Family Holidays in Durham

Looking to get away with your family and enjoy the beauty of the British countryside then look no further than a break away in Durham. With a range of activities and attractions there’s something for all ages so why not check out our wonderful range of pubs with accommodation and start planning your trip to Durham today!

If you’re looking to enjoy some historic sites then Durham is the place to visit providing a host of attractions for the intrepid explorer ranging from the world famous Durham Cathedral one of the great buildings of Europe. Set grandly next to the Durham Castle with the city huddled below and the river sweeping around it this world heritage site is instantly recognisable to people travelling to visit. However, if a more tranquil break is what you’re after then turn back the clocks at Beamish Museum, giving you the chance to experience what life was like in Beamish in the 1820’s onwards with a range of outdoor attractions. Or take the weight off your feet with a train ride at the National Railway Museum in Shildon with a host of historic railway vehicles. If you’re looking to enjoy some of the Durham countryside a walk around High Force Waterfall, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in England is the perfect place to enjoy some time away from the city. The children looking for something to get the adrenaline pumping but not sure where to take them, Fury events and Beamish Wild are the perfect locations with a wide range out outdoor activities for all the family from quad biking to paintballing set in the beautiful Durham countryside.

You’ll never be bored in Durham with a range of options for days out such as Walworth Castle Birds of Prey giving families the opportunity to get up close and personal with fantastic bird displays. If you’re looking for a more educational day out with the family Bowes Museum has an internationally renowned collection of paintings and artefacts.
Whatever your family’s interests you’re sure to have a memorable family holiday in Durham.

Find out more about the attractions and activities taking place in the region in our Things to Do section, and use the Accommodation search to find family friendly pubs and inns offering bed and breakfast.



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The Punch Bowl Inn

Consett, County Durham

This village pub has four star and silver award bedrooms, excellent award winning home-made food, cask ales,...

£54 -£99 per room per night
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The Kingslodge Inn

Durham City, Durham

Just a stone’s throw from the historic Durham city yet surrounded by woodland, The Kingslodge Inn has all the...

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From £79 per room per night
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23
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Lord Crewe Arms at Blanchland

Consett, Durham

The Lord Crew Arms is home to 21 bedrooms, coloured by the Northumberland landscape and the two restaurants...

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£106 -£250 per room per night
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The Ship Inn

Hartlepool, County Durham

The Ship Inn is a 4 star accredited Inn located in the peaceful and pleasant hamlet of High Hesleden.

AA 4 * rating
From £75 per room per night
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7
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The Red Well Inn

Barnard Castle, Durham

Comfort, Quality and Value are our keywords here at the Red Well Inn. We offer a relaxing atmosphere in...

From £60 per room per night
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8
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Dun Cow Inn

Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland

You can be sure of a warm and friendly welcome not only from them but also from Sedgefield. They have 6 rooms...

3 * rating
From £70 per room per night
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Rooms :
6
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The Rose & Crown at Romaldkirk

Romaldkirk, County Durham

Set in the peaceful landscapes of Teesdale, this 18th Century award winning 14 bedroom inn has great food at...

AA 3 * rating
£95 -£200 per room per night
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14
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The Victoria Inn

Durham , County Durham

The Victoria Inn, situated 5 minutes from Durham Cathedral, is a traditional, family run Grade II listed...

From £55 per room per night
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Rooms :
6
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