Hillrise Guest House

Guest house in Durham, County Durham

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13 Durham Road West, Bowburn
County Durham

Hillrise Guest House, Durham

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The Hillrise Guest House is conveniently situated 250 metres from the A1(M) Junction 61 and approximately 4 miles from Durham City centre. It is well situated for onward journeys North to Northumberland and Scotland. Alternatively, it is also well placed for discovering the many small towns within County Durham as well as Sunderland, Washington, Hartlepool and Middlesbrough -- all around 25 minutes car drive away.

Languages Spoken : French & German

Hillrise is a small friendly-run Guest House offering a very high standard of accommodation and home cooked food with a 3 star registration. There is a homely and intimate feel to the Guest Sitting Room with Living Flame Gas Fire, Colour Television with Freeview and DVD video player together with a selection of DVD's to watch. Bowburn is well located for visiting the North East's attractions, particularly the historic city of Durham.

Durham Cathedral is the greatest Norman building in England, perhaps even in Europe. It is cherished not only for its architecture but also for its incomparable setting. Slightly further afield is Beamish Museum, Britain's favourite open air museum, set in over 300 acres of beautiful countryside, vividly recreates life in the North of England in the early 1800s and 1900s.

There is also The Bowes Museum at Barnard Castle, about 30 minutes drive South from the Guest House. A superb museum housed in a custom-made Italian style 19th Century palazzo.

 3 star rating

From: £30.00

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Durham Cathedral - 3.8 miles (Cathedral) Heritage Rating

Durham Castle - 3.8 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

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Finchale Priory - 6.1 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Binchester Roman Fort - 7.2 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

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Houghton-le-Spring, St Michael and All Angels - 8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Escomb Saxon Church - 8.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Washington Old Hall - 11.9 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Hylton Castle - 13.7 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

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