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The Garden Cottage in Castleside, County Durham, North East England

The Garden Cottage, Castleside, County Durham, North East England

Sleeps 5
Weekly prices from £232 to £ 559

Self catering accommodation in Castleside sleeps 5.

Features include: • Garden • Short Breaks • Cottage Sleeps 5

Accommodation overview: Peacefully set amid the rolling countryside of a 200-acre sheep farm this collection of cottages have been converted from the old farm stables bakery and dairy have their own individual character and retain many of their original features. The tranquil location makes this the perfect place to relax and unwind while the many foot paths and cycle routes are an excellent way to enjoy the surrounding countryside and views. Situated on the Durham/ Northumberland border Derwent Grange is ideally located for exploring the many attractions both counties have to offer. The historic city of Durham with its magnificent cathedral and river boat trips and the market town of Barnard Castle with its 12th century castle; and Medieval Raby Castle are all just a short drive away. The award winning Beamish Open Air Museum is just 13 miles away and is well worth a visit. Newcastle and Gateshead offer an array of museums and art galleries along with excellent shopping and are only 18 miles away. The breathtaking scenery of the Northumberland National Park is within an half an hours’ drive as is Hadrians Wall. A little further a field are Alnwick Castle and Gardens while the castles and gloriously unspoilt coastline of Northumberland are around an hours’ drive. Shop and pub serving food 1 mile.

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All on ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 twin with additional single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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The Forge Cottage in Castleside, County Durham, North East England

The Forge Cottage, Castleside, County Durham, North East England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £196 to £ 467

Self catering accommodation in Castleside sleeps 2.

Features include: • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: Peacefully set amid the rolling countryside of a 200-acre sheep farm this collection of cottages have been converted from the old farm stables bakery and dairy have their own individual character and retain many of their original features. The tranquil location makes this the perfect place to relax and unwind while the many foot paths and cycle routes are an excellent way to enjoy the surrounding countryside and views. Situated on the Durham/ Northumberland border Derwent Grange is ideally located for exploring the many attractions both counties have to offer. The historic city of Durham with its magnificent cathedral and river boat trips and the market town of Barnard Castle with its 12th century castle; and Medieval Raby Castle are all just a short drive away. The award winning Beamish Open Air Museum is just 13 miles away and is well worth a visit. Newcastle and Gateshead offer an array of museums and art galleries along with excellent shopping and are only 18 miles away. The breathtaking scenery of the Northumberland National Park is within an half an hours’ drive as is Hadrians Wall. A little further a field are Alnwick Castle and Gardens while the castles and gloriously unspoilt coastline of Northumberland are around an hours’ drive. Shop and pub serving food 1 mile.

Accommodation Detail

All on ground floor: Living room with sofa bed (for alternative sleeping)/dining area/kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Arrow Cottage in Witton le Wear, County Durham, North East England

Arrow Cottage, Witton le Wear, County Durham, North East England

Sleeps 17
Weekly prices from £694 to £ 1857

Self catering accommodation in Witton le Wear sleeps 17.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 17

Accommodation overview: Set in the heart of the ‘picture-postcard’ Anglo Saxon village of Witton-le-Wear - steeped in history with its 12th-century tower, Norman church and views of the 15th-century Witton Castle - this attractive large house (built circa 1780) provides spacious living accommodation for families to get together or to celebrate a special occasion. Adjoining another property, Arrow Cottage has lovely gardens to enjoy together with river walks and the renowned Low barns Nature reserve nearby where visitors can relax and unwind, making this is a tranquil and peaceful holiday retreat. It is perfectly located to explore this magnificent Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - starting in the quiet picturesque village, which has a good real ale pub on hand. The Wear Valley Area is noted for its outstanding natural beauty and diversity of wildlife together with beautiful breathtaking scenery, peppered with small villages bustling with hospitality for locals and visitors alike. Hamsterley Forest, with its pathways, cycleways, bridleways and numerous sporting and leisure activities, lies 4 miles to the west. Durham city is 15 miles away with its majestic cathedral, cobbled streets, eateries and galleries. Raby Castle with its 200-acre deer park and fine medieval interior is a short drive, while Barnard Castle - a bustling market town famous for The Bowes Museum, is a 30-minute drive. Newcastle (55 minutes), and York (90 minutes), both have fine museums, shops and galleries. Crook 5 miles. Bishop Auckland 4 miles. Shops 1 mile, pub 50 yards.

