Modern accommodation set within beautiful and tranquil grounds near the centre of Durham.
St Aidan's College offers modern accommodation set within its beautiful and tranquil grounds. The inspirational backdrop and original architecture make St Aidan's a truly unique and ideal venue.
We can offer both ensuite and standard bedrooms (with shared bathroom facilities) during University vacations. These clean and comfortable bedrooms come equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, towels and toiletries. We can offer both single and twin rooms. Smoking is not permitted anywhere within the College.
Rooms are serviced daily and our rates include a full cooked English breakfast.
History to the present day
Founded in 1947, St Aidan's is one of the larger colleges with approximately 800 members, of whom about 750 are undergraduates.
The college was designed by renowned architect Sir Basil Spence, the creator of Coventry Cathedral. St Aidan's College is noted for its unique architecture with its distinctive design based on curves and arches.
Food and Drinks
Our rates include a full English breakfast served between 8 and 9am in the College Dining Hall.
The college bar is generally open most evenings from 6 to 11pm. Check at receptions for opening times.
Grounds and gardens
Guests can relax in the landscaped grounds or take a stroll down the hill and along the banks of the River Wear in the heart of Durham City.
Wi-Fi access is available in the bar and library (ask at reception for a login and password).
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Disabled access available
Free broadband access (wired)
Food and Drinks
Cooked breakfast (included)
Museums (walking distance)
Golf course (walking distance)
Theatre (walking distance)
Address: DUCAT Ltd, DH1 3LJ, United Kingdom
Check In: From 2pm Check Out: By 10am
On arrival please report to reception or the Porters' Lodge, which is manned 24 hours per day.
If you are arriving by car the college has 80 car parking spaces, however these are used by college staff and other guests - so are subject to availability. However there is a park and ride car park located approximately 10 minutes walk from the college.
St. Aidan's College is a 5 minute taxi ride (about £3) from Durham Station. All the taxi drivers know Aidan's college, so you won't need to give them directions. Alternatively, if you're carrying light luggage, the walk from the station through town is picturesque and will take about 30 minutes. There is a tourist map on the platform.