Durham Grange

Meadow Lane, Durham, County Durham, DH1 1TL | Telephone: 01913 844778 | View Map

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    Go for relaxing woodland walks in Durham
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Open Dates:
All year

Earliest Arrival Time: 3pm
Latest Departure Time: 10am

Facilities

• Wi-Fi
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area

Why stay here

We’re located three miles outside of the historic city of Durham which is perched on a 70 foot rocky peninsula, in the curve of the River Wear. Our site offers a lot of open space and is conveniently set just off the A1 for easy access. To book a tent pitch please call the site directly on 01913 844778.

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    Tent Pitches from: £17.00 per stay*

Accommodation at Durham Grange

Tent pitches

From: £17.00 per stay*

Pitch up under the stars at our Durham Grange campsite, one of over 40 locations across the UK. Whether you’re looking to hit the shops on a city break, splash around at the coast or get lost in the highlands, we’ve got a campsite to suit you.

To book a pitch please call 01913 844778
To book a pitch please call 01913 844778

Site details

Why stay here

We’re located three miles outside of the historic city of Durham which is perched on a 70 foot rocky peninsula, in the curve of the River Wear. Our site offers a lot of open space and is conveniently set just off the A1 for easy access.

The city is home to a number of attractions such as Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle; a World Heritage Site and part of Durham University and Botanic Gardens. Each vantage point of the city will give you panoramic views or instead you could enjoy a pretty walk along by the river.

Family days out

Visit Diggerland Durham, a fantastic family experience for children and adults alike, with real ride-on diggers, dumpers and many other kinds of heavy machinery and only eight miles away from site.

For a fun day out for all the family, Adventure Valley is a 7.5 mile drive away from site. Visit the farmyard, indoor play centre, creature corner and much more!

Durham Castle sits at the heart of Durham’s World Heritage site and has been occupied continuously since the 11th century. Tours take place on a daily basis, where visitors uncover over 1000 years of history.


Facilities on site

  • • Wi-Fi
  • • Wash room / toilets
  • • Baby changing and disabled facilities
  • • Playground
  • • Laundry facilities
  • • BBQs allowed
  • • Dish washing area
  • • Car parking
  • • Pitches are: grass with electric
  • • Site shop: Yes, selling gas, ice cream and a few cupboard basics.


Wi-Fi fees may apply.


To book a tent pitch please call the site directly on 01913 844778

Activities & experiences nearby


Cycling

For skilled mountain bikers looking for off-road tracks, visit Hamsterly Forest, 21 miles from our site. The 14 mile long Red Route is recommended for the superb views along the way.

Our closest National Cycle Network Route is 14, running north-west from Darlington, through Durham and onto Consett – view Sustrans cycle map.

For bike service or repair, Recyke y’bike in the city is run by qualified mechanics and supports a number of charitable projects.


Walking

Durham City centre is reachable via a 3 mile public footpath from site. It’ll take you near to the River Wear and down towards Durham Castle.

Discover the city on a 3.3 mile circular route, starting at the Old Shire Hall. You’ll pass the Cathedral, river banks and Maiden Castle.

Explore a mixture of wetland, woodland, nature reserve and meadows at WWT Washington Wetland Centre, home to waders, Chilean Flamingos, Asian Short-Clawed Otters and more.


Things to try

Take part in an escape room experience based in Durham City centre. Solve the puzzles, find the key and escape the room before the time runs out!

Have a go on the indoor climbing walls at Durham Climbing Centre. It’s 6 miles away and is open all year round.

For some rest and relaxation, book a luxurious spa day at Ramside Hall which is only a mile away.


Pubs and restaurants

Visitor’s recommendations:

Known for being Durham’s smallest bar, the Tin Of Sardines Gin Bar comes highly recommended, featuring a collection of over 200 gins!

Tealiscious Tea Room is just a short walk from Durham Castle. Enjoy a selection of individual loose leaf tea blends, alongside fresh homemade cakes, scones and sandwiches.

The Head of Steam pub has a little roof terrace and courtyard. It serves freshly cooked food daily, making it a perfect place to chill, dine and try anything from its rage of highly acclaimed real ale.



* Price for two adults and 1 pitch. Bookings can be made online for tents up to 7x7 metres (approximately a six person tent). If you have a larger tent or specific requirements, please contact the site direct and site staff will help you with your booking. There will be an additional £2 surcharge per night for large tent pitches. Please read our FAQs further booking information. Full terms and conditions apply.

Location and transport

Meadow Lane, Durham, County Durham, DH1 1TL
Telephone: 01913 844778

Transport Links:

  • Buses go to: Durham and Sunderland (incl. Park & Ride)
  • Nearest train station: Durham
  • Car hire available on site

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