This country house is set on 20 acres of Northumberland countryside and overlooks the Derwent Valley. It has 48 rooms in total, including five suites spread across 2 floors. A lobby, 24-hour check-out service, a cloakroom, lift access, a bar, a restaurant, and room and laundry services are all provided. The hotel also has several conference rooms capable of accommodating up to 300 persons. For this reason the hotel is a very popular wedding venue. Parking facilities are available to guests arriving by car.
This hotel is ideally located for exploring the many tourist gems the North East of England has to offer. Restaurants, bars, nightlife and the bus station can be found in Consett (about 4 km away). It is located in close proximity to the vibrant cities of Newcastle (25 km) and Durham (25 km). Shopping opportunities can be found at the Metro Centre (about 30 km away).The nearest train station is in Durham. Newcastle Airport is about 44 km away, while Durham Tees Valley Airport is approximately 62 km away.
All of the spacious double bedrooms contain one or two double beds, while many enjoy stunning views overlooking the Northumberland countryside. All the rooms are fully en suite and come with heating, a hairdryer, direct dial telephone, TV, radio, data modem points, iron and ironing board, trouser press, tea/coffee making facilities and a hospitality tray as standard.
Guests can enjoy complimentary use of the Leisure Club which includes an indoor heated swimming pool with children's pool, a spa, hot tub, steam room, sauna and gym facilities. Water aerobics are available for a fee. The nearest golf course is about 4 km away in Consett.
Guinevere's restaurant offers English and continental à la carte cuisine in luxurious surroundings, while the Grouse and Claret Bar offers the warmth of a country pub with a full range of bar meals and snacks.
The following are all accepted as methods of payment at the hotel: American Express, Maestro, MasterCard and VISA.
By Car: From the South, take the A1 (M) followed by the A68 north-west, which leads directly to the hotel (approx. 35 km). From the A69, linking Carlisle to Newcastle-upon-Tyne take the A68 south-east directly to the hotel (approx. 15 km).
Direct dial telephone