The Old Post Office

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
27 Front Street, Lanchester, Durham, DH7 0LA, United Kingdom
4.9 out of 5 rating 52 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.9

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Property Details

Property Location

Located in Durham, The Old Post Office is in a rural location, within a 10-minute drive of Hall Hill Farm and Empire Theatre. This 4-star bed & breakfast is 8.3 mi (13.3 km) from Durham Cathedral and 6.5 mi (10.5 km) from Beamish Open Air Museum.


Make yourself at home in one of the 3 guestrooms featuring espresso makers and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and irons/ironing boards.


Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. This bed & breakfast also features tour/ticket assistance, a picnic area, and barbecue grills.


A complimentary breakfast is included.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, luggage storage, and a library. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Hall Hill Farm - 5.7 km / 3.5 mi
Empire Theatre - 8.4 km / 5.2 mi
South Moor Golf Club - 8.5 km / 5.3 mi
Beamish Open Air Museum - 10.5 km / 6.5 mi
Causey Arch - 10.7 km / 6.6 mi
Gala Theatre Durham - 12.9 km / 8 mi
St. Nicholas Church - 12.9 km / 8 mi
Durham Indoor Market - 12.9 km / 8 mi
Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre - 13.1 km / 8.2 mi
Gibside - 13.2 km / 8.2 mi
Durham Heritage Centre and Museum - 13.3 km / 8.3 mi
Crook Hall and Gardens - 13.3 km / 8.3 mi
Durham Cathedral - 13.3 km / 8.3 mi
Adventure Valley - 14.1 km / 8.8 mi
Oriental Museum - 14.3 km / 8.9 mi

The nearest airports are:
Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) - 31.2 km / 19.4 mi
Durham (MME-Tees Valley) - 50.1 km / 31.1 mi

The preferred airport for The Old Post Office is Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 4pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 10.0 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -One meeting room
  • -Terrace
  • -Library
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area