Romantic Durham

If you’re looking for a romantic break with a difference, visit Durham and take home some fantastic memories. And with Valentine's Day just around the corner, there's no better time to book your romantic getaway.
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In January 1815 Lord Byron Byron married at Seaham Hall, a Georgian country house in the harbour town of Seaham on the Durham Coast. Nowadays Seaham Hall is a five-star luxury spa hotel just minutes from the sea front.

Explore the Durham Coast. Find things to do, book accommodation and plan your perfect break with the official visitor information website for Durham.

Enjoy a romantic boat ride aboard the Prince Bishops River Cruiser in Durham City,

Admire Durham City’s spectacular skyline on a romantic river cruise.

One of Britain's most beautiful buildings

Explore the beauty of Durham Cathedral. Head through Durham City's cobbled streets to Palace Green and admire this breathtaking Norman building from outside before heading in for a wonderful experience. And why not enjoy a guided tour for just

A romantic stroll along the coast?

Durham's Coastal Footpath provides stunning views making Durham the ideal destination for a walking break.

The Bowes Museum

JMW Turner painted many of the beauty spots in the Durham Dales and The Bowes Museum in the Durham Dales is home to three Turners.

A romantic walk in Hamsterley Forest

Hamsterley Forest in the Durham Dales provides stunning scenery and helps make Durham the ideal destination for a walking break!

Low Force in the Durham Dales

Plan a romantic getaway in Durham. From city breaks to countryside and coastal escapes.

JMW Turner painted many of Durham's beauty spots, including High Force waterfall in the Durham Dales

High Force is a spectacular waterfall in the Durham Dales - the largest uninterrupted single drop waterfall in the country!