During University Vacations there are 41 en suite and 29 standard (with shared bathrooms) bedrooms within the Castle which are available for bed and breakfast accommodation.
An English Breakfast, served in the magnificent Great Hall, is included. Rooms include tea & coffee making facilities; iPod dock, radio & clock. Towels & toiletries are provided daily.
All bookings receive a complimentary guided tour of the Castle.
The Medieval Gatehouse has 2 twin bedded rooms with en suite facilities, with views of the Castle Courtyard, gardens and Cathedral.
The Garden Stairs
Some of these rooms overlook the gardens and cathedral; there are 2 twin en-suite bedrooms as well as 1 single and 3 twin standard bedrooms, with shared bathrooms facilities, which are in part of the Castle which dates from the Sixteenth Century.
The Hall Stairs
These newly refurbished rooms include 1 single, 2 small double, 3 double, 2 twin and 1 triple en suite bedroom.
The Norman Gallery
The Norman Gallery, in one of the oldest parts of the Castle, rooms include 2 single, 5 double, 2 twin, 1 triple and one family room. All are standard bedrooms with shared bathroom facilities.
The Keep and Junction
These newly refurbished rooms include 6 single, 8 double, 3 small double and 11 twin en suite bedrooms as well as 15 single standard bedrooms (with shared bathrooms). Please note as some of the rooms are in the Castle Keep they have over 100 steps to reach them.
Standard Bed & Breakfast Rates
|Bedroom Type||B&B Rate Per Room|
|Single En Suite||£61|
|Twin/Double En Suite||£92|
|Triple En Suite||£141|
|Family Standard||from £85.50|
All rates include VAT and are valid until 20th December 2013
For individual B&B accommodation or small groups please contact Durham Castle on please call +44 (0) 191 334 4106 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For groups of over 10 please call Event Durham on 0800 28 99 70 or email email@example.com
Deposits and Payments
The first night's payment is due in advance to secure your booking. Extra nights should be paid on arrival at the Reception. Payment may be made by cash, Visa/Debit, Mastercard or Maestro. Cheques for advance payment should be made payable to "DUCAT Ltd"
Durham University operates a no smoking policy in all of it's premises.
Please note that Durham Cathedral is located next to Durham Castle and as a result guests should be aware the Cathedral bells ring prior to services on a Sunday and between 18.30 and 20.30 each Thursday evening.
The Lindisfarne Gospels will be on display in the Palace Green Library in the Summer months of 2013. Due to the high volume of expected visitors there will be no parking facilities around Palace Green or the Castle courtyard over this period.
We have currently have accommodation available in our colleges during the Ashes Test Match in August and Great North Run Weekend in September