Farnley Tower is a 4 Star Guesthouse, providing all the facilities you would expect in a modern city hotel. Sited in an elevated position, it provides stunning views of Durham Castle, Cathedral and surrounding countryside. All comfortable rooms are en suite, individually designed, with some having beautiful countryside views.


Dine in the award winning, Michelin recommended restaurant and bar Restaurant DH1, specialising in artistic and innovative cuisine. The menu features an array of fresh local produce and a huge choice of wines.


Free car parking onsite.


Only a short walk to all the main tourist attractions of the city centre. Farnley Tower is ideal for a romantic weekend and perfect for sight-seeing the historic city of Durham!


for something special be our guest!.

About Farnley

Farnley Tower was built in 1870 for a Mr. S. Forstor (a Prominent Local Architect) who built the unique house as his private residence using only the finest materials and craftsmanship.


Contact Farnley

Do you have an event to host? We provide Banqueting & conference facilities for corporate meetings.

.+44 (0)1913750011


.The Avenue, Durham City, DH1 4DX

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