Country House Hotels in County Durham

Described by Bill Bryson as a ‘perfect little city’, Durham is home to two of the most recognised structures in England. The majestic Durham Cathedral, together with the imposing Durham Castle, are rightly recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

And so, after exploring this ‘perfect little city’ why not cast your net a little wider, as there is so much more to see and do in the county of Durham. With a dramatic a coastline to the east and breath-taking dales to west, visitors cannot fail to be inspired.

From elegant country houses to stylish city escapes, and from luxurious little hideaways to world-class spas, whatever you’re looking for you are certain to find a perfect place to stay in our hand-picked selection of hotel accommodation in County Durham below.