With rural views and ideally placed for exploring the idyllic Durham Dales, this spacious cottage is great for walkers and cyclists, and is perfect for visiting Newcastle, Hadrian’s Wall and Beamish.
The Old Stables Cottage 3 is a beautifully furnished holiday cottage located within the picturesque hamlet of Knitsley, on the outskirts of Co Durham. The cottage has been awarded 5 stars from Visit England. One of a collection of three holiday cottages, this property sleeps two guests in the spacious king-size bedroom. With the addition of a sofa-bed in the living area, this property easily converts to take up to four guests. The family bathroom, is well appointed with bath, separate shower cubicle, toilet and basin. The property is tastefully furnished and decorated, with an open plan layout for the kitchen, dining and living areas. The cottage benefits from being on one level and is ideal for anyone with limited mobility. With a beautiful garden to the back of the property area overlooking the magnificent rolling fields of County Durham this cottage is an ideal place to get away from it all.
The award winning Knitsley Farm shop and cafe is just a short drive from the cottage, serving delicious home cooked food including their award winning breakfast and Sunday Lunch. To stock up on delicious food, the farm shop has its own bakery and butchery section, as well as a wide range of local goods to buy.
Just along the road from the cottage is the Old Mill Pub and Restaurant which has been tastefully converted from old converted Mill House. Serving food from 12-9, 7 days a week, it is an ideal place to stop off to refuel after a day of exploring Co Durham.
Beamish Museum, the world famous open air museum, tells the story of life in the north east through the 1820s, 1900s and 1940s; The museum is just 20 minutes away by car and is a great place for families or couples and if you are visiting us with your dog, the great news is, Beamish allows dogs into the Museum too! When you stay at The Old Stables, you will receive 25% off discount vouchers for Beamish within your welcome pack - a great saving!
Perfect for walkers, ramblers and cyclists of all levels, you will find many established public footpaths, cycle paths and bridleways that lead from Knitsley into the heart of Co Durham and through the Durham Dales. The cottage offers a secure cycle store and even a paddock and stable is available on request.
This cottage accepts one well behaved dog.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.