Beamed living room with decorative cast-iron fireplace, wooden floor. Beamed dining room with decorative cast-iron range, wooden floor. Step down to large well-equipped kitchen with Rangemaster cooker, slate floor, and door to patio. Sitting room with open fire, wooden floor, door to patio. Steps down to beamed games room with TV, slate floor and access to garden. Stairs to twin bedroom with additional guest bed (for +1 child) with en-suite bathroom with corner bath, shower attachment and toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, each with decorative fireplace; one with high beamed ceiling, 5ft bed and additional single bed (for +1), one with four-poster bed, additional single bed (for +1) and wooden floor. Two twin bedrooms; one with decorative fireplace, one with wooden floor. Bathroom with cast-iron claw-foot bath, bidet and toilet. Walk-in fully-tiled shower room and toilet. Separate toilet.


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Lapwing Cottage in Beamish, County Durham, North East England

Lapwing Cottage, Beamish, County Durham, North East England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £407 to £ 559

Self catering accommodation in Beamish sleeps 2.

Features include: • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: Set amidst rolling countryside and enjoying peace and tranquillity on the owners’ 200 acre farm where you can enjoy its many footpaths and cycleways these renovated cottages provide excellent accommodation. Lying down a sleepy country lane these stone-built cottages were converted from farm barns and have been tastefully and thoughtfully furnished giving the perfect base that’s both relaxing and ideal for exploring the diverse attractions this region has to offer. Only 20 minutes from the many attractions of Newcastle and Gateshead - home to the Sage music venue Baltic contemporary art gallery and excellent shopping. The renowned Beamish Open Air Museum that vividly recreates life in the North of England in the late 1800s and early 1900s is just 3 miles away and is an essential day out. The historic city of Durham with its magnificent cathedral which is regarded as the finest Norman building in Europe is a mere 10 miles away. Durham is one the most beautiful cities in England with spectacular architecture tree-lined river bank walks and winding streets boasting a great selection of cafés restaurants and shops. Durham Cricket ground which hosts many international matches is just 10 minutes away. The Durham Dales with wonderful scenery great hill walking and cycling is only a 20 minute drive while further afield you can discover Hadrian’s Wall Alnwick Gardens and the castles and gloriously unspoilt coastline of Northumberland – all under an hours’ drive. Shop and pub serving food 2 miles.

Accommodation Detail

All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 1 double (6ft zip and link can be twin) bedroom. Bathroom with bath shower cubicle and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Garth House in Barnard Castle, County Durham, North East England

Garth House, Barnard Castle, County Durham, North East England

Sleeps 5
Weekly prices from £215

Self catering accommodation in Barnard Castle sleeps 5.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 5

Accommodation overview: Quietly nestling in the heart of the village of Mickleton, this delightful cottage offers real home from home holiday accommodation spanning two floors, complete with wood burning stove and baby grand piano in the lounge. Lawned gardens extend to front and rear, offering garden furniture, barbecue and chiminee, perfect for eating alfresco!


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The Byre in Castleside, County Durham, North East England

The Byre, Castleside, County Durham, North East England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £196 to £ 467

Self catering accommodation in Castleside sleeps 4.

Features include: • Short Breaks • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: Peacefully set amid the rolling countryside of a 200-acre sheep farm this collection of cottages have been converted from the old farm stables bakery and dairy have their own individual character and retain many of their original features. The tranquil location makes this the perfect place to relax and unwind while the many foot paths and cycle routes are an excellent way to enjoy the surrounding countryside and views. Situated on the Durham/ Northumberland border Derwent Grange is ideally located for exploring the many attractions both counties have to offer. The historic city of Durham with its magnificent cathedral and river boat trips and the market town of Barnard Castle with its 12th century castle; and Medieval Raby Castle are all just a short drive away. The award winning Beamish Open Air Museum is just 13 miles away and is well worth a visit. Newcastle and Gateshead offer an array of museums and art galleries along with excellent shopping and are only 18 miles away. The breathtaking scenery of the Northumberland National Park is within an half an hours’ drive as is Hadrians Wall. A little further a field are Alnwick Castle and Gardens while the castles and gloriously unspoilt coastline of Northumberland are around an hours’ drive. Shop and pub serving food 1 mile.

Accommodation Detail

All on ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. 1 double bedroom with additional bunk. Shower room and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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The Old Chapel in Barnard Castle, County Durham, North East England

The Old Chapel, Barnard Castle, County Durham, North East England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £299 to £ 537

Self catering accommodation in Barnard Castle sleeps 2.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Fishing near by • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: Peacefully set in picturesque Baldersdale, this former chapel has been restored and equipped to the E.T.C. ‘4 Star’ standard, retaining its arched windows and exuding charm and character. With stunning views over open moorland, it enjoys its own furnished patio and forms a cosy holiday retreat year round. Excellent walking within this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with the Pennine Way winding close by. Hannah Hauxwell’s isolated farmhouse (featured on TV’s Season of My Life) lies nearby. Historic Barnard Castle (6 miles) boasts an array of shops, inns, restaurants, a splendid Norman castle, several antique dealers and the famous Bowes museum, where exhibitions change regularly. The Metro Centre, Beamish and Lake District are but an hour away. The interesting village of Leyburn can be visited as well as The Forbidden Corner near Middleham. Fishing and riding locally. Includes 2–course Sunday lunch (for two) at a country pub. Shop 2 miles.

