The tearoom is situated in the tranquil setting of the Durham Dales Centre courtyard. There is seating inside for up to 75 people, as well as picnic tables outside at both the front and rear of the tearoom, for those sunnier days.
We are open 7 days a week! April to October from 9:00am till 5:00pm and November to March from 9:00am till 4:00pm.
The friendly Tea Room staff are there to help, making your visit an enjoyable one, where you will want to return to us time after time.
Our menus offer a range of fresh and delicious food. If it is breakfast, a light lunch or a full meal you are after, we can cater for your needs.
Groups & Coaches are always welcome!
For pre-booked group visits, we can offer a selection of fantastic set menus to choose from. Whilst we appreciate advanced notification of coach visits, to allow us to best prepare for your arrival, it is not essential.
Why not come and celebrate your special occasion with us?
We are pleased to offer you private use of our conference suite which has a unique elevated position overlooking the Durham Dales Centre grounds. The suite can be arranged to meet your personal requirements. We can accommodate a range of styles including: formal, informal, tea party, buffet or banqueting style, to name just a few. The choice is yours. Our staff have valuable experience and knowledge in coordinating and catering for all needs.
We would be happy to discuss your requirements, so please do not hesitate to contact us.
A perfect stop-off for cyclists and walkers
The Tea Room is a great place to stop and have a bite to eat and a drink if you are exploring the beautiful hidden treasures of the Durham Dales. We have secure cycle racks in view of the tea room window so you can have piece of mind that equipment is safe.
The Tea Room is disabled friendly and accessible for all. We have baby changing facilities and public toilets. Our premises are licensed and we sell a selection of alcoholic beverages. You can log on to our improved, free Wi-Fi service within the tea room.
Children & Infants
- Accept children (Minimum age)
Parking & Transport
- On site parking
|Season (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2020)|
|Monday - Sunday||09:00||- 17:00|
Map & Directions
On A689 Crook to Alston road. 8 miles from A68, within easy reach of Durham and Newcastle by main road or by scenic route over the moors.
Public Transport Directions
Bishop Auckland -Stanhope-Cowshill 101 service. Saturday service Newcastle to Stanhope bus X21. Train - Darlington to Bishop Auckland. Contact Traveline 0871 200 2233