Bed and Breakfasts in Durham

County Durham is in the North East corner of England. Renowned for its beauty and history there is plenty to see and do here. Durham itself is home to Durham Cathedral which is over 900 years old and a World Heritage site, theres Durham Castle also, Raby Castle at Darlington, Auckland Castle and Barnard Castle all to be visited. The city of Durham was once the home to ancestors of George Washington.

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High Force Hotel, Forest-in-Teesdale, Barnard Castle, County Durham

PPPN £40
Allows PetsNo SmokingOff Street ParkingGardenDinner Available
High Force Hotel is situated close to England's largest waterfall just outside of Forest-in-Teesdale and just a short drive from the historic County Durham market town of Barnard Castle. Our charming hotel is perfectly situated for those wishing to explore this beautiful part of the North East of England. All six bedrooms in the hotel are different in style and decor and all in keeping with the character of the building. We have 3 double rooms, 1 twin room and 2 single rooms options for you to choose from. All rooms have en suite shower or bath, tea and coffee making facilities, radio alarm clocks, independent heating for the winter months and a television. We have a frequently changing, wide selection of tasty and satisfying bar meals, bar snacks and restaurant meals can complete an excellent day out in this unique and magnificent part of breathtaking Upper Teesdale. Our rural Upper Teesdale location is outstanding in so many ways. Our historic hotel and country inn enjoys breathtaking scenery and peace and quiet. However it is an ideal location for a longer holiday as it is conveniently central to many other extremely important tourist regions and attractions that lie within an hour’s drive. There is Weardale and Hadrian’s Wall to the North, the Lake District to the west, the Yorkshire Dales National Park to the south and the delights of Durham City and the Durham and Yorkshire Coast to the east. For more information please visit our website. Rates: From £40 per person per night. Children welcome. Pets are welcome. Off street parking. Dinner available.

Dowfold House, Crook, Durham

PPPN £55
PR2S £76
4 Star4 Star4 Star4 Star
Allows PetsNo SmokingOff Street ParkingGardenHas WiFi/Internet
Dowfold House is a lovely, comfortable Victorian house with delightful gardens at Crook, in Durham. As a small, high-quality bed and breakfast establishment, we aim to provide a comfortable, welcoming - and peaceful - home for you to enjoy; and we do great breakfasts! - full of local produce. As a recent, regular, guest put it: “Jill & Rupert at Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast are a class act. They offer bed and breakfasting in grand style, but somehow make it friendly and intimate.” Our rooms are comfortable and well-equipped, all with en suite facilities, while our home & gardens offer plenty of opportunity for relaxation - or wickedly competitive croquet! Guests love it here. We're proud of Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast's green credentials, but intensely aware we need to do more. "Green, but without the hair shirt" is our motto. Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast is in a quiet location overlooking Crook, with stunning views over Weardale as far as the North Pennines. We welcome business visitors, tourers, cyclists, walkers, dogs, horses and children. People just keep coming back! Crook is an ideal, peaceful, place to stay when visiting the North East of England. The City of Durham is a 20 minute drive away and our Bed & Breakfast accommodation is close to the A68, a major route to and from Scotland. Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland and the Durham Coast are all within easy reach of Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast's holiday accommodation, while Crook acts as a gateway to the Durham Dales (Weardale, Teesdale) and the North Pennines. We pride ourselves on the comfort and tranquillity of the rooms we offer, with quality linen, fluffy duvets and fluffier towels. They each have their own character, so one is bound to suit you. For more information please visit our website. Rates: From £55 per person per night based on single occupancy. From £80 per room per night based on 2 people sharing. Pets are allowed by arrangement. Children are welcome. Wi-Fi/Internet access. Off street parking. 4 Star Visit England Gold Award. Visit England Breakfast Award. Green Tourism Gold Award. Platinum Award TripAdvisor.

The Old Well Inn, Barnard Castle, Durham

PPPN £52 - £55
PR2S £75
Allows PetsNo SmokingGardenDinner AvailableHas WiFi/Internet
The Old Well Inn is a family friendly, pet friendly pub with guest rooms in Barnard Castle, Durham. We have 10 en suite, non-smoking bedrooms. All the bedrooms are beautifully furnished and every one of them has it’s own character and charm. You’ll be surprised when walking into the Old Well Inn, just how spacious the rooms are! All our rooms have: Bath/Shower Free Wi-Fi In room Hair Dryer In Room Iron and Ironing Board on request Linen & Towels Supplied 32 ” flat screen smart televisions Tea/Coffee We pride ourselves in maintaining levels of cleanliness and comfort that even the most discerning guest would appreciate. From time to time we hold beer festivals with 10 real ales on tap and a selection of speciality ciders. We’re well known for our cask ales and the bar serves a wide range – usually five and has an extensive wine list. Come and try our new menu – a delicious mix of popular cuisines that we keep changing regularly. Predominantly British, you will find Italian, Indian , Thai and food from other parts of the globe. We also have a delectable dessert counter! There’s a comfortable lounge, a quiet restaurant, a beer garden with gorgeous views and the castle wall enclosing it and a bright and warm conservatory with a coffee bar. We also offer excellent facilities for business meetings or training sessions, with a private meeting room and wireless internet access. Please visit our website for more information. Rates: From £52 - £55 per person per night. From £75 per room per night based on 2 people sharing. From £96 per family room per night. Children are welcome. Pets welcome. Dinner is available. Wi-Fi Access. Limited parking available.

