Hardwick Hall Hotel is a sumptuously appointed; spacious three star hotel nestling in the beautiful County Durham countryside. A warm welcome and high standards of comfort await your enjoyment; at traditional north east value-for-money prices. Once a former country seat of the squires of Sedgefield; the hotel is set in 120 acres of parkland; yet is conveniently located only five minutes from both the A1(M) and the A19. The hotelís fifty-one bedrooms have excellent views across the gardens and parklands and are decorated with antique furnishings and modern facilities including Bang & Olufsen hi-fi systems. The atmospheric Cellar Bar and Bistro; with chic ambience and food to match; is open seven nights a week. For lunch; the Hardwick Bar offers light meals and urbane comfort reminiscent of colonial days amongst leather sofas and graceful palms. It is a snug haven after dark; the ideal place to enjoy a fine selection of whiskies; brandies and beers. Hardwick Hall offers accommodation of the very highest quality in one of the most beautifully situated country house hotels in the north east.