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 Benfield’s 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 Bear’s 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 - 33 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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The Lodge

The Lodge

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In recognition of our achievements, The Lodge is awarded the highest rating quality assured 4**** by Visit Britain. We are first and at present the only 4**** Inn within Durham. ... More

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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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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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Redworth Hall Hotel

Redworth Hall Hotel

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A beautiful Elizabethan hotel standing in 150 acres of peaceful woodland in County Durham.
Barceló 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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Cathedral View Town House

Cathedral View Town House
Cathedral View Town House is situated in the heart of the picturesque Cathedral city of Durham. Guests can enjoy unrivalled views of the Cathedral and Castle, which is within a ten minute riverside walk.

This ... More | Double Room: £80 | visit website
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The Lambton Hounds Inn

The Lambton Hounds Inn

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The Lambton Hounds is a family run 250-year-old coaching inn situated in the village of Pity Me, less than 2 miles from the city of Durham. With a congenial atmosphere ... More

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Royal Oak

Royal Oak

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Welcome to the Royal Oak . The Royal Oak is a family run Venue situated in one of Durham's hidden Valleys offering fantastic panorama, venues and walks. We have a ... More

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