It is often said there is no finer venue in the North East for wedding receptions, banquets and other special occasions than Durham Castle. Situated in the heart of the City the Castle, along with Durham’s world famous Cathedral, forms part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Their staff have a wealth of experience catering for the most prestigious events, ensuring that the quality of service will match the unrivalled setting.
Durham castle can also offer a comfortable range of bed and breakfast accommodation within the Castle walls. Durham Castle is the perfect venue to hold a meeting within the heart of Durham City. The College can accommodate presentations, meetings and seminars for up to 60 delegates in the Senate Room. Should your event require resources and facilities in addition to those at the Castle, then other University amenities that can be utilised. These include additional lecture rooms, large halls suitable for exhibitions and additional bedrooms, all situated within the City.
Durham Castle is one of the premier venues for wedding receptions in the North East. The magnificent Great Hall, which dates from 1284, can take wedding breakfasts of up to 200, with guests able to enjoy an arrival drinks reception in the Courtyard of the Castle or the Tunstall Gallery. For smaller occasions the more intimate Senate Room can take up to 40. The Castle has two Suites, the Bishop’s Suite and the Chaplain’s Suite, as well as another 47 en-suite and 29 standard (with shared bathrooms) bedrooms which can be available for you and your guests.Packages
Durham Castle is one of the premier banqueting venues in the North East. The magnificent Great Hall can accommodate up to 200 guests for dinner and is available during University Vacations. The more intimate Bishop’s Dining Room can hold up to 40 and is available throughout the year.
The award winning staff at the Castle have a wealth of experience in catering for the most prestigious events, ensuring that the quality of service will match the unrivalled setting.