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Lumley Castle Chester-le-Street, North East, County Durham


Lumley Castle is a grand 14th century English Castle, steeped in history, elegant decor and beautiful natural surroundings.  Located between the historic city of Durham and the vibrant city of Newcastle, it is perfectly situated to explore the North East of England.

The 4-star hotels is the perfect setting for enjoying a weekend break, sampling delicious food and an ideal romantic venue for weddings and offer packages for business events.

The hotel has 73 bedrooms ranging from cosy singles through to the magnificent King James Suite. Guests and non-residents can dine in the splendour of Knights Restaurant and the Library Bar for fine dining, Sunday lunches, bar menu and afternoon teas.

Lumley Castle is the first and only historic site in the UK to have it’s own Escape Room – Lily of Lumley – a truly immersive and thrilling Escape experience.

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.

Bespoke Breaks

Browse our selection of seasonal breaks

Summer Special

Enjoy 25% off our standard bed and breakfast rates when booking this two night offer for stays in July.

Escape Room Experience from just £182 per room, per night

Enjoy this unique experience the package includes bed and breakfast as well as the fully immersive Escape Room Experience.

Getaway Break from just £129 per room, per night

Enjoy a two-night stay with a full breakfast each morning and dinner on the first night, for a perfect short break away.