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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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46 cottages are available
  • Tantobie, Stanley
    Tantobie, Stanley×
    6
    3
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    Ref: MRA
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location

    These two delightful holiday cottages (Refs MRA and MRB), each with its own history, are tastefully converted from...

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  • Butterknowle, near Bishop Auckland
    Butterknowle, near Bishop Auckland×

    Kingfisher Cottage

    Butterknowle, near Bishop Auckland

    6
    3
    2
    1
    Ref: MWA
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Situated in the picturesque Durham Dales, on the cusp of the Weardale Valley and with the river running right at...

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  • Wolsingham
    Wolsingham×
    6
    3
    1
    1
    Ref: 26689
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Luxury Property - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location

    These delightful semi-detached cottages are holiday homes situated in the heart of County Durham, located near the...

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  • Stanhope, near Frosterley
    Stanhope, near Frosterley×

    The Dales

    Stanhope, near Frosterley

    6
    3
    1
    2
    Ref: 31293
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Ground Floor Facilities

    Perfectly located in the popular village of Stanhope, The Dales is a charming 19th century stone terrace holiday...

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  • Witton-le-Wear, near Crook
    Witton-le-Wear, near Crook×

    Witton Hall - Suite Four

    Witton-le-Wear, near Crook

    6
    3
    1
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    Ref: MWF
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Luxury Property - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location


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

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  • Snaisgill, near Middleton-in-Teesdale
    Snaisgill, near Middleton-in-Teesdale×

    Leny’s Cottage

    Snaisgill, near Middleton-in-Teesdale

    7
    3
    2
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    Ref: 29249
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove - Open Fire

    Lovely views surround this detached, stone-built holiday home, set in pretty gardens of half an acre, opposite a wood...

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  • Wolsingham
    Wolsingham×
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    2
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    Ref: 27765
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    These delightful semi-detached cottages are holiday homes situated in the heart of County Durham, located near the...

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  • Frosterley, near Bishop Auckland
    Frosterley, near Bishop Auckland×

    West Bridge End - The Stables

    Frosterley, near Bishop Auckland

    7
    3
    2
    1
    Ref: 24971
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Overlooking the River Wear, these superb conversions of the barn, old byre and stables provide a wonderful...

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  • Stanley, near Beamish
    Stanley, near Beamish×

    Murray Park

    Stanley, near Beamish

    8
    4
    2
    2
    Ref: UKC887
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio

    Murray Park is the perfect base for exploring the North East, Tyne, Wear and County Durham. This well-presented...

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  • Castleside
    Castleside×

    Grange Cottage

    Castleside

    9
    3
    2
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    Ref: E5248
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities

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

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  • Low Dinsdale
    Low Dinsdale×

    The Ashes

    Low Dinsdale

    10
    4
    2
    3
    Ref: W42308
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Set in beautiful, tranquil grounds


    Set in beautiful, tranquil grounds of 130 acres, including a section of...

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  • Frosterley, near Bishop Auckland
    Frosterley, near Bishop Auckland×

    West Bridge End - The Gingang

    Frosterley, near Bishop Auckland

    10
    5
    3
    1
    Ref: 24969
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Overlooking the River Wear, these superb conversions of the barn, old byre and stables provide a wonderful...

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