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Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa

Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa

Carrville, Durham
4.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 13 hours ago
6 others viewing this property now

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 ...

£67

£67
Radisson BLU Hotel Durham

Radisson BLU Hotel Durham

Frankland Lane, Durham
4.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 12 hours ago
4 others viewing this property now

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 ...

£62

£62
Lumley Castle Hotel

Lumley Castle Hotel

Ropery Lane, Chester-le-Street
4.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 days ago
11 others viewing this property now

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 ...

£55

£55
The Townhouse

The Townhouse

34 Old Elvet, Durham
4.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 day ago
1 others viewing this property now

Situated in Durham, this inn is within a 15-minute walk of Durham Indoor Market, Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral. Durham University is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) ...

£85

£85
Best Western Beamish Hall Country House Hotel

Best Western Beamish Hall Country House Hotel

Beamish, Stanley
4.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 6 hours ago
1 others viewing this property now

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 ...

£48

£48
Hotel 52 -Stanley

Hotel 52 -Stanley

Stanfield House, Joicey Square, Stanley
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 5 hours ago

Situated in Stanley, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of South Moor Golf Club, Beamish Open Air Museum and Causey Arch. Gibside and Pelaw Grange Greyhound ...

£42

£42
Hotel Bannatyne Durham

Hotel Bannatyne Durham

Eden Terrace, Durham
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 days ago
1 others viewing this property now

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) ...

£42

£42
Honest Lawyer Hotel

Honest Lawyer Hotel

Croxdale Bridge, Durham
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 6 hours ago
361 others viewing this property now

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) ...

£45

£45
Hallgarth Manor Hotel

Hallgarth Manor Hotel

Pittington, Durham
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 18 hours ago
55 others viewing this property now

Situated in a rural location, this hotel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Gala Theatre Durham, Durham University and Durham Castle. Durham Cathedral and St. Nicholas ...

£38

£38
Best Western Whitworth Hall Hotel

Best Western Whitworth Hall Hotel

Whitworth Lane, Spennymoor
3.5 out of 5.0
1 others viewing this property now

Located in the heart of Spennymoor, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Jubilee Park, Spennymoor Leisure Centre and Brancepeth Castle Golf Club. Bishop Auckland ...

£35

£35

Pocket Guide: Durham Cathedral 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.