How To Find Us


The Burnside Brace Guesthouse is located in the picturesque village of Stanhope approximately 35 minutes west of Durham City and the A1(M).

Our address:
Burnside Brace Guesthouse
23 Rose Terrace
Stanhope
County Durham
DL13 2PE
United Kingdom

Although by car is the easiest way to find us, Weardale and the surrounding area is frequented by regular bus services with nearby rail links and airports at Durham Tees Valley and Newcastle.

by car
From the South: Travelling North on the A1(M) take Junction 58 and go North-west on the A68 through West Auckland and turning left at the brow of Toft Hill. Continue on the A68 following the road to Fir Tree and then on to Harperly Roundabout. Follow the signs for Wolsingham and Stanhope (A689). Passing through Stanhope village you will travel through the Market Place and up a slight incline around Stanhope Castle. As you decend down the other side the Burnside Brace Guesthouse is located on your right just before a small bridge.

From the North: Depart the A1(M) at Junction 63 and follow the A167 through a number of roundabouts until you reach Nevilles Cross just west of Durham City. Turn right onto the A690 following the signposts for Crook. Passing through Crook Market Place follow the signs for Wolsingham (A689) up and out of the town. At Harperly roundabout continue to follow the signs for Wolsingham and Stanhope (A689). Passing through Stanhope village you will travel through the Market Place and up a slight incline around Stanhope Castle. As you decend down the other side the Burnside Brace Guesthouse is located on your right just before a small bridge.

by bus

Arriva run a comprehensive service across the North-east. Services running from Darlington (1/1B) and Durham (46) allow for transfers from the rail network. Take these buses to either Crook (1/1B/46) or Bishop Auckland Bus Station (1/1B) where you will be able to catch the hourly Weardale bus service (101) up to Stanhope Market Place. From here the guesthouse is a short walk along the main road. Please note that the frequency of all these services are reduced on Sunday.
> Arriva 1/1B Timetable
> Arriva 46 Timetable
> Weardale 101 Timetable

by rail
The nearest rail stations are Durham and Darlington on the main East Coast Line and the local station in Bishop Auckland that can be reached by a transfer at Darlington.

With a small walk, you can transfer to the Arriva bus services 46 and 1/1B in Durham and Darlington respectively. If you are arriving in Bishop Auckland, cross the station's car park to find the Morrisons/Asda pick-up point for the Weardale service 101 that will take you directly to Stanhope.