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Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

Old Elvet

Durham, DH1 3JN United Kingdom

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Tour Durham Castle, or visit Diggerland UK from our hotel

  • Take guided tours of Durham Castle and Cathedral from our centrally located hotel

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  • Plan a family visit to Beamish and experience the rich history of North East England

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  • Explore the campus of Durham University, considered one of the top universities in the UK

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Local Attractions

Durham Castle

Palace Green

0.5 miles SW from Hotel

Crook Hall and Gardens

Frankland Lane, Sidgate

1 mile NW from hotel

Durham Cathedral

Palace Green

1 mile N from hotel

Adventure Valley

Next to Union Hall Farm Liveries,Brasside

4.1 miles NE from Hotel

Diggerland Durham

Langley Park

5.3 miles SW from Hotel

Karting North East

Hangmans Lane, Warden Law

9 miles NE from Hotel

Doxford Park

10.6 miles NE from Hotel

Auckland Castle

Bishop Auckland

10.7 miles SW from Hotel

Beamish Open Air Museum


12 miles NW from Hotel

Shildon Business Park

15.8 miles S from Hotel

Raby Castle


19 miles S from Hotel

Hamsterley Forest

Co Durham

20 miles W from Hotel

Bowes Museum

Barnard Castle

27 miles SW from Hotel

TopGear Karting

Unit 13 Rennys Lane Ind. Est,Gilesgate Moor

2 miles NE from Hotel

Discover Durham

Discover Durham this season and immerse yourself in all that this great British destination has to offer. There are so many great things to see and do!

Golf Nearby

5.3 miles from hotel

Brancepeth Castle Golf Club

Brancepeth is a beautiful parkland course of 6400 yards, SSS 71, offering a great variation of holes. The deep ravine cutting through the course, provides some challenging tee shots.

Phone: +44 191 378 0075

Clubhouse and Golf Shop

Clubhouse Restaurant


Putting green

Brancepeth Castle Golf Club

18 holes, 6169 yards, Par for course: 70
7.7 miles from hotel

Chester-le-Street Golf Club

Lovingly blended into the countryside surrounding Lumley Castle and meandering along the banks of the River Wear, the mature and mainly parkland golf course at Chester-le-Street overlooks the Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground to the West.

Phone: +44 19113883218

Clubhouse and Golf Shop


Driving range and Putting green

Chester-le-Street Golf Club

18 holes, 6187 yards, Par for course: 71 Golf cart required
9.6 miles from hotel

Sharpley Golf Course

A challenging Par 71, 18 hole course with many unusual water features and established greens.

Hours: Subject to season- please call for up to date info

Phone: +44 191 513 1100

Club House

Spikes allowed

Rentals and Lessons

Driving range and Putting green

Sharpley Golf Course

18 holes, 5901 yards, Par for course: 71

Swimming Nearby

12 miles

Seaton Sluice Beach

15 miles

Whitley Bay

Area Sightseeing

Blue Badge Guide Tours

Throughout greater britain area

British Guild of Tourist Guides

Guided Walks along Durham's Heritage Coast

Sunderland to Hartlepool

This Is Durham

Suggested walks around High Force

Low & High Force Waterfalls


Prince Bishops River Cruises

Phone: +386 9525

More Activities

Kayaking (12 miles) Snow skiing (8 miles) Snow skiing (15 miles) Snow skiing (10 miles) Tennis (2 miles) Tennis (2 miles) Tennis (2 miles) Surfing (20 miles)

Family and Children's Activities

5.3 miles

Diggerland Durham

Phone: +44 871 227 7007

Family attraction with real ride-on diggers, go-karting, costumed guides and regular events.

Fee: 15.00 GBP

10.1 miles

Beamish Wild Adventure Park

Phone: +44 1207 233733

Family fun on adventure trails, zip wires and rope bridges, plus high ropes course for over-10s.

12.6 miles

Beamish, Living Museum of the North

Phone: +44 191 370 4000

An interactive, living museum telling the story of life in the North East from 1800 onwards.

4.4 miles

Adventure Valley

Phone: +44 191 386 8291

An extensive range of indoor and outdoor play, along with animals, encounters and daily shows.

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