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St Chad's College

  • VisitEngland 3 Star Guest Accommodation

Guest Accommodation with 94 rooms £29-£72 prpnb



Liz Pearson

18 North Bailey,
Durham City,

01913 343358


18 North Bailey,
Durham City,

St Chad's College

St Chad's College


St Chad's College is set on a dramatic site in the shadow of Durham Cathedral. Beyond the gardens, the land falls away into the wooded gorge of the River Wear which flows round this high peninsula, once the citadel of the Prince Bishops.

The College fronts onto North Bailey, a medieval street that traces the spine of the peninsula southwards from the Market Place to Prebends Bridge.

Our central location makes St Chad's the ideal base for exploring the city and surrounding countryside. Attractions within easy driving distance include the Bowes Museum, Hadrian's Wall and the North Yorkshire Moors.

Accommodation is situated in one of our historic houses which are far older than their Georgian frontages suggest. Rooms are tastefully decorated; many rooms are en suite or have private facilities. Available university vacations - dates from college.

Breakfast is served in the college dining-hall. A choice of English or Continental breakfast is always available.

Tea and coffee-making facilities. Rooms contain original features. Gardens overlook the River Wear. Bamburgh, Alnwick and Lindisfarne easily accessible by car. Visit Holy Island and the beautiful Northumbrian Coast.

Tea/coffee making in bedroomsLicenced (table or bar)Continental breakfast onlyPacked lunches providedSpecial diets availableLounge for residents' useNight porterIroning facilitiesConference facilitiesGardenBuilding of historical interestCentral heatingTelephone (public)Restaurant open to non-residentsVisa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVegetarian diet availableCoach parties welcomedEvening mealsHigh chairs availableOn street/public parking

Facilities for children: Children welcome from any age.



Plan route to St Chad's College using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NZ 274421  Lat: 54.77309 Long: -1.57560

By Road:
Follow the A1(M) until the A690 direct to Durham through the market-place towards cathedral. The college lies opposite the rose window of Durham Cathedral.

By Public Transport:
From Durham - 0.5 miles
Through market-place and up to cathedral.


  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Licenced (table or bar)Licenced (table or bar)
  • Continental breakfast onlyContinental breakfast only
  • Packed lunches providedPacked lunches provided
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
  • Night porterNight porter
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Conference facilitiesConference facilities
  • GardenGarden
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Restaurant open to non-residentsRestaurant open to non-residents
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • Coach parties welcomedCoach parties welcomed
  • Evening mealsEvening meals
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • On street/public parkingOn street/public parking

Facilities for children: Children welcome from any age.