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Shepherds Hut

Gainford, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 1022026)


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The property

Gainford 2.8 miles.

Holding rustic charm and contemporary features, Shepherd’s Hut offers a romantic retreat, in a prime location for exploring the captivating countryside of Durham.

Within the property you can find a wonderful open-plan studio layout, home to everything you could possibly need for your self-catered stay.

To the left you will be greeted by a double bed, hosting ample storage space for all of your belongings, so be sure to bring along your walking boots!

Take a seat at the breakfast bar with sleek granite worktops, and enjoy a celebratory glass of bubbly while the dinner simmers on the hob.

For a relaxing evening indoors, take a seat on the plush velvet sofas and spend some quality time with your loved one, before heading to bed to catch up on your favourite television shows ahead of your fun-filled day to come.

The property also boasts a gleaming shower room, with lavish features and fixtures, it offers a wonderful spot to prepare for your day with a refreshing rinse.

In the warmer weather, take a seat outside on the decking to enjoy alfresco dining amongst luscious settings before heading out to explore them up close.

The local area of Ingleton is quaint and tranquil, home to a lovely pub serving fantastic food and drinks, it’s well-worth a stop whilst exploring this scenic area of Durham.

Within close reach you can also find the village of Gainham, sat amongst the River Tees, it makes a great spot to indulge in a picnic before exploring the historical landmark of Piercebridge.

For a truly scenic experience, a car journey can bring you to any of the North Pennines, the Yorkshire Dales National Park, or the North York Moors National Park; all boasting spectacular settings and plenty of outdoor adventure, be sure to visit at least one on you trip!

In reach of Darlington, Durham, and Middlesbrough, Shepherd’s Hut is perfectly positioned for exploring the many delights of County Durham and beyond.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Studio layout with 1 x double bed
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and 2 ring hob, fridge and TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Decking with furniture and lawned area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.7 miles, pub 0.7 miles
  • Please note: Although the property is all on one floor, there are three steps up into the property
  • Note: There is no WiFi at this property

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About the location


Barnard Castle 8 miles; Darlington 8 miles; Richmond 13 miles.

Gainford is a pretty village in Teesdale, standing on the River Tees at the boundary with Yorkshire. The village offers a scattering of Georgian houses set on an unspoilt village green, as well as a newsagents/general store, fish and chip shop and a pub, and is close to spectacular waterfalls, sweeping moorlands and magnificent castles. There is also one Michelin starred restaurant within easy reach of the village, giving the opportunity to dine out in luxury. Ancient market towns dot the area and the historic town of Barnard Castle lies within easy reach, boasting castle remains overlooking the town, as well as the impressive Bowes Museum. Built as an impressive French-style chateau, the museum houses a magnificent collection of fine and decorative art. Other places of interest close to Gainford are the ruins of Egglestone Abbey and Rokeby Hall, High Force, Cauldron’s Snout, Derwent Reservoir, and Hexham with its stately abbey, as well as the magnificent cathedral city of Durham. A little further afield the Yorkshire Dales National Park, North York Moors, Lake District, Northumberland National Park and the coastal towns of Whitby and Saltburn are all within easy driving distance.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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