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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
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6297*


2016 dinner inclusive rates offer a £22.50 per person 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: 12:30 - 16:00
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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26/10/2016 Lisa B, England

This hotel is unique, the décor and furnishings are high quality antique. The staff are really friendly and look after you. It is home from home. Breakfast is good quality and plenty of choice and th... more



24/10/2016 docmartin-11, Perth, United Kingdom

This grand hotel was formerly a great country house,then coal board offices then county council offices before its present role in 2000.It has been much added to and is a popular wedding and corporate... more


Bar meal in the Stables

24/10/2016 Tom B, Pocklington, United Kingdom

A very smart bar area to have meals at. The menu was extensive and the food was very good. Staff were very friendly and attentive. An excellent place to meet friends and eat. The hotel looks brilliant... more


Fantastic Wedding Venue

24/10/2016 Juleskev123, Sunderland, United Kingdom

Just returned from my daughter's wedding yesterday. From the start of the day until we left this morning, everything about this place was great. Everything was very well organized, the waiting staff... more


Beamish Hall Hotel

24/10/2016 Christine M, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

Fabulous hotel...very helpful friendly staff...we were there to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary .The attached pub is a great eating pace lovely atmosphere not as expensive as the restaraunt i... more