History culture and entertainment come together at Premier Inn Hotel Durham City Centre - less than half a mile from the World Heritage Centre by the River Weir. Business hot spots such as the University Passport Office and North Durham Hospital are also close at hand. Get into Durham's spirit with a visit to its famous Cathedral. Or get under its skin at the city's Norman Castle home to University College Durham. With a packed events calendar year round - including the Great North Run Miners' Gala and more - this makes a perfect central retreatcomplete with comfy beds and a tasty Thyme restaurant on-site.