- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Contactless payments wherever possible Full sanitisation of any areas and equipment after every use Social distancing markers placed throughout inns to enforce 2m distance, hand sanitisers throughout and one way systems wherever possible Food and drink can only be purchased at a table and we're requesting guests stay at their table as much as possible No cutlery or condiments will be on tables, set once guests sit down. Introduced new, disposable menus. Rooms continuing to meet extremely high standards of cleanliness, plus extra sanitation, including touch points Team wearing PPE
Our Inspector's View
Newly refurbished, this popular inn in Seaton is just off the A19, close to Seaham and within easy reach of Sunderland, Durham and Newcastle. A contemporary, botanical theme, where outdoors meets indoors, runs throughout the property. The emphasis is on food here and guests can dine on home-made dishes and enjoy a drink in the inn's orangery. The comfortable bedrooms are modern, spacious and smartly furnished.
Facilities – at a glance
Inn with lots to offer - modern bedrooms, great food, welcoming bar
- Rooms 18
- Bedrooms ground: 9
- Children welcome
- Free TV
- Direct Dial
- Lounge with TV
- Open parking
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: f
- Afternoon Tea
- Dinner Served
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About The area
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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