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a Historic City in the county of County Durham

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About Durham

Durham as a town reflects the long history of its magnificent castle and cathedral with its winding streets, ancient market place and alleyways and other old churches to discover which tell us that at one time Durham was a great place of pilgrimage. On the outskirts of the city is the battleground site of the Battle of Neville's Cross, where England fought and defeated Scotland in 1346 taking the Scottish king David II prisoner. In Durham you will also find a Victorian Indoor Market, Botanical Gardens, Finchale Priory; a 13th century holiday retreat built by the monks of Durham Cathedral, and lots of interesting shops, walks and boat trips on the river Wear.

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(0.4 miles, 0.6 km)

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(0.8 miles, 1.3 km)

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Hotels & Accommodation in Durham

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Kings Lodge Hotel in Durham, County Durham, England3 stars

Kings Lodge Hotel

Durham, County Durham, England (0.2 miles, 0.4 km)
Kings Lodge Hotel offers a cosy bar, good food in Finbarr's Restaurant and easy access to Durham city centre. Kings Lodge Hotel stands next to Flass Vale Nature Reserve and is walking distance from D...
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Farnley Tower in Durham, County Durham, England4 stars

Farnley Tower

Durham, County Durham, England (0.2 miles, 0.4 km)
Farnley Tower provides stunning views over Durham Castle and Cathedral. The guesthouse is a prominent Victorian mansion, renowned for its architecture and gardens, and has free Wi-Fi and free parking ...
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Premier Inn Durham City Centre in Durham, County Durham, England3 stars

Premier Inn Durham City Centre

Durham, County Durham, England (0.5 miles, 0.7 km)
In the heart of Durham's city centre, within easy reach of the A1 and less than 500 metres from the castle and the train station, this modern hotel offers great value and spacious, modern rooms....
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Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham in Durham, County Durham, England4 stars

Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham

Durham, County Durham, England (0.5 miles, 0.8 km)
Just 1 mile from Durham Rail Station and city centre, the Radisson BLU Durham has fantastic views of Durham Cathedral. It offers stylish rooms, free Wi-Fi, a restaurant, bar and modern health club....
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Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County in Durham, County Durham, England4 stars

Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

Durham, County Durham, England (0.5 miles, 0.9 km)
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Nearby travel help

Durham Station(0.3 miles, 0.5 km)
A1(M) Junction 62(2.7 miles, 4.3 km, direction NE)
A1(M) Junction 61(4.0 miles, 6.4 km, direction SE)
Chester-le-Street Station(5.5 miles, 8.8 km, direction N)
Newcastle International Airport(18.5 miles, 29.8 km, direction N)
Teesside International Airport(19.4 miles, 31.1 km, direction S)
Durham to London(233.9 miles, 376.3 km, direction S)

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