Charming country inn with riverside views. Nestled on the banks of the River Tees in the peaceful village of Piercebridge, The George, Sure Collection by Best Western provides a scenic setting for a romantic break, family get-together or business meeting. This 16th century former coaching inn overlooks the water is characterized by antique furniture, wooden beams and open fires. Make the most of the calming views as you enjoy a refreshing drink in the gardens or a quiet meal in the Riverside Restaurant. All of our 36 bedrooms are individual and quirky and come with modern home comforts including free Wi-Fi, luxury bedding, tea and coffee making facilities and flat-screen televisions with satellite channels. Many rooms also have stunning views of the river and gardens, while our superior rooms have a seating area for extra comfort. With a 24-hour front desk, our staff are always on hand to help make our stay stress-free and relaxing. Dogs are also welcome, and we have free onsite parking. Darlington is well known for its rail heritage so if you are looking for things to do and while you are here, do not miss the Darlington Brick Train Sculpture and Locomotion Railway Museum, which has events and interactive exhibitions for all the family. Other top attractions in the region include Ray Castle and Bowes Museum, home to a weird and wonderful collection of artifacts, most notably a silver swan musical automation.