Enjoy English hospitality at the Moorings Hotel, a luxury inn in the Hett Hills, County Durham. This intimate family-run hotel features clean and spacious suites with plush Dunlopillo beds, en suite bathrooms, flat-screen TVs, and high-speed Internet access. For some extra romance, why not book a luxury suite with a hot tub and private patio for admiring the countryside?
Satisfied guests rave about the warm and helpful employees, lively bar, and excellent food available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. While the hotel's not cheap, happy travelers say that the personalized service and charming rooms at The Moorings make it worth every penny.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMoorings Hotel Chester-le-Street
The staff was great. The bar lively with good food (and cute bartenders). The breakfast was good. I could not say anything bad -- it was worth every penny.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Moorings Hotel Chester-le-Street
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We arrive at our hotel. It is late so we just unpack and head for bed.
We head off to Durham Cathedral and the historical district. Durham has a castle and a cathedral in the same areas. They have turned the castle into a university so no touring there. We have to settle for the cathedral. (Gee whiz...just one …
... got 80
and counted all the way down. But I lost count so I had to go back up.
And there was a staff up there and he said he would not tell me.
But I said 80 and he put his thumbs up and I was right.
It is the end of Scotland. I loved Scotland, Loch Ness lake, highland cows and the snow.
Scotland was the best country so far.
I liked the Scotland people how they talk and wear the ...
... a kids quiz. This could be my favourite castle yet.
Our stay also included a visit to the official Loch Less Museum.
I thought with the kids this would be really interesting.
But do not go here.
If you want to believe in Nessie it will crush the mysterious and magical myth of the monster. It breaks everything down and gives all the science ...
... pool and went in the sauna and steam room. It was
such a good day.
Today we went to Urquhart castle. It is a castle just beside Loch Ness lake. It was owned by a different groups of people like the highlanders and English, and the Jacobites wanted it but instead they blew it up so no one could own it again.
And I was running around playing hide and seek with my parents. And we bought some swords for ...
... curry and the wonderfully English (again) trifle for dessert, it was a lovely end to a lovely day and we made our nest in the beautifully fitted out guest suite and slept well!
The next morning it was onwards for more visiting. Breakfasted and with the dog walked, we were taken to the Gateshead Quays, to see the bridges and the Sage. We even made sure to walk across the Millenium Bridge so that Valerie could say that she's been to Newcastle too :-) The sun shone and ...