Palace Green, Durham DH1 3RW, England
This is your opportunity to stay within an 11th century castle during your study stay in the UK - make your friends and family green with envy by choosing Durham Castle, ideally located in the centre of the city.
Durham Castle is a stunning 11th century castle and you can stay inside it for an amazing budget price. You can enjoy the magnificent views of the castle gardens and Durham Cathedral from many of the simple guestrooms at Durham Castle. Dating from 1072, Durham Castle was the seat of the Prince Bishops until 1832 and now houses the foundation college of the University of Durham, University College. Guided tours of the castle are available, helping you learn even more about your accommodation.
Castle Durham offers budget, university-run accommodation with a choice of private or shared bathroom facilities. You can keep in touch with friends and family back home via the payphones or relax in the TV room and lively bar at the Castle. Durham Station and all the sites of the city centre are within easy reach of your accommodation. Prepare yourself for a busy day of studying by enjoying breakfast in the Great Hall, with its stained glass windows, wood panelling and high arched ceilings.
Where is Durham Castle Located?
The teaching rooms of University College, the foundation college of the University of Durham, are just steps from your guestroom at Durham Castle, with the other colleges also within easy reach. You will also be able to access the School of Linguistics and Language easily from your central base.
Durham is the nearest station to Durham Castle, just a short walk away. London is easily accessible via a three hour train journey, or you could stay in the North East and visit Newcastle, just twenty minutes away. The historic city of York is within a forty five minute rail journey.
Your accommodation is an attraction in itself, with guided tours of Durham Castle readily available. The many other sites of the city are also within easy reach, including Durham Heritage Centre, Gala Theatre, the Town Hall and Market Place, and neighbouring Durham Cathedral, which also dates back to the 11th century.
Please Note: For arrivals 20th September 2010 - 30th September 2010, guests will be required to park in one of the City Centre car parks.
Durham Castle Facilities
- Central Heating
- Interior Room Entrance
- Television Lounge
- Fire Escape
- Smoke Detectors
- Shared Bathroom
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