Living area | Heather Cottage, Bishop Auckland
Double bedroom | Heather Cottage, Bishop Auckland
Bishop Auckland

Heather Cottage

  • Sleeps up to 4
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Up to 1 pet allowed
Pets stay free
Enclosed Garden / Patio
Pub within 1 mile
Experience comfort and charm at Heather Cottage, a fully renovated two-bedroom retreat in Low Etherley. Enjoy a king-size master bedroom, modern amenities, and local exploration in scenic County Durham.
1 step to entrance.
Ground Floor:
Living room: Smart TV, Electric Woodburner
Kitchen: Electric Oven, Electric Hob, Microwave, Fridge, Dishwasher
First Floor:
Bedroom 1: Kingsize (5ft) Bed
Bedroom 2: Double (4ft 6in) Bed
Shower Room: Walk-In Shower, Heated Towel Rail, Toilet
Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. South facing rear garden with patio, sitting-out area and garden furniture. On road parking. No smoking. Please note: There is a step in the garden.
Welcome to Heather Cottage, your idyllic two-bedroom holiday retreat nestled in the charming village of Low Etherley near Bishop Auckland, County Durham. Recently fully renovated in 2023, this inviting home promises a perfect blend of modern comfort and rustic charm. On the first floor, discover two beautifully appointed bedrooms. The king-size master bedroom offers a luxurious retreat, while the second bedroom features a double bed. The family bathroom, also on the first floor, boasts a spacious walk-in shower and a Heated towel rail for added indulgence.
The ground floor of Heather Cottage welcomes you with a brand-new kitchen equipped with all the latest appliances and a breakfast bar, ensuring convenience and functionality. The open-plan living and dining area, adorned with a fireplace and a smart TV, provides a cosy haven for relaxation and entertainment. Whether you’re curling up by the fire with a good book or enjoying a movie night, this space is designed for maximum comfort. Step outside to the enclosed south-facing private rear garden, where you can enjoy an alfresco meal or coffee in the serene surroundings.
Low Etherley and its neighbouring areas offer a plethora of activities for your enjoyment. Explore the local charm with walks through the picturesque countryside or take a short drive to Bishop Auckland for a visit to the historic Auckland Castle, home of the Prince Bishops of Durham, the Faith Museum, the Mining Art Gallery and the world-renowned Spanish Art Gallery. Immerse yourself in the region’s rich history by exploring the nearby Binchester Roman Fort, Escomb Saxon church, Raby Castle and Deer Park, or Witton Castle Country Park. For outdoor enthusiasts, the Durham Dales and North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are within easy reach, offering stunning landscapes for hiking, cycling, and birdwatching. Hamsterley Forest is close by, as is the Weardale Railway. The cottage is 50 metres from the Etherley Incline Walk, part of the original Stockton and Darlington railway line opened in 1825. Celebrating the bi-centenary in 2025, it is a 15 minute drive to the National Locomotion Museum. The walk is also part of the Northern Saints Trail "The Way of Life".
Indulge in local delicacies by visiting quaint pubs and eateries in the vicinity, and don’t miss out on seasonal events and festivals such as Kynren, the Bishop Auckland Food Festival, Aglow, Stormin’ the Castle music festival and summer agricultural shows in Weardale and Teesdale. Heather Cottage invites you to create lasting memories in this captivating corner of County Durham, where modern luxury meets timeless tranquillity. Book your stay now and experience the best of the North East’s charm and hospitality.


Decorated at Christmas
Enclosed Garden or Patio
Garden or Patio
Newly Listed Property
Pets Allowed
Pets Free of Charge
Pub Within 1 Mile
Shower Cubicle


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 14:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • 1 pet allowed

Car parking

  • On-road

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please