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The Dales


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Stanhope, near Frosterley, County Durham
Grade 3 Star rating
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Perfectly located for guests to enjoy walking, cycling and rambling, as well as discovering the thriving town of Stanhope.

Perfectly located in the popular village of Stanhope, The Dales is a charming 19th century stone terrace holiday cottage, which offers comfortable accommodation to guests of all ages. Nestled in the heart of Weardale, Stanhope is the ideal base for guests who enjoy walking, cycling, hill running or rambling, as well as those wanting to just enjoy a leisurely stroll through some of the most splendid countryside that the county has to offer. Bustling with small shops, pubs and places to eat, Stanhope is a thriving town that guests will find plenty of places to enjoy the local produce, or take a dip in the open air swimming pool that is so popular with tourists and locals alike. Surrounded by moorland in the North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, guests will find Stanhope the ideal spot from which to start their exploring. There are multiple established walks, public footpaths, bridle ways and cycle routes that run directly through the village and out into the nearby valleys and fells and unspoilt natural woodland. Guests will be able to glimpse at close range an abundance of local wildlife, flora and fauna that populates this magnificent area. Also perfect for guests of all ages, families with children will find plenty to enjoy at nearby Hamsterley Forest with it’s popular Gruffallo trail, picnic areas and children’s play area, as well as many tracks for mountain biking and cycling.
All within an easy hour’s drive guests will be able to explore Killhope Lead Mine, Beamish Living Museum, Durham City with it’s historic castle and cathedral and the Durham Dales Centre, which are great attractions for families and really are worth a day out. Stanhope is also the current terminus for the Weardale Railway, a heritage railway that operates primarily at weekends all year round and runs from Bishop Auckland, with Stations at Frosterley and Wolsingham. A little further afield but still within easy driving distance, guests will be able to visit the natural beauty of Cumbria and the Lake District, the Durham Dales, Northumberland and Newcastle. Well-decorated and well-furnished throughout, The Dales offers cosy and comfortable accommodation. Ideal for families, couples or groups of friends, The Dales will suit guests of all ages. Shop, pub and restaurant 250 yards.

Ground Floor:
Living room: With 40" Freeview TV and DVD player.
Dining room.
Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With twin beds.
First Floor:
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Cot. Welcome pack. Small enclosed courtyard with sitting-out area, garden furniture and barbecue. Bike store. On road parking. No smoking.

Show amenities 


  • Barbecue
  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Green Scheme
    Green Scheme
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 15/05/2018
    Excellent cottage, one of the best I've stayed in. Very well kitted out, with comfortable beds and seating. Helpful owners. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 07/05/2018
    Great dog friendly house.

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