Entrance hall. Large sitting/dining room with electric ‘pebble-effect’ fire in modern arch-shaped fireplace. Oak fitted kitchen. Small double bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.


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The Old Chapel Retreat in Staindrop, County Durham, North East England

The Old Chapel Retreat, Staindrop, County Durham, North East England

Sleeps 12
Weekly prices from £808 to £ 2083

Self catering accommodation in Staindrop sleeps 12.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 12

Accommodation overview: The Old Chapel Retreat, a charming, detached, 19th-century chapel has been skilfully restored to retain much character and charm throughout. It provides quirky, clever holiday accommodation whilst retaining some original stone floors and walls. Perfectly located in the heart of this pretty picture postcard village with quaint inns and tearooms, and family butcher. Within walking distance is the medieval grand fortress of Raby Castle with its 200-acre deer park surrounding the castle. Barnard Castle, a thriving market town, is only 5 miles with exciting shops and pubs. Auckland Castle, home of the Bishop of Durham and the wonderful nature reserve at Low Barns, is also close by. Beamish Museum lies only 20 miles away where life in the 18/1900s can be relived in this working museum. Motor enthusiasts may like to visit Croft Circuit only 12 miles. Durham city, only 17 miles, has a magnificent castle dating back to 1072, a beautiful cathedral, fine shops, galleries and eateries. Try a day exploring the magnificent Roman Wall country in Hexham and Corbridge, easily reached in under an hour and close to the Pennines. A little further venture to Northumberland taking in the magnificent heritage coastal route, stopping off to see Alnwick and explore the castle used to film Robin Hood, Harry Potter and Elizabeth. Meander through the cobbled streets, or visit the enchanting Alnwick Gardens with one of the largest Treehouse restaurants and water fountains. Relax with a drink and barbecue in the enclosed courtyard area after a day out exploring this exciting area or head up to the top floor for a relaxing game of pool in the games room. Shop and pub 25 yards.

Large living room with electric ‘wood burner’ and wooden floor. Dining room. Large well-equipped kitchen with TV, Rangemaster (for cooking), breakfast area, granite worktops, original stone floor and patio doors. Study/snug. Utility. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, one with 6ft bed and wooden floor, one with 5ft bed, each with en-suite shower room and toilet. Double bedroom with wooden floor. Twin bedroom with wooden floor. Single bedroom with additional pull-out bed (for +1) and wooden floor. Bathroom with free standing bath, shower cubicle, toilet and wooden floor. Second floor: Games room with sofa bed (for alternative sleeping only), TV, high ceiling and beams.


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Hawthorn Cottage in North Butchburn, County Durham, North East England

Hawthorn Cottage, North Butchburn, County Durham, North East England

Sleeps 8
Weekly prices from £379 to £ 740

Self catering accommodation in North Butchburn sleeps 8.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Cottage Sleeps 8

Accommodation overview: Enjoying a village location in lovely Weardale yet only 9 miles from historic Durham Old Chapel Cottages make an ideal base for exploring the area’s varied attractions. Durham boasts good shops an imposing cathedral and seasonal river boat trips; and quad biking at Hardwick Hall (12 miles) Diggerworld (16 miles) the Bowes Museum and Killhope Mining Centre offer great days out. Fell walking in stunning scenery golf and riding are available nearby whilst Hamsterley Forest’s walking and mountain bike trails are 8 miles and the Lowbarns Nature Reserve’s visitor centre bird watching and wildflower meadows are 3 miles. Shop 1 mile. The village pub’s popular restaurant is yards away.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen with wooden floor. Study with double sofa bed. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double one with en-suite shower room and toilet 1 twin. Bathroom with bath shower cubicle and toilet.

