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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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) ...
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 ...
Situated in Durham, this apartment is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Brancepeth Castle Golf Club and 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Oriental Museum. Durham University and Durham ...
Durham University is one of the United Kingdom's leading universities, highly ranked in national and international league tables. It is within walking distance of a good range of hotels and inns in Durham, and only a short car journey from many more elsewhere in the city and the rest of County Durham.
Durham University received official university status in 1832, which makes it England's third oldest university. Like Oxford and Cambridge, it has a special collegiate system with numerous constituent colleges, the oldest of which is based at the castle. Over the years, the university has produced many notable alumni, from successful cricketer Andrew Strauss to Eden Project founder Tim Smit.
No visit to this city would be complete without witnessing the architectural splendour of its cathedral and castle, which form a UNESCO World Heritage Site and are more than 900 years old. Book a guided tour of the castle interior which now houses students of the university, then explore the spectacular cathedral and see its rare stone-vaulted ceiling.
At many hotel lobbies, you will be able to pick up restaurant business cards and leaflets offering information on upcoming events at the castle, cathedral and other attractions in Durham.
This delightful attraction includes various themed gardens decorated with diverse plant life and beautiful glass houses. Each season, they transform into different shades of colour, from the bright flowers of summer to the deep oranges and reds of autumn, and the glass houses also contain numerous exotic plants such as cacti.
Offering a superb collection of Chinese and Ancient Egyptian artefacts, the Durham University Oriental Museum is a leading archaeological attraction organises several special exhibitions throughout the year. In fact, it is the only museum of its kind in northern England, forming part of the university's extensive Heritage Collections.
As you might expect, the overwhelming majority of hotels near Durham University offer WiFi access so you can keep up with your social media and stay in touch with friends and family via Skype.