Local area

here is a selection of accommodation, Places to eat and attractions in the local area

Local Accommodation

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Teesdale Hotel
Teesdale Hotel is in neighbouring village Middleton-in-Teesdale a short 6 minute drive. The hotel offers Free Parking, Wi-fi, Breakfast and allows pets.

More information can be found here.
Brunswick House
Brunswick house in neighbouring village Middleton-in-Teesdale 2.3 miles drive offers free parking, breakfast and Wi-fi.

More information can be found here.
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Durham Dales Holiday Cottages
Durham Dales holiday cottages offer a cottage that sleeps 8 and a barn conversion that sleeps 10. The properties are situated within 5 minutes walk of the club and are available to rent for a minimum of 3 nights. Both properties include a hot tub, wi-fi, parking and is pet friendly.

More information can be found here.
Whitbridge cottage
Whitbridge cottage is situated no the outskirts of the village half a mile from the village hall. The property sleeps up to 6 people and includes Wi-fi, parking and is pet friendly.

More information can be found here.
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Moorcock Inn
The Moorcock Inn is based 3 miles away in the small village of Eggleston. The Inn offers B&B with pets allowed and free parking as well as the Inn hosting its own restaurant on evenings.

More information can be found here.
The Forresters Hotel & Restaurant
The Forresters Hotel & Restaurant based in Middleton-in-Teesdale offers both food and hospitality, free parking, pets are allowed and free breakfast.

More information can be found here.
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Local Places to Eat

The Crown Mickleton

Located less than half a mile away from both cottages, The Crown offers high quality food from there large menu with plenty of variation in choice. The Crown offers meals throughout the day starting earlier then your usual restaurant. More information can be found here.

Blacksmith Arms

The Blacksmith arms boasts a welcoming and friendly environment with its traditional country pub look. Perfect for a social drink and ideally located only 4 minutes walk away.

The Three Tunns Inn

Located 2 and a half miles away in local village Eggleston the Three Tunns inn prides itself in high quality food. With a large menu offering a range of different meals there is something for everyone.

The Forresters

Located within 2 and a half miles of the cottages in neighbouring village Middleton-in-Teesdale The Forresters Restaurant offers high quality food in a french style. More information available here.

Rose & Crown

Located 2 miles from the cottages in neighbouring village Romaldkirk The Rose & Crown pub restaurant offers the best in local produce and is served in a relaxed atmosphere. More information available here.

The Fox and Hounds

Located 4 miles from the cottages in neighbouring village Cotherstone The Fox and Hounds pub restaurant offers local traditional food. More information available here.

Local Transport

Alan's Taxis
01833 695860
Ace Taxis
01833 490700
Hodgsons Coach Operators
01833 630730
Pitstop Disabled Access Taxi Private Hire
07785 738012

Local Attractions

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High Force
High Force is a beautiful sight with its 70 foot drop into a plunge pool making it England's highest uninterrupted waterfall. With its surrounding walks along the River Tees and its gift shop its a lovely visit.

More information can be found here.
Bowes Museum
Based in the Market town of Barnard Castle the Bowes Museum is a breathtaking building with beautiful gardens. Inside the building exciting exhibitions of fashion, photography and fine art as well as a gift shop and cafe.

More information can be found here.
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Hamsterley Forest
Hamsterley Forest
Hamsterley Forest is one of the top attractions in the county attracting around 180,000 visitors a year. The Forests many walking trails and cycling routes are all accessible amongst the forests lush trees. As well as its Walking and cycling routes there are picnic sites, play areas and a cafe as well as its different car parks. Hamsterley Forest also features one of the best Downhill bike tracks in the UK.

More information can be found here.
Weardale Railway
This iconic railway line stretching through 18.7 miles of the Weardale scenery is a fantastic way to see the views. Different stations have different facilities with the Stanhope Station including a shop and a cafe. The Railway is only open for certain days so be sure to check the times and dates on the website as well as prices.

More information can be found here.
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Eggleston Hall Gardens and Tearoom
The Coach House and Gardens at Eggleston Hall are set in the grounds of the Georgian country house looking over the River Tees. Used as the location for Ladette to Lady the privately owned house has beautiful gardens in which you can view and purchase a variety of plants and flowers and from March Till Christmas the Cafe and tea shop and the Garden room gift shop are open.

More information can be found here.
Eggleston Abbey
Eggleston Abbey is located just outside of Barnard Castle with its picturesque views over the River Tees. The remains of the Abbey include the 13th century church and a range of living quarters and the grass land is perfect for families and couples and activities such as picnics are ideal.

More information can be found here.
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Raby Castle
Raby Castle
Located on the outskirts of the village Staindrop, Raby Castle’s picturesque landscape and medieval castle are a fantastic visit. Built in the 14th Century the Castle has a rich history held within the walls for you to discover by guided tours of the halls and chambers. Also found within the vast land including the lakes are deer freely strolling. A visit to the Gardens, Tearoom and the gift shop can round off an enjoyable day out.

More information can be found here.
Auckland Castle
For Almost 900 years Auckland Castle has been the Palace of the Prince Bishops. With its unique history and grounds Auckland Castle has a large variety of activities for visitors with its large grounds perfect for a walk with the Deer House, bridges and a fish pond offering a picturesque walk. Inside visitors can view the long dining room and exhibitions where you can view and learn about the rich history. And if you are in need of a rest the Cafes high quality food and drink will more then do.

More information can be found here.
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Locomotion
Locomotion (National Railway Museum) offers a fantastic experience with its spectacular building hosting many fascinating trains spanning the decades. The Museum also hosts a variety of events to interest many. As well as the trains and information a gift shop and cafe can be accessed.

More information can be found here.

As Well as the many attractions listed the area surrounding the holiday cottages is full of public footpaths suitable for walkers of any experience.
Below are links to other tourist attractions within driving distance of the cottages:
Walk
Barnard Castle
Mini Golf
Lightwater Valley

Deepdale off road
Barnard Castle Golf Club
Grassholme Reservoir
Durham Cathedral

Ticket Master
Sue Brown, Old School House, Mickleton, Barnard Castle, Co Durham. DL12 0LQ Telephone: 01833 640854