Blackwell Grange Hotel - Blackwell Grange Darlington DL3 8QH
|0.3 miles from Blackwell Meadows||Rating\Stars: 3 | Prices from: £53.10 | Customer rating: 4\6|
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Blackwell Grange Hotel is a beautiful 17th century mansion set in 15 acres of its own wooded parklands of the County Durham countryside. just on the outskirts of Darlington. The historic city of Durham and Middlesbrough are both on the doorstep and Newcastle is just a short drive away. The A1(M) is less than ten minutes from the hotel, with Darlington rail station just a mile away and Teeside International Airport is nearby. Blackwell Grange offers a selection of 109 en-suite bedrooms with a choice of standard and premier rooms. All of our bedrooms are non-smoking and include a flat screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Free car parking and complimentary wi-fi is offered to all guests. The hotel's leisure facilities include a heated indoor pool, spa, solarium and saunas - and Blackwell Grange and Stressholme Golf courses are right on the doorstep. Dine at Havelock Restaurant or in Captain Cooks Bar, which offers stunning views over the grounds and golf course - this really is the ideal place to stay for business or leisure. There is plenty to do in the area with the breath taking Yorkshire Moors, Beamish Open Air Museum, Shildon Railway Museum, Durham Cathedral and the Hartlepool Historic Quay all within easy reach.
Bannatyne Hotel Darlington - Southend Avenue Darlington DL3 7HZ
|0.9 miles from Blackwell Meadows||Rating\Stars: 4 | Prices from: £60.0 | Customer rating: 5\6|
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Grade II listed Town House in the heart of Darlington with luxurious accommodation including Executive and Junior Suite rooms. Superb Maxine's restaurant which offers 3 course Lunch, Dinner and Afternoon Tea overlooking the beautiful garden. Our fabulous function suite can cater for large or even those smaller intimate parties. Easy access from the A1(m), train station and Durham Tees Valley Airport. "Discounted access (£10 day pass) to the Health Club facilities located approx. 15 minutes walk from the hotel, this includes use of the gym, swimming pool, steam room and sauna."
The Croft Hotel - The Croft Hotel Croft on Tees Darlington DL2 2ST
|1.9 miles from Blackwell Meadows||Rating\Stars: 3 | Prices from: £65.00 | Customer rating: 5\6|
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Nestled in the historic village of Croft-on-Tees with free WI-FI and parking, just 8 minutes from Darlington via the A66, this 18th Century property offers quiet surroundings, riverside views, cosy accommodation. Originally built in 1835, this old coaching inn has been lovingly renovated into a traditional-yet-stylish country hotel. Sympathetically combining period features with modern decor it cultivates a wonderfully vibrant, yet relaxing atmosphere. The peaceful nature of its surroundings is further complemented by its position in front of The Croft Bridge, with marvellous views of the River Tees and St Peter’s Church, supposedly where Lewis Carroll was inspired to write Alice in Wonderland. Offering a friendly warm welcome, great hospitality and a convenient location it is the perfect place for both business and leisure travellers alike. Each of the 20 en-suite rooms have been decorated and furnished to the highest of standards. Comfort and relaxation are implicit in their design and all rooms come fully equipped with all the necessary conveniences one would expect from a hotel of this calibre. Including: bath/shower combo, TV, Egyptian cotton linen, hairdryer and tea & coffee making facilities. For those who can’t leave the office behind, there is also a work desk, direct-dial telephone and free Wi-Fi access. Some rooms have beautiful views of Croft Bridge and St Peter's Church. Double and Twin room types are available or guests can upgrade to a more spacious Superior Room with either King or Queen Size beds. The on-site restaurant serves up a delicious range of tasty dishes, specialising in traditional English cuisine with contemporary influences. The extensive menu is sure to offer something to whet even the most discerning of appetites. Committed to using locally sourced produce wherever possible, the hotel has garnered an impressive local reputation for the quality of its food. What’s more, also offered is a sumptuous range of bar snacks, a delightful lounge menu and even packed lunches and breakfast on the go. With a warm casual atmosphere it is the perfect place to unwind after a long day or to enjoy a drink (or two!) with some friends. With a location that is convenient, accessible and picturesque it is no surprise to learn that the Hotel is a great venue for hosting events. With several dedicated function rooms they offer the flexibility and the space to cater for all kinds of business conferences and meetings. It is also a fantastic place for weddings and other special occasions. Despite its quiet location in the peaceful village of Croft-on-Tees, the hotel is just an 8 minute drive from Darlington via the A66, not half an hour from Middlesbrough and 50 minutes by car to Newcastle. Offering complimentary on-site parking it is both convenient and easily accessible. Darlington train station offers excellent transport links to most major destinations across the UK. For those flying in, Newcastle Airport is less than an hour’s drive away; alternatively Durham Tees Valley International Airport is just a twenty minute taxi ride from the Hotel. The surrounding area offers a wealth of fantastic tourist attractions and sites of interest. Indeed, just across the road from the Hotel is St Peter’s Church which was home to the Reverend Dodsworth, father to renowned author Lewis Carroll. Croft-on-Tees is where Carroll wrote several of his books and many historians believe that the inspiration for the Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland was born from a carving in the church. Croft is a well known name among fans of motorsports and just 5 minutes from the hotel is the popular Croft circuit. Hosting a range of events from thrilling championship races and tournaments to track tests and opportunities to test drive some of the world’s most famous race cars, it is a great day out for the whole family to enjoy. A 25 minute drive from the hotel is the histori