The Morritt Hotel and Garage Spa
Nr. Barnard Castle , COUNTY DURHAM
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Standard Operating procedures and risk assessment done, full walk round completed with Operations Director before opening. All staff trained before commencing work
FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT
Surrounded by rolling fields and grazing sheep, the River Greta and the handsome hamlet of Greta Bridge, The Morritt Hotel is just a 5-minute drive from the market town of Barnard Castle, where you will find the Bowes Museum, a French château, famed for housing some of the world’s finest European art. Situated in picturesque Teesdale countryside, and easily accessible from the A66, we offer world renowned northern hospitality and an unstuffy, romantic atmosphere.
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Discover County Durham
County Durham reaches halfway across England, from the North Pennines in the west, to the sea in the east. Much of it is very sparsely inhabited, and is naturally beautiful; a mix of rolling hills, monumental valleys, lush farmland and unforgiving moors. It’s strong on industrial heritage as well, and remnants of the now all-but-vanished mining industry are everywhere.
The City of Durham has a magnificent Cathedral which can be traced back to the establishment of a church in the 10thcentury as the final resting place of the miraculous remains of Saint Cuthbert. The Cathedral, alongside the city’s Castle (an 11th-century structure that now houses University College), were created a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. The area’s mining past is fully documented at the Durham Mining Museum; an amazing resource. Bishop Auckland is the other major settlement, and for centuries was run almost as an independent state by the powerful Bishops of Durham. These days it is still a bustling town with plenty of shops, historical interest and events like the annual food festival. The coastal town of Peterlee is unusual; it was set up as a new town to house Durham miners after WW2.
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