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Radisson BLU Hotel Durham
Radisson BLU Hotel Durham

Frankland Lane, Durham DH1 5TA

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4.4 out of 5 (817 reviews)

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

£79
Honest Lawyer Hotel
Honest Lawyer Hotel

Croxdale Bridge, Durham DH1 3SP

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (67 reviews)

Situated in Durham, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Mount Oswald Golf Club, Durham University, and Durham Cathedral. …

£50
The Lambton Hounds Inn
The Lambton Hounds Inn

62-64 Front Street, Durham DH1 5DE

3.0 out of 5.0
2.9 out of 5 (76 reviews)

Situated in the historical district, this inn is within 3 mi (5 km) of DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery, Durham Castle, an …

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Hallgarth Manor Hotel
Hallgarth Manor Hotel

Pittington, Durham DH6 1AB

3.5 out of 5.0
3 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Situated in Durham, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Gala Theatre Durham, Durham University, and Durham Castle. Durham …

£53
Burnhopeside Hall
Burnhopeside Hall

Durham Road, Durham DH7 0TL

4.0 out of 5.0
5 out of 5 (35 reviews)

Situated in Durham, this bed & breakfast is within 6 mi (10 km) of Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve, Mini Moos Adventure …

£100
Holiday Inn Washington
Holiday Inn Washington

Emerson Tyne and Wear, Washington NE37 1LB

3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (193 reviews)

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

£44
The Old Post Office
The Old Post Office

27 Front Street, Durham DH7 0LA

4.0 out of 5.0
5 out of 5 (13 reviews)

Situated in a rural location, this bed & breakfast is 2 mi (3.3 km) from Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve and within 6 mi …

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Royal Station Hotel
Royal Station Hotel

Neville Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE1 5DH

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (864 reviews)

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

£51
The Riding Farm
The Riding Farm

Riding Lane, Gateshead NE11 0JA

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4.9 out of 5 (21 reviews)

Situated in Gateshead, this bed & breakfast is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Beamish Open Air Museum and within 6 mi (10 km) of Beamis …

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Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County
Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3JN

4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (476 reviews)

This family-friendly Durham hotel is located in the historical district, within a 10-minute walk of Durham Indoor Market, …

£79
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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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