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Lumley Castle Hotel in County Durham, makes for a wonderful pet-friendly holiday for four-legged families who want to explore the East of England. Dating back to 1389, the 630 year-old Castle is steeped in history and offers plenty for you and your furry friend. Your canine companion will love exploring the grounds with you before an evening cosied up in your room. The beautiful parklands overlook the River Wear which is an ideal location for a swim in the summer. Durham County Cricket Ground is also close by, so perfect for people watching and supporting the local teams.

Embark on an enchanting adventure with your four-legged companion at Lumley Castle Hotel, nestled in the heart of County Durham. Dating back to 1389, this 630-year-old castle promises a unique blend of history, luxury, and pet-friendly hospitality. Explore the castle's magnificent grounds with your canine friend, creating unforgettable memories as you roam the beautiful parklands overlooking the River Wear. In the summertime, treat your furry companion to a refreshing swim in the river, just moments away from the castle. For sports enthusiasts, Lumley Castle Hotel is conveniently located near Durham County Cricket Ground. Enjoy thrilling matches, people watching, and show your support for the local teams.

Our exclusive Courtyard Classic rooms are designed with your pet in mind. Nestled adjacent to the castle within the original stable block, these rooms seamlessly marry contemporary elegance with the rich heritage of the former stables. Immerse yourself in the character of sloping eves and exposed beams, reminiscent of a bygone era. Each Courtyard room is thoughtfully appointed with full en-suite facilities, ensuring a luxurious and convenient stay. Entertainment is at your fingertips with a flat-screen TV and radio, while direct-dial telephone and complimentary internet access keep you connected. Sip on a warm cup of tea or coffee using the in-room facilities, and find convenience in the provision of an ironing board, iron, and hairdryer. Experience a perfect fusion of history and modernity within the captivating ambiance of Lumley Castle's Courtyard Bedrooms.

Indulge in the culinary delights of the award-winning Knights Restaurant, an elegant setting renowned for its superb food. While your lovable pet may not join you in the public areas, you can savour the experience with the comfort of room service, allowing your furry friend to relax with their favourite treats and toys. While Lumley Castle Hotel is delighted to welcome pets, please note that they are not allowed in lounges, bars, dining rooms, or the inner courtyard. However, your room becomes a haven for both you and your pet, ensuring a tranquil retreat after a day of exploration.

County Durham is a haven for dog lovers, offering a plethora of dog-friendly amenities and scenic landscapes for delightful outings with your furry friends. Whether strolling through historic market towns like Durham itself, where many cafes and shops warmly welcome pets, or exploring the expansive countryside and parks, you'll find endless opportunities for bonding with your canine companion. The region boasts an array of dog-friendly accommodations, ensuring that your four-legged friend can join in the adventure. From charming country pubs to scenic trails along the River Wear, County Durham provides a welcoming environment for both locals and visitors looking to share memorable moments with their beloved dogs. Whether your pup enjoys a dip in the river, a walk through ancient woodlands, or simply lounging in a cozy dog-friendly pub, County Durham is a fantastic destination for an unforgettable experience with man's best friend.

Dine with Your Dog

Indulge in the epitome of comfort with room service at Lumley Castle Hotel, allowing guests to savour a delectable meal in the privacy of their rooms while their pets relax with treats and toys. Alternatively, leave your pet in your room with it's favourite toy and eplore the unique experience encapsulates the regal atmosphere of Lumley Castle, where dining is a seamless fusion of medieval allure and contemporary elegance. The celebrated Knights Restaurant, situated amidst opulent castle surroundings, provides an unforgettable setting for culinary exploration, boasting subtle lighting and lavish furnishings. The menu, crafted by skilled chefs, showcases local flavours and seasonal ingredients, delivering a gastronomic journey from delightful starters to sumptuous mains and indulgent desserts. For a more laid-back experience, the Black Knight Bar offers a casual retreat with light bites, refreshing drinks, and signature cocktails. Lumley Castle Hotel caters to diverse tastes and dietary preferences, ensuring a memorable dining experience, whether in the grandeur of the Knights Restaurant or the relaxed charm of the Black Knight Bar. Join us for a regal feast and create enduring memories in the heart of this medieval masterpiece.

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You and your dog will love the character and charm of the castle as well as the sites and smells of the surrounding countryside.

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Car Parking
Car Parking
Pub Within 1 Mile
Pub Within 1 Mile
Restaurant
Restaurant
Rural
Rural
WiFi
WiFi

Bedrooms & Suites

Choose from double or twin beds for you and your dog to relax in.

Courtyard Classic Rooms

Our Courtyard Classic rooms, designed with pets in mind, offer a luxurious stay adjacent to Lumley Castle in the original stable block. Merging contemporary elegance with the heritage of former stables, these rooms boast sloping eves and exposed beams for a bygone-era ambiance. Thoughtfully appointed with full en-suite facilities, each room provides entertainment with a flat-screen TV and radio. Stay connected with direct-dial telephone and complimentary internet access. Enjoy in-room tea or coffee, and find convenience in amenities like an ironing board, iron, and hairdryer. Lumley Castle's Courtyard Bedrooms offer a perfect blend of history and modern comfort, ensuring an immersive and delightful experience.
Accommodates

2 adults   1 pet  

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