The Shoes in Durham

The Shoes

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Accommodation type: Bed and Breakfast

The Shoes
16 Sunderland Road Gilesgate,

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Winner of the television series Four in a bed is justified by the cleanliness of the rooms the friendly and warm welcome and especially the hearty breakfast. br / br / br / br / We have three tastefully decorated bedrooms offering bed and breakfast accommodation. br / br / br / br / The location is perfect for those wishing to visit Durham City and the surrounding areas. br / br / br / br / Recently renovated and refurbished. There are three twin bedrooms all beautifully furnished. Each room has en suite bathroom wall mounted flat screen TV with freeview and tea/coffee making facilities. WiFi internet access also available. br / br / Durham a World Heritage Site has a Castle and Cathedral which is a must to explore. br / br / A University City Durham has many historical places of interest also many restaurants and bars. br / br / For many centuries Durham was a virtually independent state ruled by the Prince Bishops not the Crown. The Prince Bishops were more or less the Kings of County Durham . br / br / This is why Durham is now known as the Land of the Prince Bishops br / br / You can cruise on the river with the Prince Bishops Riverboat or take out a rowing boat yourself both available for hire. br / br / Situated about 12 miles from Durham is the Award winning Beamish open air Museum bringing history back to life a fascinating visit. br / br / All nearby:- br / br / Golf Clubs are at Ramside Hall Durham City Golf Club and at Brancepath Castle. For Cricket enthusiasts Durham City Cricket Club at Chester-le-Street Cricket ground is nearby. Newcastle and Sunderland host football stadiums which also have fantastic shopping facilities. Gateshead near Newcastle has the renowned Metro Shopping Centre also well worth a visit is Anthony Gormley s Angel of the North also situated in Gateshead.

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Local points of interest:

The following music venues, bars, clubs and restaurants are near to The Shoes:

  • Gilesgate Community Association 171 yards away
  • Vane Tempest Hall 171 yards away
  • Near Durham Castle [Durham] (Attraction) 400 yards away
  • Che-Vita! (Live music venue) 635 yards away
  • New Durham And District Workmens Club (Bar/Pub) 636 yards away
  • Old Cinema Laundrette (Live music venue) 700 yards away
  • College Chapel Of St Hild And St Bede (Nightclub) 719 yards away
  • Durham Clayport Library 794 yards away
  • Durham 870 yards away
  • The Gilesgate Moor Hotel (Bar/Pub) 1003 yards away

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