A sophisticated riverside hotel in Durham
Overlooking the River Wear right in the city centre, the Radisson Blu Hotel in Durham is the perfect place to unwind. Durham, in the northeast of the country, is a quintessential English city peppered with historical and cultural charms. Shop, dine and explore before taking a short walk back to your room to relax. Radisson Blu. Lucky you.
A rich history
The city boasts several UNESCO World Heritage sites, as well as a maze of hilly, cobbled streets. Visit Durham Cathedral, Durham Castle and Durham University. These attractions are all just a short walk from the Radisson Blu.
Food can make or break a trip away, and Collage Restaurant won't disappoint. Choose from a range of delicious signature dishes and British fare. The kids' menu makes Collage a popular family restaurant, too. If you feel like a nightcap after a busy day, The Bar serves drinks ‘til late.
Social events and weddings
Celebrate your love with a stunning wedding on the banks of the River Wear or host a spectacular social event with picturesque views of Durham. Our spaces are modern, stylish and can host intimate ceremonies and events or grander celebrations for up to 250 guests, whilst our dedicated team will ensure everything is stress free and flawless.
Enjoy the contemporary design and modern features of our rooms in Durham
Superior Room - River View
Premium Room - River View
Meetings & Events
With plenty of natural light and great city views, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham is the ideal location for hosting your next event. Our facilities include 11 meeting rooms spanning 1,100 square meters, seating up to 400 delegates theater-style or 250 dining guests. Most meeting rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows looking out to the River Wear, and access to a private bar. The hotel is located near rail and bus links, 40 kilometers from Newcastle Airport, with on-site parking and free Wi-Fi.
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Discover local attractions in the area with our guide to what to visit to ensure a memorable stay with Radisson. There's so much to see and do conveniently close to our welcoming accommodation. Explore the local area around our hotel, including fascinating local landmarks, cultural highlights and key business destinations, so you'll make the most of your visit here.
How to get to the Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham
Set along the scenic River Wear, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham places you in the heart of the charming city center. We know how important it is to have both convenience and comfort, so you can look forward to experiencing both. Wake up within walking distance of Durham's many natural and historical attractions, and enjoy idyllic views from your hotel room. Step directly out of the hotel into the city center and explore.
You can get to Durham easily by train. If you're travelling by car, there are major motorways nearby. There are also 2 airports, Durham Tees Valley International Airport and Newcastle International Airport, within a 45-minute drive. Our location in Durham city center is just a 10-minute stroll from the train station, making it ideal for business trips. You'll also be perfectly placed for visiting local businesses and corporate offices.
From Durham Tees Valley International Airport
There are several options for transportation to the hotel, including:
- Walk to the nearby Middleton St George Hospital stop and board bus number 12. Get off at the Dinsdale stop, walk to the Dinsdale train station, and take the Northern line to the Durham station just 800 meters from the hotel.
- Head to the Middleton Hall stop and board bus number 12. Get off at the Darlington stop, walk to the Darlington train station, and take the Transpennine Express line to the Durham station.
When traveling by car, it's just under 40km from the airport to the hotel. Take Junction 62 off the A1(M), and follow the signs to Durham city centre along the A690. After crossing the River Wear, stay in the left-hand lane and turn left at the traffic lights. Take the first immediate left to Framwellgate Waterside. The hotel is on the left.
From Newcastle International Airport
Take the GRN line to Newcastle's Central Station, then switch to the Transpennine, LNER, or CrossCountry lines and get off at Durham Station. The hotel is only an 800-meter walk from here.By car:
The hotel is around 40km from Newcastle Airport. Take Junction 62 off the A1(M), and follow the signs to Durham city centre along the A690. After crossing the River Wear, stay in the left-hand lane and turn left at the traffic lights. Take the first immediate left to Framwellgate Waterside. The hotel is on the left.
From Durham Train Station
From the train station, it's only a 900-meter walk to the hotel.