Hardwick Hall, once a former country seat of the squires of Sedgefield, must be one of the most beautifully situated Country House Hotels in the North-East. Set in 120 acres of parkland, the Hotel offers a magnificent setting for any ocassion. Once an ambling local hostelry with 'a certain air', Hardwick Hall has now been transformed into a sumptuously appointed and spacious fifty-one bedroom quality hotel with outstanding conference and banqueting facilities.
Sedgefield is a town and civil parish in County Durham, England. It has a population of 4,534, increasing to 5,211 at the 2011 census.