High Force Hotel & Waterfall

High Force Hotel is the perfect rural retreat located in the stunning countryside of Upper Teesdale, County Durham.

Coquet Cottages

140 luxury holiday homes across the best coast and countryside locations in Northumberland.

Grantley Hall

A hidden jewel found in the Yorkshire Dales, offering 47 exquisite bedrooms, four indulgent restaurants (including one Michelin-starred) and three stunning bars.

Host & Stay

Providing guests with luxury holiday home accommodation and owners with hands-free and hassle-free management.

Weardale Retreat

Weardale Retreat is a luxury shepherd's hut with wood fired hot tub offers a rural retreat only half an hour from Durham.


Glamping - at its best. Luxury yurts set in the fantastic Yorkshire Dales National Park, with all the perks and amenities of a high end stay while also allowing you to escape the everyday and get back to nature.

The Collingwood Arms

Grade II Listed, luxury Georgian hotel set in glorious surroundings with views over the River Tweed.

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Quaint exterior of the hotel. Ivy climbs the walls and trees cast dappled sunlight onto the stone walls.

The Treebridge Hotel & Restaurant

Charming hotel offering an ideal mix of simple luxury and value for money.

Exterior of Hall Garth Hotel on sunny day

Hall Garth Hotel Darlington

Nestled within 70 acres of parkland, this beautiful hotel boasts charming rooms, a golf course, dreamy event space and more.

Four poster bed and bath

Houndgate Townhouse Hotel

Independently-owned boutique hotel located in the heart of Darlington town centre.

Grand exterior of Rockliffe Hall

Rockliffe Hall

Five-star country resort nestled in a beautiful 365-acre estate. All the luxury and more.

Dining table with flowers

The Chequers Inn

Family-run village pub and B&B offering quality home-made food and a cosy place to stay.

Cosy seating area with a fireplace, wooden features and a traditional bar with stools

The Cook and Barker Inn

Traditional country inn with a cosy bar area, high-end food and luxury rooms in the Northumberland countryside.

Exterior of The Walls. It is a beautiful Georgian townhouse with pale pink doors. The old medieval stone wall can be seen in front of it.

The Walls

Five-star B&B perched on Berwick-upon-Tweed's medieval town wall and overlooking the River Tweed.

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From exploring the estate’s wonderful woodland to getting lost in the wilderness watching whales, here’s what’s on our to-do list while staying at Raithwaite Sandsend.

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The large executive suite. A wooden four poster bed is against one wall and there is a large fire place. Two elegant white sofas face each other in the middle of the room with a minimal wooden coffee table between them. A regal chandelier hangs above them.

Marshall Meadows Manor House

Stately Georgian manor house offering luxurious rooms, hotelier pods and fine dining.

Bed with decorative red headboard and floral bedding. The blue wall behind it is covered in various paintings. There is an old fashioned lamp on the bedside table.

Castle Vale House B&B

Welcoming B&B in a quirky Victorian house overlooking the River Tweed.

Stone exterior of The Gables on a sunny day. Green leaves frame the photo and the sky above is bright blue.

The Gables B&B

Period style B&B and self-catering holiday cottage surrounded by views of the Cheviot Hills.

Grand exterior of the Brass Castle. A green lawn stretches in front of it.

Brass Castle Country House

Nestled at the foot of the Cleveland hills, Brass Castle is a family-owned bed and breakfast in an old country house.

Grand exterior of the hotel. It is a vast, sprawling building reminiscent of a castle. Grass surrounds it and the building is tinted orange with the setting sun.

Marine North Berwick

Magnificent boutique hotel with sweeping views of the brooding Scottish coastline.

Overland Adventures

Ready to grab your coat and walking boots and head into Northumberland for an adventure? Upgrade your adventure with a Landrover rental from Overland Adventures, with a roof tent and all the kit you'll need for a few days in the wild.

Riddell Estate

Elegant country estate offering luxury accommodation, outdoor activities and stunning views of the Scottish Borders landscape.

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A spacious room in the Park Head Hotel. It features a large white bed with a wooden headboard and orange cushions. An orange blind half covers the window next to the bed. A ceiling light and bedside lamps cast a warm glow over the room.

Park Head Hotel & Restaurant

Sleek and comfortable hotel and restaurant ideally situated on the edge of Bishop Auckland.

A two floor suite at the 1692 Wasdale bed and breakfast. A comfy bed, sofa, table and chest are laid out on the bottom floor, whilst wooden steps lead up the a grey bathtub on the upper glass mezzanine.

1692 Wasdale

Boutique B&B nestled in the wild and rugged landscape of the western Lake District.

The Collingwood Arms

The Collingwood Arms is a multi-award winning retreat that offers a luxurious home from home.

The Cookie Jar

Formally the Convent of Mercy, The Cookie Jar stands proudly on the cobbled streets of Bailliffgate on the doorstop to Alnwick Castle.

The Market Tavern Alnwick

The Market Tavern, Steakhouse and Lodge

Welcome to The Market Tavern Steakhouse serving premium steaks, local ales and fine wine every day.

The Dirty Bottles Alnwick

The Dirty Bottles

A centuries-old pub and restaurant with luxury rooms and a rooftop terrace.

The Angel of Corbridge

The Angel of Corbridge

A dog-friendly countryside pub and hotel with hearty pub grub, local real ales, cosy rooms and roaring log fires.

Forty Winks Guest House

Set on a tree-lined residential street along the River Wear, this oppulent bed-and-breakfast is a 10-minute walk from Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral.

Lumley Castle

Lumley Castle

A grand 14th-century castle overlooking the River Wear and Durham County Cricket Ground.

Hotel Indigo

Set in former university offices at Old Shire Hall, offering modern rooms just a short walk from most of Durham's attractions.

Rockliffe Hall

A beautiful 365-acre estate on the County Durham and North Yorkshire border, with a spa and golf facilities as well as luxury hotel and dining.

Durham Castle

A unique opportunity to stay in part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A perfect base to explore Durham.

York House Boutique Hotel

York House Boutique Hotel

A boutique hotel in a perfect spot to explore Whitley Bay.

Park Lodge Guest House

A well-cared-for and charming family-run B&B guest house close to the coast of Whitley Bay.

The Grotto

Hotekm beach bar and restaurant in Marsden, South Shields.

The Kingslodge Inn

A beautiful, country pub located in the heart of Durham.

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