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Postcode: DL2 | code search
Population: 330
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Just south of Darlington on the northeast coast of England, lies the village of Croft on Tees, in North Yorkshire in what was known as Richmondshire. It stands on the opposite side of the River Tees to Hurworth-on-Tees,on the A167, the bridge between them matking the boundary between North Yorkshire and County Durham – the exact point of transition being the fourth of the seven arches. St.Peters’ church in Croft is where Lewis Carroll’s father was rector and the character Cheshire Cat believed to have been inspired by a carving within. The nearby Croft Circuit, built on the former aerodrome called RAF Craft, a bomber base during the second world war, is a well known attraction for motor sport fans. The tarmac circuit is over two miles long and holds meetings of the British Touring Car Championships, British Superbike and the Pickup Truck racing series every year. The first records of racing being held there date back to the 1920s but t only became a significant venue after World War II. Atley Hill, nearby, was the site where a returning bomber, having made it all the way back from Germany, crashed into a tree killing all of the crew. Until the 1990s, the dead stump of the tree stood as a grim memorial to the crew until the landowner felled it.

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The Croft (0.06 miles)

The Croft

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Whether your visit is for business or pleasure a warm welcome always awaits visitors at The Croft, with high quality. Standards in comfort and cuisine, traditional North East true classic value ... More

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Clow Beck House (0.08 miles)

Clow Beck House
Welcome to Clow Beck House, a real home from home with a friendly atmosphere and high quality accommodation. We are a 5 * Gold awarded guest house boasting many additional award such as the ... More | visit website
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Rockliffe Hall (0.44 miles)

Rockliffe Hall

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Rockliffe Hall is a new luxury hotel with an 18-hole championship golf course, a large spa, gym and luxurious bedrooms. Darlington, Newcastle, the A1(M) and Teesside Airport are easy to ... More

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Blackwell Grange Hotel (2.19 miles)

Blackwell Grange Hotel

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Unwind in the elegance of this beautiful and historic 17th century mansion, set in 15 acres of its woodland. The hotel has 110 en-suite bedrooms with all the facilities one would expect. ... More

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Hotel Bannatyne Darlington (2.73 miles)

Hotel Bannatyne Darlington

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A superb City Centre Hotel in the heart of Darlington. Easy access from the A1(m), train station and Durham Tees Valley Airport. Free Access to the Health Club facilities located ... More

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Business Class @ Greenhills (2.74 miles)

Business Class @ Greenhills

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Business class @ Greenhills-setting new standards for opulence, exclusivity and luxury living in County Durham with this new serviced apartment, available for short term lets with no minimum stay. Serviced ... More

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Trudy's Guesthouse (2.82 miles)

Trudy and Ronnie have been welcoming visitors since 1999 and have hundreds and hundreds of satisfied customers who often return to visit. As a well travelled engineer himself, Ronnie knows just how important ... More | visit website
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Premier Hotel (2.89 miles)

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King's Hotel (2.96 miles)


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The Kings Hotel is a boutique hotel situated on Priestgate in Darlington’s town centre, the hotel has 26 en-suite bedrooms, a secure free parking facility for 21 cars, free internet ... More

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Acorn Corner B&B (3.05 miles)

Acorn Corner B&B

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Acorn Corner B&B has two bedrooms, both with shower ensuites. One room has a kingsize bed or twin beds and the other room is a double. Each room has a ... More

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