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Lumley Castle Hotel

Lumley Castle Hotel
Chester le Street, County Durham

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Situated in its own grounds, close to junction 63 on the A1M, overlooking Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground and the river Wear. Lumley Castle dates back over 600 years to the 13th Century. A magnificent monument to a bygone age, now converted into a unique 4 star Hotel. more >>

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Illogan Downs (Self catering)
Crendon, Illogan Downs


This detached bungalow in Illogan Downs can sleep seven people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 7

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Penryn (Self catering)
Tides Reach, Penryn

Tides Reach

This modern riverside townhouse in Penryn can sleep 5 people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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