From the historic city of Durham to the North Pennines, County Durham is an amazing county for weekends away and family holidays. With cottages and lodges throughout the county, you and your loved ones can enjoy a countryside retreat or city break. With plenty to see and do, a stay in County Durham, in the North East of England is a great choice at any time of the year.
There are lots to see and do when you’re in County Durham. The city of Durham is packed full of must-see attractions including Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle. A walk over the Elvet Bridge is the perfect photo opportunity. And of course, there are plenty of shops, cafes, and pubs for you to enjoy before heading back to your cosy cottage.
Just a short drive from the city centre and you can visit Durham Heritage Coast which offers a beautiful coastline with cliffs and dunes. This is a great place for a dog walk when you’re on a dog-friendly cottage holiday.
A trip to the North Pennines is ideal for those who love the great outdoors and want to walk through the stunning countryside, especially with a dog. The North Pennines are the most Northern part of the Pennines offering lots of excellent walking trails as well as Raby Castle, Whinfell Forest and Acorn Bank. If you’re looking for stunning countryside, the North Pennines won’t disappoint.
A self-catered lodge or cottage provides the perfect base for exploring County Durham. Whether you plan a coastal holiday or romantic countryside retreat, there are lots of choices in County Durham. Roslyn Cottage and Burnside Cottages are both cosy holiday cottages that sleep up to 4 guests and a dog.
Situated in the countryside and just a short drive from the city of Durham, they are perfect for guests wanting a relaxing countryside break with easy access to the surrounding area. They also feature private hot tubs which is a fabulous way to spend an evening relaxing after a busy day exploring.