Beamish is located in northeast England, and is a village in County Durham in the district of Chester-le-Street, located to the northeast of the town of Stanley. Beamish has excellent travel links from Newcastle International Airport, which makes hotels around Beamish ideal for business or pleasure. These distinctive hotels provide for the privileged guests exceptional location, fine dining retreats, sumptuous accommodation and extensive facilities and amenities, complemented by welcoming staff.
The beautiful village is home to the Beamish museum, an open-air museum that replicates a northern town of the early twentieth century and tries to show what life was like in a typical northern town. Beamish was the first open air museum in England, established in the 1970's under Frank Atkinson's direction, his aim was to preserve the customs, tradition ad dialect from the region and adopted an unselective collecting policy whereby local people could have, and were encouraged to donate to the museum anything relative to the period.
Beamish has a range of exhilarating outdoor activities suitable for all guests to try. Adjacent to many of the hotels is a 9-hole golf course, practice greens and bunkers, a 20 bay floodlit golf driving range, and a full time PGA approved golf professional is available to give tuition at all levels. Beamish is only minutes away from the hub of Newcastle nightlife. The Beamish hotels are surrounded by acres of beautiful wooded parkland in the heart of the countryside between Newcastle upon Tyne and the city of Durham, making Beamish the perfect country retreat for a day's break or short stay. The architectural styles of the hotels may vary, some ultra modern and some located within a heritage site, but all without exception are wonderful. The hotels range from luxury boutique hotels, sophisticated business hotels and budget styled commuter conveniences.
The Beamish hotels present a variety of guestrooms and suites all elegantly decorated, providing seating areas, dining areas and convenient workstation, further complemented with high-speed internet access and ergonomic desk. Typically rooms offer cable TV, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities and superb 24-hour room service. Higher star rated hotels may offer enhanced leisure facilities such as swimming pool, gymnasium and health spa.
Beamish Hotels are the perfect weekend break location with styles ranging from modern and streamline to historic and quaint.