Explore the wonders of Durham

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 such as the Barnard Castle, cultural highlights, and key business destinations, to make the most of your visit here. Below, read more on our suggested points of interest.

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Barnard Castle, the market town

21.56 mi / 34.69 km from the hotel
Stroll through this charming must-see European market town around Barnard Castle and visit the Witham arts center or shop unique vintage items and local crafts.
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Durham Cathedral

0.49 mi / 0.79 km from the hotel
Explore this stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site and walk in the footsteps of Harry Potter as the beautiful cloisters served as Hogwarts' quadrangle in the films.
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University of Durham

1.07 mi / 1.72 km from the hotel
Encompassing a Botanic Garden, Oriental Museum, and the Palace Green Library, Durham University is no ordinary campus. Enjoy a day of educational fun for all.
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Crook Hall Gardens

0.16 mi / 0.26 km from the hotel
This stunning National Trust garden is set against the backdrop of a medieval stone hall. Discover a maze, an orchard, and tranquil seating areas. These characterful gardens are also a haven for wildlife with butterflies, ducks, and songbirds.

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North

7.67 mi / 12.34 km from the hotel
Beamish is a world famous open air museum which brings the history of North East England to life, from the early 1800s to the modern day. Enjoy the stalls and on-site dining and visit the museum shop to pick up a souvenir.