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The George Hotel is situated in Piercebridge, a sleepy village nestled on the banks of the River Tees on the border of Yorkshire and County Durham. A restored coaching inn, it has beautiful gardens and views of the river. The rural retreat offers tranquility and history as it is said to be the place in the 1880’s that Henry Clay Work wrote the song about the Grandfather clock which is situated in the hotel. With roaring fires and a northern charm it is the perfect getaway.


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You can choose from 29 classic to executive bedrooms; many of the rooms boast river views with peacefulness in a rural setting the perfect setting for a nights sleep. Being a 16th century building each bedroom is individual, they all offer quality linen and free internet access with complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits.

Roaring log fires are situated in our main bar, the perfect place to rest awhile and enjoy a pint of local ale, a glass of wine, and perhaps sample some traditional, locally sourced dishes from our tempting bar menu.

Locally sourced fresh ingredients make for an exciting menu in the Riverside Restaurant, where service extends ‘al fresco’ during the spring and summer months onto the riverside terrace, a great place to watch the world go by.

The beautiful ballroom can be found overlooking the river. With a sweeping staircase it is every brides dream wedding venue. The Pavilion is impressive with its light and airy surroundings perfect for conferences or Civil ceremonies, and the gardens with stunning views are the perfect backdrop for those memorable pictures. Just perfect for a summer wedding celebration or even a winter one!

Delightful service as given by our friendly and knowledgeable team who will excel at looking after you ‘the way it should be’.

Treesleep – did you know that from the revenue we receive from every one of our hotel bedroom sales we donate the cost of a new baby tree to our local woodland trust? In this way we not only contribute towards a great local ‘green’ cause, we also provide our hotel guests with the wonderful feelgood factor of knowing that just by choosing to spend the night in one of our seven hotels, a little tree will grow!

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