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Conferences & Tourism


Superb Facilities

Whether you are planning a week stay or a short break Collingwood is the ideal base for your group visit to the North East. The accommodation offered by Collingwood is of a high quality with a three diamond English Tourism Council rating. The accommodation is value for money, with rooms available to suit all budgets. Collingwood is located one mile from the centre of Durham. All rooms are situated within the college and offer a peaceful setting.

There is a variety of accommodation, with over 200 en-suite rooms available, each with a private shower, toilet and hand basin, built-in wardrobe and tea/coffee making facilities and radio alarm clocks. Sixteen of these en-suite rooms are twin occupancy and a further nine are adapted for wheelchair users.

Another 300 comfortable single bedrooms are available, which are fully carpeted, centrally heated with their own wash basin. Showers and toilets are conveniently located on each floor along with kitchenettes with microwaves.

For guests requiring easy access, ground floor rooms in both en-suite and standard rooms are available on request.

All rooms have bed linen (duvets) and towels provided in all rooms throughout your stay, with the rooms are serviced daily.

Accommodation is available during university vacations, which are around Easter and throughout July, August and September.


Breakfast, Lunch and Evening Meal are served each day in the main dining hall and times can be arranged to suit your group needs.

Great Location

The college is in an ideal location, within easy walking distance of the historic city of Durham. There is free car parking on site for over 130 cars and coach parking is available, with a turning circle at the entrance available for guests easy access.

Offers available to groups

  • Free accommodation and meals for the coach driver accompanying groups of 25 people or more.
  • Discounts may be available for large groups.
  • We can help arrange specialist tour guides, visit to places of local interest, talks and entertainment during your stay.

Arrival and Departure

Guests can check-in from 2.00pm onwards, unless prior arrangements have been made for an earlier check-in. Rooms should be vacated by 10.00am on the day of departure. Luggage can be stored if required.