Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel

Walworth Rd, Walworth, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 2LY, England
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Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel

Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel near Darlington.

12th Century charm meets 21st Century convenience. The Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel near Darlington offers all the peace and quiet that comes with staying in the countryside, with none of the isolation. Set within 12 acres of lawns and woodla show more

The restaurant will be closed from Wednesday 28 December 2022 until Wednesday 04 January 2023. During this period, the hotel is available for bed and breakfast reservations only.
Bars, Electric Car Charge, Free WIFI, Restaurants, No Lift
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets not accepted
Guide and hearing dogs only
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out15:00 | 11:00

COVID Safety

We have taken extra steps to ensure your health and safety during your stay at our hotel. Click here for further details

Walworth Rd, Walworth, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 2LY, England
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Restaurants & Bars

Good food and drink are essential ingredients for any getaway and our hotel restaurants and bars don’t disappoint. From breakfasts that leave you raring to go, to evening meals with the wow factor we’ve got all your culinary needs covered.

Chef Steven Myers

Steve has been at the hotel for 30 years and during that time he has created some fantastic dishes and memories for our guests. He has even put an engagement ring in a dessert for a proposal. He prides himself on creating dishes which are both seasonal and local to the North East. The North East sharing platter is popular as guests can sample the best of what the North East has to offer.

  • Hansards Restaurant
  • 1189 Bar & Kitchen
  • Hansards
  • Farmers Bar
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Hansards Restaurant

Hansard's Restaurant is located in the main castle and offers a good selection of dishes. Whether you are wanting to enjoy a good bottle of wine and a sharing platter, or enjoy a sumptuous four course meal, then we can offer it to you. Hansard's Restaurant is open at weekends, however we do open during the week depending on bookings.

Opening hours
Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Dinner: 18:30 - 22:00
Weekend times may vary
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1189 Bar & Kitchen

1189 Bar & Kitchen is located within the main castle. Here we offer a relaxing environment where you can enjoy some superb quality dishes sourced from local Farmers. We offer the same menu throughout the hotel and you can dine wherever you like. We have a lovely patio at the front and rear of the hotel with a great children's play area and a healthy eating menu for the kids. Everyone is welcome.

Opening hours
Weekend times may vary
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Hansards

Hansard's Bar is located near to the restaurant. Drinks can either be enjoyed at the bar, in the lounge or on the front patio. Wherever you find most comfortable.

Opening hours
12:00-23:00
Weekend times may vary
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Farmers Bar

Drinks can be taken either in the Farmers Bar or on the back patio. This is a great location to enjoy the beautiful views of the countryside. There is also a children's play area which is great for keeping them entertained while you can relax and enjoy the sunshine.

Opening hours
12.00-23.00
Weekend times may vary

Packages

Need some extra inspiration or just fancy a little bit more from your stay? We've got you covered with our exclusive packages! Take a closer look at our tailor-made packages, created to make your stay even better so you can sit back and relax, knowing you're in for a real treat.

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Packages

Christmas at Walworth Castle
2 Nights
Relax and enjoy a magical Christmas with us at Walworth Castle. Arrive at your leisure from 2 p.m., check into your Castle bedroom and then enjoy a sumptuous three-c...
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Weddings

Where better to celebrate your vows than a romantic 12th century castle? Our hotel makes the perfect backdrop for wedding photographs, and sets the mood for a truly special occasion! We only host one wedding per day.

For any enquiries please call Jess Todd on 01325 485470

Registrar

Registry office:
Darlington
Feethams, Darlington, DL1 5QT
01325 406400

Meetings & Events

We can offer some fantastic rooms your meeting or conference. We offer a daily delegate rate which would include room hire, tea coffee and biscuits, lunch and everything in the conference room.

Specialist equipment can be ordered in. We work very closely with team building company and we can arrange some great team building games and ideas.

Available Room Set Ups

The below information shows the capcity of each meeting room based on the room setup type.

Room Name Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Cardinals Court 150 0 0 0 120
Ballroom 75 30 28 30 85
Prince Bishops 30 18 16 18 34
Prince Bishops Tower 0 0 0 10 10

Reviews of Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel

Traveller Overview:
4.0 Rating: 1413 reviews
Excellent 52%
Very Good 23%
Average 13%
Poor 6%
Terrible 3%
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MPB186349, wrote review 03/07/2022

Its a real castle

What a lovely place to stay. Its not often you get to stay in a real castle. The whole place screams character but the staff dont take it for granted with excellent friendly service to back it up. Ev... more

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1heysham, wrote review 02/07/2022

Absolutely superb from arrival to departure, never had better.

Our first stay with Best Western, although our first date was at Walworth Castle. Hence on my birthday, having moved from the area 22 years ago, Hubby booked a nights stay. From arrival to departur... more

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710molly, wrote review 20/06/2022

Absolutely awful

An awful room. This was to be a luxury suite, far from it. Cheap 4 poster bed with a mattress that sags in the middle, out of date decor, bathroom sink cracked, carpet loose and bunched up so you trip... more

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becca93smith, wrote review 13/06/2022

Amazing wedding venue

We have just got married at Walworth Castle and it was absolutely amazing from start to finish, we could not fault the venue, the food, or staff in any way!! You all made our day perfect so thank you ... more

Owner Response
Mrs Swain, Owner at Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review
Hi, Thanks so much for your review! I will certainly pass on your comments to all the team who helped to make your day even more special. We look forward to welcoming you back for your anniversary stay, if not sooner. Kind regards Rachel Swain Director
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neilgA8474GE, wrote review 12/06/2022

Breakfast

Just like to say our stay was wonderful. Restaurant and staff very professional Breakfast was outstanding Leanne our server was so down to earth, professional and looked after us throughout. Will ... more

Owner Response
Mrs Swain, Owner at Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review
Hi Neil, Thank you so much for your review. I will pass your comments onto Leanne, and we look forward to seeing you back at the castle again soon. Kind regards Rachel Swain Director

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