- 2 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 5
Description from the owner
This former 18th Century miner's cottage is situated in the small village of Ireshopeburn, situated between Alston and Stanhope within an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' in a little known corner of the Northern Pennine Hills-Weardale. It is a cosy cottage which retains many of its original features.
This area is a haven for walkers, bird watchers, anglers, cyclists and any country lovers. Set in a perfect location for a 'get away from it all' holiday or short break. Built into the fell side, the stairs take you to a rear seating area, an ideal suntrap.
Walk into the village, stroll the quiet lanes, or mountain bike on some of the most challenging ...Read more
Hillside Cottage Ireshopeburn
Stanhope, North East England, England
Additional Location Information
The cottage is located in Weardale, in the Durham Dales.
The magnificence of the Wear Valley environment is nationally recognised, with much of the area lying in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Once the hunting grounds for the Prince Bishops of Durham, the district is considered by many to be the most attractive of the Durham Dales and it provides a spectacular setting and backdrop for a range of outdoor pursuits including walking and cycling which remain the most popular.
Attractions in Durham Dales and Wear Valley include the following:
Auckland Castle - Bishop Auckland
Auckland Deer House - Bishop Auckland
Binchester Roman Fort
Bishop Auckland Market Place & Town Hall
Bishop Auckland - Town Hall Theatre
Discovery Centre - Bishop Auckland
Durham City with its gothic ancient Cathedral Castle
Durham Dales Centre - Stanhope
Durham & Yorkshire Dales
Escomb Saxon Church
Frosterly - Famous for its marble
Kirkleatham and Bowes Museums
Killhope The North Of England Lead Mining Museum
Low Barns Nature Reserve - Witton-le-Wear
Newton Cap Viaduct - Bishop Auckland
Stanhope - The Fossil Tree
The Butts - Stanhope where archery practice was once undertaken
The Fairy Holes and Linkirk Caves in Shittlehope Burn
The Mighty Wurltzer Theatre Pipe Organ - Howden-le-Wear
Weardale Museum - Ireshopeburn
A little further a field is The Metro Centre at Gateshead and Newcastle with its wonderful Quayside attractions and great shopping.
Within an hours drive you could be enjoying the World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland, the beautiful Lake District National Park, the quiet villages of the Eden Valley or even the Yorkshire Dales.
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Last updated on December 11, 2014
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- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
- Towels Provided
- Clothes Dryer
- Central heating
- Stove or Oven
- Satellite or cable TV
- DVD Player
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - ask
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - ask