Providing a classic blend of ‘something old’ and ‘something new’, the Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County is the perfect choice for couples looking to say ‘I do’ in a historic yet stylish setting.

Situated on the banks of the River Wear our hotel is steeped in rich history and boasts unique features, like the carved black oak staircase and ornate window, providing a memorable entrance for your guests and a striking backdrop for photographs. Soak up the views of the city on the Terrace, ideal for drink receptions, before continuing your celebration in our stylish event suites which offer natural daylight, with floor to ceiling windows, and maintain original features of the hotel.

Whether planning an intimate occasion or a large celebration our dedicated team of wedding experts are on hand to meticulously plan and coordinate your every wish and make bringing your wedding dreams to life effortless.  Our Cromwell Suite can accommodate up to 120 daytime guests and up to 120 evening guests, allowing you to invite all of your nearest and dearest to celebrate with. We also hold a marriage license enabling a civil ceremony to take place with up to 70 guests in attendance.

Our customisable packages are designed to be tailored specifically to you and your celebration to bring your unique vision to life. Looking for an experience to wow your guests? Our inspirational Wish List transforms your event from the ordinary to the extraordinary. Ask our Memory Makers about including a donut wall, bubbly bar or flower wall to your celebrations.

As the evening draws to a close, there’s no need to travel. Stay in one of our newly refurbished guest rooms, some of which provide enjoyable views of the River Wear, Durham Castle and Cathedral. Our city centre location provides easy access for your guests through excellent public transportation links and our dedicated hotel car park.

Planning your wedding is such an exciting time, and we’re sure you have lots of ideas and questions. Get in touch with your dedicated wedding team today and tell us about your vision.

At Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County, we don’t just host events, we make memories.



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