Moor End Bed and Breakfast

Bed and Breakfast in Durham, County Durham

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7-8 Moor End Terrace
County Durham

Moor End Bed and Breakfast, Durham

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Welcome to Moor End Guest House. Moor End House Bed & Breakfast is non-smoking establishment with 1 family (1 double & 2 single), 1 triple, 2 twin rooms and 1 double room. It has a 4 diamond rating from the English Tourism Council.

Car parking, Central heating throughout, Colour television in all bedrooms, Garden/patio for guests' use, Ironing facilities, Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms, Use of hair-dryer, Free WI-FI Internet Access, All rooms non-smoking, All rooms en suite, Serve breakfast, Vegetarians catered for, Facilities for children (High chairs), Children welcome, Access to golf course, Health/fitness/beauty facilities ( Daily pass to private health club ), Tennis court, Other sporting facilities (Organised falconry days. Outdoor bowls nearby.) Real log/coal fires. Moor End Durham is a pleasantly situated stone-built house built in 1840.

It is close to Durham city centre and the A1(M) with excellent pubs/restaurants nearby. The city can trace its history back a thousand years, to the arrival of a religious community seeking a permanent resting place for the body of St Cuthbert of Lindisfarne. As a shrine for their saint, they built first a wooden, then a stone church, on top of a rocky hill, protected on three sides by the River Wear.

Following the Norman conquest of 1066, King William also found this site appealing and realised it offered an ideal strategic location from which to rule Northumbria and defend the region against the Scots. The community of Cuthbert gave way to Benedictine Monks and a Bishop appointed by the king. They began the building of the Cathedral, to provide a monumental shrine for St Cuthbert, and the Castle, to act as protection for the Cathedral and to provide a palace for the Bishop.

The result was one of the most impressive construction projects ever undertaken.

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