Country Pub Hotels in Durham


There’s plenty of reasons to stay in one of the many country pub hotels in Durham. With some of the most beautiful countryside and a host of historic attractions, Durham has always been one of the most popular regions of the UK. Whether its walking along the cobbled streets in the historic city of Durham or enjoying a walk through the dewy countryside, you’re sure to have a wonderful time.

This historic region is oozing with stunning scenery giving visitors the chance to explore the history of Durham and enjoy some tranquillity away from the bustling northern cities. Durham city, with its world famous University, is the ideal place to start when visiting this region. A trip to Durham is not complete without visiting the historic Durham Cathedral, one of the great buildings of Europe. Set grandly next to 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. Durham Castle, now home to the students of the University of Durham, deserves an afternoon to meander around watching student life buzz around you. As you head into the countryside you’re rewarded with beautiful gardens, museums and attractions to keep you busy on a visit to Durham. If this sounds like the perfect getaway then why not stay in country pub hotels in Durham? Surrounding yourself with blue skies and glorious countryside country pubs are a great alternative to your average hotel or B&Bs.

With buildings clinging to their heritage and full of traditional English charm, country pubs will not only provide a unique experience but with modern features, country pubs can provide unmatched comfort to recharge after a day exploring Durham. With flat screen TVs, Freeview, tea and coffee making facilities, comfortable bedding and modern en-suite bathrooms, a stay in a country pub is both unique and luxurious.

With weary legs trudging back to the country pubs after exploring the historic region of Durham, a hearty locally sourced home cooked dinner accompanied with a vast selection of cask ales, fine wines and spirits is the perfect antidote after a busy day out in Durham. With the warm summer evenings what better way to dine than out in the beer garden sharing stories with fellow travellers or curling up by the fire when the winter bite hits.

Country pubs have no end of entertainment for visitors from pub quizzes to beer festivals and BBQs,  your entertainment is always taken care of. So why not start planning your perfect getaway in Durham today! Find out more about what Durham has to offer by visiting our Things to Do section.

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