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Families are urged not to ‘be late, be late, for a very important date;’ a tea party at one of the region’s favourite venues. Lumley Castle Hotel, Chester-Le-Street, is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Lewis … Read More


An historic North East venue is combining tradition with technology by offering state of the art Wi-Fi access to corporate clients. 600-year-old Lumley Castle Hotel, Chester-le-Street, County Durham; one of the region’s leading conference and … Read More


There’s very much a buzz around the castle today ahead of the fourth Ashes Test starting tomorrow. (9th August 2013)  BBC Radio 5 live were with us last night broadcasting from our Garter Suite…   … Read More

Ashes 2013: Alan Fraser visits Lumley Castle – Mail OnlinePosted on:

The hotel in-spectre! Our man on a ghost hunt in one of Shane Watson’s old haunts By ALAN FRASER PUBLISHED: 22:54, 7 August 2013 | UPDATED: 13:20, 8 August 2013 The first time Shane Watson went to Chester-le-Street to play … Read More

Black Knight Restaurant Review…Posted on:

Restaurant review: Black Knight Restaurant at Lumley Castle 2 Aug 2013 12:22 Chronicle Entertainment Editor Gordon Barr reviews the Black Knight restaurant at Lumley Castle Next month I am heading to Lumley Castle for a … Read More

Exciting events on Lumley Castle’s doorstep!Posted on:

Lumley Castle Hotel are very excited indeed, as we’ve got some fantastic events happening on our doorstep at the Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground this Summer! • 2013 Ashes Test England v Australia 9th – … Read More

England v Australia – The Investec Ashes 2013Posted on:

The eyes of the sporting world will be on the region as this will be one of the largest sporting events ever to be held in the region. The Emirates Durham Test will be the … Read More

Lumley Castle Facebook Photo CompetitionPosted on:

Be in with the chance to win a fabulous Dinner, Bed & Breakfast for Two staying in one of our Castle Feature Bedrooms, Dining in our award winning Black Knight Restaurant and enjoying a full English … Read More

Tyne & Wear Food & Drink Guide 2013Posted on:

Lumley Castle features in Tyne & Wear Food & Drink Guide 2013 ‘Winding corridors, stone floors, grand archways and gardens – it’s the stuff of fairytales. Yet Lumley Castle is not just about looking the … Read More

Lumley Castle team up with House of FraserPosted on:

We’re pleased to announce that Lumley Castle have recently teamed up with House of Fraser to bring you some of the finest brands at exclusive prices at Lumley’s Christmas Bazaar event on the 29th November, … Read More

Lumley Castle in UK’s top 20 Castles – The TimesPosted on:

It’s not every day that you get a mention in The Times, but we did on Saturday 13th October 2012 in their Weekend Travel section. Stay in a great British castle From a B&B in … Read More

Lumley Castle Wedding Fayres – a huge success!Posted on:

Being one of the top wedding venues in the North East of England, twice a year Lumley Castle hold Wedding Fayres and Showcases and this year’s October Wedding Fayre did not fail to impress, with … Read More