Bed & Breakfast
Welcome to Durham House, a handsome Victorian property built in 1897 with spacious rooms by the sea in the unspoilt Devon fishing village of Beer. We offer comfortable rooms, free Wi-Fi and a range of breakfast choices in our beautiful breakfast room overlooking historic Fore Street. Take a moment to read our recent reviews.
Beer nestles on the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline. It is famous for its quarried stone that has been used in many historic buildings such as Exeter and St Pauls Cathedral.
Durham House is built with a Beer stone facade the property retains a wealth of character features, typical of the late Victorian era including a splendid lobby and entrance hallway with arched doorways, stained glass and Minton floor.
The beach, car park, coastal path, pubs, restaurants & cafes are all within a 3 minute walk from Durham House.
All our rooms include:
Egyptian cotton bedding
Tea & coffee making facilities
Large fluffy towels
Shampoo and body wash
* Room 4 has a private separate bathroom
We use oxo biodegradable tubes to reduce plastic use
Iron and ironing board available
To ensure social distancing we may need to stagger breakfast times
A full English,vegetarian or vegan breakfast will be available from 08.00 to 09.30 in our breakfast room
Let us know in advance if you have any allergies
We have hand sanitisers in key places and touch points are cleaned frequently
Enhanced room cleaning and ventilation in line with the latest Covid-19 guidance
We hope this helps to put your mind at rest, but please call or email us if you have any concerns
Free Fast Wi-Fi
Available in all rooms
Relax in Beer
Relax on deck chairs, eat, drink
Go mackerel fishing, swimming, rock pooling, beach combing, kayaking, paddle board or simply watch the traditional fishing boats bring in their daily catch
Beer Wet Fish Shop
Open daily to purchase locally caught crab, lobsters & fish...possibly to BBQ on the beach
Eat & Drink in Beer
Osborne's Cocktails & Wine Bar
Barrel O' Beer Pub
Bay View Tea Rooms
Ducky's Beach Cafe
Chapple's Beach Cafe
Kenno's Beach Cafe
In these uncertain and strange times, we understand it is not always possible to have your evening meal at a local restaurant or pub.
If you would like to grab a take-away and enjoy it at Durham House you are most welcome to use our breakfast room, as long as social distancing is respected and adhered to for the safety of all.
Village Store (opposite)
Eat & Drink nearby
Walking to or from Beer
Golf courses near Beer
Places to visit
Guided tours of 2,000 year old man-made caverns.
Home to PECO, the world's foremost manufacturer of model railway track, Pecorama is one of Devon's leading tourist attractions, set on the hillside above the picturesque fishing village of Beer. Contact us for a booking code to receive 50% off your admission price, if you are staying with us.
Seaton Tramway operates narrow gauge heritage trams between Seaton, Colyford and Colyton in East Devon's glorious Axe Valley, travelling alongside the River Axe estuary through two nature reserves and giving an unrivaled view of the abundant wading bird life.
Based on the glorious South Devon coastline in South West England, enjoy your days out in Devon on our steam trains, boat trips and paddle steamer - the only attraction in Devon that lets you enjoy the delights of Torquay, Paignton, Brixham, Dartmouth and the River Dart, Kingswear and Totnes on your day out!
Activities in & around Beer
Crabbing in Seaton Harbour
Outdoor Karting - Mansell Raceway
Indoor Karting - Race World
Beer Barrel Rolling - August 2021
Key Dates 2021
Spring Bank Holiday 31st May
Summer Bank Holiday 30th August