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  • Durham Dales Centre.

    A unique venue offering a range of attractions.
  • Tearoom.

    Homemade hot & cold meals, speciality coffees & teas, & irresistible home baking.
  • Gardens.

    Enjoy the view of the 18th century gazebo.
  • Gift Shop & Speciality Crafts.

    Inspiring and varied range of gifts & crafts.
Dales Centre Tearoom


Homemade hot & cold meals, speciality coffees, teas & irresistible home baking.

Dales Centre Gift Shop

Gift Shop & Crafts.

An inspiring & varied range of gifts, jewellery, clothing & cards, along with speciality craft shops to browse.

Dales Centre Visitor Information

Tourist Information.

Knowledgable & friendly staff along with ordnance survey maps, walking & cycling books & local history & geography books.

Durham Dales Business Facilities

The Durham Dales Centre is part of Business Durham, therefore offering business space and support for local enterprises. We have a range of units to let, all offering fantastic benefits: 24 Hour Access, Alarm System, Car Parking, Disabled Access, Broadband, BT line.

Conference Room

Our 60-seater conference suite is available for hire at a competitive rate and can be arranged to meet your requirements.

Facilities include: Smart Board with interactive white screen, Wi-Fi access flip chart, water cooler, informal seating area, on site catering service and free car parking.

Customer Testimonials for our Conference Room:

"Great location with brilliant access to the room and the rest of site, also free parking!"

NEW: Hot Desking and Small Meeting space. 

The Durham Dales Centre is pleased to offer a Hot Desk service for hourly or daily hire. Offering a clean, comfortable workspace with excellent Wi-Fi access, a whiteboard, flipchart and photocopying facilities. Also ideal for one to one or small scale meetings. 

£3.50 per hour or £15 per day, please contact us for further information - tel 01388 527650

Customer Testimonials for our Hot Desk / Small Meeting Space:

"Beautiful location, Internet good, room warm and comfortable, very clean and tidy".

"wifi good with handy charging points, nice warm room and great Tearoom for breaks away from the desk"


Contact us.

  • Visit us.
    Durham Dales Centre
    Castle Gardens, Stanhope
    County Durham
    DL13 2FJ

    01388 527650
  • Email us.
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Opening Times.

    • Gift Shop: 1000-1600
    • Durham Dales Kitchen: 0900-1600

The retail units have their own opening times. Please check directly with the individual retailers.