Durham

Durham is one of the loveliest cities in Britain, with its magnificent cathedral and equally impressive castle, jointly a World Heritage Site framed with riversides and wooded greenery and enhanced by hundreds of other listed buildings. A cultured and cosmopolitan spot too thanks to its students and academics... Read More

"Grey towers of Durham, yet well I loved thy mixed and massive piles"
Walter Scott

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Durham Events

April
Annual Easter Chick Hunt
Brilliant Bonnets
Easter Activities
Easter Activities
Treasure Trail
May
Friends of the Garden Plant Sale
May Day Madness
World Heritage Site Weekend
June
Celebrate the Summer Solstice
Durham Raft Race: Wet & Wacky on the River Wear
Durham Regatta
Nissan Benfieldís Last Night of The Proms
July
Durham Miner's Gala
Festival of British Archaeology
MG Car Display
August
Ancient Egypt
DLI Military Vehicle Rally
Islam
Japan
Teddy Bearís Picnic
September
Durham Military Tattoo
Durham Punk Festival
Heritage Open Days
October
Half Term Family Activities
Halloween Crook Hall
The Durham City Walk
December
A Traditional Victorian Christmas
Carols of Light
Durham Traditional Christmas Festival
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Hotels in Durham - 47 places to stay

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Honest Lawyer Hotel

Honest Lawyer Hotel

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Located on the A167, this hotel offers easy access to Durham Cathedral and Castle in the city centre, as well as Durham University colleges and campuses. Beamish Museum, Durham County Cricket Ground, ... More | Double Room: From £46

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Whitworth Hall Hotel

Whitworth Hall Hotel

We have 29 bedrooms luxuriously appointed with each room design being different, providing a tranquil and relaxing atmosphere.

We also have 4 Premier rooms which have either a 4 poster bed or a whirlpool bath and these can ... More | visit website

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Kings Lodge Hotel

Kings Lodge Hotel

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Kings Lodge Hotel, with its prestigious Knight's Restaurant, is set in the heart of Durham City. A site which once echoed to the sounds of ... More

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The Queens Head

The Queens Head
A nice friendly pub that's recently been refurbished downstairs, we offer free wifi, excellent menu with a choice from our traditional menu to our chefs specials boards everything on our menu is homemade. Our bedrooms ... More | visit website
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Hotel Bannatyne Durham

Hotel Bannatyne Durham

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Opened in February 2007, this hotel offers a convenient location just off the A1 motorway and next door to the state-of-the-art Bannatyne Health Club, complimentary for guests. Here, you can make use ... More

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Radisson BLU Durham

Radisson BLU Durham

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This brand-new, purpose-built hotel offers fantastic views of Durham Cathedral, located on the banks of the River Wear, close to the centre of the city. The Radisson BLU Durham is contemporary and ... More

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The Bridge Hotel

The Bridge Hotel
The Bridge Hotel sits in the heart of Durham City where for over a decade it has offered a wide range of beers, wine, spirits and delicious home cooked food. Situated less than five minutes ... More | visit website
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Redworth Hall Hotel

Redworth Hall Hotel

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A beautiful Elizabethan hotel standing in 150 acres of peaceful woodland in County Durham.
Barcelů Redworth Hall Hotel successfully combines traditional elegance with contemporary style. The grand Jacobean manor house has many ... More | Double Room: £135

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Farnley Tower

Farnley Tower

Farnley Tower is sited in an elevated position providing stunning views over Durham Cathedral and Castle, as well as the surrounding Durham countryside. It also has its own car park and gardens.
Although situated in a ... More | Double Room: From £75 | visit website

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Lumley Castle Hotel

Lumley Castle Hotel

The origins of this magnificently preserved castle go back to the 9th century, although the main building dates from 14th century. Sympathetic refurbishment over the ages has transformed it into an international hotel offering an ... More | visit website

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