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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 (337 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. …

£79
Hotel Bannatyne Durham
Hotel Bannatyne Durham

Eden Terrace, Durham DH1 2HJ

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4 out of 5 (238 reviews)

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

£50
Honest Lawyer Hotel
Honest Lawyer Hotel

Croxdale Bridge, Durham DH1 3SP

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4.1 out of 5 (104 reviews)

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

£50
Lumley Castle Hotel
Lumley Castle Hotel

Ropery Lane, Chester-le-Street DH3 4NX

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4.5 out of 5 (134 reviews)

Situated in Chester-le-Street, this historic hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground and …

£75
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 (141 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
32 Villiers Street
32 Villiers Street

32 Villiers Street Apartment 4, Sunderland SR1 1EJ

3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Sunderland, this apartment is within a 10-minute walk of Sunderland Museum, Sunderland Empire, and Mowbray Park …

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The Townhouse
The Townhouse

34 Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3HN

4.0 out of 5.0

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

£99
Best Western Whitworth Hall Hotel
Best Western Whitworth Hall Hotel

Whitworth Lane, Spennymoor DL16 7QX

3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (62 reviews)

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

£52
Redworth Hall Hotel
Redworth Hall Hotel

Redworth, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6NL

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3.9 out of 5 (276 reviews)

This family-friendly Newton Aycliffe hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of National Railway Museum at Shildon, Sweet Greetings, an …

£80
The Bay Horse Inn
The Bay Horse Inn

8 Brandon Village, Durham DH7 8ST

2.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (157 reviews)

Situated in Durham, this inn is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Brancepeth Castle Golf Club and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Oriental Museum. …

£30
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Pocket Guide: Durham Durham Heritage Centre and Museum Hotels

Learn about this city's remarkable medieval heritage and the growth of its internationally acclaimed university by visiting the Durham Heritage Centre and Museum. It is well within reach of Durham's hotels and bed and breakfast venues, and is adjacent to the city's magnificent castle and cathedral.

About the Durham Heritage Centre and Museum

In a beautiful Grade I-Listed building, the museum the Durham Museum and Heritage Centre tells the story of Durham's development from a medieval settlement into a lively, cosmopolitan university city. Learn about the Durham's historic industries and find out what life would have been like for families centuries ago. See a reconstructed 19th-century prison cell, and visit the sculpture garden which exhibits the works of the acclaimed County Durham-born sculptor Fenwick Lawson.

Visit Durham's Impressive Castle and Cathedral

Durham Castle, with its prominent location above the gorges of the Wear valley, is a sight to behold. This imposing Norman building, now housing students of the University of Durham, was for centuries an important lookout to protect the city from foreign invaders. Continuously inhabited since its founding, the iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site landmark, and was the home of the wealthy Prince Bishops of Durham until the 19th Century.

The cathedral, also easily accessible from several Durham hotels, welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors each year and has an imposing 65-metre-high tower. Climb to the top for a magnificent panoramic view of the city, although if you are a Durham University student, beware that local legend states it is bad luck for undergraduates to ascend the 325 stairs before their graduation.

Durham Hotels with WiFi

Normally, hotels in Durham offer WiFi access in all rooms, which may be complimentary or available for a small hourly or daily supplement. At deluxe hotels, you can also expect good business facilities with computers and printers so you can easily print out any important documents.

Other Places to Explore in Durham

Spend some time at the scenic Durban University Botanic Garden, visit the Oriental Museum for a fascinating glimpse into Asian and African history, or take the family to the kids-themed Adventure Valley indoor and outdoor playground attractions.

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