Whitworth Hall Hotel & Deer Park

Whitworth Hall Hotel & Deer Park

3 Star Hotel
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Whitworth Hall Country Park, Stanner's Lane, Spennymoor, Durham

A tranquil hidden gem with a sense of luxury and calm. A wonderful blend of exceptional service, cuisine and experienced event professionals ensuring you have the perfect wedding day. Set in 72 acres of private Land and Deer Park, this country House Hotel, can be used Exclusive, and the outside lawn area for outside ceremonies.


A unique wedding venue in the heart of a picturesque country park with its own church....

Close to Durham and set in acres of stunning country park,  Whitworth Hall Hotel & Deer Park, is the ideal wedding venue...

The exceptional grounds and garden features form the backdrop for wedding photographs year-round, and while the photographs are being taken, wedding guests can hand-feed our fallow deer herd...

For the wedding party and guests  Whitworth Hall Hotel & Deer Park, presents 29 individually appointed bedrooms with luxury en-suite facilities, and offers a complimentary bridal suite...and the whole venue can be yours for the day, we offer exclusive days, & will only host one wedding on any one day, to make that special day.......extra special.

A comprehensive range of menus, drinks packages and wine lists makes hospitality for your guests easy...

Our experienced wedding team works with the bridal party from initial enquiry to the wedding day itself ensuring a personal service throughout.

We are sadly currently closed due to the effects COVID has had on our business so viewing appointments are currently unavailable till the new year once we are reopened.

We do have exciting times ahead though as we will be undergoing a multi-million-pound refurbishment in the near future!

Venue Type

  • Country House
  • Exclusive Use
  • Historical
  • Hotel


  • Rustic


  • Civil License
  • Fully Accessible
  • Guest Accommodation
  • Late License
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly

Meet the Dream Maker

Jackie Boustead
Jackie Boustead
Wedding & Events Manager
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What people are saying!

Average Rating: 5 out of 5 - based on 67 reviews
Charlotte Cox
wedding on Sat, 2nd of April, 2016
We got married here on the 2nd April 2016. It is a beautiful venue, with amazing staff that go out of their way to make everything perfect. We could not have wished for a better day. This is such a special place for us and every year we will visit here on our anniversary. Highly recommended.
Theresa Johnston
wedding on Tue, 21st of February, 2017
My day was perfect! David and the team at Whitworth made sure my wedding went without any hiccups and nothing was too much. We had a low key family wedding with afternoon tea. It was very relaxed and perfect in the beautiful setting with the addition of the deer park. My guests loved being able to

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feed the deer I still get comments today about how much they enjoyed the venue and the day. We plan to come back and stay for our anniversary each year.

Review submitted on Sun, 11th of November, 2018
Lucy read
wedding on Sat, 27th of June, 2015
All the staff at whitworth made our special day magical, nothing was a bother, everything was taken care of. The rooms were set up beautifully and every guest commented on how fabulous the staff were. The food was delicious. We regularly come back to whitworth and love feeding the deer on our

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Review submitted on Wed, 7th of November, 2018
wedding on Sat, 26th of February, 2011
Absolutely loved our wedding here, the staff were fantastic and the food was delicious. We had kids at our day and the deer made it so much more entertaining for them, they loved being able to feed them. Everybody commented for months afterwards on what a brilliant day it was and how much they'd

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enjoyed it.

Review submitted on Wed, 7th of November, 2018
Liz Rand
wedding on Sat, 18th of November, 2017
Excellent venue. Staff were great. Nothing to worry about as they had everything sorted. Day went absolutely perfect. Meal was super. Fantastic day all round.

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