Radisson Blu, Durham


Overlooking the River Wear right in the city centre, the Radisson Blu Hotel in Durham is the perfect place to unwind. Durham, is a quintessential English city peppered with historical and cultural charms.

Hotel Benefits:
– Located in heritage town of Durham
– Perfect for couples and families
– Town Centre and restaurants close by
– 2 night minimum stay available, so you can make the most of your stay in the region
– Breakfast included

Location to the Event Site:
– Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham is located within a 30 minute journey of Newcastle City Centre by car and approximately 25km from the Great North Run start line.

Event Transfer Information:
– We offer an event transfer service directly from the hotel, which drops runners at the start line and then any spectators at the finish line. The coach will then collect you post-race race, to deliver you safely back to the hotel.


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Restaurant


Radisson Blu, Durham is located around 19 miles from the Great North Run start line and is 21 miles away from the finish line.

Shuttle services are available to both athletes and spectators from the Radisson Blu to the start and finish line. (Additional fees apply and this service must be booked in advance.  Option to add this to your booking on the following pages).

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