A Warm Welcome To
Lumley Castle Hotel
The Local Covid Restrictions Update (18th September)
Dining times have changed slightly with last orders for dinner at 8.30pm so our restaurant can close at 10pm. All guests will be asked to confirm that they come from the same household or support bubble.
Bar opening times remain unchanged during the day. All guests however will be asked to vacate the bar at 10pm and asked if they are part of the same household/support bubble. Room Service remains available to all guests without a tray charge after 10pm.
We're now fully open for Bedroom Bookings, Lunch, Drinks, Afternoon Tea and Dinner
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.
As a huge thank you to the incredible NHS we’re offering an amazing room rate to come and stay in our Castle with a complimentary bottle of Prosecco ready in your room on arrival. All we ask is that you show you NHS ID when checking in.
After looking after so many, it’s now time for us to look after you.
This exciting 1 night stay includes 2 tickets to the incredible Escape Room at Lumley Castle.
Regarded as one of the UK’s most technically advanced Escape Rooms, players are challenged to discover the secret behind Lily of Lumley, the ghost that allegedly roams the castle after dark. Set in an authentic dungeon setting, can you escape in time?
Our Date Night Package is aimed that those embracing the relaxation of the lockdown and the new freedoms we can enjoy, safely.
This package includes a bottle of Prosecco chilled in your room on arrival, dinner (£30 allowance per person), Chocolates, Breakfast and a complimentary late checkout.
For the first time Lumley Castle Hotel and the historic Chester Le Street Golf Course are now collaborating to create a luxury golf experience for hotel guests.
As we move into autumn and winter and reduced seasonal light we’re delighted to offer morning tee times for hotel guests. There’s nothing like driving off the 1st tea fresh from a beautifully cooked English Breakfast. Tee times accommodate up to 4 players.
Join The Castle Priority Club Free
Registration is free and limited to 2500 customers.
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.
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.
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
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 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.
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.
Christmas At Lumley - Make it Special
At Lumley Castle Hotel we boast a fantastic tradition of celebrating Christmas & New Year thanks to an exciting variety of events throughout December and this year is no different. View our online or PDF brochures to see what is happening in 2020.