Jill & Rupert R. welcome you to this lovely, comfortable Victorian house with its delightful gardens, voted the BEST Bed &Breakfast in County Durham, at the North East Tourism Awards 2010. A high-quality establishment, we provide a welcoming, home for you to enjoy,with GREAT breakfasts! - full of local produce.
Our rooms are comfortable and well-equipped, all with ensuite facilities, while our home & gardens offer plenty of opportunity for relaxation. Guests love it here. We're proud of our green credentials, but aware we need to do more. "Green, but without the hair shirt" is our motto.
Dowfold House enjoys stunning views over Weardale as far as the North Pennines. We welcome business visitors, tourers, cyclists, walkers, dogs and children. People just keep coming back!
Durham, Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland and the Durham Coast are all within easy reach , while Crook is gateway to the Durham Dales and the North Pennines.
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Jill & Rupert Richardson (not to mention our dog and two cats...) look forward to welcoming you to this lovely, comfortable Victorian house with its delightful gardens, which was recently recognised as the BEST B&B; in county Durham, at the North East Tourism Awards 2010. As a small, high-quality bed and breakfast establishment,…
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100% of guests would stay again
Left on May 16, 2011 for a stay in May 2011
The secret of a perfect holiday is to get to meet local people in the know who are passionate about their locality. We found this in abundance at our recent stay at Dowfold House. Jill and Rupert have so many local contacts and knowledge that we we found delightful and unique places we could never have known about on our own. There are, of course, some basic B+Bs in the area that are slightly … See more
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