Our story is your story too – living history in the making
Being a real castle you’d imagine our history is a rich tapestry? Dating back to 1389, Lumley Castle boasts legendary stories of betrayal, epic tales of war, rumours of unrequited love, and a host of Royal visits and stunning pageantry across the centuries.
Today, Lumley Castle is a luxury 4 Star Hotel perfectly suited to discerning leisure guests, corporate clients, and foodies
who just love to indulge.
All are welcome to our beautiful castle. The genuine warmth of our people, our rich historical decor, and the sheer majesty of scale blend seamlessly to provide the start of your story…
Castle or courtyard?
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 elegant Knights Restaurant and our sophisticated private dining rooms provide the perfect backdrop for your tastebuds 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.
Weekends may never be the same again
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.
5 course banquet with one goblet of wine & one mead, includes entertainment & disco.
Motive For Murder£36.50
Enjoy a Reception drink, Three Course Dinner & Murder Mystery Entertainment.
Escape Rooms Durham£15.00
Can you escape from Lily of Lumley, in this exciting & unique escape room challenge?
Elizabethan Banquets Christmas Dates£36.50
Come and live like Lords and Ladies as we transport you back to a bygone era.
Burns Night Banquet£45.00
It’s time to pipe in the Haggis and pay tribute to the great Robert Burns.
Only Fools & Three Courses£39.00
Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action
Only Fools and 3 Courses The Sequel£39.00
Comedy Dining are pleased to bring you the sequel to our very popular Only Fools and 3 Courses.
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