Venue Details  

DURHAM UNIVERSITY
contact:Sales Agents
address:Conference & Tourism Office
Room GB22, Mountjoy Research Centre Block 2
Stockton Road
city:Durham
county:County Durham
region:Northumbria & Yorkshire
postcode:DH1 3UP
tel:0800 289970
fax:0191 334 2892
 
emailevent@durham.ac.uk
websitewww.dur.ac.uk/conference_tourism

RATES FROM
24 hour rate (standard):64.00
24 hour rate (ensuite):64.00
Day rate:28.50
Group BB rate (standard):n/a
Group BB rate (ensuite):n/a
 
MAXIMUM CAPACITIES - YEAR ROUND
ensuite roomsstandard roomsmeeting capacitydining seateddining buffet
9018065100

MAXIMUM CAPACITIES - VACATION TIME
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11732780330350350

AVAILABILITY NOTES

2006 Summer: 16 Jun - 12 Sep
2006 Christmas: 14 Dec - 14 Jan
2007 Easter: 17 Mar - 22 Apr
2007 Summer: 23 Jun - 29 Sep
2007 Christmas: 13 Dec - 13 Jan

VENUE DESCRIPTION

Our facilities include medieval Durham Castle, six purpose-built Conference Centres and 1173 en suite bedrooms including over 500 at our Queen's Campus. We have 2780 standard bedrooms and numerous meeting rooms. Choose from our modern Penthouse Suite, the Bishop's Suite in Durham Castle with four-poster bed, or a Georgian dining room for special occasions. Every type of event or function can be accommodated in our modern and historic venues.

BEDROOM DESCRIPTION

3953 bedrooms including 1173 en suite. All rooms have washbasins. Up to English Tourism Council Three Diamond standard and Welcome Host trained staff.

MEETING DESCRIPTION

Various meeting rooms including theatre style for up to 330 delegates, most of which are equipped with audio visual equipment.

RESTAURANT / BAR DESCRIPTION

College dining facilities in historic and modern settings for up to 350, plus a variety of adjacent bars.

LEISURE FACILITIES

Tennis, badminton, games room and snooker room. Golf can be arranged locally.

DIRECTIONS

Colleges in and adjacent to historic city centre with access to A1(M) and air, sea and rail links. We have on site parking for 1010 cars and 39 coaches.

SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS

Durham Castle and Cathedral. Oriental Museum, Old Fulling Mill and Botanic Garden, Gala Theatre, Beamish

ACCREDITATIONS

English Tourism Guest Accommodation up to 4 diamond, Welcome Host trained staff

OTHER INFORMATION

Durham Cathedral and Castle World Heritage Site. Excellent centre for exploring North Pennines, Dales and the Northumbria Region.