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Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa
Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa

Carrville, Durham DH1 1TD

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4.4 out of 5 (344 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. …

£94
Lumley Castle Hotel
Lumley Castle Hotel

Ropery Lane, Chester-le-Street DH3 4NX

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4.5 out of 5 (143 reviews)

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

£86
Best Western Beamish Hall Country House Hotel
Best Western Beamish Hall Country House Hotel

Beamish, Stanley DH9 0YB

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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 …

£62
Honest Lawyer Hotel
Honest Lawyer Hotel

Croxdale Bridge, Durham DH1 3SP

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4.1 out of 5 (106 reviews)

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

£45
Hot Tub Hideaway
Hot Tub Hideaway

South Farm, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE11 0ET

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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Seven Stars Inn
Seven Stars Inn

High Street North, Shincliffe, Durham DH1 2NU

3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Durham, this inn is within 2 mi (3 km) of Durham Heritage Centre and Museum, Durham University, and Durham …

£60
Hotel Bannatyne Durham
Hotel Bannatyne Durham

Eden Terrace, Durham DH1 2HJ

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4 out of 5 (243 reviews)

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

£50
Best Western Whitworth Hall Hotel
Best Western Whitworth Hall Hotel

Whitworth Lane, Spennymoor DL16 7QX

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4.5 out of 5 (64 reviews)

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

£63
Hardwick Hall Hotel, BW Premier Collection
Hardwick Hall Hotel, BW Premier Collection

Sedgefield, Stockton-on-Tees TS21 2EH

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4.4 out of 5 (30 reviews)

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

£79
The Townhouse
The Townhouse

34 Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3HN

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5 out of 5 (2 reviews)

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

£85
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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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