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Park Head Country Hotel and Restaurant is located in the heart of County Durham and offers a warm, friendly welcome and free Wi-Fi in public areas and guestrooms.

The spacious and comfortable rooms with attached bathroom are mainly set in a traditional courtyard. All feature a plasma Freeview TV and radio channels and tea and coffee making facilities.

The bar offers more relaxed dining options, with a lunchtime menu and homemade classic dishes, served with an extensive selection of beers, wines, spirits and specialty teas and coffees. A carvery featuring four joints of finest, locally sourced English meat is also served on Sundays.

Guests can relax and unwind in the beer garden, which also has a free children’s play area. The Park Head is ideally located for exploring County Durham and offers discounted entrance to the famous Beamish Museum.

The hotel has free, secure parking and is 15 minutes’ drive from the center of Durham, with Durham Cathedral and castle.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Park Head Hotel & Restaurant has been welcoming guests since Jul 31, 2009

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast Info


Free private parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose Park Head Hotel & Restaurant

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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  • Is the hotel close to the kindred show and could you walk there.
    Hi, the hotel is situated approx .5 miles from the site and is well-served by public transport which goes to within 0.5 mile of the Kynren show. Hope ...
    Answered on February 12, 2020
  • Can I book 2 rooms for tonight and bring 1 small dog
    We have rooms available
    Answered on December 29, 2019
  • Ihave two small dogs can I book a room for March 8th
    Yes we are dog friendly, so please get in touch
    Answered on March 7, 2020
  • Can I get in late at night? I can arrive on time , but attending a celebration and maybe late in
    Yes you should be able to gain access late at night providing you have previously checked in and we know to expect you back. We do lock the gates so a...
    Answered on February 6, 2020
  • Is breakfast including
    When booking a Bed and Breakfast Rate Breakfast is included. On a room only rate breakfast is charged separately at £10 per person.
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Amenities of Park Head Hotel & Restaurant
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Playground
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules Park Head Hotel & Restaurant takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 10:00 PM


7:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
£10 per child, per night
2+ years
Extra bed by request
£10 per person, per night

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

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The fine print

Pets are welcome by prior arrangement for an additional cost of GBP 5 per night.

Please note that pets are not allowed in the bar and restaurant.

Pets can be accommodated in certain rooms.

Please note that certain rooms are accessible via stairs only.

When booking 5 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

FAQs about Park Head Hotel & Restaurant

  • Yes, Park Head Hotel & Restaurant is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at Park Head Hotel & Restaurant include:

    • Family
    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Single
    • Twin

  • Park Head Hotel & Restaurant offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Park Head Hotel & Restaurant by:

    • Car 40min

  • Guests staying at Park Head Hotel & Restaurant can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Gluten-free

  • Park Head Hotel & Restaurant is 1.1 miles from the center of Bishop Auckland.

  • Check-in at Park Head Hotel & Restaurant is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at Park Head Hotel & Restaurant may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.