A Warm Welcome To

The Historic Lumley Castle Hotel

We are currently closed in response to the Coronavirus. Check back soon for our reopening date.

Standing proud for more than 600 years

The magnificent spectacle of Lumley Castle dominates the County Durham landscape. Surrounded by beautiful parklands overlooking the River Wear and Durham County Cricket Ground, Lumley Castle is a magnificent monument to a bygone age of chivalry and honour. Located between the historic city of Durham and the vibrant city of Newcastle, perfectly situated to explore the North East of England.  Lumley Castle is undoubtedly one of the finest Durham hotels and UK business and leisure destinations, effortlessly combining old and new to create a truly unique and memorable travel experience. We invite you to experience Lumley Castle Hotel, a four star unique and inspirational venue; perfect for weddings, conferences, celebrations, luxury dining and leisure breaks.

0191 389 1111

We are currently closed in response to the Coronavirus. Check back soon for our reopening date.

Standing proud for more than 600 years

The magnificent spectacle of Lumley Castle dominates the County Durham landscape. We invite you to experience Lumley Castle Hotel, a four star unique and inspirational venue; perfect for weddings, conferences, celebrations, luxury dining and leisure breaks.

Our Experiences

Your Rooms

We have 73 unique, individual bedrooms, decorated with furnishings which evoke a period of a bygone era. Think four poster beds, feature baths and rooms with stunning views over the parkland. Whether you’re looking for one of England’s top historical landmarks, a romantic couple’s retreat, or a great weekend break for the family, we have something for everyone.

Your Dining

The all new Knights Restaurant has been fully refurbished. Re-opening 12th February 2020.

Providing sophisticated private dining rooms provide the perfect backdrop for your taste buds to savour the glorious flavours of Lumley’s fine food. We pride ourselves on serving good food and our exquisite array of dishes is prepared using only the finest, freshest ingredients and they are cooked and presented to perfection.

Your Castle Wedding

We all have a story of how we met. But what of the next amazing chapter? At Lumley, we believe your story is about to get a whole lot more exciting.

Your Library Bar

The traditionally styled Library Bar offers stylish cosy surroundings to sit back and enjoy pre-dinner cocktails, after dinner coffees or liquors, or our sumptuous Afternoon Teas? With a log fire in the winter to add to the atmosphere, once you settle down here, you’ll find it difficult to move on.

Your Afternoon Tea

Enjoy one of our delicious Afternoon Teas in our splendid surroundings. Served daily in our Library Bar and Knights Restaurant. On busier occasions, this may also be served in one of our grand staterooms and during the summer months, this can be served in our castle’s inner courtyard.

Your Events & Banquets

There’s always something going on at Lumley, whether it’s an elegant afternoon tea, our famous banquets, a devious murder mystery evening or a perplexing afternoon in the new Escape Room. Make sure you check the events page often. You can book the event (and your room too) right here on the website.

Your Conferences & Meeting Venues

Lumley Castle can accommodate any number of delegates from a small board meeting of two to a full conference of 150, with 73 luxurious bedrooms, we’ve a full business service to help you, free WiFi, flexible delegate packages, team building fun, private dining and, when the day’s work is done, the opportunity to enjoy our famous Elizabethan Banquet or Murder Mystery Dinner. Choose a meeting room from any one of our unique, gorgeously decorated spaces. We can ensure that your guests will leave on a great lasting impression.

Your Private Dining

Imagine all the amazing dining of the Knights restaurant with the privacy of our gorgeous private dining spaces and your own team of waiters to handle your every whim. Sounds just perfect.

Gift Vouchers For Your Loved One's

A Lumley Castle Gift Voucher makes an ideal present or treat for any special occasion or celebration year round. Our Gift Vouchers are available as £25, £50, £100 & £200. You can use them for our Afternoon Teas (Grand, Sparkling and Champagne), our Elizabethan Banquet for Two, our Murder Mystery for Two and other items.

Our Special Offers

Steak & Stay

Spend the night in a beautiful 630-year-old castle whilst sipping the finest wine and enjoying a delicious steak menu. 

This package includes a two-course dinner, a glass of wine, overnight stay in a courtyard room and Full English breakfast. At such an attractive price, why not upgrade to one of our feature rooms with a hidden bathroom?

From £149.00 per couple.

 
 

North East Heritage Break

Back by popular demand for the Summer. Our North East Heritage break.

Combining luxury, delicious food and history, this package offers fantastic value and is the perfect two day retreat to explore.

Enjoy two nights in our stunning castle, tickets to Beamish museum, cream tea and dinner in our Knights restaurant.

From £295

Date Night

Take a break from it all and enjoy our most popular package… Date night!

Show your appreciation, impress someone special or surprise the one you love.

Enjoy dinner, bed & breakfast, wine and chocolates in beautiful castle surroundings with those nearest and dearest. Yes please!

Available Monday to Thursday.
£169

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Disclaimer

Neither the manager nor Lumley Castle Hotel accept liability or responsibility for the condition and safety of any food remaining from the Knights restaurant on 22nd March 2020, after its removal from the above-mentioned premises. Full responsibility for ensuring food is kept protected from contamination and at safe temperatures rests with the customer.

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