The Punch Bowl Inn, Edmundbyers, Consett, Co Durham

PPPN £55
PR2S £80 - £85
4 Star4 Star4 Star4 Star
Allows PetsNo SmokingOff Street ParkingGardenDinner AvailableHas WiFi/Internet
The Punch Bowl Inn Bed and Breakfast is situated in the quiet village of Edmundbyers, approximately 2.5 miles from the A68 and adjacent to the Derwent Reservoir in the lovely Derwent valley on the Durham/Northumberland Border. Within easy reach of Newcastle Airport and the historic city of Durham (20 miles) we are ideally placed for a quiet break or a simple stop-over en route to or from Scotland or the Lakes. Hadrian’s Wall, award winning Beamish Open Air Museum and World Heritage Site Durham Cathedral are just some of the area’s attractions. Close to the Coast to Coast walking/cycling route (with secure parking for bicycles) we have six en-suite bedrooms and provide a traditional breakfast to get you on your way, with a good packed lunch if you wish! Just a short distance from the Derwent Sailing Club and some first class Grouse and Pheasant shooting in the immediate area. Fishing can be arranged on the reservoir or on local fishing club waters which provide good sport for both brown and rainbow trout and good spots for grayling, early requests please to avoid disappointment. Internet access is available along with quality home-made food, including our own renowned puddings and ice creams make the Punch Bowl an ideal spot to take a breather or for a longer break. Rates: £55 per person per night. £80 to £85 per room per night based on 2 people sharing. Children are welcome. No smoking. Pets are allowed. Off street parking. Dinner available. Wi-Fi/internet access. 4 Star Visit England. Silver Award. Breakfast Award.

Satley Bed & Breakfast, Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham

PPPN £30
Allows PetsNo SmokingOff Street ParkingGardenHas WiFi/Internet
A warm welcome awaits at Ashfield House in the small County Durham village of Satley. In the heart of this picturesque farming village and right next door to the Punch Bowl pub you will find the stone built house standing within its own gardens and overlooking the village church and rolling Durham hills beyond. The Bed and Breakfast accommodation comprises of a modern clean, fresh and spacious double suite with vaulted ceilings and views of the bonnie surrounding countryside. The House itself though built in more recent years has a traditional farmhouse feel with the modern conveniences for comfortable living. The accommodation is quite separate from the main part of the house and is accessed by its own entrance and staircase, allowing the guests some privacy and freedom to come and go at leisure. The accommodation is modernly furnished with an en-suite bathroom and is extremely spacious allowing it to be easily adapted to suit families if required. Guests have the choice of eating in the room where breakfast will be served at a convenient time, or weather permitting on the patio, enabling visitors to enjoy their surroundings(various four legged friends included) and take in the views of the animals grazing over the rolling hills beyond. For guests with families there is a large lawn and trampoline which children(or adults!) are welcome to play on. We really want you to feel relaxed and at home during your stay with us. Rates: From £30 per person per night. Children are welcome. No smoking. Pets are allowed. Off street parking. Wi-Fi/internet access.

The Red Well Inn, Barnard Castle, Durham

PPPN £60
PR2S £80
Allows PetsNo SmokingOff Street ParkingGardenDinner AvailableHas WiFi/Internet
The Red Well Inn at Barnard Castle, Durham offers comfortable guest accommodation and a relaxing and welcoming venue to enjoy a well deserved drink or a spot of lunch or dinner. The building has recently been totally refurbished and offers a relaxing atmosphere in pleasant rural surroundings. There are 8 modern en suite guest bedrooms at the inn and they all exhibit outstanding cleanliness which pays tribute to our attention to detail. We promise to do everything we can to make your stay with us an enjoyable one. At the inn we serve food in both our lounge bar and restaurant. Something a little more than traditional pub lunch, our chef prides himself on serving some of the best food in the area. The restaurant at our inn is the ideal venue for your business lunch, or evening celebrations. A wide range of meals are prepared and served throughout the day. The extensive menu is available all day and of course we have a wide range reasonably priced fine wines to compliment the food. There are many local attractions nearby including the golf course which is just 100 metres away, while Bowes Museum, High Force and Raby Castle are all close a short drive from the bed and breakfast. Barnard Castle is an historic market town with beautiful Georgian building lining its main streets. The River Tees offers a lovely back drop to the charming Durham countryside. For more information please visit our website. Rates: From £60 per person per night. From £80 per room per night based on 2 people sharing. Pets are welcome by arrangement. Children are welcome. Wi-Fi internet access. Off street parking. Dinner available. Pub garden available.
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