Did you know here in the North East we have a rather magical place where you can hand feed deer!
Whitworth Hall Hotel & Deer Park is located in Spennymoor postcode is DL16 7QX. The grounds are beautiful, with a fishing lake, play park and even a little fairy trail you can have a wander around. There is a small charge for deer food and the trail from reception. Deer food is £1.50 a bag. The fairy trail was £2 at the time we did it. (Prices subject to change best to check with hotel).
We have been several times now and love it! Lily even wants me to book the hotel for her birthday so she can wake up and feed the deer. A rather long rutting season has meant it’s been closed to enter (last time we visited we could still hand feed through the railings) over the winter but it’s now back open.🏻
The food is rather good too in the hotel, I visited a few days before Christmas with a friend to get away from the crowds and we had a delicious Christmas Dinner and the kid’s meals went down a treat.
A few photos from summer and winter visits.
My two loved the bandstand for getting a bit of space between.
We can’t wait to visit again soon.