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The Townhouse

The Townhouse

0.3 mi from Durham Castle
4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (9 reviews)

Situated in Durham, this inn is within a 15-minute walk of Durham Indoor Market, Durham Castle, and Durham Cathedral. Durha …

£99
Hotel Bannatyne Durham

Hotel Bannatyne Durham

1.8 mi from Durham Castle
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (249 reviews)

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

£50
Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa

Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa

2.8 mi from Durham Castle
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (389 reviews)

Located 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. …

£85
Bowburn Hall Hotel

Bowburn Hall Hotel

3.3 mi from Durham Castle
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (38 reviews)

Located in Bowburn, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Durham University, Durham Castle, and Durham Cathedral. Oriental …

£53
Best Western Whitworth Hall Hotel

Best Western Whitworth Hall Hotel

5.4 mi from Durham Castle
3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (67 reviews)

Located in the heart of Spennymoor, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Jubilee Park, Spennymoor Leisure Centre, and …

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Lumley Castle Hotel

Lumley Castle Hotel

5.5 mi from Durham Castle
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (152 reviews)

Situated in Chester-le-Street, this historic hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Herrington Country Park, Washington Old Hall, an …

£75
Best Western Beamish Hall Country House Hotel

Best Western Beamish Hall Country House Hotel

8.6 mi from Durham Castle
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (143 reviews)

Located in Beamish, this historic hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Beamish Wild and Beamish Open Air Museum. Causey Arch is 1.5 …

£63
Hardwick Hall Hotel, BW Premier Collection

Hardwick Hall Hotel, BW Premier Collection

9.2 mi from Durham Castle
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (35 reviews)

Located in Sedgefield, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Hardwick Park and Sedgefield Racecourse. Wynyard Woodland Park and …

£67
Hot Tub Hideaway

Hot Tub Hideaway

9.5 mi from Durham Castle
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Lamesly, this luxury guesthouse is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Angel of the North and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Saltwell Park. …

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Mercure Newcastle George Washington Hotel Golf and Spa

Mercure Newcastle George Washington Hotel Golf and Spa

10 mi from Durham Castle
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (210 reviews)

Situated in Washington, this spa hotel is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Washington Old Hall and 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Angel of the Nort …

£65

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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