Hotels in Durham (county), United Kingdom

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Durham (county) overview

Visitors to Durham (county) speak favorably about this welcoming city's historical sites and riverfront. Enjoy the rich culture and college atmosphere while in town. You can learn about the local heritage of Durham (county) at top landmarks like Bowes Museum and Durham Cathedral. While you're here, make time to enjoy other sights such as Durham Castle.

Where to stay in Durham (county)

Durham (county) includes an array of hotel accommodation choices for both vacationers and business travelers. There are 106 hotels in Durham (county) and you can shop as many as 1827 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 32%. Our room prices start at 12 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Durham (county) as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 8 5-star hotels from 73 USD per night
  • • 139 4-star hotels from 54 USD per night
  • • 142 3-star hotels from 39 USD per night
  • • 20 2-star hotels from 18 USD per night

How to get to Durham (county)

Fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), 20.6 mi (33.2 km) from central Durham (county). Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 24.2 mi (38.9 km) away. Durham Station is the closest train station, located 11.8 mi (19 km) from the city center.

What to see around Durham (county)

Here are some local attractions:
  • • Mini Moos Adventure Farm
  • • Adventure Valley
  • • Beamish Adventure Park
  • • Tweddle Children's Animal Farm
A top draw is the area's cultural scene including places like:
  • • Bowes Museum
  • • Low Barns Visitor Centre
  • • Killhope Lead Mining Museum
  • • Eggleston Hall
  • • National Railway Museum at Shildon
Distinguished landmarks to visit include:
  • • Durham Cathedral
  • • Durham Castle
  • • Escomb Saxon Church
  • • Binchester Roman Fort
  • • Auckland Castle
Nature lovers will appreciate these places:
  • • Hamsterley Forest
  • • Jubilee Park
  • • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve
  • • Durham Botanic Garden
  • • Palace Green
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex
  • • Heritage Park Stadium
  • • Raby Castle
  • • Bishop Auckland Golf Club
  • • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club