Hotels, Restaurants, Conference & Events
From business meetings to formal banquets, Estates and Facilities Directorate can provide a dedicated service, tailored to your specific needs. With 10 unique venues, each offering an extensive range of facilities, you’ll be spoilt for choice. From our purpose built Business School to Durham Castle we have something to suit everyone.
Join us for a luxury getaway to the North East of England in our newly refurbished 16th century country house hotel. Make yourselves comfortable and experience everything Hallgarth has to offer, from 4 star accommodation and relaxed dining to bespoke weddings and exclusive use gatherings.
Just a stone’s throw away from the heart of historic Durham, yet surrounded by the peaceful woodland of Flass Vale, The Kingslodge Inn has all the benefits of a city-centre location but with a laid-back, relaxed vibe that you will love.
The Kingslodge Inn is the perfect place to enjoy delicious home-cooked food or a drink with friends, family or colleagues, and offers city centre accommodation that’s great value for money.
We are a coffee house offering an opportunity to experience some exceptional coffee blends from all over the world, roasted here in the North East.
To compliment our hot beverages we offer a range of fresh bagels, waffles, jacket potatoes and desserts (vegetarian and vegan offers available daily).
We also re-purpose our waste grinds into coffee coal briquettes as an alternative fuel source, helping us offset our carbon footprint.
Committed to serving you with a smile, and, simply, great coffee!
Overlooking the River Wear right in the city centre, the Radisson Blu Hotel in Durham is the perfect place to unwind. Each of our 207 bedrooms and suites offer contemporary design and stylish décor. Choose from a variety of bedroom types including Standard, Superior, Premium and a selection of Suites.
With plenty of natural light and great views of the city, our 11 meeting rooms are ideal for your Durham event. Our facilities include a lounge area with views of the cathedral, which is a beautiful backdrop for coffee breaks, and the majority of meeting rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows looking out to the River Wear. The Kirve Suite for up to 6 delegates boardroom or the Auger Suite which can hold up to 400 theatre style, and everything in between.
Only a short walk to the city centre and located 5 minutes’ drive from the A1, with 130 car parking spaces and only a 10 minute walk from Durham Train Station.
Ramside Hall Hotel , set within a magnificent 350 acre estate, is County Durham’s largest, privately owned hotel which has just benefited from a £16m investment which has seen the creation of a second championship golf course and a new wing of state-of-the-art rooms.
The hotel boasts 4 restaurants including the renowned Rib Room Steakhouse & Grill and its newest addition, Fusion, with a pan-Asian menu. Pemberton’s Carvery offers traditional British cuisine and informal dining is also available in the Clubhouse.
The jewel in the crown, however, is The Spa at Ramside, which offers a range of lavish facilities, including five pools, a gym, thermal suite, restaurant and hairdressers.
Redworth Hall is a stunning 17th century Jacobean Manor House situated in the blissful tranquillity of its own 26 acres of landscaped grounds.
Part of The Cairn Collection, this signature four-star hotel is home to 143 bedrooms, The Retreat fitness and beauty rooms, and a number of function rooms hosting up to 250 guests, making it the perfect destination for business or pleasure.
Rockliffe Hall is a five star golf and spa resort where your business is our pleasure. Perfectly located so that it is easily reached, yet private, Rockliffe offers everything you need and more as a meetings, conferencing and events location.
This international centre for music is also a fully-equipped conference venue, with facilities that include two outstanding auditoria, two large multi-purpose rooms, a spectacular glazed concourse, cafe, bars, brassiere restaurant and foyers with stunning river views. The buildings spectacular open public spaces and glazed front offer superb sweeping views. Its halls have world-class acoustics and state-of-the-art technical facilities. Other spaces include the Northern Rock Foundation Hall, Barbour Room and smaller meeting spaces. For information on availability, capacities or to chat through an event in more detail please contact Jennifer Smith on 0191 443 4669 or Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org
Stirks Italian Steakhouse at The Belmont, Durham
The Butcher with the Italian touch
One of the leading conference, events and meeting venues in the North East’
Situated on the outskirts of Durham in the Tees Valley, this striking four-star hotel provides an exceptional experience – where exquisite charm meets contemporary comfort. Surrounded by 150 acres of historical landscape, you’ll find it hard to escape the sense of tranquility that encompasses Wynyard Hall. With spectacular function rooms that can seat up to 240 guests and The Grand Marquee seating 650, we cater for special occasions of all sizes.