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News & Blog

Read about the Rose & Crown in Romaldkirk, events in the Teesdale area and other relevant topics that might be of interest....


COVID-19 update

20 January 2022

We are continuing to take a cautious approach with regard to COVID-19.. Read more »

Beginner's Guide to the Countryside!

10 January 2020

Making the most of a break at the Rose & Crown..... Read more »

Explore the countryside with three autumn walks

03 October 2019

Head out from the Rose & Crown on foot to take in some stunning autumn scenery...... Read more »

Al Fresco dining in the Durham dales

23 April 2019

With our new outdoor seating you can enjoy summer days to the full at the Rose & Crown....... Read more »

Electric Car Charger Point

01 April 2019

Plug in and recharge during your stay...... Read more »

Guided Fly Fishing on the river Tees

26 February 2019

Combine a stay at the Rose & Crown with guided fly fishing on stunning stretches of the upper sections of the river Tees... Read more »

Dogs at the Rose & Crown

19 February 2019

We reckon we are one of the most dog-friendly inns that you will find....... Read more »

Christmas Shopping in Barnard Castle

29 November 2018

It may not be London or Edinburgh but there is an interesting choice of places for that bespoke or quirky Christmas gift!.. Read more »

Christmas & New Year Opening hours

29 November 2018

December 2018 .. Read more »

Cooking on gas...... and electric!

25 May 2018

The new kitchen opened in February and is working very nicely... Read more »

January Closure

09 January 2018

Please note that we are closed from 15th January until 1st February...... Read more »

Good Hotel Guide award

11 October 2017

The Rose & Crown has been awarded the 'Editor's Choice' in the pub with rooms category... .. Read more »

Great Inns Charity Cycle Event

26 April 2017

The cyclists line up outside the Rose and Crown after a well earned overnight rest..... Read more »

Hand Crafted Walking Sticks

24 April 2017

Back in Stock! Now available to buy at the Rose & Crown.. Read more »

Winter Days Out

18 January 2017

It may be winter but there are still plenty of reasons for a break in Teesdale...... Read more »

Sawdays Award

23 September 2016

It's a gong!.. Read more »

Courtyard bedrooms refurbished

11 February 2015

We have just completed the refurbishment of two of the courtyard bedrooms including a new wet-room... Read more »

Our New Video

30 October 2014

We have created a short video to offer a better insight into what we have to offer at the Rose & Crown and in the beautiful surrounding Teesdale countryside. .. Read more »

R&C Post Edition 2

29 July 2014

Have a browse through the second edition of our bi-annual newsletter which you can either download below... Read more »

The R&C 'Seasons' loyalty scheme

17 April 2014

Stay on 3 of our seasonal packages in the year and receive a FREE nights B&B with our compliments!.. Read more »

Ground Floor Refurbishment

20 January 2014

Following a two week closure in January we have carried out decorating, re-carpeting and new soft furnishings on the ground floor amongst other things!.. Read more »

AA award red star status to the R&C

24 September 2013

We are delighted to have been awarded 3 red stars by the AA for 2013/14 making the Rose & Crown one of the organisations top 200 hotels in the country and an 'Inspectors' Choice' hotel. Well done to the whole team for this great achievement which is accompanied by our 2 AA rosettes for food... Read more »

Relish Book Launch

15 August 2013

The launch of the new 2013 Relish North East & Yorkshire cook book was held at Swinton Park and it includes recipes from over 30 of the regions top chef's... Read more »

Spa Therapy

10 July 2013

Book a 60 minute spa treatment at Headlam Spa and as a resident of the R&C you can enjoy the extensive facilities for the day!.. Read more »

New Appointment

14 March 2013

We are happy to announce that Sarah Gregory has been appointed Hotel Manager at the Rose & Crown... Read more »

New Guest WiFi

21 February 2013

We have just completed the installation of a new guest WiFi system (wireless broadband) that gives coverage to all of our 12 bedrooms... Read more »

Food Award

01 February 2013

We were delighted to receive the Taste Durham Highest Quality Assured award at a ceremony in Durham city on 28th January... Read more »

Improved Online Booking - best rates guaranteed!

15 January 2013

We have improved our bedroom online booking system so you now get the very best rate available by booking it right here on our website... Read more »