Nestled in its own picturesque deer park resplendent with fairy-tale gardens, an ornamental lake and only 6 miles from Durham, BEST WESTERN Whitworth Hall is Durham's premier country hotel.

Every room overlooks the enchanting grounds so you can soak up the splendour of the surrounding Bracepeth countryside and get carried away with the tranquillity of it all.

The hotel also boasts a fishing lake, two restaurants and a laid-back bar to keep you occupied during your stay.


Kynren takes you on a captivating journey through 2,000 years of British history, myth and legend. From the Roman occupation to the Second World War, encompassing the Viking and Norman invasions, medieval feasts, the splendour of the Tudors, the Georgian era, Industrial Revolution and the Roaring Twenties, Kynren takes you on an action-packed voyage through time.

The Kynren site is just 6 miles from the Hotel.

Contact us for details of packages which will be available soon.

Download full details including dates for 2017 in our Kenren Promotional PDF document.

Afternoon Tea​ in the Whitworth Hall Hotel Conservatory

For that special occasion or just an indulgent treat why not enjoy
Afternoon Tea  in the  Conservatory at Whitworth Hall
whilst taking in the views of the picturesque deer park.

Booking in advance is advisable.

View our Afternoon Tea Menu

We are proud to be supporting Butterwick Hospice Care

Butterwick Hospice
 It is Butterwick Hospice's mission to care for as many people as possible of all ages who are living with a progressive life limiting illness. All of ​their services are provided free of charge to those diagnosed and to their loved ones. Butterwick Hospice Care is a Registered Charity No: 1044816 which relies on donations to help fund its many services.

Visit their web site www.butterwick.org.uk for ​more details.

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Book your accommodation with us directly via telephone or email and as a thank you, we will give you £10 credit to spend against any food or beverage item during your stay. Just quote BOOKDIRECT when making your reservation. Call 01388 811772

Your credit will automatically be added to your booking and will then be deducted from any food or beverage spend you make during your stay. If you do not manage to spend your credit during your stay, then unfortunately you will lose it, as it cannot be used against the value of your stay or refunded to you.

Terms & Conditions
The £10 credit includes VAT and is non-refundable, non-transferable and must be spent in full during your stay. It will be credited on Bed & Breakfast, Advance Purchase and Room only rates only and is not available in conjunction with any special offers. £10 credit per room per stay which will be automatically added to your account and credited on your bill on check-out.  It cannot be used against the cost of your accommodation. This credit is only available on bookings made via telephone or email and is not available on bookings made via any online booking channel. Whitworth Hall reserve the right to withdraw this offer at any time and without any prior notice. This offer is excluded from accommodation promotions.

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