Headlam Hall is a "homely" (The Daily Telegraph) country house hotel in the village of Headlam, west of Darlington. Overnight stays at this 17th-century Jacobean property are now £109, saving up to 30% on the usual price.
Headlam Hall -- recommended by The Good Hotel Guide -- is in the quiet hamlet of Headlam, west of Darlington in County Durham
The Good Spa Guide 4-bubble spa is free for all hotel guests to use during their stay and includes a 14-metre indoor swimming pool, a Swedish pine sauna, a steam room, a hyrdotherapy pool and five treatment rooms
This property is set in 200 acres of farmland including four acres of walled gardens, an ornamental canal, ancient hedges, folly bridges, a rose garden, a kitchen garden and a tennis court The Daily Telegraph describes the hotel as feeling "genuinely homely rather than showy" with its "soft-coloured plaid carpets, leather Chesterfields, wool-upholstered armchairs, and walls hung with mirrors, hunting prints and Victorian watercolours"
"Chic-rustic" (TheGood Hotel Guide) bedrooms are split between the main hall, the converted coach house, the mews-style stable block and the spa. Dogs are welcome to stay at the hotel in the Mews bedrooms -- which have their own direct access to the outdoors and their own private parking space just outside
The 9-hole golf course and driving range can be used by guests at a supplement (weather permitting)
The impressive 19th-century Bowes Museum and Locomotion, formerly known as the National Railway Museum at Shildon, are both within a 20-minute drive of the hotel
Durham Cathedral and High Force waterfall in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are both within an hour's drive of the hotel
Overnight accommodation in a Coach House Room, with full English breakfast, for two
A cream tea each (worth £6 per person)
An overnight stay in a Coach House Room, with breakfast, tea and scones, and a 3-course dinner* each, is £159
A 2-night stay with daily breakfast, plus tea and scones on the first day is £209
A 2-night stay with breakfast and dinner on both days is £299
Stay in a Main Hall, Mews or Spa Room for an extra £30 per night (payable directly to the hotel) Not available on 19, 21, 24-25, 31 January; 12, 17, 23-27 February; 4-5, 11, 13-15, 28 March; 1, 12, 18 April