Where to stay in Durham

The following is a hand-picked selection of some recommended places to stay in Durham, with a mix of hotels, B&Bs, self-catering cottages, hostels, bunkhouses and campsites to suit a range of budgets. These lists favour independent accommodation – perhaps because the owners celebrate local food, the buildings are historically interesting or the views outstanding – but what they all offer are well-kept rooms, a friendly welcome and great service.

Reference the printed guidebook to get a feel for the accessibility of each property.

The best hostels and camping in Durham

The best self-catering accommodation in Durham

The best B&Bs in Durham

The best hotels in Durham