Lumley Castle

Lumley Castle Chester-Le-Street, North East England

Luxury castle hotel near Durham


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A magnificent monument to a bygone age of chivalry & honour. Located between historic Durham & vibrant Newcastle, perfectly situated to explore the North East of England. Individual rooms and sophisticated dining provide an ideal location for a unique, historical break or romantic retreat.

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7 Special Offers for this hotel.

Romantic Lazy Break

From £106.50 pppn for a 5 night stay, to £115 pppn for a 1 night stay

Stay in a Courtyard Superior room and receive:

  • A complimentary bottle of chilled Prosecco and chocolates in your room on arrival 
  • Dinner for two each evening in the main restaurant from the a la carte menu (£60 allowance per couple, per night). Due to a limited number of tables in the restaurant, you must contact us or the hotel to book your dining time in advance. 
  • 20% off wines by the bottle
  • Full breakfast daily (served in room if preferred)
  • Complimentary 12.00 late check out
  • This package is non amendable and non refundable in the event of cancellation

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  • Original features throughout
  • Individual bedrooms
  • Award winning Knights Restaurant
  • Stunning views of the river and parkland
  • Open log fire
  • Superb location for Newcastle, Durham and Sunderland

73 Bedrooms
Four Poster Bed
Accessible Rooms
Children Welcome
Golf Course Nearby
Dogs May Be Accepted by Prior Arrangement
Durham Train Station is 5.2 miles

How to find Lumley Castle

Lumley Castle
Ropery Lane

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Good to know

Hotel check-in time:

3:00 PM

Hotel check-out time:

11:00 AM


Opening Times

Breakfast 7.30-10 am

Lunch 12-2.30 pm

Afternoon Tea 2.45 - 5pm


Dinner times are as follows -
6.00, 6.15, 6.30,6.45, 8.15, 8.30, 8.45, 9.00pm

It is asked that guests arrive in the Library Bar 15-30 minutes prior to enjoy a pre-dinner drink if they wish and peruse the menu. Dinner reservations have a maximum of two hours per table.

Parking Facilities

Complimentary parking is available on site

Disabled Access

There is a mobility lift to the first floor only in the main castle.

There are two ground floor rooms with a walk in shower situated in the Courtyard. These are opposite the main castle. Please contact us to check availability.

Child Policy

Lumley Castle has bags of space for youngsters to explore as if knights or princesses from a bygone era.

Superior rooms provide extra space for families and have space to accommodate extra beds. They make a small charge of £20.00 per extra bed, per child, per night including breakfast. Should you prefer a little more privacy, they also have several interconnecting rooms to accommodate larger families or small groups. (Children are classed as 12 years and under). Please contact us to check family room availability.

History of the hotel

Standing proud for more than 600 years, the magnificent spectacle of Lumley Castle dominates the County Durham landscape.

Dogs Policy

Dogs are welcome in certain Classic Courtyard bedrooms at a charge of charge of £15.00 per dog per night. Please contact us to check availability.

Dogs are only allowed in their allocated bedrooms, hotel reception and the outer courtyard Please keep your dog on a lead and under control at all times. Dogs must not be left unattended. Please let us know, when booking if you will be bringing your dog. We politely request that you bring their bedding with you, and do not let them use the hotel furniture.

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