Here at Lapwing Cottage you are within easy reach of the unique, open-air museum of Beamish as well as a wealth of other popular tourist attractions.
All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 1 double (6ft zip and link, can be twin) bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot. High chair. Two Freeview TVs. DVD. CD/iPod dock. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Use of shared freezer. Shared garden and furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
Set amidst rolling countryside and enjoying peace and tranquillity on the owners’ 200 acre farm, where you can enjoy its many footpaths and cycleways, these renovated cottages provide excellent accommodation. Lying down a sleepy country lane, these stone-built cottages were converted from farm barns and have been tastefully and thoughtfully furnished giving the perfect base that’s both relaxing and ideal for exploring the diverse attractions this region has to offer. Only 20 minutes from the many attractions of Newcastle and Gateshead - home to the Sage music venue, Baltic contemporary art gallery and excellent shopping. The renowned Beamish Open Air Museum that vividly recreates life in the North of England in the late 1800s and early 1900s is just 3 miles away and is an essential day out. The historic city of Durham, with its magnificent cathedral, which is regarded as the finest Norman building in Europe, is a mere 10 miles away. Durham is one the most beautiful cities in England, with spectacular architecture, tree-lined river bank walks and winding streets. Durham Cricket ground, which hosts many international matches is just 10 minutes away. The Durham Dales with wonderful scenery, great hill walking and cycling is only a 20 minute drive, while further afield you can discover Hadrian’s Wall, Alnwick Gardens and the castles and gloriously unspoilt coastline of Northumberland – all under an hour’s drive. Shop and pub serving food 2 miles.