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.

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.

High Force Hotel & Waterfall

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

The Collingwood Arms

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

Host & Stay

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

Coquet Cottages

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

Published 13.05.2022

7 reasons to visit High Force Hotel and Waterfall, County Durham

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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.

Published 04.05.2022

HLN explores… Sandsend

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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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 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 Grotto

Hotekm beach bar and restaurant in Marsden, South Shields.

The Kingslodge Inn

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

The Collingwood Arms

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

Published 28.04.2022

Planning a special celebration? You need to have this luxurious County Durham countryside retreat on your radar…

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