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Byre Cottage

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This spacious cottage located in a quiet countryside road, it has been recently refurbished for high quality living while keeping many original features including beamed ceiling, thick window seat, open fire and featured early 20th Century Bathroom with restored original suite, has beautiful countryside views from every window.

As well as offering all the facilities you may need after a good day hiking, fishing or cycling, the cottage has everything you want for lazy days watching wildlife, snuggling up in front of the open fire or entertaining family and friends. There are 2 shops and 3 pubs within 1 mile. Children playground is only 50 yards away, River Wear is just around the corner.

Accommodation : Ground floor Lounge with open-fire, modern walk-in Shower Room with marble floor, well-equipped Kitchen, Garage has washer and laundry facilities. First floor Bathroom has restored early 20th Century period suite matched with a Victorian chair, cast iron radiator and wood flooring. Master bedroom with four poster double bed, Twin bedroom, Double bedroom (only available by paying supplement). Enclosed stone wall courtyard garden to the rear.

Price includes coal starter pack, fuel, power, bedding and towels. Oil central heating. Parking for 2 cars. Cot upon request.

Weekly bookings are from Saturday to Saturday, starting from 3pm on arrival day until 10am on departure day.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 1.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newcastle Airport 50 km, Nearest railway: Stanhope, Weardale Heritage Railway station 10 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking

Northern England region

Byre Cottage is situated in Weardale, North Pennines, near the border of Cumbria, Northumberland and County Durham, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The North Pennines is one of England's most special places - a stunning landscape of open heather moors and peatlands, attractive dales and hay meadows, tumbling upland rivers, wonderful woods, welcoming communities, intriguing imprints of a mining and industrial past, distinctive birds, animals and plants and much, much more.

Please visit, download North Pennies Pocket Guide from there to get all the local information.


Daddry Shield is a picturesque moorland village next to Westgate. Westgate used to be Prince Bishop's hunting ground and it was here that the famous `Great Chases' were held. It is also the entrance to Slit Wood and West Rigg Geotrail, a 3 mile walk through a dramatic North Pennine dale in miniature.The yellow Mineral Valleys Walk signs will lead you on the numerous walking tracks around the local villages.

Stanhope, market town with heated open air swimming pool and Weardale Heritage Railway station 6 miles.

High Force, England's biggest waterfall 9 miles.

Hadrian's Wall, Penrith, Killhope Museum, Barnard Castle, Beamish Museum and Durham Cathedral, all within one hour's drive.

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20 Jul 2014


"Lovely Area"

The cottage which is situated in a quiet lane has exceptional views from the kitchen and rear of the property. Well furnished for the 4 adults staying it has adequate accommodation. A good area to sta… More

29 Apr 2014


"Near perfection in a cottage - we loved it"

Fantastic support from Jenny & Yee for my husband's medical condition; accepting a delivery before our arrival. Awesome views in a fab location and the website is not misleading in any way. It ticked all our 'very particular' cottage rental boxes. VERY minor comments: the fridge is quite small (but the garage doubles as an excellent fridge extension this time of year!) and laying the fire is a balancing act. Fantastic, and if we return to the area we would rebook without looking further.

30 Aug 2013


"A comfortable, peaceful cottage with fabulous views."

A very enjoyable stay at Byre Cottage. We were welcomed with chocolates and milk/tea/coffee and a personal note from the owners. The cottage is beautifully furnished with everything you could possible need and more! The owners Jenny and Yee have thought of everything to make your stay comfortable. There are beautiful views from every window and sheep as neighbours over the back - they do not disturb you as the cottage has double glazing!! The view from the kitchen was especially lovely and we had long breakfasts there and lots of coffee whilst we decided what to do for the day. There are some wonderful waterfall walks from the cottage so no need to drive if you don't want to. If you do take the car, there are some lovely villages and towns to visit, and all offer short easy walks into the countryside. All in all, a very enjoyable stay and we hope to return at some point in the future.

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