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On since 2021

Last update: March 2024

61 Durham is a beautiful boutique hotel wedding venue set within the delightful countryside of High Pittington, Durham. Here, couples can plan their perfect day full of personalised details and unique accents. From intimate elopements to grand celebrations, this magnificent property can accommodate all kinds of unforgettable days.

Facilities and Capacity

61 Durham offers both indoor and outdoor event spaces for all aspects of your wedding occasion. The delightful walled garden provides a picturesque backdrop for those wishing to wed in the open air. This venue is licenced to host civil ceremonies but is also located just a five-minute walk from St. Laurence Church for those seeking a traditional service. After your heartfelt vow exchange, guests can enjoy a relaxed drinks reception and canapes within the beautiful grounds. While your loved ones mingle, you can make the most of this stunning setting for your wedding photos. There are two inviting indoor options for your wedding breakfast and evening reception, depending on your party size. The Garden Room offers a lovely aesthetic for events of up to 60 guests. For larger parties of up to 240 attendees, the Mirrorball Suite provides an ideal setting.

Services Offered

The experienced and knowledgeable events team at 61 Durham are proud to provide a completely bespoke wedding experience for each couple that chooses to celebrate at the stunning venue. They are dedicated to taking the time to get to know you and styling their services to suit your preferences and needs. They will design a personalised wedding package just for you that can include full event catering and beverage services, accommodation, a wedding coordinator, a toastmaster, and much more.


Turn your wedding celebrations into a memorable weekend occasion with convenient and luxurious on-site accommodation. 61 Durham offers 24 sumptuous guest rooms that your wedding attendees can utilise for a peaceful overnight stay. Couples can also use one of these magnificent suites as their wedding preparation area or honeymoon suite.

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Small hotel
Pub or restaurant
Stately home
Outdoor license
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Venue leisure facilities:

Fitness centre

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
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Bethany S. Sent on 12/01/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Excellent staff who went above and beyond to make our day amazing.

Our wedding was amazing and it was all down to the beautiful venue, amazing staff and fantastic suppliers. I cannot explain how lovely the staff are at this place, so friendly and accommodating really made everyone feel comfortable and welcome. I would 100% recommend this venue, excellent value for money. So glad we found this hidden gem.
Richard Sent on 03/11/2013
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Perfect day

a big thank you to John and Christine not only for our special day ( especially the gorgeous food and service) but for always being available for any small query or question asked.

Rick and Adele
Paul Sent on 28/10/2013
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Beautiful Hotel, Perfect Wedding

We had our wedding at Hallgarth Manor in the summer of 2013. The hotel, wedding room and gardens all made for the most perfect wedding day. The staff and food were great and we had a fantastic time. Thank You Hallgarth Manor.
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61 Durham Real Weddings

Ashlea & Neil
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Pittington DH6 1AB High Pittington (Durham)
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