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Bedrooms 2 / Bathroom 1 / Sleeps 5 / House
Bedrooms: 2  Bathroom: 1  Sleeps: 5  Type: House
SHEPHERD'S COTTAGE, pet friendly, character holiday cottage, with a garden in Holwick Near Middleton-In-Teesdale, Ref 609
TripAdvisor property ID 2400909

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Book this 2 bedroom house in Middleton in Teesdale today! A total of 5 people can sleep here comfortably.

Travelers are sharing their opinions on this property. It has an overall rating of 5/5 thanks to an average of 14 reviews.

Costs vary, with the average weekly rate as low as $353 to as high as $971, depending on travel dates.

The manager responds to 100% of inquiries and last updated the property’s calendar Aug 17, 2017.

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Sykes Cottages
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Languages spoken: English



Proximity to TripAdvisor's Top Middleton-in-teesdale Attractions




  • Linen provided
  • Washing machine


  • Fridge


  • TV


  • Children
  • Pets
  • Smoking allowed


Reviews (14)

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“the perfect place to chill out.:”

Reviewed 6 Jan 2014

Our 3rd visit and it won't be the last. Love this secluded cottage and the views. A two minute walk down the field and you are on the Pennine Way along the river Tees with all it's splendour of low and high force. To watch the salmon leaping up low force in October is a magnificent sight not to be missed. If you love a peaceful relaxing holiday, then this is the place.

“Stunningly secluded, brilliant cottage”

Reviewed 5 Dec 2012

Where do I start? This was my second visit in six months and it felt like "coming home". Mrs. Scott (the owner) and her daughter keep their well-appointed cottage in excellent condition there's even a small collection of dvd's and board games should the weather turn nasty; I was there when the a1 was flooded for three days. Their welcome was as warm and friendly as before (the first time I was there I was even able to borrow a hairdryer as I'd forgotten mine!). The cottage is exactly as it's described, secluded. I went there to write in peace and found precisely that. The landlord and landlady at the local pub are great and the food is excellent - try the cheese platter - although it's a tad more than a five minute walk from Shepherd's Cottage. If you're into walking then this is the place to be; the sorrounding countryside is magnificent. What didn't I like? Having to leave.

“I really shouldn't tell anyone, but...”

Reviewed 6 Sep 2012

Shepherd's Cottage at Holwick is one of the best kept secrets and I hope that by writing this review that I don't scupper our chances of booking a holiday there in the future. Your hosts are discrete, but available if needed and the location is wonderful with the Pennine Way conveniently running along the bottom of the field. The cottage itself is homely and it takes seconds to feel at home in. Also, a special mention goes to the people of Holwick and Middleton on Tees - without exception we met friendly faces, excellent food and value for money. All in all, it is ideal for anyone wanting peace,privacy and a choice of great walks, bird-watching in all directions.

“Comfortable cottage in tranquil location.”

Reviewed 1 Dec 2011

Met on arrival by friendly and helpful owners. The cottage is in a beautiful location ideal for walking unwinding. The cottage is well equiped with all the facilities one needs for an enjoyable break. The hamlet of Holwick is a woderfully peaceful backwater but is within a very pleasant 3 mile riverside walk of amenities in Middleton in Teesdale, which has a wonderful butchers shop and Fish and Chip shop amongst other stores. The only slight disappointment was the rather erratic opening hours of the pub in Holwick.

“A peaceful and tranquil place in lovely surroundings.”

Reviewed 5 Nov 2010

I have been to Shepherds Cottage on several occasions and apart from the peace and quiet, the cottage is very cosy, clean and warm. Also the Scott family are really lovely people who cannot do enough for you.

“Perfect for peace and solitude”

Reviewed 14 Jul 2010

Wonderful cottage and owners very helpful. The farm track to and from the cottage was quite long, but this meant that you were well away from any noise or traffic. Many beautiful walks in the area, with plenty starting and ending at the cottage door. Local pub ½mile away has good beer but is only open at strange times, so check before you go!

“Our Great Holidays at Holwick”

Reviewed 23 Dec 2009

I have been to Holwick and stayed at 3 of the properties and quite a number of a occasions. Once at Greenacres which I believe Mr & Mrs Scott are now living in and several times at both Shepherds Cottage and Meadows Edge. In fact I think we were the second people to use Meadows Edge when it was first put up for rentalmay years ago. All of the properties are superb and well maintained and Mr & Mrs Scott are really lovely, friendly and helpful people. I find Holwick with it's walks on the doorstep and the little pub, The Strathmore Arms, a charming little Hamlet to completely unwind.

“in a field, by a river...”

Reviewed 20 Dec 2009

is a magical little cottage where you can get away from it all. Everything you need for a simple holiday with big skies, walks in every direction in one of the most beautiful places in the world.

“Unrivaled situation for an active holiday in drier weather”

Reviewed 3 Dec 2009

609 IS SHEPHERDS COTTAGE, HOLWICK Warm welcome by family. Cottage clean, hot water for 5 baths would have been difficult, double bedroom smelt damp but bedding aired, fridge needed several hours of defrosting before it worked properly, grass in small garden waist high growing up through the table. Access in wet weather would be difficult for non 4x4. Adequate shopping in Middleton, good in Barnard Castle. However the weather for us was excellent, walks from the door superb (walking boots advisable), bird watching interesting, hay meadows glorious. Suggest you book for sunday lunch at farm cafe weeks before arrival. Peaceful despite well used neighbouring campsite, lovely views across valley. Would consider returning.

“Great time, good accommodation, excellent walking”

Reviewed 2 Dec 2009

The converted barn in set in a large field, with the Pennine Way only three hundred yards away. This is our second visit in three years, with three teenage kids. Great for a chill out, or excellent for walking.

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