For those of you coming to see the Yves Saint Laurent: Style is Eternal exhibition from further afield and who may wish to stay and enjoy some of the delights of Teesdale, or merely take some time out from your busy everyday lives, and are looking for something more intimate, home-from-home or family-friendly then you can search a whole host of comfortable B&B's, guest houses and self-catering cottages at Durham’s official tourism website, Welcome to Yorkshire or Explore . For those of you who would like to relax in luxurious surroundings we
have teamed up with some high quality hotels, offering exclusive discounts.
This charming family owned and run 17th century country mansion stands in beautiful gardens surrounded by its own rolling farmland and offers luxurious accommodation, a stunning spa and enjoyable golf course.It is an idyllic rural retreat in picturesque Teesdale of the Durham Dales, near to Barnard Castle & North Yorkshire.Winner of North East England Small Hotel of the Year 2009/10, Headlam Hall is an independent family run hotel and enjoys an excellent reputation for high standards of accommodation and cuisine, combined with helpful and friendly service. For details of their package click here.
Houndgate Townhouse is an eight-bedroom design hotel set in a Grade II listed Georgian Townhouse in the heart of Darlington. Its rich history and location within the town has informed a number of quirky decor choices. It also houses the Hound
Bar & Lounge, serving local ales alongside wines, cocktails and soft drinks and 'eleven' restaurant, which serves delicious bistro-style seasonal, locally-sourced food. A home away from home is this Michelin and Sawdays-rated hotel's ethos. For details of their package click here.
Middleton Lodge is a private Georgian country estate near Richmond, North Yorkshire. The main house is available for exclusive hire as your own country mansion. The Coach House restaurant with rooms is now open within the Georgian estate as a chic country retreat. For details of their package click here.
An AA 5 red star luxury spa hotel offering state-of-the-art spa treatments, the North East’s world-class golf course and a wide range of dining options, Rockliffe Hall is a memorable destination whether for a romantic break, special celebration, wedding day or business meeting. Set in the quiet Durham countryside, between the villages of Croft and Hurworth-on-Tees, Rockliffe’s location is perfect for discovering the treasures of Durham city, the drama of the north-east coastline and the rugged beauty of the North Yorkshire Moors. For details of their package click here.
Escape the urban hubbub, relax and unwind at The Morritt Country House Hotel & The Garage Spa.Situated in picturesque Teesdale countryside, and easily accessible from the A66, we offer northern welcomes and an unstuffy, romantic atmosphere. With award-winning food, a luxurious modern spa, and individually designed guest rooms, we’re perfect for short breaks, special occasions, weddings or an escape from the every-day. For details of their package click here.
The Rose and Crown Hotel
This boutique dales 18th century inn has all of the character that you would hope to find in an archetypal rural hostelry.... thick stone walls, beamed ceilings, open fires and a warm, friendly welcome. You will also see contemporary and luxurious touches that sympathetically blend with the period features providing a wonderfully relaxing ambiance. This 14 bedroom award winning inn has great food at its heart utilising the fabulous local produce of the surrounding countryside. For details of their package click here.