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Bridge House

Wolsingham, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 930409)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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24 Customer Review(s)

  • “Bridge House Wolsingham”

    What a delightful property. We had a wonderful holiday here in Pamela’s property which adjoins her home. The house, area, setting, Pamela and the pets made for a wonderful time. ...

    What a delightful property. We had a wonderful holiday here in Pamela’s property which adjoins her home. The house, area, setting, Pamela and the pets made for a wonderful time. Never been to this area of England before but had always wanted to visit as had family way back from Sunderland, Durham and Hartlepool. I also had a need to visit Seaham 25 miles away, and walk along the beach glass hunting. Which I managed to get to 4 times. The village of Wolsingham is lovely with a couple of good coffee shops, excellent gift shop and in the nearby village of Frosterly we had an amazing meal on our last night which was a good end to the holiday. Pamela made us feel very welcome and we knew we could ask information if needed and she is there should any problems arise - albeit there were none! We had a lovely time with Badger, Mika, Minty and Clem who is adorable and we nearly brought them all home!! Will definitely be trying to get back up to stay in Bridge House again. Would highly recommend Bridge House.

    - Sara P, July 2019
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The property

Built in 1840 this former National School has been lovingly transformed into a luxury mid-terrace holiday home, located next door to the owner's home, in the charming market town of Wolsingham on the edge of the North Pennines AONB.

From the moment you arrive at Bridge House, you realise that this cottage is something special, and you will immediately be taken by the open plan, contemporary feel that surrounds you.

It is perfect for a group of friends to relax together and explore this wonderful area.

The property features a spacious open plan living area with solid oak floors, vaulted ceilings, huge sumptuous sofas, and a cosy double fronted woodburning stove, making it perfect for relaxing together, on those chillier evenings.

With its large 55” 3D TV and Sky package, including Sports and Movies, guests will never be short of something to watch together in the evenings after a busy day out in the surrounding area.

Completing the accommodation is a bespoke white hi-gloss kitchen and a dining area which are designed with every comfort in mind.

Stairs from the living area lead to a glass mezzanine balcony with seating area and windows which look out over the Waskerley Beck below; a perfect place to relax with a good book.

From here a walkway leads to the two double bedrooms and family bathroom.

Outside, the enclosed garden is an ideal spot to relax with a glass of something cool and listen to the delightful sounds of the beck as it gurgles its way to join the River Wear.

Bridge House is centrally located in Wolsingham and is just a short stroll from an array of pretty shops, restaurants and pubs.

Nearby Hamsterley Forest has a network of walking and cycle paths where bikes and horses can be hired for the day.

A short drive will take you to many local attractions including Barnard Castle, High Force and Durham Cathedral.

A little further afield are the delights of the Lake District or the Northumberland Heritage Coastline, or you can simply enjoy relaxing in your beautiful holiday home.

This fabulous cottage is perfect for a luxurious, relaxing break with outstanding countryside nearby.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor super king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x double
  • Bathroom with corner bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Mezzanine seating area
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, washing machine, 55" 3D TV with Sky (with Sports and Movies packages), Blu-ray Home Cinema System, Infinity WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Front lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Restaurants 2 mins walk
  • Note: This property is on the banks of the Waskerley Beck and close to The River Wear
  • Note: The first floor bedrooms have sloping ceilings and eaves

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About the location


Hamsterley 6.7 miles; Bishop Auckland 10 miles; Durham 14 miles; Barnard Castle 20.5 miles; Newcastle 22 miles.

The picturesque town of Wolsingham is a quintessentially British market town in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Nestled in the beautiful valley of Weardale, the town is a popular stop-off point for visitors. The town boasts a number of well-regarded pubs, cafes and restaurants, as well as convenience shops and takeaways. In the town you’ll also find an indoor swimming pool and gym, grass bowls club, several picnic areas and a recreation ground with outdoor gym and playing fields. The town has plenty of amenities, including a Post Office, library, bank, gift and antique shops, grocery shops, bakery, butchers and greengrocers. Also all major supermarkets deliver here. Wolsingham Show is held on the first weekend in September and is the oldest agricultural show in the country. Wolsingham is superbly situated to enjoy the best of the north-east and is a very popular base for walking and cycling. There are plenty of local attractions, including the Weardale Heritage Railway featuring the Polar Express, Hamsterley Forest which is ideal for walking, cycling and horse riding, picturesque Tunstall Reservoir for fishing and walking, Killhope Lead Mining Museum, Bowes Museum, Auckland Castle featuring Kynren – an epic tale of 2000 years, High Force, Beamish Open Air Museum and Hadrian's Wall to name a few.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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