County Durham is a huge draw for tourists, who flock to this beautiful corner of England to enjoy its many and varied historic landmarks, stunning natural landscapes and lively cosmopolitan cities. A hugely diverse part of the country, a family holiday to County Durham can mean a visit to the Norman-era Durham Cathedral, a walk along Hartlepool marina or an adventure in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are lots of great hotels in Durham and the surrounding region, the majority of which offer excellent family-friendly facilities - from kid-friendly restaurants to free WiFi, to babysitting and childcare services.
Holiday Your Own Way with Family-Friendly Hotels in Durham
All families want to holiday their own way, some will be looking for a luxury boutique experience, whilst others might be looking for conveniently located city-centre accommodation. Thankfully, there's something for all tastes. For example, if your family likes to vacation in the lap of luxury, you might consider the magnificent five-star Seaham Hall. This elegant location offers all the facilities and amenities you'd expect from a luxury hotel, as well as lots of family-friendly touches such as two indoor pools and a childcare service (for an additional charge). Alternatively, you might be looking a family-friendly hotel that's well placed in the heart of one of the North East's great cities. There are plenty of city-centre family-friendly hotels to choose from, including the four-star Raddison BLU Hotel in Durham and the Jury's Inn located in the heart of Middlesbrough.
Amazing Attractions in Easy Reach of Durham Family-Friendly Hotels
Wherever you choose to stay in Durham, you'll find lots of amazing family attractions and things to do right on your doorstep. Within the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, for example, you'll find lots to explore, including Low Force and High Force waterfalls. The big cities are rich with historic landmarks, notably Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral and Hartlepool's marina, where you'll find Hartlepool Maritime Experience, a fascinating recreation of an 18th century seaport and a great place to visit with your family, wherever your hotel or guesthouse happens to be!