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Bowlees Holiday Cottages - Raby Cottage

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Wolsingham, near Stanhope, County Durham
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps6
Bedrooms3
Bathrooms1
Pets 2
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Description

If you can tear yourself away from the swimming pool, hot tub and games room, explore the countryside or visit castles and museums.

Bowlees Holiday Cottages are nestled on a hillside in the heart of County Durham, located a mile from the idyllic conservation village of Wolsingham in the Durham Dales. Raby Cottage (ref 27764), Durham Cottage (ref 27765), Brancepeth Cottage (ref 27766) and Heartwell Cottage (ref UKC1473) are delightful, semi-detached properties. The Farmhouse (ref UKC3218) is detached and boasts everything a large party could ask for. Furnished to a very good standard, The Farmhouse is spacious, light and has ample facilities for up to 16 guests. There is a family suite on the ground floor which has curved walls and a high ceiling, and was previously a gin gang. There is a further suite on the first floor which has a galleried en-suite boasting a huge bath and equally impressive shower area. With a private hot tub, large lawned garden and views across the owner’s unspoilt grounds, which cover nearly 60 acres, guests may never want to leave. These holiday properties are absolutely perfect for families, walkers, cyclists and groups of friends wanting to enjoy a super holiday together. There is an on-site games room with full-size snooker table, a heated indoor swimming pool, shared hot tub and a fishing lake that can be used by guests who have booked in advance. Whether you choose to take in the scenic countryside that County Durham has to offer, or are looking for a quieter retreat, this is an ideal holiday base.

For guests who enjoy exploring the local area on foot or by bike, there are numerous established public footpaths and cycle paths that lead directly from the owner’s grounds. These paths go through some of the most scenic woodland and unspoilt countryside in the county. Just minutes away are Tunstall Reservoir and Hamsterley Forest, with bike riding, horse riding and many other activities available. Kilhope Lead Mining Centre and Beamish Museum are close by, as is a real snow ski lift.

Located around 30 minutes from the historic city of Durham with its World Heritage site status, cathedral and castle, guests really must take a day trip there to explore and enjoy all of the historic attractions, as well as indulging in a spot of well-earned retail therapy in one of the many boutiques. Alternatively, visitors can treat themselves to afternoon tea in one of the numerous cafés, restaurants and bistros. The National Railway Museum at Shildon, High Force Waterfall, the Metro Centre, Newcastle Airport, Durham Tees Valley Airport, Diggerland and Newcastle city centre, with its cultural attractions, are all within easy reach. Visit Hadrian’s Wall, Lake District National Park and the beautiful north east coastline. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles. These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 48 guests.

Ground Floor:
Open plan living space:
With stone floor.
Living area: With wood burner, Freeview TV and DVD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Separate toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 1:
With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With bunk bed (can be twin on request).
Bedroom 3: With bunk bed.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

Underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Fuel for wood burner £35per week, £20 per short break. Wi-Fi, £5 per 2GB. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack. External games room with full size snooker table (shared with other properties on-site). Garden with patio and garden furniture. 60-acre natural grounds (shared with other properties on-site). Indoor heated swimming pool (shared with other properties on-site, 9m x 5m, depth 1m-2m, open 9am-9pm) with shower and changing facilities. Hot tub (private) Sauna (shared with other properties on-site). Fishing on-site (licence required). Private parking for 2 cars. Please note: There are steps and a lake within the grounds.

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Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Games Room
    Games Room
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Shower over bath
    Shower over bath
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Swimming Pool
    Swimming Pool
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
    Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Hot Tubs - Private
    Hot Tubs - Private
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Active Family Holidays
    Active Family Holidays


Customer Comments


8.3 out of 10 – based on 4 reviews collected by Reevoo
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