Fantastic Fillers: Durham Delights & Geordie Gems

Albatross offer a wide selection of great hotels in the North East, from modern city centre hotels to stunning country houses in fantastic touring locations, and all are within easy access of the many attractions this beautiful area has to offer. The North East has it all from vibrant cities to rugged coast lines, history to heritage, cathedrals to culture.
There is plenty to do in Tyne & Wear and County Durham, below are just a few attractions.

Tyne & Wear
Angel of the North


Gateshead Millennium Bridge


Northumbria
Hadrian's Wall


Alnwick Castle


County Durham
Durham Cathedral


Beamish Museum
Legend

Copthorne Hotel Newcastle

Newcastle-upon-Tyne
AAAA Located in the City Centre
Located next to the River Tyne in the riverside area of Newcastle, the contemporary Copthorne Newcastle is a 20 minute walk to the city centre. The 156 bedrooms (refurbished in 2017) all boast wonderful river views from the large bay windows and are comfortable and well decorated. The large, modern restaurant overlooks the river and is contemporary in style, whilst the bar has a sports-bar feel with comfortable seating. There is also an outside terrace that makes the most of the riverside location. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Coach parking is on-site & free of charge

Holiday Inn Newcastle Gosforth Park

Seaton Burn, Tyne & Wear
AAA+ Double for Single Occupancy Great Touring Location
This modern hotel is located just to the north of Newcastle, with good access available to the A1 for touring Northumbria and the Scottish Borders. All 151 bedrooms are very spacious and bathrooms are modern with good fittings. There is an informal brasserie-style restaurant and a modern b with comfortable seating. Leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and gym. • Ground floor rooms • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Leisure facilities • Coach parking is on-site & free of charge

Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel

Darlington, County Durham
This elegant 4 star Victorian period hotel is located opposite the Pease statue and shopping area in the centre of the historic market town of Darlington. The hotel has 83 warmly decorated rooms, 2 of which are adapted for wheelchair access, and all are equipped with hairdryer, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The Carriages restaurant is elegantly furnished in a traditional style and the kitchen team strives to deliver an exceptional dining experience. The Kings Head Bar & Lounge offers a more informal yet stylish area for relaxing with a cup of coffee or a glass of wine. The Carriages Bar is sophisticated and chic and offers excellent views over Darlington. Coach parking is on-site and free of charge.

Radisson Blu Hotel Durham

Durham
AAAA Double for Single Occupancy
The Radisson Blu Durham overlooks the River Wear and is centrally located within walking distance of the historic city centre. All 207 stylishly decorated rooms are spacious and contemporary in style and there is a large, modern restaurant with a view over the river. The hotel also has a stylish bar with comfortable seating and leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, sauna, spa bath, steam room and gym. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Leisure facilities • Coach parking is on-site & free of charge

Redworth Hall Hotel

Newton Aycliffe, County Durham
AAAA Collection Hotel Manor House Hotel
Dating back to 1693, this luxurious Jacobean manor house hotel retains many of its original features. Set in 150 acres of woodland, the Redworth Hall Hotel is grand and majestic. The 143 spacious bedrooms are luxurious and furnished with traditional fabrics. The restaurant is spacious with an informal feel and the bar is cosy with modern furnishings. There is also a traditional lounge with comfortable sofas and armchairs and several outdoor seating areas. Leisure facilities are excellent and include a beautiful indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, spa bath, tennis courts and beauty spa (extra charges apply). • Ground floor rooms • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Leisure facilities • Coach parking is on-site & free of charge

Slaley Hall

Hexham, Northumberland
AAAA Charming Location Collection Hotel
The Slaley Hall is an Edwardian mansion with a modern twist set in 1,000 acres of stunning Northumberland countryside. All 141 stylish bedrooms are elegantly decorated and are comfortable and spacious. The restaurant is bathed in natural daylight and has beautiful views across the grounds, the bar is informal and relaxing and there are several comfortable lounges. Luxury leisure facilities include a large indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym. The hotel also has two Championship golf courses. • Ground floor rooms • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Leisure facilities • Coach parking is on-site & free of charge

Redworth Hall Hotel

Newton Aycliffe, County Durham
4 Nights Half Board
April - October 2018
Twin from £245pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £95

Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel

Darlington, County Durham
3 Nights Half Board
June, August & September 2018
Twin from £145pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £70

Radisson Blu Durham

Durham, County Durham
3 Nights Half Board
July 2018
Twin from £195pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £75

Copthorne Hotel Newcastle

Newcastle-upon-Tyne
3 Nights Half Board
June 2018
Twin from £159pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £75

4 Nights Half Board
July 2018
Twin from £212pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £100

Holiday Inn Newcastle Gosforth Park

Seaton Burn, Tyne & Wear
4 Nights Half Board
August 2018
Twin from £189pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £88

Slaley Hall

Hexham, Northumberland
4 Nights Half Board
May 2018
Twin from £259pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £110
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