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Delightful accommodation close to Newcastle upon Tyne & Durham.

BEST WESTERN Beamish Hall Hotel is a destination in itself, with a four star home-from-home, pub/restaurant with micro brewery and Beamish Wild Outdoor Adventure Park and High Ropes Course located in the grounds of the estate.

Our 13th Century County House hotel, set in a 24-acre estate, has been lovingly restored for the 21st Century, without losing any of its grandeur or heritage. There are stunning period features, including ornate ceilings, chandeliers, stained glass windows and a sweeping staircase.

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County Durham


2015 dinner inclusive rates offer a £22.50 à la carte allowance
Bars, Free WIFI, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to some floors
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
15:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

Thomas Knot has developed a traditional British menu, priding himself on sourcing local ingredients from local suppliers where possible.

Chef Thomas Knott



This 18th century stable block has been lovingly restored into a restaurant and micro brewery, with exceptional warm and friendly service. Whether it be curling up in front of crackling log fires during the winter or enjoying the sun in our fabulous courtyard for summer al fresco dining, The Stables is the perfect solution for any family gathering, working lunch or night out with friends.

Opening hours

Lunch: 12:00 - 21:00
Dinner: 12:00 - 21:00
Weekend times may vary


This elegant edwardian room is situated on the first floor of the hall and furnished in an opulent style, with a raised area, private balcony and views over the landscaped grounds.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 10:00
Weekend times may vary

Eden Tea Rooms

Our Tea Rooms are a memorable treat at a time that is perfect for you. We work really hard to make your afternoon tea a special experience, and with fabulous views over the estate, a quintessentially English menu, and dishes lovingly prepared in-house daily by our master baker, we're sure we've found a winning recipe!

Opening hours

Lunch: 12:00 - 16:30
Weekend times may vary


With a love for real ale, our expert brewer John Taylor has masterfully created eight real ales offering a selection from Indian pale ales to stouts named after the local area.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


Beamish Park Golf Club

Beamish Park Golf Club always provides a warm and relaxing welcome to golfers and non-golfers.
The clubhouse is designed to offer a range of facilities that will accommodate our members, guests and visiting parties.

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Distance: 6183 Yards
No handicap required


0.3 miles away in Beamish


Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes Yes
18 holes £22.00
Trolley hire £2.50
Club hire £7.00
Buggy hire £15.00
Tuition £30.00

Chester-le-Street Golf Club

Founded in 1908 with an initial layout of 9 holes, the course has been sympathetically extended over the years to achieve the existing beautiful eighteen hole course, situated approximately one mile from the centre of the town on the Eastern banks of the River Wear.

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Distance: 6479 Yards
No handicap required


6.3 miles away in Chester le Street


Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes Yes
18 holes £25.00
Trolley hire £15.00
Club hire £7.00
Buggy hire £2.50
Tuition £30.00


The grand country house setting and extensive grounds provide the perfect backdrop for photographs that you will share and cherish forever.

We have a wide range of suites for you to choose from, all of which offer beautiful views and elegant decor.

We pride ourselves on our friendly and professional service. Our dedicated wedding team has a total commitment to ensuring that your wedding day exceeds your every expectation.


Wedding service and reception venue

Whichever room you choose (we offer several!), you'll enjoy the perfect day with us. A warm and friendly welcome is always part of the service, and BEST WESTERN Beamish Hall Hotel is licensed in 7 locations for civil ceremonies.


We have chosen the finest regional ingredients to create classic dishes with a touch of flair, our suppliers have been carefully selected to ensure that only the best local produce is sourced to maintain the quality and consitancy of our food. To accompany your meal, delve into our wine list which includes old world classics and intriguing new world arrival.


Registry office:
Durham County Council
Aykley Heads House, Durham City, DH1 5TS
0300 263 263

Wedding Co-ordinator

For any enquiries please call Rosie Robson on 01207 233733

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: A1, J63, 5.00 miles
Nearest train station: Chester-le-Street, 9.00 miles
Nearest airport: Newcastle, 16.00 miles
Free parking on site (300 spaces)

County Durham

What's nearby?


  • Durham Emirates Cricket Ground (6 miles)

  • The Sports Direct Arena (9 miles)

  • Stadium Of Light (13 miles)

  • Metro Radio Arena (8 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Beamish - The Living Museum of the North (1 miles)

  • Beamish Wild High Ropes Course (0 miles)

  • The Sage (8 miles)

  • Metro Centre (6 miles)

  • Baltic Galleries (8 miles)


  • Metro Centre (6 miles)

  • Metro Centre (6 miles)

  • Newcastle City Centre (8 miles)

  • Durham City Centre (8 miles)

  • Dalton Park Outlet Shopping (12 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events


BEST WESTERN Beamish Hall offers the perfect venue for a number of events, from special celebrations for family and friends, to intimate meetings, seminars and product launches, right through to large scale international conferences.
We pride ourselves on exceptional personal service, and provide a tailor made package to meet all the needs of our clients.

Available room set ups

U shape

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Drawing Room 30 0 0 20 20
Common Room 50 0 30 28 40
State Room 0 0 0 12 0
Monboucher 120 0 40 50 100
Shafto Hall 200 0 40 50 120
Winter Gardens 400 0 0 0 280
Farrier Room 0 0 0 12 30
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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Country House Living

01/10/2015 Elizabeth H, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

A wonderful place to stay. Grounds and House in a lovely setting. Sit outside on the terrace with a glass of wine - bliss. Nice restaurant with good food. The breakfasts are top notch, with very a... more


Superb old world style hotel - walkable to Beamish village

01/10/2015 Lotuselanman, Chester, United Kingdom

Our premier room was huge and well equipped in an old fashioned way. The refurbished well equipped bathroom had the largest Jacuzzi we have ever seen. Only issue was that the room was very hot at nigh... more


Beamish Stables, County Durham

28/09/2015 Jon C, Gateshead, United Kingdom

I visited the Beamish Stables resturant on 27/09/15 for Sunday dinner with my wife and kids.. I had the trio of roast meats which accompanied by 2 Yorkshire pudding which could be worn a hats they wer... more


Ideal location for visiting Beamish Village Museum

27/09/2015 RichEllie, Hull

Beautiful old house in huge magnificant grounds. Food and service in the Stables Restaurant very good. Bedroom reasonable size but the bathroom was on the small side with no place to put toiletries ... more


Afternoon tea, Beamish hall

27/09/2015 philmak, Sunderland, United Kingdom

What a lovely place! We went for afternoon tea as a surprise birthday, and as a party of 18, could not fault this place. The moment we walked in this place we were warmly welcomed by very efficient, ... more