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Radisson BLU Hotel Durham
Radisson BLU Hotel Durham

Frankland Lane, Durham DH1 5TA

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (924 reviews)

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

£79
The Garden House Inn
The Garden House Inn

Framwellgate Peth, Durham DH1 4NQ

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (28 reviews)

Situated in Durham, this inn is within 1 mi (2 km) of DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery, Durham Cathedral, and Durham Castle. …

£85
Durham Serviced Properties
Durham Serviced Properties

16A High Street South, Durham DH7 8JN

3.0 out of 5.0

Situated near the beach, this apartment is within 3 mi (5 km) of Oriental Museum, Durham University, and Durham Cathedral. …

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The Avenue Inn
The Avenue Inn

Avenue Street, Durham DH1 2PT

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (43 reviews)

Situated in Durham, this inn is within 3 mi (5 km) of Durham Heritage Centre and Museum, Durham University, and Durham …

£75
Bowburn Hall Hotel
Bowburn Hall Hotel

Bowburn, Durham DH6 5NH

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (27 reviews)

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

£49
Hillrise Guest House
Hillrise Guest House

13 Durham Road West, Durham DH6 5AU

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (23 reviews)

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

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Durham Serviced Properties - Gamekeepers Mansion
Durham Serviced Properties - Gamekeepers Mansion

Waldridge, Durham, Chester-le-Street DH2 3TW

4.0 out of 5.0

Situated near the beach, this villa is 1.6 mi (2.7 km) from Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground and 2.5 mi (4.1 km …

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Burnhopeside Hall
Burnhopeside Hall

Durham Road, Durham DH7 0TL

4.0 out of 5.0
4.9 out of 5 (44 reviews)

Situated in Durham, this bed & breakfast is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Diggerland and within 6 mi (10 km) of Mini Moos Adventure Farm …

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The Fairways
The Fairways

7 The Fairways, Stanley DH9 6SU

3.5 out of 5.0
4.9 out of 5 (9 reviews)

Situated in Stanley, this apartment is 1.3 mi (2 km) from Beamish Open Air Museum and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Beamish Wild. Sout …

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Campanile Washington Newcastle Upon Tyne
Campanile Washington Newcastle Upon Tyne

Emerson Road, Washington NE37 1LB

2.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (414 reviews)

Situated in Birtley, this hotel is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from AMF Bowling Washington and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Washington Old Hall. …

£31
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Pocket Guide: Durham Durham Castle Hotels

Durham Castle is situated in Durham, a location known for being business-friendly. There are many convenient options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops here. Many visitors come for its beautiful outdoor settings, especially the riverfront. Durham Castle is a good place to start before exploring the greater Durham area. Book your hotel and get ready for some sightseeing.

More to see near Durham Castle

In addition to visiting Durham Castle, consider some of the other activities and attractions in Durham. Popular activities in the area include shopping, swimming, and attending sporting events. The area's storied past is told through the monuments, historic sites, and cathedrals.

Why not cheer with the crowd at Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground, Pelaw Grange Greyhound Stadium, or Heritage Park Stadium? Local parks like Palace Green, Crook Hall and Gardens, and Durham Botanic Garden are peaceful spots. At Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre, Jubilee Park, and Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve, take some time to really appreciate nature. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Durham Indoor Market, Mount Oswald Golf Club, or Brancepeth Castle Golf Club.

Attractions like Gala Theatre Durham, Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, and Durham Heritage Centre and Museum can be part of your cultural tour. Swing by Palace Green Library, Old Fulling Mill Museum of Archaeology, and DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery to learn about local history. Notable landmarks include St. Nicholas Church, Durham Castle, and Durham Cathedral.

Adventure Valley, Mini Moos Adventure Farm, and Beamish Adventure Park are family favorites. A few of the most popular sights in the area include Durham University, Washington Old Hall, and Tyne Bridge. Oriental Museum, Spennymoor Leisure Centre, and Houghton le Spring Golf Club are other top spots to see.

Getting to Durham Castle

Get to Durham Castle by air. Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) is the closest major airport, 18.8 miles (30.2 km) from Durham. Durham (MME-Tees Valley) is the next closest airport, 19.2 miles (30.9 km) away. You can get off at Durham Station if you decide to take the train.

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