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Built to impress, this vast Victorian pile sits in 150 acres of grounds with its own lake. Inside, marble, mahogany and stained-glass combine in a display of jaw-dropping opulence, a style that continues in the Wellington Restaurant, where the menu offers elegant, classically-based, modern dishes.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

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2 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence

Accomplished cooking in a lavish country mansion setting

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- AA Inspector
Wynyard Hall Hotel
Wynyard, BILLINGHAM, TS22 5NF
Phone : 01740 644811

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 80
  • Private dining available
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Steps for wheelchair: 4
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Dinner served until: 9.30
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 30
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 10
  • Cuisine style: Modern British

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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