Durham Grange

Meadow Lane, Durham, County Durham, DH1 1TL | Telephone: 01913 844778 | View Map

  • Go for relaxing woodland walks in Durham
    Go for relaxing woodland walks in Durham
  • Durham Grange site
    Durham Grange site
  • Paint ball near Durham Grange
    Paint ball near Durham Grange
  • High Force, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in England
    High Force, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in England
  • Go Skydiving and view Durham from 15,000ft
    Go Skydiving and view Durham from 15,000ft
  • Visit Durham city centre
    Visit Durham city centre

Open Dates:
15 Mar 2024 - 04 Nov 2024

Earliest Arrival Time: 1pm
Latest Departure Time: 12pm


• Wi-Fi available
• Wash room / toilets
• Electric tent pitch

Why stay here

We’re located three miles outside of the historic city of Durham which is perched on a 70-foot rocky peninsula, in the curve of the River Wear. Our site offers a lot of open space and is conveniently set just off the A1 for easy access.

The city is home to a number of attractions such as Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle; a World Heritage Site and part of Durham University and Botanic Gardens. Each vantage point of the city will give you panoramic views or instead you could enjoy a pretty walk along by the river.

To book a tent pitch please call the site directly on 01913 844778.

Accommodation at Durham Grange

Site details

Facilities on site

  • • Wi-Fi available*
  • • Wash room / toilets
  • • Baby changing and disabled facilities
  • • Playground
  • • Laundry facilities
  • • BBQs allowed
  • • Dish washing area
  • • Car parking
  • • Pitches are: grass with electric
  • • Site shop: Yes, selling gas, ice cream and a few cupboard basics.

*Please note Durham Grange campsite provides FREE Wi-Fi to the pitch. It also offers a paid for Premium Wi-Fi service.

To book a tent pitch please call the site directly on 01913 844778

Activities & experiences nearby

  • Cycling Cycling

    Visit County Durham has information on top ten cycle routes across the county including Coast to Coast (C2C), Teesdale Way and Link up the Loops routes. If you want to plan your own cycle journey then check out Sustrans.


    For skilled mountain bikers looking for off-road tracks, visit Hamsterly Forest, 21 miles from our site. The 14 mile long Red Route is recommended for the superb views along the way.


  • Walking Walking

    Durham City centre is reachable via a 3 mile public footpath from site. It’ll take you near to the River Wear and down towards Durham Castle.


    Discover the city on a 3.3 mile circular route, starting at the Old Shire Hall. You’ll pass the Cathedral, river banks and Maiden Castle.


    Explore a mixture of wetland, woodland, nature reserve and meadows at WWT Washington Wetland Centre, home to waders, Chilean Flamingos, Asian Short-Clawed Otters and more.

  • Things to try Things to try

    Head to High Force, one of the most impressive waterfalls in England, with its origins dating back over 300 million years. A gentle and pretty woodland walk leads you to the bottom of the plunging falls.


    Try your hand at canoeing and experience your own water adventure with Wear Canoes, right in the centre of Durham. Whether you’re an absolute beginner or a seasoned pro, it’s the perfect way to spend a sunny family day out.


    Take part in an Escape Room Experience based in Durham City centre. Solve the puzzles, find the key and escape the room before the time runs out!


  • Pubs and restaurants Pubs and restaurants

    Experience the ultimate in comfort food with a modern twist at Tango Durham, located in one of Durhams most iconic buildings, where they serve fresh cocktails by their superb mixologists.


    Known for being Durham’s smallest bar, the Tin Of Sardines Gin Bar can be founded on Durhams Elvet Bridge and has a massive collection of over 250 gins from across the world.


    Tealiscious Tea Room is just a short walk from Durham Castle. Enjoy a selection of individual loose leaf tea blends, alongside fresh homemade cakes, scones and sandwiches.




  • Family days out Family days out

    Get ready for a summer of spectacular shows and immersive attractions with 11 Arches Park. The incredible live-action, open-air performances from Romans to World Wars, from the Beatles to historic World Cup wins, this epic experience is not to be missed.


    Visit Diggerland Durham, a fantastic family experience for children and adults alike, with real ride-on diggers, dumpers and many other kinds of heavy machinery and only eight miles away from site.


    Durham Castle sits at the heart of Durham’s World Heritage site and has been occupied continuously since the 11th century. Tours take place on a daily basis, where visitors uncover over 1000 years of history.

* Price for 1 adult and 1 pitch. Please read our FAQs further booking information. Terms and conditions apply.

Location and transport

Meadow Lane, Durham, County Durham, DH1 1TL
Telephone: 01913 844778

Transport Links:

  • Buses go to: Durham and Sunderland (incl. Park & Ride)
  • Nearest train station: Durham
  • Car hire available on site

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