Dove Cottage ref: CC211120

Barnard Castle, County Durham

3 Stars



Local area

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  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Shower Cubicle 


Dove Cottage is a delightful character cottage nestling in a peaceful location in the historical market town of Barnard Castle.  The cottage is only a short stroll from the town centre which has numerous bars and restaurants.  Great care has been taken in the refurbishment of this compact cottage to ensure a cosy and welcoming holiday.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Heated by slim line wall mounted electric heaters, Dove Cottage comprises:
Lounge/dining/kitchen: With gas stove, colour TV with freeview, DVD and radio/CD. Kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge with icebox.

First floor

Bedroom 1: Master double bedroom with colour TV.
Bedroom 2: Small twin bedroom with 2’6" beds, particularly suitable for children.
Shower room: With shower and hand basin.
Separate WC.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All fuel, power, bed linen for all beds and towels included.


Pebbled patio with garden furniture to the front of the house. On street parking. Two well behaved pets welcome but they must be restricted to the ground floor rooms. 
  • Nearest town
    Barnard Castle
  • Shops
    500 yards
  • Distance
    500 yards
  • Restaurant
    300 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Bishop Auckland
  • Pub
    300 yards
  • Railway station distance
    15.0 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

Barnard Castle is located at the gateway to Teesdale and is a perfect location for exploring by car the numerous attractions on offer in the North of England:  Durham Cathedral, the unspoilt coastline and castles of Northumberland, Beamish Museum and the Lake District. Bowes Museum which replicates a typical French Chateau is only 500 yards from the cottage and there are also excellent local walks and fishing.

Things to do nearby

Barnard Castle

Set on a high rock above the River Tees, Barnard Castle takes its name from its 12th century founder, Bernard de Balliol. With fantastic views over the Tees Gorge this fortress sits on the fringe of the attractive working market town of the same name.

River Swale
River Swale

The scenery in the Richmond area is outstanding, particularly upstream of the town. Good fly fishing for brown trout and grayling

The Bowes Museum

The Bowers Museum, set in the lovely market town of Barnard Castle is a unique cultural icon surrounded by tranquil gardens and parkland. The French-style chateau is often charted as one of the most important museums outside London with wonderful history and outstanding treasures to discover.

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