Forty Winks Guest House & Residence

Brimful with curiosities, Debbie and Nigel Gadd’s opulent Edwardian house is in a quiet area a short walk from the town centre and castle. More

Contact details

Forty Winks Guest House & Residence
40 South Street
Durham
Co. Durham
DH1 4QP
England
0191 386 8217

Hotel information

Bedrooms

8.

Open

all year, except 24–27 Dec.

Facilities

dining room, study, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview), courtyard, public parking (charge).

Background music

‘classical music’ at breakfast.

Children

over-16s welcomed.

Dogs

not allowed.

Credit cards

Amex. MasterCard, Visa.

Prices

per room B&B £110–£195.

Good Hotel Guide Review

Brimful with curiosities, Debbie and Nigel Gadd’s opulent Edwardian house is on a quiet cobbled street a short walk from the town centre and castle. Spread over four floors, its ‘entertaining if slightly overcrowded’ public rooms display wall trophies, a diving helmet, a penny farthing, life-size giraffe, taxidermy specimens wearing a hat. The up-to-date bedrooms have ‘excellent lighting, instant hot water, and extremely comfortable beds; a clever use of space’. Rooms at the front gaze across woods and the river to the cathedral and castle; churchyard views at the back. ‘Breakfast was all one could wish for. The eggs were absolutely fresh, a rich orange, the fruit bowl was ample, the coffee excellent.’

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Forty Winks Guest House & Residence
40 South Street
Durham
Co. Durham
DH1 4QP

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