In order to provide employers/apprentices with good value, safe and secure accommodation whilst staying in Darlington, we have negotiated an excellent full board room rate at the Blackwell Grange and we strongly recommend that your apprentices stay here whilst at the National Training Centre.

The Blackwell Grange Hotel

This historic 17th-century mansion is in 15 acres of woodland, a 20 minute walk from Darlington town centre. With free WiFi, it features a leisure centre with an indoor swimming pool and a gym. This hotel is a safe and secure location for our apprentices where the staff are aware that many of the apprentices may be away from home for the first time, it provides excellent value for money and is only a short drive from the National Training Centre.  NB - when making a booking remember to mention that you require the TICA room rate.

Telephone number: 01325 509955
or 0844 855 9110

Specially negotiated deal for TICA apprentices :

Dinner, bed &breakfast single person occupancy @ £58 per night

Dinner, bed & breakfast in a twin room with 2 sharing @£39 pp per night


Hotel facilities:

  • 24 hour reception
  • En suite rooms
  • TVs in all rooms
  • WiFi
  • Free secure car park
  • Non smoking rooms


This new hotel is located less than 1 mile from the training centre is easily accessible to motor ways and the train station.

Telephone number: 0871 5591853


Hotel facilities:

  • 24 hour opening
  • WiFi
  • No smoking
  • Early check-in / late check-out - online
  • Harvester Restaurant next door
  • Free car park

Premier Inn Morton Park

This modern hotel is approximately 5 minutes by car to TICA House.

Telephone number: 01325 373340

Number of rooms: 79


 Hotel facilities:

  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi
  • Large Free Car Park