Relaxed, charming and unpretentious are words that describe The Manor House Hotel and Country Club, a quintessential English manor house built on foundations which date back to the 12th Century. Steeped in rich history, reputed to have been Henry VIIIs hunting lodge and for many years home to the Eden family. Secret passages and even a friendly ghost or two! Situated in the historic county of Durham it is an ideal base for exploring Northumbrias many castles, cathedrals and the Roman Wall.
The Manor House Hotel, a 35 bedroom AA 3* hotel conveniently located in the charming village of West Auckland, is a historic, family owned hotel offering a friendly welcome, comfortable accommodation and extensive facilities.
With 35 well appointed bedrooms, a mix of doubles, twins and spacious Four Poster rooms split between the main building and the courtyard area, The Manor House Hotel is the perfect destination for both business & leisure.
Food is served all day in the hotel’s Juniper Restaurant with a range of quality, affordable dining options. Relax after a long day with a drink in the lounge or Stables Bar. Make use of the hotel's leisure facilities - free for all hotel guests - complete with pool, sauna, steam room and gym.
A variety of spa treatments are available on request - pre booking essential.
We also have extensive business facilities, with two meeting rooms and free wifi available in the hotel’s public areas, which include the hotel’s lounge area.
The hotel is ideally located for exploring everything that County Durham has to offer, including the famous Bowes Museum, and is less than half an hour’s drive from Durham Cathedral & Castle.
The hotel is famous for it’s history - reputed to be King Henry VIIIs hunting lodge, the Manor House Hotel offers character, heritage, and history all rolled in with friendly customer & modern conveniences.
Part of the family run STR/Keeping Inn group, who also own the the Honest Lawyer Hotel in Durham, the Centurion Bar in Newcastle Central Station, and the Victoria Hotel in Bamburgh.
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Escomb Saxon Church - 2.4 miles (Historic Church)
Auckland Castle - 3.1 miles (Castle)
Binchester Roman Fort - 3.5 miles (Roman Site)
Raby Castle - 4.4 miles (Castle)
Piercebridge Roman Fort and Bridge - 7.2 miles (Roman Site)
Stanwick Iron Age Fort - 8.8 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Stanwick. St John's Church - 9.2 miles (Historic Church)
Rokeby Park - 9.7 miles (Historic House)
Bowes Museum - 10 miles (Museum)
Egglestone Abbey - 10.1 miles (Abbey)
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