Burnhopeside Hall Durham Road Lanchester
Durham DH7 0TL
Burnhopeside Hall is a GradeII listed building of Historical interest having been the home of William Hedley Engineer. A working model of his Puffing Billy railway engine is at Beamish Museum (5 miles North). The original can be seen in the Science Museum in London. br / br / br / br / The Country House provides a beautiful setting for a peaceful & relaxing stay for business or holiday travellers.It is surrounded by 18 acres of gardens and woodland which merge with the Estate s farmland and woodland providing 475 acres of private areas for walking and cycling and 3/4 mile of river. br / br / br / br / The Farm rears outdoor free range pigs chickens ducks and geese. A Walled Garden built in 1893 provides produce for the house so that most of what is provided in the house is home grown or reared. The property is heated by biomass boilers using wood chip which within 12 months will be supplied from our own woodlands. The property is warm and comfortable throughout the year with traditional open log fires in all downstairs rooms. br / br / br / br / The four bedrooms are large and comfortable with super king double beds traditional furniture and modern en-suite bathrooms. Breakfast is served in the dining room around a large circular table seating 8 people or can be enjoyed in your bedroom. br / br / br / br / The top floor of the Hall offers a self catering apartment. br / br / br / br / This is somewhere to stay when you want to escape to the country but not be too far from the town. br / br / br / br / We are located 6.5 miles west of Durham Citya World Heritage Site and Newcastle & Gateshead are 16 miles north.They offer excellent restaurantsThe Sage & Theatre Royal.Hadrian s Wall is an easy distance and there are a number of local golf courses in the surrounding area. br / br / br / br / On the Estate we can stable your horses kennel your dogs and provide shooting days. A number of good hunting packs are within driving distance and on our doorstep. We can arrange walking with birds of prey. br / br / br / br / We offer something rather different and want you to enjoy your stay.
Directions to Burnhopeside Hall Durham
Durham City - Road: Please take the A691 towards Lanchester. You will pass straight on through a number of roundabouts. The last one has a turning for Langley Park but still staying on the main A691 road you are 3 miles away. Using mileage as your guide you will notice a parking lay- by on your left. Passing the lay- by start slowing down and look for a long hedge after 150 meters on the left. You will need to turn left into our long driveway. Take the entrance into the wood and drive down to the house. br/ br/ Newcastle upon Tyne & Gateshead - Road: Take the A167 from Newcastle through Low Fell to the Angel of the North Roundabout and join the A1(M) South towards Durham. At junction 63 take the slip road to Chester le Street passing under the motorway on the A167 towards Durham.After a series of roundabouts take a right turn for Nettlesworth on the B6312. Travel through Sacriston straight over at the traffic lights to Witton Gilbert. Turn right at the roundabout for Lanchester on the A691. After 2.7 miles our driveway is on the left. br/ br/ Durham - Train: Durham railway station is our nearest station. A hire car or taxi are the best means of transport from there (please see directions for by road) br/ br/ Newcastle airport - Air: Newcastle International Airport is our nearest airport. A hire car or taxi are the best means of travelling from there. (Please see directions for by road )
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