Make Father's Day special this year and bring all the family along to Lumley Castle for a delicious and carefully crafted Afternoon Tea.

Sunday 18th June 2023

Options to choose Savoury or traditional afternoon tea available and with a special gift for ‘Dad’!

Our Seasonal Specials - Spring 2023

Superior Spring Sale

Advance Purchase & Non-Refundable
Package Price From: £119.00
Available: March 20th 2023 – June 21st 2023

Overnight accommodation in a Superior room
Bottle of prosecco in your room on arrival
Upgrades to State rooms and Suites subject to availability

Step into Spring

Pay 50% now / 50% on arrival
Package Price From: £139.00
Available:  March 20th 2023 – June 21st 2023

Overnight Accommodation
Grand Afternoon Tea for Two
Late Departure of 12pm

Escape & Unwind

Book now, pay on arrival
Package Price From: £269.00
Available: March 20th 2023 – June 21st, 2023

Two nights’ accommodation in a State room
Bottle of house wine in the room on arrival
£30.00 dinner allowance per person, first night only
Full English breakfast each morning

Book Your Lumley Castle Experience

Explore our range of Accommodation Packages, Wedding Offers, Special Events and Gift Vouchers

Northeast Heritage Package

Have You Explored The Incredible North East? Your opportunity to visit the North East including the incredibly historic County Durham as well as the sweeping beauty and coastline of Northumberland.

Your 2-night stay includes cream tea on first on the afternoon of your arrival, dinner on the second night in the Knights Restaurant, and two tickets to the amazing Beamish Museum.

If you’re discovering the North East for the first time, follow this link for a list of activities that will keep you busy.

Please check before booking that The Beamish Museum is open here to avoid disappointment.

Murder Mystery Dinner

An experience like no other… One of the best nights out in the North East, The Lumley Castle Murder Mystery Production.

Expect mystery most foul but also nine actors dragged screaming and kicking from the Carry-On and Blackadder school of drama. Add in a sumptuous dinner and optional fancy dress and your unforgettable night is murderously complete.

Book your tickets today, they’re in limited supply with summer and Christmas bookings almost sold out. So don’t delay and enjoy a night of pure mystery!

Current Wedding Offers

We’ve launched three amazing new wedding packages that deliver huge savings for those seeking value without compromising on quality.

To book your showround and begin to imagine your wedding in a 14th Century Castle get in touch today.

Knights Restaurant

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. Click the link to view our menu.

Grand Afternoon Tea

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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. Click the link below to book now.

Events & Banquets

Elizabethan Banquet Lumley Castle Hotel

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.

Gift Vouchers

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.

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.

Meeting Venues

Lumley Castle boasts an incredible history of hosting meetings that stretches back over 600 years. 

Whether it was local skirmishes, the occasional war or just simple estate management, Lumley was and continues to be a venue for inspiring planning and strategy.

Private Dining

Private Dining Room Lumley Castle

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.

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Staycastion Lumley Castle Hotel

We have 68 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.

Join the Lumley Priority Club and choose from many discounted vouchers to use alongside your stay. Which complimentary Voucher will you choose?

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.

2023 Event Registration

Lumley Castle are thrilled to host D&D in a Castle and to welcome so many players from around the world.

Registration for 2023 is OPEN!

D&D in a Castle is a four-day luxury adventure filled vacation that offers a truly unique experience for new and experienced players of Dungeons and Dragons

Registration is now available in our from the D&D in a Castle online store.

Click the button below to purchase tickets to your choice of available celebrity Dungeon Masters.

A registration and an accommodation purchase completes your order. Act fast to get your top pick for DM. All prices are in USD.

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Join the Priority Castle Club Free

Joining the Priority Castle Club is free and provides members with fantastic offers not available anywhere else.

As members you can access monthly special offers on:

  • Rooms and packages
  • Dining and drinks
  • Exclusive member events
  • Priority invites to events before we open up bookings to the public

Registration is free.

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