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The Foresters Guest House

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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good5%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair access
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness centre
Business Centre
Golf course
The Foresters is conveniently situated to allow easy access to many places of interest in the North East of England. We are truly at the gateway of the beautiful Weardale and only a short distance to many historic delights including the ancient city of Durham with the twin spectacle of...
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7 Railway Terrace | Stanley, Crook DL15 9RY, England
18.2 miles to Durham Tees Valley Airport
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All reviewsjim and denisevisiting friends in the areagreat reputationstayed herefriendly coupleextensive menubottled waterhome from homegolf clubovernight staygreat place to stayexcellent stayyorkshire puddinghostsforestersmaltesersmeal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has it all, including a cosy, friendly bar for your drinks whilst deciding on your choice of food from the exceptionally varied menu. We were a group of four adults and between us we can personally recommend the trout with almonds, the chicken...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Excellent stay with Jim & Denise they could not do enough for us. I explained that after an accident i needed a suitable room and Denise offered me various room designs that they have and that was a great help to me Brilliant stay thank...More

Thank fozzyDurham
Response from England5star, Owner at The Foresters Guest HouseResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you both. It was lovely to see you both back on home turf. Look forward to seeing you both again in the future. Take care.

Reviewed 3 April 2018

Great place to stay and would highly recommend, hosts Denise and Jim are friendly and efficient. The rooms are spacious, clean and well equipped. The restaurant is also worth a visit as the food is freshly made and delicious.

Thank Baliti4l
Response from England5star, Owner at The Foresters Guest HouseResponded 13 June 2018

Hi. Sorry I haven't responded sooner its been a strange few weeks. Thank you for your lovely comments both about the guest house and the restaurant. Hope to see you again soon. Denise.

Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We visited here today with our family for Sunday lunch. There were 15 of us in total. We were seated upstairs altogether on one large table. Lunch was delicious, hot and generous portion sizes. The vegetables in bowls had carrots, turnip and cabbage, also bowls...More

Thank Natalie S
Response from England5star, Owner at The Foresters Guest HouseResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We do try very hard to provide a good service and its always nice to know it is appreciated. Your comments have been passed onto the staff. Once again many thanks.

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious meal with family: the food, service and atmosphere are first class at this lovely family-run guest house. We enjoyed a drink in the bar beside the fire before our meal. The staff are so friendly and go the extra mile. We...More

Thank coopernkm
Response from England5star, Owner at The Foresters Guest HouseResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you very much, we are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again soon.

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Response from Baliti4l | Reviewed this property |
Not sure they will as they have a resident dog, i would give Denise a ring and ask
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Jankiewicz
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Response from Dave R | Reviewed this property |
there are 2 sittings we always booked for the 2nd one which started at 1.30. i imagine the first sitting would start around 12 12 .30. we had our sunday dinner there on the 9th april and it was gorgeous as usual as we... More
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"We like room 2 which is at the front and has amazing views"
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"Room 7 has lovely views and is quite spacious"
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"Lovely views"
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"we were in room 2 and it had a big window with a lovely view and plenty of room"
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