Our self catering Holiday Cottages are set in beautiful rolling unspoilt countryside in Lower Teesdale on the Durham/Yorkshire border. Conveniently situated within easy reach of Northern England's most beautiful scenery and historic sites, including the North Pennines, Yorkshire Dales, Durham Cathedral, Barnard Castle, Richmond, Hadrians Wall, Newcastle and the Lakes. Locally there is an abundance of walking and cycling routes through peaceful lanes and quiet limewashed hamlets with everything from a Michelin-starred restaurant, to welcoming local pubs, restaurants, farm shops and cafes.
Mill Granary and Mill Byre are two luxuriously appointed stone built 18th century converted barns, sleeping eight and seven guests, these are separated by open fields and a wild flower meadow teeming with wildlife. They are great for family gatherings and celebrations.
Our village property is 16th century Church Cottage which can sleep four guests. It occupies an idyllic setting on the quiet green in the historic village of Gainford.
Cheeseborough House is our jewel in Barnard Castle, a 19th century grade two-listed town house within walking distance of Bowes Museum, shops and restaurants, sleeping four guests.
Also a stunning Shepherds Hut with a chic interior lovingly created for you to enjoy. A perfect retreat for two.
Dogs are welcome to stay in the Mill Byre and Mill Granary.
Had a fantastic time at The Shepherds Hut. Great location. Great owners. Lovely views. Excellent accommodation. Used it as a jumping off point for day trips around Durham and we were always happy to get back to our cosy little retreat at the end of the day. Definitely planning to book again.
Very much enjoyed our stay. The cottage was extremely clean and well equipped and situated in a lovely friendly village. The bed and linen were top quality and the Sedbergh toiletries a great addition. We especially enjoyed the CD's provided and all the magazines. The local area is beautiful and we will return
We had a very relaxing week at Cheeseborough House which was very homely and ideal for town. It provided a good base to explore the magnificent scenery in the Durham Dales. Free parking adjacent to the House was a bonus. Although well equipped, there were some minor niggles such as absence of a kitchen jug and the awkward positioning of the microwave. A landline telephone was also advertised in the property details but could not be located. Instructions for rubbish collections could have been clearer.
This did not detract from a very enjoyable stay in delightful surroundings and we would l...more