Luxury accommodation and rustic dining in the heart of the Beamish Valley

Set in 100 acres of beautiful Beamish Valley countryside, South Causey Inn is perfect for casual dining, relaxing stays, weddings and corporate events, and more. Whether you're looking to get away with the family, host an exclusive party for an upcoming celebration, or inspire your employees with a team building event, we have everything you need to make your stay perfect.

Reasons to Visit

South Causey Inn is an independent hotel nestled halfway between Durham City and Newcastle. Surrounded by acres of beautiful countryside,  we offer a range of luxury accommodation, flexible event spaces, and a rustic restaurant. 


From fabulous Deluxe Hot Tub Rooms, featuring unique interiors, outdoor hot tubs, and luxurious amenities, to beautifully furnished double and twin rooms with stunning views over the Beamish Valley, our selection of bedrooms have everything you need for a unique, Northern getaway.

Overnight Pamper Packages

The ultimate way to be enjoy an overnight break with the ladies. With delicious food, treatments, hot tubs and fizz - what more could a girl want! 

What's On & Special Offers

Take a look at our upcoming events & special offers.


Whether you're looking for somewhere to catch up with friends over a quick bite to eat or fancy sitting down for an indulgent dinner for two, at South Causey Inn you can expect delicious, home-cooked food in a delightfully rustic setting.

Events & Celebrations

From our splendid countryside location and selection of stylish, versatile event spaces, to our experienced, dedicated events team, at South Causey Inn, we have everything you need to make your next celebration or corporate event a success.


South Causey Inn can provide you with a traditional countryside wedding set in the beautiful Beamish Valley. Our Old Barn and Durham Suite are set in 100 acres with beautiful flower and herb gardens, a wild meadow, and more formal lawns for those treasured photographs.

Meetings and Conferences

From interviews and smaller meetings to large-scale conferences for 150 delegates, South Causey Inn is the perfect place to host your next corporate event. Situated just six miles from Durham City and six miles from Newcastle, we're easily accessible to delegates and offer all the latest conferencing facilities in a beautiful countryside setting.


South Causey Inn Gin is distilled on site and is based on our residents dogs - Rip the Bull Dog, Eddie the Lab, and Lady Cumberland the sausage dog.

Raine and James

Located in the grounds of South Causey Inn, Raine and James specialises in antiques, vintage and quirky interiors.


Celebrate the 2019 festive season in style at South Causey Inn.


We have converted an original 1960s Bedford TK Fire Engine into a state of the art bar!

Canine Companions

We believe that no member of the family should be left behind, especially when there are acres of beautiful grounds and the nearby Beamish Valley to explore. At South Causey Inn, we have several pet friendly rooms available. We also welcome dogs in our bar and snug area.

Our Awards

We are proud to hold the VisitEngland 4* Inn award, VisitEngland Silver Award, VisitEngland Breakfast Award, and the Taste Durham Highest Quality Assured and Local Produce Champion Award. As an independent Hotel, Restaurant, Wedding Venue and Tourist Destination in the North East, it’s fantastic to receive recognition of the hard work from the amazing team here at South Causey Inn.

Cannot fault anything about my stay. Beautiful room, attentive staff, amazing food and a hot tub! What’s not to like? Will definitely be back.

Mary W, TripAdvisor

I have stayed here a few times, been to organised events, and eaten in the restaurant many times. This place cannot be faulted. It is beautiful and clean, and the staff are really helpful and friendly. Such a nice place to stay.

Bambi021, TripAdvisor

We stayed for 3 nights for a wedding. Amazing food, great service, and nothing to much trouble for any of the staff. We stayed in the Causey Cottage which was just lovely. I can recommend without hesitation.

Mags B, TripAdvisor

Stayed here for one night and can't rate it highly enough. First class customer service. The rooms are quirky, well furnished and well equipped. Everything shouts luxury.

Gillsjourneys, TripAdvisor

"I visited the South Causey inn today for the first time for a family gathering for a table of seven. I'd like to compliment you and your staff for a most enjoyable lunch. Staff were 10/10, were very pleasant, attentive and nothing was a problem. Food 10/10 - excellent! Value for money 10/10. We will definitely be returning, please convey our thanks to all concerned" - Mr & Mrs Gibson

"Thank you so much for everything you all did to make our wedding day, the best possible day. All of the staff involved were amazing. We would like to say a special thank you to Jamie, he helped to make our day run so smoothly and kept us right. The Venue was set up amazingly well, making it look even better than we could have possible imagined. All of our guests have commented on the venue and how the food was out of this world. Thank you very much for everything, we couldn't have asked for a better day." Gemma & Ellis August, 17th 2018

To all the staff at the South Causey Inn. Thank you for making our Big Day extra special. All your hard work was much appreciated. Craig & Lauren 3rd October 2018

"Dear Jamie. A huge thank you to yourself and the team at South Causey for everything you did to make our day fantastic. We really appreciate all the thoughtful gestures and wedding expertise. All the best, Sarah & Paul. 1st June 2018"

Dear Susan and Team, Thank you so much for making our wedding day so special on April, 18th 2019. We had an absolutely amazing day from start to finish and it wouldn't have been possible without you. All the staff were amazing but particular thanks to Katy, Emma, Steph who were amazing for us throughout and Jamie. You have an amazing team! We are already looking forward to returning for our 1st anniversary. Love Liam & Jade.

A huge thank you to all the staff. Your planning, preparation and attention to detail was amazing and made our Wedding Day so very special. All our love, Susan & Robert.

Thank you for a wonderful night. Food was lovely and staff were fab! Tracy & Michael x

Thank you so much for making our Wedding Day so special. Everything was perfect from start to finish and we can't thank you enough! Love Lauren & Johnathan, February 20th, 2019.

Thank you for a lovely overnight stay in our Motorhome and a fabulous meal last night. Great start to our holiday! Love, Muir & Eddie.

To Emma and the Wedding Team, Thank you for helping to make mine and Jacks Wedding so perfect. You were all so lovely and absolutely nothing was a bother at all - you really made us feel special!

''James, thank you so much for your care and professionalism on our wedding day 09.09.19. You treat us like a king and queen and made the day seamless. My whole family absolutely loved you and could not stop talking about how lovely you were. You are amazing at your job and certainly know how to make poeple feel speical. Your team were also amazing and could not do enough for us. Nothing was too much trouble. We are so pleased we chose to get married at South Causey Inn but thank fate that you were our wedding co-ordinator that day. Forever thankful, lots of love Samantha & Ben x''