It is often said there is no finer venue in the North East for wedding receptions, banquets and other special occasions than Durham Castle. Situated in the heart of the City the Castle, along with Durham's world famous Cathedral, forms part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our staff have a wealth of experience catering for the most prestigious events, ensuring that the quality of service will match the unrivalled setting.
We can also offer a comfortable range of bed and breakfast accommodation within the Castle walls.
Should your event require resources and facilities in addition to those at the Castle, then other University amenities that can be utilised. These include additional lecture rooms, large halls suitable for exhibitions and additional bedrooms, all situated within the City.
Visitors can also view the Castle by taking a guided tour. The Castle is open for tours on afternoons during term-time and mornings during vacation periods as well as some afternoons.
We have currently have accommodation available in our colleges during the Ashes Test Match in August and Great North Run Weekend in September