Lindsay Pantry stayed at the Beamish Hall Hotel in Stanley, the Vale of Durham. Visit www.beamish-hall. co.uk or call 01207 233 733.
She also stayed at the Rose and Crown at Romaldkirk. Visit www.roseand-crown.co.uk or call 01833 650213.
For help and tips on planning your trip to Durham, visit www. thisisdurham.com.