person holding bucket of popcorn at cinema The most relaxing cinema experience can be found at Durham’s Odeon Luxe cinema. Showing the newest hit films and regularly holding family and student deals. This is an excellent choice for a family day out or a date night.

With 6 screens there is a range of choice surrounding which film to watch. There are always options appropriate for children and adults making this perfect for all the family! Further, including an iSense and 3D screen the options are endless. Each and every seat is a comfortable recliner which enhances the experience.

There is a wide selection of food such as nachos, hot dogs and popcorn. There is also a selection of drinks. Located at the Riverwalk in Durham city centre there are plenty of activities and places to eat nearby. Such as Turtle bay, Pizza punks and the Food pit.

Getting there
There are two car parks located beneath the Riverwalk in Durham city centre. Car parking prices start at £1.80 for up to 2 hours. However, there are several bus stops nearby and the cinema is just over a 5 minute walk away from the train station.

Each screen within Odeon Luxe cinema contains wheelchair spaces and is accessible. There is the latest technology in audio description for anyone who may benefit from this. If you have a ‘CEA card’ this allows any disabled cinema guest to bring anyone along for free. However, a CEA card is not necessary for the cinema to make adjustments for you.

There are also autism friendly screenings to help minimise sensory overload to guests. The cinema do not play advertisements or trailers and adjust the lighting.

Further information on sensory overload can be found here

A special thanks to Markus Spiske and Corina Rainter for the photographs!


Q Is there a car park?

There are two large car parks available below Riverwalk in Durham city centre. These can be accessed through Milburngate. To get from the car park to the cinema take the lift up to level 2. The postal code being DH1 4SL.

Q How do I get a CEA card?

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