L uxurious...elegant rooms and decor with modern facilities offer a truly sumptuous stay for guests. The castle's top suite, The King James Suite, offers a remarkable experience. Complete with fresh flowers and Champagne, the suite includes a magnificent 20ft high four-poster Queen Anne bed. Formerly the Chapel of the castle, it boasts its own sitting room, en-suite bathroom and Jacuzzi with views over the surrounding parkland.
U nique Bedrooms...73 of them, all furnished to the highest of standards - some featuring the castle's signature secret bathrooms!
M urder Mystery Events...join the Charles Graythorpe players as they prepare to go live with their latest radio play. But as the countdown begins, egos and dark secrets clash and a murder is committed...!
L ocation...situated just off the A1(M) at Chester-le-Street, near Durham, Lumley Castle is just minutes from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, the capital of the North East. The area is serviced by mainline Intercity rail connections and, for international arrivals, Newcastle and Teeside airports, and nearby major ferry terminals.
E lizabethan Banquets...come live like Lords and Ladies and experience a night out you will never forget! Who needs, or would want, an excuse not to eat, drink and be merry? And what better way to do just that than in a grand setting which will transport you back in time to one of the most glorious periods in history. Lumley Castle's award winning Elizabethan Banquet is the perfect entertainment for those wishing to enjoy an evening of fun, feasting and merriment.
Y ears Old...600 in fact; with a history dating back to 1388, Lumley Castle takes its name from the man who was behind its creation, Sir Ralph Lumley. Ralph Lumley was a well-known figure at the time, a popular soldier, renowned for his bravery in battles.