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RETURN TO THE WILDPosted on:

A NORTH East castle, famous for its restaurant, is giving foodies the chance to forage for ingredients in its historic grounds. The ancient woodland surrounding 600-year-old Lumley Castle hotel is home to a wide variety … Read More

FEEDBACK WINS PRAISE FOR LUMLEY CASTLE…Posted on:

ONE of the North East’s leading hotels has received industry recognition following feedback from corporate event hosts. 600-year-old Lumley Castle Hotel, Chester-le-Street, was highly commended in the 2015 VenueVerdict accreditations after recording Net Promoter scores … Read More

Facebook Competition – Happy CouplesPosted on:

CALLING THIS YEAR’S HAPPY COUPLES… Did you get married at Lumley Castle in 2015? Fancy sharing your story with brides and grooms-to-be? We’re planning to feature true tales of matrimonial bliss in Lumley Castle’s 2016 … Read More

HAUNTED CASTLE WELCOMES LITTLE MONSTERS – AND GROWN UP GHOULS – AT HALLOWEEN…Posted on:

HAUNTED CASTLE WELCOMES LITTLE MONSTERS AND GROWN UP GHOULS AT HALLOWEEN… One of the North East’s most haunted venues is inviting small spooks and grown-up ghosts to two special events next month. Six hundred year … Read More

BE AS MAD AS A HATTER AT LUMLEY CASTLE …Posted on:

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

COMBINING TRADITION WITH TECHNOLOGY…Posted on:

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

LET IT SNOW THIS SUMMER…Posted on:

LET IT SNOW THIS SUMMER… ONE of the North East’s best loved venues is swapping summer sunshine for snow and sing-a-longs at a special, bank holiday event this month. On Monday, 31 August 2015, four … Read More

BBC RADIO 5 LIVE – FLINTOFF’S ASHES ROADSHOWPosted on:

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