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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 (930 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 Lambton Hounds Inn
The Lambton Hounds Inn

62-64 Front Street, Durham DH1 5DE

3.0 out of 5.0
2.8 out of 5 (83 reviews)

Situated in the historical district, this inn is within 3 mi (5 km) of Battlezone, Durham Castle, and Durham Cathedral. DLI …

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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 …

£44
Hallgarth Manor Hotel
Hallgarth Manor Hotel

Pittington, Durham DH6 1AB

3.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (8 reviews)

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

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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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The Manor House
The Manor House

Market Street, Ferryhill DL17 8JH

3.0 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (35 reviews)

Situated in the historical district, this inn is within 6 mi (10 km) of Spennymoor Leisure Centre, Durham University, and …

£33
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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Hayat Hotel
Hayat Hotel

Front Street, Durham DH6 2LT

2.5 out of 5.0

Situated near the beach, this apartment is within 9 mi (15 km) of Tweddle Children's Animal Farm, Durham Castle, and Durham …

£50
The Eden Arms Hotel
The Eden Arms Hotel

Middridge Road, Ferryhill DL17 0LL

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (14 reviews)

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

£45
Best Western Plus Hardwick Hall Hotel
Best Western Plus Hardwick Hall Hotel

Sedgefield, Stockton-on-Tees TS21 2EH

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (21 reviews)

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

£59
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Pocket Guide: Durham Durham Cathedral Hotels

Visit the charming city of Durham and see its magnificent cathedral, which overlooks the dramatic Wear valley and has one of the most spectacular backdrops of any church in Britain. You can choose from a great range of hotels near Durham Cathedral, from value-for-money inns to high-end modern hotels.

About the Cathedral

Dating back to the 11th Century, Durham Cathedral is one of England's most complete Norman landmarks. 143 metres long and 66 metres high at its tower, the cathedral replace a Saxon church, and is noted for its impressive Romanesque architecture and stone nave vault that has stayed intact for more than nine centuries. The building also exhibits many impressive medieval wall paintings, and has a restaurant serving delicious freshly prepared meals.

Immortalised in Harry Potter

Durham Cathedral was used as a filming location for the Harry Potter films 'The Philosopher's Stone' (2001) and the 'Chamber of Secrets' (2002), when the interior and exterior were used to depict the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Durham Hotels with Well-Appointed Rooms

Wherever you stay near Durham Cathedral, you can expect comfortable accommodation that will normally include WiFi access and other homely comforts such as tea and coffee-making facilities.

One of the most prestigious places to stay in the city is the Radisson BLU Hotel, a four-star venue that is just over half a mile from the cathedral by foot. Here, you can look forward to elegant rooms with mini-bars and free WiFi, and benefit from a tasty complimentary breakfast and access to a luxury spa and indoor pool.

Other Attractions in Durham

No visit to this city would be complete without spending some time at Durham Castle, which has also existed since the Norman period and is just a short walk from the cathedral. Now housing students of Durham University, the building has a well-preserved Keep and Great Hall, and two chapels that date back to the Norman era and 15th-century respectively.

For more insight into the city's historic development, visit the Durham Museum and Heritage Centre, which is housed in a former church and has many interesting artefacts related to Durham's medieval origins.

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