Explore from the Seaton Lane Inn

Combine a spa day at Seaham Hall Serenity Spa with a stay at The Seaton Lane Inn

Serenity Spa Days at Seaham Hall

Through the year

The Serenity Spa at Seaham Hall has a vast array of facilities which include 13 spacious single treatment rooms, three magnificent double rooms and a manicure/pedicure suite. 

With a 20 metre pool, outdoor hot tubs, a hydrotherapy pool and skilled therapists trained to deliver a variety of therapies and treatments you can unwind from the stresses and strains of everyday life. 

Special spa days are available:

Monday to Friday: 6.30am – 10.00pm
Saturday: 7.00am – 10.00pm
Sunday: 8.00am – 10.00pm

Take a trip to Dalton Park when staying at The Seaton Lane Inn

Dalton Park Outlet Shopping Centre

At Dalton Park you can have it all and save up to 50% off high street prices on your favourite brands every day!

From designer labels like Joseph and Radley to high street favourites Next Outlet and Marks and Spencer Outlet, Dalton Park makes shopping affordable for the whole family.

There are over 60 outlet shops to visit with everything from stylish home furnishings, sports and outdoor gear and all kinds of gorgeous accessories from luxury handbags to sparkling jewelling and shiny new shoes. 

So why not treat yourself to a trip to Dalton Park when you choose to stay in the four star accommodation at The Seaton Lane Inn.

Durham County Cricket Club – Chester-le-Street

Throughout the year

Emirates Riverside is a world-class sporting and events venue which regularly attracts visitors from all over the world. Located just a few miles away The Seaton Lane Inn offers the perfect accommodation to enjoy the top international calendar on offer at DCCC as well as a full programme of ‘must see’ domestic cricket matches and events.

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Stadium of Light – Sunderland Football Club

Events and football matches throughout the year

The Stadium of Light is an all-seater football stadium in Sunderland and home to Sunderland A.F.C. With space for 49,000 spectators, the Stadium of Light  primarily hosts Sunderland A.F.C. home matches and other events throughout the year and is located just 7 miles away from The Seaton Lane Inn.

The North East has a thriving top-class sports scene:


Middlesbrough FC

Newcastle United FC

Sunderland AFC


Durham County Cricket Club


Newcastle Falcons

Durham Heritage Coast just 2 miles from The Seaton Lane Inn between durham and sunderland

Durham Heritage Coast

Open throughout the year

Explore the colourful and dramatic landscape of Durham’s Heritage Coast with its beaches, rugged cliffs and imposing headlands. A truly stunning location, the Heritage Coast is recognised internationally for its rare plants and wildlife, having won the UK Landscape Award in 2010.

Pull on your hiking boots and follow the 14km coastal path leading you through a colourful mosaic of grasslands, wild flowers, flora and fauna, through areas of natural, historical and geological interest. Enjoy spectacular views along the coastline and out across the sea as the North Sea air blows away the cobwebs.

The four star accommodation at The Seaton Lane Inn makes it the perfect place to stay to enjoy the Durham Coast – a Site of Special Scientific Interest in County Durham. Starting just south of Crimdon Dene, north of Hartlepool, it extends, with a few interruptions, northward to the mouth of the River Tyne at South Shields.

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Throughout the year

 Discover the history of the city from its prehistoric past to the present day. Located in Sunderland City Centre, just five miles away, The Seaton Lane Inn offers the perfect place to stay for you to enjoy the exciting displays interpret the wide variety of collections, using hands-on exhibits, media interactive stations and video presentations. Visit the Koi Carp in the Winter Gardens, climb to the top and look down over the canopy at the tropical plants and astonishing water features.

Penshaw Monument

Open throughout the year

Get some fresh air and take in stunning views from this 70-foot high monument, at the top of Penshaw Hill. The monument, built in 1844, is a half-size replica of the Temple of Hephaestus in Athens and can be seen for miles around. 

You can climb to the very top of Penshaw Monument. From Good Friday to the end of September, the National Trust open the spiral staircase hidden inside one of the monuments pillars, letting groups of visitors up to the roof top to enjoy the view. 

Just 6 miles from The Seaton Lane Inn, here you find the perfect place to eat, drink, stay and explore one of the best loved landmarks in Sunderland - it even appears on the badge of Sunderland Football Club.

Sunderland Empire Theatre

Shows throughout the year

Sunderland Empire Theatre brings big West End productions, drama, comedy and musicals into the heart of the city. It is the biggest theatre in the North East and guarantees an exciting programme of events, staging season after season of dazzling entertainment featuring West End musicals, classical ballet and spectacular dance productions, cutting-edge comedy and drama, plus music concerts and family shows including the annual star-studded pantomime.

The Seaton Lane Inn provides the perfect place to stay to visit the Grade 2 listed Edwardian theatre, built in 1907 and with a colourful history. It’s where Sid James famously died on stage in front of a packed house, and where the likes of Charlie Chaplin, The Beatles and Tommy Steele have all performed.

For the latest information on shows and to buy tickets click here.

There are a number of other great of music and theatre venues in easy reach of The Seaton Lane Inn.

The Gala Theatre, Durham

The Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne

The Stadium of Light, Sunderland

The Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

The O2 Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sage Gateshead

National Glass Centre near The Seaton Lane Inn

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

Open throughout the year

Part of the University of Sunderland, the National Glass Centre is a centre of national excellence supporting the research, teaching, production, exhibition and enjoyment of contemporary glass. Ever since Benedict Biscop brought the first glaziers over from Gaul in 674 AD, Sunderland has had a rich glassmaking heritage and it has played an important role in the industrial landscape of the City.

At the National Glass Centre you can experience the heat of the 1000° furnace and watch an expert glassmaking team craft stunning pieces before your eyes. Located in Sunderland and just 7 miles away, The Seaton Lane Inn provides the perfect accommodation for you to sit and have a coffee by the river, take a walk on the glass roof (if you dare!) and watch a demonstration of glass-blowing, you can even have a go yourself!

Enjoy bed and breakfast accommodation at The Seaton Lane Inn and visit Durham City and Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral

Open throughout the year

 Stroll along the winding cobbled streets of Durham City up to Durham Cathedral which has been a place of worship, welcome and hospitality for almost a millennium, inspiring all who come.

Be one of the first visitors to explore ‘Open Treasure’, Durham Cathedral’s world-class exhibition spaces opening in Summer 2016, and discover 2,000 years of history.

The Seaton Lane Inn is located less than ten miles from Durham City Park and Ride, providing the perfect accommodation place to stay to visit Durham Cathedral and Open Treasure.

Find out more here

Beamish Museum

Open throughout the year

History-lovers can experience Durham’s amazing heritage brought to life at Beamish Museum – a living, working museum, set in 300 acres of beautiful Durham countryside, brought to life by costumed folk. Located here in County Durham, The Seaton Lane Inn provides the perfect accommodation for you to enjoy Beamish throughout the year and their exciting programme of events – The Great North Festival of Transport, a Georgian Fair, The Great North Festival of Agriculture and much more besides, including a whole season of Christmas!