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Local points of interest, historical landmarks and recommendations

Things To Do & Places To Visit

We've put together a collection of local attractions, places to visit and sights of historical interest within the local vicinity of our holiday cottages. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you would like any information about any of the attractions we have listed or would like information about anywhere else you may be looking to visit during your stay.

  • Barnard Castle

    Barnard Castle offers a host of family-run shops, some excellent pubs and the medieval ruins of the 12th Century Castle.

  • Teesdale & High Force

    Take a walk around Teesdale and the Waterfall at High Force.

  • Bowes Museum

    The Bowes was designed and purpose-built as a public art gallery by the French architect Jules Pellechet and opened in 1892.

  • Hedlam Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa

    A wonderful 9 hole golf course set over 40 acres to the east of Headlam Hall Hotel. Natural features are plentiful, and are challenging to the player and pleasing to the eye.

  • Beamish Open Air Museum

    Beamish is a living, working experience of life as it was in the Great North in the early 1800s and 1900s.

  • Walworth Castle Birds Of Prey

    Set in the stunning grounds of Walworth Castle, just 10 mins from the A1 and A68 the falconry centre is the perfect place for a fun, family day out.

  • Durham

    In Durham City you will find historic buildings, museums, galleries, guided walks, Durham University, shopping and more.

  • Hadrians Wall

    Designated a World Heritage Site in 1987, Hadrian's Wall ranks alongside the Taj Mahal and other treasures of the great wonders of the world.

  • Richmond & the North Yorkshire dales

    Find out more about Yorkshire and Richmond.

  • Lake District

    The Lake District National Park in the north-west of England is the largest English National Park.

  • Newcastle

    Shops, theatres, nightclubs, bars, hotels, galleries and lots more.

  • Pennines

    Visit this designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which has become Britains's first European Geopark.