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Fir Tree is served with three excellent restaurants (two within comfortable walking distance). All menus can be viewed in-house on your arrival, and permanent arrangements exist for prior booking.

Bar Meals from 5.00 to full A-la-Carte range Egon Ronay Standards are available. Click here to see sample menus from 3 of our local restaurants.



The main access routes to The Greenhead are:

From the A68 travelling North, turn right at Fir Tree Corner, and follow the road for 500 yards towards Howden-le-Wear. The Greenhead is on your left.

From the A1(M), take the A690 through Durham to Crook, turn left at the traffic lights in Crook town centre towards Bishop Auckland and Howden-le-Wear. At the mini-roundabout junction in Howden-le-Wear turn right, towards Fir Tree. The Greenhead is mile on your right.

Click on the County map below to launch Bing maps in a new window centred on The Greenhead, or click here to see a simple monochrome area map.



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Visit Britain 4-Star Rating

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Contact Us

Telephone +44 (0)1388 763143
FAX +44 (0)1388 763143
Postal address The Greenhead Country House
Fir Tree
Co. Durham
DL15 8BL
United Kingdom
E-mail enquiries@thegreenheadhotel.co.uk


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