Lumley Castle

United Kingdom, Chester le Street

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Lumley Castle

Lumley Castle near Durham is a 4-star hotel with 73 bedrooms ranging from cosy singles through to the magnificent King James Suite. Guests and non-residents can choose from the Knights Restaurant and the Library Bar for fine dining, Sunday lunches, bar menu and afternoon teas. It’s the most romantic venue for weddings, and also offers various packages for business meetings.

The castle itself dates from the 14th century ensuring the hotel offers a rich tapestry of history and character, cosy fire-warmed lounge and bar, inner courtyard and parkland views.

The Daily Telegraph described Lumley Castle as ‘Every child’s picture-book castle – battlemented towers, thick walls, hill-top position – this place drips with atmosphere…its fairy-tale looks and baronial rooms make it a popular wedding venue’.

There’s always something going on at Lumley Castle, including the hotel’s famous Elizabethan Banquets and murder mystery evenings and you’ll be well placed to explore Durham and its many unique attractions.

Lumley Castle is a dog-friendly hotel.