Our Cottages

These delightful holiday cottages are situated in the heart of beautiful County Durham, located near the idyllic countryside village of Wolsingham, in the Durham Dales around 14 miles west from Durham.

Each cottage offers you the remoteness of a country retreat with shared indoor swimming pool and sauna, there is also a games room with full size snooker table, all cottages have private hot tubs.

Whether you choose to take in the amazing countryside that County Durham has to offer, or are looking for a quiet retreat, this is the perfect holiday base.  Just minutes away are Tunstall Reservoir and Hamsterley Forest, which has bike riding, horse riding and many other activities. Kilhope Lead Mining Centre and Beamish Museum are close by, as is a real snow ski lift.

Located less than half an hour from the historic city of Durham with its World Heritage site status, cathedral and castle. The National Railway Museum at Shildon, High Force Waterfall, the Metro Centre, Newcastle Airport, Durham Tees Valley Airport, Diggerland and Newcastle town centre with its cultural attractions are all within easy reach.

Ideas for a day trip are Hadrian’s Wall, Lake District National Park and the beautiful north east coastline.

Our disabled units are Durham and Heartwell. We include free electric, bath towels and sheets. We are in private grounds on a elevated position with fantastic views over our 3 acre coarse fishing lake (free to guests). We have 100’s of 5 star reviews on google places and trip advisor, we consider our self catering cottages as around a 3 star rating.

Brancepeth Cottage – sleeps 6
Raby Cottage – sleep 6
Durham Cottage – sleeps 8
Auckland Cottage – sleeps 9
Heartwell Cottage – sleeps 13
The Farmhouse – sleeps 16

All properties have the following:
Underfloor heating | Free electric | Free Unlimited Wifi | Bed linen and towels | Travel cot on request (bedding not supplied) | High chair | Freeview TV | Electric cooker | Microwave | Washing machine | Dish washer | Fridge freezer | Garden with patio and furniture | Private Hot Tub | Shared natural grounds | Free car parking | Shared indoor heated swimming pool (10m x 5m; depth 2m to 0.9m) | Shared games room with snooker table and games | 3 acre coarse fishing lake in 60 acre grounds (free for guests) | No smoking | Changeover days are Fridays and Mondays (also Wednesday, off-peak) | Note there are steps within the grounds