We are family owned and we proudly serve locally sourced British cuisine, all in the heart of the beautiful Beamish Valley in County Durham.

  • About us

    South Causey Inn is a family-owned hotel with a ‘country feel’ family pub, restaurant, and cocktail bar and is recognised for genuinely kind and generous service. The hotel has 55 unique bedrooms and suites, from cosy en suite rooms to themed suites with private parking, luxury hot tubs, plush interiors, waterfall showers, private gardens, copper baths, and more.

    The hotel is perfectly positioned to offer unique cultural experiences in an incomparable location between Durham and Newcastle Cities, whilst also embracing Northern history, with the world famous Beamish Museum, and Tanfield Railway just a stone's throw away. With free onsite parking for up to 300 cars, the hotel is the perfect base to explore the North East.

    South Causey Inn can also provide you with a stunning country wedding, with four on-site wedding venues set in 100 acres of scenic countryside. Each venue has been individually designed with bespoke interiors, making them completely unique and stand-alone venues that can cater for ceremonies and events of all sizes.

New woodland the 'size of 49 football pitches' to be planted at South Causey Inn

To launch this new exciting project of planting 33 thousand trees across our estate, the Vice Lord-Lieutenant of County Durham, Michael Poole, joined the North East Community Forest, volunteers and partners to plant a silver birch tree at South Causey Inn on Wednesday, 17th April 2024. Over the coming weeks, more trees will be planted by volunteers during sessions organised by Durham County Council and the sustainability education specialists Oases North East.


Set the scene for romance and get married in the idyllic setting of South Causey Inn.

Causey can provide you with a traditional countryside wedding set in the beautiful Beamish Valley. Our Old Barn and Durham Suite Wedding Venues are set in 100 acres with beautiful flower and herb gardens, a wild meadow, and more formal lawns for those treasured photographs.

What's On

From our Live Shows, Blacksmith Workshops, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Group Dog Walks, Creative Masterclasses and more... theres something for everyone to enjoy at South Causey Inn!

Drink & Dine

At South Causey Inn, we take enormous care and pride in our food, using locally sourced ingredients. We work closely with our suppliers to ensure the best products are provided by local farmers and fish from the local market is brought in daily.

Stay with us

Enjoy a luxury stay at South Causey Inn, in the heart of the Beamish Valley. We have an impeccable selection of accommodation spaces from cosy double en suites, to individually themed deluxe hot tub suites including a 1960s double-decker bus!

Be sure to check out our newest accommodation complex, with suites that feature private parking, luxury hot tubs, plush interiors, waterfall showers, private outdoor areas, copper baths, and more.

Private Dining Pods

Our private dining pods offer the most magical way to dine al fresco where you can immerse yourself in the beautiful festive outdoor surroundings whilst being cosy warm with food and drinks served to you at your leisure.

Our dining pods are situated in our beautiful gardens and are fitted with internal heaters, solid floors and doors, blankets and hot water bottles and festoon lights, making your experience one to remember!

Pets Corner

We are thrilled to introduce our new Pets Corner, featuring a delightful array of animals including a pet Pony, Pygmy Goats, Valais Black Nose Sheep, Ducks, Chickens, and Mini Lop Rabbits. The perfect new area to bring the whole family for a fun day out.

Christmas 2024

Have a magical Christmas at South Causey Inn! Christmas at South Causey Inn is the most perfect place to put your feet up and soak up the festive spirit in magical surroundings, while our experienced team looks after every detail for you.

We're dog friendly

We believe that no member of the family should be left behind, especially when there are acres of beautiful grounds and the nearby Beamish Valley to explore. At South Causey Inn, we have several pet friendly rooms available. We also welcome dogs in our bar and snug area.