Where To Stay
Five Star, Gold Award River Cottage is situated on a peaceful meander of the River Tees down a quiet cul-de-sac in Gainford. With private access to the river, it allows undisturbed opportunities for fishing and spectacular views of the church, woodland and local wildlife such as herons, otters and kingfishers.
Contact Sarah on 07976 403996 / 01325 733178 or visit http://www.rivercottagegainford.co.uk/.
Headlam Hall Hotel
This luxury Country House Hotel is located just over a mile outside Gainford. A stunning 17th century mansion, it offers both traditional and boutique accommodation, luxurious spa, golf course and award winning restaurant and has been awarded North East England's Small Hotel of the Year.
More information at www.headlamhall.co.uk
Contact them on 01325 730238.
Barn House Mews Holiday Cottage and B&B
Located on the beautiful village green, The Barn House offers the choice of B&B accommodation or a self contained Mews cottage, a beautiful old stone barn conversion which sleeps 5. Pets welcome.
More information at www.barnhousegainford.co.uk.
Contact Mrs Joan Bock on 01325 730 677.
Howeys Bed and Breakfast
20 Main Road, Gainford
Situated on the main street running through Gainford, Howeys is a vintage style tea house which now offers luxurious Boutique style B&B accommodation. The pretty tea room has a garden and conservatory where afternoon teas and hot and cold meals can be enjoyed. They also offer Sunday lunch, small weddings and christenings, private parties and BBQ's.
More information at www.howeystearoom.co.uk.
Contact Lesley Howey on 01325 730 859.
One of the most historic buildings in Gainford, The Laurels offers refreshments on the site of the old Academy where Stan Laurel was a pupil. The calm and peaceful interior is the perfect venue for that post-walk coffee and cake or you can enjoy a light lunch or something more filling.
The Laurels has a very large apartment, available for rent. The apartment which sleeps eight is self contained, with two bathrooms , a fully functional kitchen, dining room and lounge. The apartment has recently been totally refurbished.
Breakfast is available downstairs in the Laurels cafe, with the function room available for family occasions.
More information at www.thelaurelsgainford.co.uk.
Contact Micheal or Karen on 01325 732139.
The Old Dairy, Gainford
A beautiful old cottage, converted from the village dairy, this is a quiet, romantic getaway with quaint rooms and central location off of the Village Green. Pets are welcome.
More information at www.gainforddairy.co.uk.
Contact Mary or Tom on 01325 730 772.
Langton House Cottages
These self catering holiday cottages are nestled in the charming conservation hamlet of Langton, just half a mile from Gainford. There are two luxuriously renovated stone built 16th century converted barns, sleeping 6 and 7 guests.
Contact 01325 730 905.
More information at www.langtonhousecottages.co.uk
A peaceful retreat for relaxing in style, nestled in a corner of the village green adjacent to the historic church. Dating from the 1600s this 2 bedroom cottage offers peaceful retreat for relaxing in style in a cottage full of history and character.
Contact 01325 730339
More information at www.millgranary.co.uk
EAST GREYSTONE COTTAGES
These charming cottages are created from delightful stone barn conversions. Original features and stylish, modern finishes are tastefully combined to ensure your stay is both comfortable and luxurious.
Contact 01325 730236
More information at www.durham-holidaycottages.co.uk