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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. Durham University and Durham Castle ...
Situated in Durham, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Crook Hall and Gardens, Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral. Durham University is 1.4 mi (2.3 ...
Situated in Chester-le-Street, this historic hotel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Herrington Country Park, Washington Old Hall and Penshaw Monument. Adventure ...
Located in Beamish, this historic hotel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Beamish Open Air Museum and 1.5 mi (2.3 km) from Causey Arch. South Moor Golf Club and Gibside ...
Located in Croxdale, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Mount Oswald Golf Club, Durham University and Durham Cathedral. Durham Castle is 3 mi (4.9 km) ...
Located in Carrville, this spa hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Gala Theatre Durham, Durham University and Durham Castle. Durham Cathedral is 2 mi (3.3 km) ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.