With so many amazing attractions to visit and exciting experiences be had across the county, from city and countryside to the coast. There's only one thing to do... stay a little longer!

Take some time out and relax at one of the county’s luxury spa hotels, or experience the charm of a country house hotel or traditional inn. Enjoy a warm welcome at one of the county's many cosy B&Bs, or if a DIY break is more your thing, you'll find picture-perfect cottages, caravan parks, camping and glamping waiting for you to pitch up across the county. 

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Headlam Hall Hotel in the Durham Dales

Headlam Hall and Country Hotel and Spa 

Standing in beautiful walls gardens and surrounded by the rolling Durham Dales countryside Headlam Hall makes for the perfect rural retreat. Enjoy a relaxing getaway at the 4-star family owned historic house with award-winning spa, 15m swimming pool, challenging 9 hole golf course and delicious meals in the in house restaurants. 

You could even win a family getaway to Headlam Hall! Enjoy a two night stay at the historic country house hotel with bed and breakfast. Plus a host of exciting family-friendly activities and a VIP Pass to Durham's top attractions. To be in with a chance of winning click here >> 

Rockliffe Hall Hotel and Spa in County Durham

Rockliffe Hall Luxury Hotel, Golf and Spa

Enjoy an idyllic getaway to Rockliffe Hall, a 5-star luxury golf and spa hotel. Whether you are looking for a romantic break or family getaway, Rockliffe is the perfect location for exploring the county.

Put your golfing skills to the test on the 18 hole championship golf course, relax and unwind in the award-winning luxury spa and enjoy fine dining in one of the hotel's many restaurants. Discover a wonderland of curiosities at MischMasch - a new Alice in wonderland inspired woodland play area the whole family can enjoy. 

The Rose and Crown Coaching Inn in the Durham Dales

The Rose and Crown

Looking to explore the Durham Dales and North Pennines AONB? The Rose and Crown, nestled in the picturesque village of Romaldkirk is the ideal place to stay for outdoor enthusiasts. The historic 18th century coaching inn is ideally located for exploring Durham's countryside walking trails, cycle paths and is the 'pawfect place' for dog-friendly breaks.

 After a day filled with adventures, there's no better way to relax than with a delicious meal made with locally sourced produce in the 2 AA Rosette award-winning restaurant. The in-house kitchen team create great tasting food which reflects the rural location using both classical and contemporary cooking techniques. 

Seaham Hall Hotel and Spa on the Durham Coast

Seaham Hall and Serenity Spa 

Enjoy 5-star luxury on the Durham Heritage Coast. Surrounded by 37 acres of beautiful landscapes gardens on cliff tops overlooking the coast, Seaham Hall makes the perfect base for exploring Durham's breath-taking coastline.

The stunning Georgian Country house boasts a rich history including hosting the wedding of renowned poet Lord Byron to Annebella Milbank. Guests can even enjoy a night in the glamorous Ada Lovelace Suite - named after Lord Bryon's daughter. Relax in the tranquil award-winning Serenity Spa and sample the very best British and Pan-Asian cuisine in the Dining Room or vibrant Ozone restaurants. 

Hotels in County Durham

L-R Bonners Lodge, Devonshire Haven and Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County.

Bonners Lodge

Luxurious lodge with bed & breakfast nestled in the North Pennines AONB and Durham Dales.

Devonshire Haven

Recently refurbished holiday home with private garden, only 5 minutes drive from the centre of Durham City.

Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

Experience 4-star comfort in newly renovated bedrooms in the heart of Durham City.

Hotels and guests houses in county durham

L-R Hallgarth Monor House Hotel, High Force Hotel and Lord Crew Arms Hotel.

Hallgarth Manor House Hotel

Recently re-opened 16th century manor house in the Vale of Durham, surrounded by 4 acres of gardens.

High Force Hotel

Historic coaching inn found in the Durham Dales, right next to one of England's largest waterfalls. 

Lord Crew Arms Hotel

The perfect countryside hideaway nestled in the North Pennines moors, in historic Blanchland.

luxury hotels in County Durham

L-R Ramside Hall Hotel, Redworth Hall and South Causey Inn. 

Ramside Hall Hotel 

Luxury hotel on the outskirts of Durham City, with 18 hole golf course and award winning spa.

Redworth Hall Hotel

17th century country house hotel in 26 acres of tranquil grounds with new leisure club and spa.

South Causey Inn 

Friendly family-run accommodation, surrounded by 100 acres of beautiful countryside.

Inns in County Durham

L-R The Kingslodge Inn, The Seaton Lane Inn and Thomas Wright House.  

The Kingslodge Inn 

Dog-friendly country pub with rooms, right in the heart of Durham City with relaxed laid-back vibes.

The Seaton Lane Inn

Traditional village pub with boutique style bedrooms, perfect for exploring the Durham Heritage Coast.  

Thomas Wright House 

Discover eight beautifully designed en-suite bedrooms and on-site restaurant in the Vale of Durham.

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