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Drover's Cottage

Wolsingham, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 933881)

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  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • “A great location for exploring ...”

    A great location for exploring Weardale and maybe Teesdale, dogs welcome in local pubs. Cottage is quite small, but much bigger than the tent we usually sleep in! Very warm and comfortable.

    A great location for exploring Weardale and maybe Teesdale, dogs welcome in local pubs. Cottage is quite small, but much bigger than the tent we usually sleep in! Very warm and comfortable.

    - Mr Ratcliffe, February 2018
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  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This stone built, detached barn conversion is set next to the owners' working livestock farm on the edge of the popular market town of Wolsingham near Durham.

Surrounded by fields, this cottage is ideal for dog owners, walkers and cyclists with so many picturesque walks available right from the doorstep.

As you step inside the cottage you will immediately appreciate the well-thought-out open plan ground floor with a well-equipped kitchen, dining area and sitting area.

There is also a lovely double bedroom and bathroom on the first floor.

You can relax outside on your own private patio, where you can dine alfresco whilst enjoying the tranquillity of the open countryside.

A ten minute walk will take you to the centre of Wolsingham which has an array of pretty shops, restaurants and pubs.

Nearby Hamsterley Forest has numerous 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 Raby Castle, Bowes Museum, High Force, Barnard Castle and Durham Cathedral.

A little further afield will take you to the Lake District or the Northumberland Heritage Coastline, or you can simply enjoy the delights from your doorstep.

This charming cottage is just the spot for a countryside break with the dogs.

Sleeping arrangements

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x double bed


One double bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.


  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Two small well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: Due to the property being set on a farm, please ensure dogs are kept on a lead at all times when outside.

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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