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County Durham

If you’re looking for a peaceful ‘away from it all’ holiday where you can re-charge your batteries amongst beautiful countryside, County Durham is for you; providing untouched rural landscapes and a rich historical backdrop.

Any cottage holiday in County Durham would not be complete without a visit to the historic city of Durham. The city is renowned as one of the finest historical and cultural cities in the UK, with its magnificent cathedral and castle world heritage site. Enjoy its medieval architecture, cobbled winding streets, unique shops, pubs and restaurants.

The Durham Dales forms The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, an area of open heather moorland, rivers and dales, wonderful wildlife and ancient stone villages; just perfect for days out walking and touring. Include a visit to High Force waterfall where you can combine a lovely woodland walk with the magnificent site of the waterfall where the River Tees falls over the falls in two stages, creating a wonderful natural, all-year round spectacle.

Head eastwards for days out at the Durham Coast, with a coastal path, quiet beaches and imposing headlands. A great way to unwind amongst nature as it was intended, with the wind in your hair and great uninterrupted view out across the North Sea.

For a the perfect family day out Beamish Museum fits the bill, where you can discover what the north east was like in times gone by. Set in 300 acres of countryside this is a working, living museum giving a real sense of what life was like all those years ago.

From riverside strolls to tackling parts of the Pennine Way and with quiet country roads to challenging off-road climbs, County Durham offers lots of opportunities to explore by foot or bike; suitable for both novices and experts alike!

Despite its rural character there’s plenty to keep visitors fully occupied during their stay, with a wealth of things to do and places to see in this enchanting corner of England.

Take a look at our selection of holiday cottages in County Durham.
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134 cottages are available
  • Wolsingham×

    Willow Cottage

    Wolsingham

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    Ref: UKC108
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    - Pub within 1 mile - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed

    Built in the early 1800’s, Willow Cottage is a sandstone, terraced cottage, tucked away down a cobbled street in...

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  • Sunniside, near Durham×

    Winter Cottage

    Sunniside, near Durham

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    Ref: W44245
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    - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine


    Situated in the quiet village of Sunniside, just 10 miles from the city of Durham, Winter Cottage is the ideal...

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  • Near Beamish×

    Beamish Cottage

    Near Beamish

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    Ref: E5029
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    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Set amidst rolling countryside and enjoying peace and tranquillity on the owners’ 200 acre farm, where you can...

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  • Romaldkirk, near Barnard Castle×

    The Dovecote

    Romaldkirk, near Barnard Castle

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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Luxury Property - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location


    Situated in the peaceful and quaint village of Romaldkirk, which is nestled within the Dales, this detached...

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    The Forge Cottage

    Castleside

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    Ref: E5245
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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Barbecue - Rural Location

    Peacefully set amid the rolling countryside of a 200-acre sheep farm, this collection of cottages has been converted...

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    10 Newgate - The Museum

    Barnard Castle

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    Ref: 31096
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    - Pub within 1 mile - No Pets Allowed


    Situated in the popular market town of Barnard Castle, the properties at 10 Newgate are the ideal base from which...

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  • Mickleton, near Barnard Castle×

    Percival’s

    Mickleton, near Barnard Castle

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    Ref: UKC1102
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    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed

    Percival’s is a converted stable situated in the yard of a Grade II listed farmhouse and working...

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  • Barnard Castle×

    10 Newgate - Hamsterley

    Barnard Castle

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    Ref: 31101
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    - Pub within 1 mile - No Pets Allowed


    Situated in the popular market town of Barnard Castle, the properties at 10 Newgate are the ideal base from which...

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    10 Newgate - The Castle

    Barnard Castle

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    - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Ground Floor Facilities


    Situated in the popular market town of Barnard Castle, the properties at 10 Newgate are the ideal base from which...

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  • Stainton, near Barnard Castle×

    The Old Granary

    Stainton, near Barnard Castle

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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Rural Location


    Set in the quiet village of Stainton and dating from 1870, this former granary enjoys beautiful views across...

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  • Iveston, near Lanchester×

    Chestnut Cottage

    Iveston, near Lanchester

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    Ref: 30035
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Rural Location


    This charming, detached former Hemel, close to the owners’ home, lies just 1½ miles from the...

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  • Witton-le-Wear, near Crook×

    Witton Hall - South Lodge

    Witton-le-Wear, near Crook

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    - Wifi - Swimmingpool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Luxury Property - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Indoor Swimming Pool - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location


    Perfectly situated in the pretty Anglo-Saxon village of Witton-le-Wear, and commanding fabulous views across...

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