The Manor House Hotel is located in West Auckland, a town brimming with history and rumoured to be one of King Henry VIII’s hunting lodges, before being owned by a prominent local family. The hotel is also suitably located for exploring local attractions such as Barnard Castle and Bowes Museum.
Each bedroom is individually decorated, some displaying original beams, and features en suite facilities, a flat-screen TV, and a hospitality tray.
Dining is available at the restaurant which serves up a varied menu featuring classic plates with a contemporary touch, while pre-dinner drinks or afternoon coffees can be enjoyed in the residents’ lounge. Embracing the hotel’s horsey history is the Stables Bar which boasts scenic garden views and memorabilia on display.
For guests looking to unwind, there is a pool suite, lounge terrace, sauna, steam room, gym and hot tub. For extra indulgence, the spa offers an array of treatments including facials and massages (available separately, advance booking required).
- Homemade soup of the day, served with crusty bread
- Chicken liver pate with a caramelised onion chutney
- Fantail of seasonal melon with a wild berry compote
- Roast of the day
- Fish of the day
- Vegetarian dish of the day
- Chef’s dessert of the day
- Ice creams of the day
Groupon’s Guide To County Durham
Located in the north of England, County Durham is filled with cultural attractions such as museums and theatres, and complemented by amusement parks and zoos.
Ranked 1 of 66 attractions in County Durham on TripAdvisor, Walworth Castle Birds of Prey is a convenient spot for admiring numerous animal species, while other outdoor attractions include the High Force Waterfall and Hardwick Park, boasting beautiful sceneries among the lake and verdant grounds. Built in a Romanesque style, Durham Cathedral is famous for its imposing architecture, while visitors wanting to admire a castle should head to the Barnard Castle or the Raby Castle.