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Guest House & Restaurant

in the heart of Hunwick, County Durham


Welcome to The Quarry Burn, Hunwick.

We look forward to welcoming you to our family run guest house set in the rural village of hunwick, only 9 miles from the centre of historical durham City, with its thriving bars and restaurants, gala theatre, castle and cathedral.

Our restaurant opened its doors in September 2003. After an extensive refurbishment and extension in 2007 which created 75 covers over two dining areas, we are now pleased to unveil in 2015, 4 luxurious guest rooms where our aim is to provide a comfortable, welcoming place for you to enjoy with the addition of a delicious homemade breakfast.

We cater for Christenings, Birthdays, Wedding receptions and all functions. Please call us on 01388 608336 to discuss your next event.

Our guest house has recently been awarded 4 gold stars from The AA as well as a Trip Advisor certificate of excellence.

*NEW* our Christmas 2017 menu is now available and can be viewed here.



01388 608336



1 Helmington Square



Mon Closed
Tues 9-3pm/5.30-9pm
Wed 9-3pm/5.30-9pm
Thu 9-3pm/5.30-9pm
Fri 9-3pm/5.30-11pm
Sat 12-2pm/6-11pm
Sun 12-4pm

Restaurant, bar and beer garden

Join us in the restaurant where breakfast, lunch and dinner are served from our extensive menu, or for a quiet drink in the bar area.

When the sun is shining, the stunning secluded beer garden becomes a sun trap for those wishing to enjoy a glass of wine after a long day exploring the local surroundings. 

View our menu here and our specials here.


Our rooms

Each of our 4 EN SUITE rooms are furnished and decorated to an exceptionally high standard and include breakfast.


Smart TV

Free Wi-Fi 

Tea/coffee making facilities

Iron/ironing board



Shower/shower over bath

Travel cot available upon request

Please note all rooms are on the first floor level and are accessible via a staircase. 

The Corner Coffee Bar. New for 2017.


New to the quarry burn.
starting tuesday 21st march.

A warm welcome awaits you at The Quarry Burns newest addition The Corner Coffee Bar, where we will be serving a variety of Fresh Coffees & teas, along with our delicious homemade scones, pastries and not forgetting our delicious homemade desserts. We offer comfortable  and cosy surroundings, relax by our fire, read the daily newspapers, meet up with friends & colleagues or just to take advantage of our  free Wifi. We also have a garden  to the rear.


Cosy Surroundings & Warm Open Fire / “Get Togethers” /
Free WiFi / Delicious Homemade Scones / 
Selections of Fresh Coffees / Teas /
Relaxing Atmosphere / Garden To Rear /
Child Friendly  / Takeout Coffees & Pastries


find us

We are only 12 miles from the A1(M). Our postcode for satellite navigation is DL15 0LG

Parking is available on the street with CCTV surveillance 

Call 01388 608336 to book your table or enquire about accommodation.

Like us on Facebook here


Near us 

We are set in the heart of County Durham, close to Durham City centre, Darlington and Newcastle. In the backdrop are Durham Dales and many tourist attractions including: 

Auckland Castle
Beamish Museum
Raby Castle
Locomotion Railway Museum Shildon
Kielder Water
Hamsterley Forest
High force
Killhope Mine


Bus stop 50 meters 

Train station Bishop Auckland (3.5 miles), Durham (9 miles)

Airport Durham Tees Valley (22 miles), Newcastle (34 miles) 

We look forward to seeing you soon!