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BEST WESTERN Whitworth Hall Hotel.

Stay in a deer park, near Durham.

The BEST WESTERN Whitworth Hall Hotel lies just 8 miles from Durham city centre, set in the middle of a deer park! The hotels rural setting means you can enjoy peace, quiet and quality without staying too far away from the North Easts many points of interest.

A Grade II listed country house, the hotel oozes warmth and character. With modern conveniences combining with the traditional charm of the hotel, were able to offer real relaxation during your stay. Our formal garden and ornamental lake only add to the hotels appeal.

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Location

Whitworth Hall Country Park
Brancepeth
County Durham
DL16 7QX
England
AA/VB

Summary

Bars, Fishing, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, No Lift
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
14:00 | 10:30

Rooms & Rates

Facilities

Dining and Bars

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Library Restaurant

The Library Restaurant is the oldest part of the house and is ideal for that special occasion. We serve an extensive a la carte menu, so come and take a seat

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:30 - 09:30
Dinner: 18:00 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary
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Lounge Bar

A warm and welcoming atmosphere sets the Lounge Bar apart, making it the perfect place to enjoy good company with your favourite drink.

Opening hours

11:00-23:00
Weekend times may vary

Golf

Brancepeth Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Championship
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 6400 Yards
No handicap required

Location

2.00 miles away in Brancepeth

Facilities

Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £25.00
Trolley hire Yes

Bishop Auckland Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Distance: 6504 Yards
No handicap required

Location

5.00 miles away in Bishop Auckland

Facilities

Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £20.00
Buggy hire Yes

Weddings

Whether you need a venue for a winter wedding or a summer celebration, our delightful setting provides the perfect backdrop all year round.

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Wedding service and reception venue

The gorgeous grounds and garden features form a beautiful backdrop for wedding photographs, and while the group shots are being taken, guests can hand-feed the parks herds of deer.

Catering

A comprehensive range of menus, drinks packages and wine lists makes catering for your big day a piece of cake!

Registrar

Registry office:
Bishop Auckland Registry Office

01388 607277




Get in touch with Dan Moult

For any enquiries please call on 01388 811772

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type DL16 7QX

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Nearest motorway: A1(M), J61, 5.00 miles
Nearest train station: Durham, 9.00 miles
Nearest airport: Newcastle, 22.00 miles
Free parking on site (150 spaces)
On site disabled parking (4 spaces)

Address
Whitworth Hall Country Park
Brancepeth
County Durham
DL16 7QX
England


What's nearby?

Sports

  • Riverside - Durham County Cricket Club (13 miles)

  • Stadium of Light - Sunderland FC (20 miles)

  • St James Park - Newcastle Utd FC (25 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Beamish open air museum (17 miles)

  • Durham Cathederal & Castle (8 miles)

  • Bowes Museum (19 miles)

  • Metro Centre (22 miles)

  • Killhope Lead Mining Centre (23 miles)

Shopping

  • Durham City Centre (8 miles)

  • Newcastle (26 miles)

  • Metro Centre (22 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

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Our recently refurbished conference rooms alongside our Garden Marquee and exceptional grounds provide the ideal setting for any business event. Well make a lasting impression on you, so imagine how impressed your delegates will be!

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
U shape




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Whitworth 100 40 30 30 120
Duncombe 60 30 24 24 60
Library 60 40 30 30 60
Garden room 25 12 10 10 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

  • Trip Advisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 404 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 216
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Rating: 1 10
Rating

Relaxing

18/06/2015 Airwick99, Spalding, United Kingdom

Set in lovely country park where friendly deer roam freely. Birth place of the legendary Bobbie Shafto which is shown in the hotel. Excellent location for visiting Durham and surrounding area. We st... more

Rating

Wonderful

18/06/2015 Dawn S, County Durham, United Kingdom

We spent our wedding night at Whitworth Hall and have decided that we will return hopefully for our anniversary. Beautiful Hotel, interesting history of bonnie bobbie shafto. The fallow deer that live... more

Rating

wonderful whitworth

09/06/2015 Kathryn A, South Shields, United Kingdom

I'm sure I did a splurge on this hotel on their own site and forgot to share it here! Long story short-its a beautiful building with amazing grounds made special by the honour of being able to walk am... more

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Great service, nice rooms, great staff

09/06/2015 TheSmell01, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Top drawer on this one! All Staff are fab! In particular my thanks goes to John The Night Porter who was most helpful during a very very late extended stay check in. Thank you John! The hotel is in lo... more

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Lovely Location

08/06/2015 Gillian D, Manchester, United Kingdom

Cannot fault the location and the service, peaceful and easy access to road links, food also very good. Would like to go back for a family break at somepoint, no problem in recommending the hotel and ... more