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Dales Chapel in Middleton-In-Teesdale, County Durham, North East England

Dales Chapel, Middleton-In-Teesdale, County Durham, North East England

Sleeps 14
Weekly prices from £1088 to £ 2540

Self catering accommodation in Middleton-In-Teesdale sleeps 14.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Pub near by • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 14

Accommodation overview:

Dales Chapel, formerly a Methodist chapel which dates back to the late 1800s, provides a spacious and characterful holiday home. The Grade ll listed chapel conversion combines original character with contemporary living to great effect and is situated in the market town of Middleton-in-Teesdale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and historically the most northern of the Yorkshire Dales. The property retains many original features including stained glass windows and an ornate ceiling to the striking second floor open-plan entertainment area with snooker table, home cinema area, two seating areas with multi-fuel stoves set in limestone fire surrounds and bar area with built-in dishwasher and fridge and granite work surfaces. Middleton-in-Teesdale has pubs serving food, shops and tea rooms and there is plenty to keep you occupied. The Pennine Way passes through the village and half an hour’s brisk walk brings you to Low Force, the first of a series of spectacular waterfalls in the area. One of Middleton’s attractions is High Force Waterfall - England’s largest single-drop waterfall - and there’s a lovely walk popular with families. Barnard Castle and Bowes Museum are easily reached and the area offers walking and cycling for all abilities. Selset or Grassholm reservoirs are nearby for fishing and sailing. The splendid scenery encourages all kinds of outdoor pursuits, from cycling along the C2C route and cross-country hacks, to watersports and wonderful walks. This charming market town is more like a big village, framed by the Pennine Fells and nestling beside the River Tees. Enjoy its delightfully old-fashioned and relaxing atmosphere. The Lake District is a 45-minute drive away and well worth a visit. Shop 20 yards, pub and restaurant 50 yards.

4 steps to entrance. Spacious living/dining room with six chapel windows, solid oak dining table for 14 and well-equipped kitchen with granite worktops, all with wooden floor. Utility. Study/playroom. Double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite shower cubicle and sauna. Separate toilet. First floor: Four double bedrooms, each with 5ft bed, Juliet balcony and wooden floor, one with en-suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet. Bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet. Two staircases to second floor: Sitting/games room with multi-fuel burner, bar, cinema, snooker table, poker table and Wii. Double bedroom with 5ft bed, two additional single beds (for +2), and en-suite shower room with toilet.

  • Multi-fuel burner - fuel inc
  • Elec, oil CH, bed linen and towels inc
  • Two satellite TVs
  • DVD
  • Blu-ray
  • Two iPod docks
  • Wii
  • Home cinema system
  • Combi m/wave/oven/grill
  • W/machine
  • T/dryer
  • D/washer
  • F/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Tel (honesty box)
  • Small enclosed lawned garden with furniture
  • BBQ
  • On road parking
  • Welcome pack
  • Pets free of charge
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: 1 step in garden


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Thorpe Hall - Chapel Cottage in Wycliffe, County Durham, North East England

Thorpe Hall - Chapel Cottage, Wycliffe, County Durham, North East England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £475 to £ 981

Self catering accommodation in Wycliffe sleeps 4.

Features include: • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: Set amidst the grounds of Thorpe Hall Estate, these two charming properties offer the perfect holiday retreat. Chapel Cottage, which adjoins the main hall enjoys wonderful views of the gardens and parkland. Whilst Corner Cottage is one of a pair close by. Both have pretty sitting-out areas. With beautiful sunsets, the River Tees flowing close by and the Teesdale Way, it is a truly magical setting. A local pub and farm shop providing good home-made food is ½ mile. Just 10 minutes by car, the market town of Barnard Castle offers tea rooms, shops, galleries, markets and the Bowes Museum. Raby Castle and High Force Waterfall are some of the many local attractions. Durham, York, Harrogate and the Gateshead Metro Centre are approx one hour’s drive. Shop 1/4 mile.


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The Stable Cottage in Castleside, County Durham, North East England

The Stable Cottage, Castleside, County Durham, North East England

Sleeps 5
Weekly prices from £319 to £ 621

Self catering accommodation in Castleside sleeps 5.

Features include: • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks • Cottage Sleeps 5

Accommodation overview: Peacefully set amid the rolling countryside of a 200-acre sheep farm this collection of cottages have been converted from the old farm stables bakery and dairy have their own individual character and retain many of their original features. The tranquil location makes this the perfect place to relax and unwind while the many foot paths and cycle routes are an excellent way to enjoy the surrounding countryside and views. Situated on the Durham/ Northumberland border Derwent Grange is ideally located for exploring the many attractions both counties have to offer. The historic city of Durham with its magnificent cathedral and river boat trips and the market town of Barnard Castle with its 12th century castle; and Medieval Raby Castle are all just a short drive away. The award winning Beamish Open Air Museum is just 13 miles away and is well worth a visit. Newcastle and Gateshead offer an array of museums and art galleries along with excellent shopping and are only 18 miles away. The breathtaking scenery of the Northumberland National Park is within an half an hours’ drive as is Hadrians Wall. A little further a field are Alnwick Castle and Gardens while the castles and gloriously unspoilt coastline of Northumberland are around an hours’ drive. Shop and pub serving food 1 mile.

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Living/dining room/kitchen area. 2 bedrooms: 2 steps to 1 double 1 twin with additional single. Shower room and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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