Centre for Extragalactic Astronomy

Information for Visitors to Durham

Accommodation and Food - Ideas on where to eat and where to stay if you are visiting Durham:

  • There is a free pocket guide provided by thisisDurham which includes a map of Durham City (and other useful things to see and do) - see
    Durham Pocket Guide


Below are hotels/B&Bs that we use listed in (vaguely) descending order of price (most expensive first). It is worth talking to one of our secretaries before booking, as sometimes they can get better rates.
Tel: +44 (0)191 334 3760 and +44 (0)191 334 3635
Email: astro.services@durham.ac.uk

Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County Old Elvet, Durham, DH1 3JN. Tel: +44 (0) 191 386 6821 Email: durham.royal@marriotthotels.co.uk Web site: https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/ncldd-delta-hotels-durham-royal-county/overview/
4 star hotel - ask for University rate.
Radisson Blu Hotel Durham Frankland Lane Durham DH1 5TA (City centre)
Tel: +44 (0) 191 372 7201 Email: reservations.durham@radissonsas.com or info.durham@radissonsas.com Web site: https://www.radissonhotels.com/en-us/hotels/radisson-blu-durham
4 star hotel - Ask for University rate.
Premier Inn Durham City Centre Freeman's Place Durham DH1 1SQ (city centre - close to the Radisson Blu Hotel)
Tel: 0333 777 4669 Web site: www.premierinn.com (search for Durham).
room rate depends on current offers - check on-line.
Kings Lodge Inn
Waddington Street, Durham DH1 4BQ (furthest away from both science site and castle - near station)
Tel: +44 (0) 191 370 9977 Email: enquiries@kingslodgeinn.co.uk Web site: https://www.inncollectiongroup.com/kingslodge-inn/

Farnley Tower The Avenue, Durham, DH1 4DX.
Tel: +44 (0) 191 375 0011 Email: enquiries@farnley-tower.co.uk Web site: http://www.farnley-tower.co.uk
The Georgian Town House 10 - 11 Crossgate Durham DH1 4PS.
Tel: +44 (0) 191 386 8070 Email: thegeorgiantownhouse@yahoo.com Web site: http://www.thegeorgiantownhousedurham.co.uk/
Castle View Guest House 4 Crossgate, Durham, DH1 4PS.
Tel: +44 (0) 191 386 8852 Email: info@castle-view.co.uk Web site: http://www.castle-view.co.uk
The Victoria Inn 86 Hallgarth Street, Durham, DH1 3AS. (closest to the science site and close to the castle)
Tel: +44 (0) 191 386 5269 Web site: http://www.victoriainn-durhamcity.co.uk/