The Elks Head


The Elks Head is under new management and will open for drinks only over the August bank holiday.  It is aiming to re-open for food in early September.

All bookings prior to 1st September should have been cancelled.  If you had a booking and have not been contacted please email :  Bookings can still be made from 1st September but the business will be under new management. Please note that all new enquiries will be answered from 27th August. We apologise for any inconvenience caused in the interim.

The Elk's Head is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in the foothills of the North Pennines on the edge of Whitfield village. Our riverside location is surrounded by beautiful woods in an idyllic upland valley. It is perfectly positioned to be your base to explore the North of England. 

We are ideally placed between the Lake District to the west and Northumberland to the east, with Yorkshire and County Durham a step away to the south and the Scottish Borders to the north. 

The Elks Head Enquiries

For all Elks Head enquiries please contact directly at
Tel: 01434 345282
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