelaw Grange Greyhound Stadium and 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Washington …

£46
Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast
Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast

Low Jobs Hill, Crook DL15 9AB

4.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Situated in Crook, this eco-friendly bed & breakfast is within 6 mi (10 km) of Low Barns Visitor Centre, Brancepeth Castle …

£90
The Eden Arms Hotel
The Eden Arms Hotel

Middridge Road, Ferryhill DL17 0LL

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (10 reviews)

Situated in Ferryhill, this spa hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Spennymoor Leisure Centre, Bishop Auckland Golf Club, and …

£89
Best Western Plus Hardwick Hall Hotel
Best Western Plus Hardwick Hall Hotel

Sedgefield, Stockton-on-Tees TS21 2EH

4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (15 reviews)

Located in the heart of Stockton-on-Tees, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Hardwick Park and Sedgefield Racecourse. Wynyar …

£59
Good Nights Inns - Ravensworth Arms Hotel
Good Nights Inns - Ravensworth Arms Hotel

Lamesley, Gateshead NE11 0ER

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (33 reviews)

Situated in Gateshead, this inn is within 3 mi (5 km) of Angel of the North, Saltwell Park, and Birtley Golf Club. Tyne Bridg …

£49
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Pocket Guide: Durham Durham Castle Hotels

With its enchanting medieval architecture and prominent location overlooking the picturesque valley of the River Wear, Durham Castle is the quintessential English picture-postcard scene. It's within walking distance of several charming hotels, and just a short drive from many more in the rest of County Durham.

What to See at Durham Castle

See the castle's beautiful decorative art, oil paintings, and stained glass windows, and learn about the history and expansion of Durham University into one of the nation's leading higher education institutions.

The castle is next to a well-preserved Norman Chapel and a larger 16th-century chapel, and is known for its iconic Great Hall, where Durham University students and staff attend lunch. See the university's special sporting memorabilia, then visit the gift shop where you can buy some quality merchandise.

Elegant Hotels, Inns and Guesthouses in and Around Durham

Wherever you stay, you can expect a comfortable room with quality bedding for a good night's sleep. The overwhelming majority of accommodation establishments in Durham provide in-room WiFi access, often free of charge, which means you will be able to research other local places of interest and make restaurant reservations online from your hotel. Many rooms are also equipped with work desks, tea and coffee amenities, hairdryers and en-suite bathrooms with complimentary toiletries.

Visit Nearby Durham Cathedral

Just minutes from the castle, Durham Cathedral is a striking Norman building with splendid medieval wall paintings and an award-winning souvenir shop. It's noted for its intricate Romanesque architecture and commanding location above the steep valley of the River Wear, and shares UNESCO World Heritage Site status with the castle.

Spend some time at Durham University's Museum of Archaeology and see a fascinating exhibition of natural history artefacts dating back to the prehistoric period. Explore the city's historic Indoor Market, or go to the Durham University Oriental Museum, which has an impressive collection of Asian historic artefacts.

Take the Family to Diggerland Durham

This unique adventure park has numerous construction-themed rides such as mini-tractors and moving machinery, and is noted for its adrenaline-infusing Diggerland Skyshuttle, where you will soar 50 feet into the air.

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