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Classic Car Hire
Classic Car Hire
Classic Car Hire
Classic Car Hire
Classic Car Hire

Classic Car Hire

Combine a luxurious stay at The Rose & Crown with a day out driving one of our own iconic classic cars.....available from mid-April until mid-October

Aston Martin DB7 V12 Vantage Volante

One of the most iconic marques of British motoring must be Aston Martin. Our immaculate 2002 car is finished in Aviemore blue with cream leather upholstery and has an electrically operated soft top roof for those sunny days. The DB7 has often been called one of the prettiest cars ever made and the wonderfully smooth V12 engine is a joy to drive as well as providing a fabulous soundtrack!

Audi Quattro UR

The 'quattro' is one of the most significant cars of the eighties having pioneered the concept of the four-wheel drive performance car and at the same time dominating the Wold Rally scene at the hands of the legendary Hannu Mikkola. Our 1984 example is in superb condition finished in the favoured colour of tornado red. It also has the very eighties green digital dash and the five cylinder turbo charged engine provides that unique soundtrack!

Great Driving Routes

Teesdale is a beautiful unspoilt dale that is a perfect base for a classic driving experience with peaceful rural roads, pretty villages and plenty of attractions to see along the way. It also sits nicely between Swaledale to the south and Weardale to the north with the Lake District comfortably within reach should you wish to venture a little further afield. We will supply you with our tried and tested route through Teesdale and up over to Weardale or you can plan your own bespoke tour of the dales.

Classic Car Hire includes:

  • Use of the car from 10 am up until 6 pm

  • Up to 150 miles per day

  • Petrol
  • An introduction to the car and its features

  • Fully comprehensive insurance (see T&C’s)

Car hire rates (in addition to accommodation costs):


Full Day


Half Day

10am-2pm or 2pm-6pm

Monday to Friday


£225 (up to 75 miles)

Weekends & Bank Holidays



NB. All cars are the same price.


Fair Weather Guarantee

Unfortunately we cannot guarantee a perfect sunny day but should the weather be wet and miserable on the day that you have booked the car then you have the option to cancel without penalty prior to commencing the hire. The car is perfectly fine to drive on wet days should you so choose, however, we do reserve the right to cancel the hire in cases of extreme weather such as snow, flooded roads, gales etc.

Conditions of Hire

  • Hire is only available to guests staying overnight on dinner inclusive packages.

  • Drivers must be over 30 years of age with a valid UK license held for at least 5 years and no more than 3 penalty points currently on their license.

  • The car has fully comprehensive insurance with a driver excess of £750 which is to be paid by the hirer in advance but which will be refunded when the car is returned in the same condition as it left.

  • There is a daily mileage limit of 150 miles and excess mileage will be charged at £3 per mile (75 mile limit for half day hire).

  • Petrol is included in the cost of hire.

  • The Aston Martin is only suitable for 2 adults but the Audi Quattro does have reasonable rear seats.
  • A maximum of one small/medium sized dog can be taken in the car providing that they are clean and a suitable blanket is used to protect the rear seat. Any damage or excess cleaning requirements will be charged accordingly.


For enquires please email

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