Durham Hotels – Your Perfect Base for a Trip to the North East

Durham is a city in the north east area of England and is great city to take a weekend break with wonderful shopping, interesting sights and fantastic Durham hotels. Durham is the ideal city to make your base during a trip to the North East – just book into one of the cosy Durham hotels! The city itself has a cathedral and a castle, both of which are must-sees during a trip to Durham. And in Durham’s surrounding area, Newcastle and the Tees Valley, you will find a whole host of things to do and places to see whether you are travelling alone, with friends, a partner or your family.

Newcastle

Newcastle is a place with a history of mining and ship building. Well known for its nightlife, restaurants and an unrivalled shopping scene with the huge indoor shopping mall, the MetroCentre, staying in one of the Durham hotels puts you within easy reach of all this.

If you’re looking to eat out in Newcastle, you will find every imaginable food including Italian, Japanese, Chinese and loads of great pubs and inns providing traditional British food. To continue your night out, just choose from the many bars, pubs and clubs where you can drink and dance the night away. Sport is loved in the North East and visiting fans can choose from football at Newcastle’s St James Park, horse racing or cricket at Durham for a great sporty day out. Newcastle is less than twenty miles away from Durham, so is quick and easy to reach from your Durham hotels.

Visit Tees Valley from your Durham Hotels Base

The area of  the Tees Valley includes the towns of Middlesbrough, Darlington and Hartlepool.

Hartlepool Marina is a beautiful contintental style harbour, perfect for a lazy day trip. You can relax in one of the many bars and restaurants, go shopping, play a game of bingo or visit the cinema. The centrepiece of the Marina, The Quay, is home to HMS Trincomalee and the Hartlepool Museum. If you are visiting Tees Valley with children, you can enjoy a range of amusements and activities for all ages including play centres and nature reserves. At Saltburn there is a miniature railway and lovely beaches. All throughout the region you will find unspoilt greenery, parks and gorgeous coastal walks. Visitors to Durham and Tees Valley can choose from a selection of Durham hotels to suit all budgets. Durham hotels provide a great, comfortable place to stay during your trip to the North East.

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