hotels in durham

County Durham

Seaham Hall exterior
Seaham Hall

Our Hotels

Located in the North East of England, County Durham’s gorgeous landscape hosts an abundance of richly historic towns and landmarks from ancient England. Here at Crisp White Sheets, we have the finest hotels in County Durham for guests and visitors stay and enjoy what this beautiful place has on offer.

From the cobbled street City of Durham to the pretty village Barnard Castle, historic ruins, castles and manor houses can be visited and admired such as the 11th Century Durham Cathedral, the Binchester Roman Fort ‘Vinovia,’ and Beamish Hall. If your a historian with a passion for Ancient England, County Durham is the perfect place to add to your bucket list.

As well as the history, County Durham occupies a perfect spot along the East English coastline, overlooking the North Sea with quintessential seaside towns, dressed in quirky bunting and colourful houses. Escape to the sea and fill your senses with the refreshing sea breeze, tasty ice cream and picturesque views across the ocean.

Out and About

Rich in history, sumptuous luxury and award-winning food create the perfect landscapes of County Durham. Located north of Yorkshire, east of Cumbria and south of Northumbria; this coastal county boasts spectacular scenery and monumental tributes to ancient England.

Walk through the un-spoilt cobbled streets in the City of Durham, float along the original bridges which impose over the meandering River Wear and marvel at the imposingly magnificent Durham Cathedral. Everything within this Romanesque city feels timelessly elegant.

A perfect coastal retreat, County Durham sits on the Eastern coastline of England with quirky, seaside towns dotted down the shoreline. From Seaham to South Shields, County Durham advertises colourful coastal towns with family-fun adventures to be discovered.

For guests wishing to delve into a little more luxury; Seaham Hall is the finest hotel in County Durham; including a five-star, Thai-inspired Serenity Spa. This sumptuous clifftop retreat also uses a combination of rejuvenating Temple Spa products with Far Eastern healing and wellness rituals.


Tantalise your taste buds with either of Seaham Hall‘s delicious restaurants. Whether you prefer quintessentially British food, with 2 AA Rosettes awarded, at Byron’s Bar and Grill or Eastern delights with a flavourful twist at Ozone Restaurant. Experience extraordinary with creative flavours and exotic inspiration within in each individual dish.

Complete with rustic beams, stylish interiors and 3 AA Rosette winning food, The Coach House has crafted a unique space for casual dining, cherry picking ingredients and produce from local suppliers to honour guests with the perfect foodie experience from their Kitchen Garden. If you wish to experience a little more fine dining, The Forge Restaurant next door offers both an a-la-carte menu, and a mouth-watering tasting menu which changes upon season.

For guests wishing to explore the spectacular, preserved city of Durham, Cellar Door Restaurant is a lovely 13th Century Cellar conversion, overlooking the river and a passion for food. After scouring the Earth for the finest ingredients and flavours, the talented chefs have crafted a delicious array of dishes for foodie fanatics to eagerly taste.

If you wish to do a little historic exploring during your stay in County Durham, the picturesque Saxon village of Romaldkirk inhabits a gorgeous, 18th Century Coaching Inn, ‘The Rose & Crown.’ Set amongst the awe-inspiring landscapes that separate The Yorkshire Dales and County Durham, this country-chic inn provides tasty, locally sourced food with a homely ambience.