Ramside Hall Hotel

Carrville, Durham

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Celebration suite

Celebration suite

Premier room

Premier room

Celebration suite

Premier room

Premier room

Ultra-luxe stay at four-star resort with state-of-the-art spa and two golf courses near historic Durham City - with breakfast or brunch and optional extras

Golfers, gourmands, and spa lovers will adore this high-impact hotel just 10 minutes from Durham City. Built in 1820 as the family residence of Thomas Pemberton (it was then known as Belmont Hall), the estate was transformed into a privately-owned hotel in 1963 - and has famously been welcoming guests to its 350 acres of exquisite parkland ever since.

Finished to a high spec, the 127 guest rooms and suites tempt with boutique-chic decor, high-quality Hypnos beds with oversized headboards, and state-of-the-art bathrooms with walk-in showers and/or freestanding bathtubs. There’s also a superb choice of wining and dining options, including the Rib Room for brasserie fare and the Fusion restaurant for Pan-Asian cuisine.

The on-site spa features a supersized space complete with a 25-metre pool, saunas, steam rooms, hydrotherapy pool (one of the UK’s largest), outdoor vitality pool, hi-tech gym, exercise studio, and 14 treatment rooms for signature ESPA beauty rituals. And then, of course, there’s the two immaculate championship golf courses (Prince Bishops' Course and Cathedral Course) with a combined 36 holes amidst mature woodlands, lakes, and steep banksides.

Excellent for
Food Relaxing UK and Ireland Country Romance Spa

We like

  • Staying just 10 minutes from historic Durham City and its monumental Norman-era cathedral
  • Teeing off on two 18-hole championship golf courses designed by golf architect Jonathan Gaunt
  • Posh afternoon teas with finger sandwiches, scones, freshly-baked cakes, and all the trimmings

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