Things to arrange in advance.

Your stay at Fairfield will always be special, but a great many of our guests also want to add additional special touches, our most popular are outdoor adventures, catering and beauty treatments so we’ve put together a selection of companies that regularly provide an excellent service to out guests.

Please book well in advance to avoid disappointment.


IMG_4302The North Pennines is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Along with hills and moors there are rivers, waterfalls and rock faces. With such natural resources on the doorstep it is only right we recommend kayaking, white water tubing, abseiling, gorge walking. We team up with local providers to ensure you have a safe yet exhilarating adventure. One or more of these activities can be combined during your stay to keep the adrenalin flowing.

The Dales are packed full of opportunities for tailored adventure. Fairfield also has its own team that love to offer  adventure runs through rivers, mud and waterfalls, bootcamps from a few hours up to a few days or nordic walking!

A favourite of ours is designing an adventure challenge which combines walking, navigation, quick thinking, team games, use of local resources and a few surprise extras. Such days are fantastic for corporate teams, large family groups, sporting groups and special occasions.

Let us know if you are interested in any adventure and we’ll put you in touch with the right people or pull together a package ourselves. Adventures will always need to be arranged in advance and are subject to availability.

We regularly use:-

Paul at CDWES 01325 251513 for laser wars in the woods/shelter building/foraging.

Fury Events 07834 243074 for clay pigeon shooting/dirt buggies/quad bikes.

Northern Outdoor 0845 4673750 for water based activities tubing/gorge walking/canyoning .


Whilst Fairfield House is self catering, you can arrange catered events including your own Chef for the night or having freshly prepared food delivered. Both options have proven to be very popular with many guests wanting something hassle free and extra special.

Recommended by previous guests are:

Sheer Elegance Contact details are on the website and the chef’s name is Chris

Melbourne Place 01388 349009 – a little different, providing an evening of tapas for large groups. Contact

Tracy’s breakfasts:- Tracy is our head of housekeeping but also owns a local B and B. She has provided brunch to many a hungry guest. 07808 180838 or 01388 526727.

We also work with Liz Curry from Horsley Hall. Liz is the Master Chef at Horsley Hall who will be only too happy to help you plan your catering requirements for the length of your stay. She can organise food to be delivered or accommodate our guests at Horsley Hall’s Baronial Hall renowned for it’s Fine Dining Restaurant.

Contact Liz at Horsley Hall

By Phone on 01388 517239 E mail website:

Massage & Beauty

Relax… Indulge… Unwind…

My personal spaceTreat yourself and your loved ones to our luxurious, relaxing and rejuvenating beauty therapy treatments in the comfort of Fairfield House.

For Massage and Beauty Treatments we use My Personal Sanctuary a luxury organic and truly indulgent visiting spa service, offering branded in-house treatments to guests staying at stylish and award winning holiday homes and retreats.

Their skilled therapists use professional products within their treatments and offer a selection of tempting packages for individuals, expectant mums, friends sharing or families relaxing together.

For little ones desperate to be included, our Teen Treats and Mini Nail Paints are the perfect package addition.

Just let us know if you would like further information including packages and rates or contact:

My Personal Sanctuary Limited

Tel: 01625 540 557



Weddings at Fairfield

DIY weddings are becoming hugely popular and Fairfield is increasingly being used by guests as a wedding venue, whilst we don’t hold a wedding license guests have used both the house and put up marquees on the lawn to celebrate their special day. If you are interested in holding a wedding at Fairfield House send us an enquiry and we will talk you through all of the options available at Fairfield House.

Eating Out

Stanhope Old Hall:

Within walking distance and providing food Wednesday through Sunday. Excellent for Sunday lunches, evening meals and they will also provide a brunch specifically for Fairfield guests if booked in advance. It does get busy…01388 529036

Black Bull, Frosterley.

It is a traditional pub serving local beers and we love the food. It also needs to be booked in advance, especially for Sunday lunch and it is only open Thursday to Sunday. To book call 01388 527784

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