A Warm Welcome To
The Historic Lumley Castle Hotel
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.
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.
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.
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 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
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
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.
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.
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