Bedrooms - 2
Sleeps - 4
Bathrooms - 1
Pets welcome - 2
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The Nook Cottage
The Nook is a lovingly furnished, 2-bedroom Regency town house in the heart of Bishop Auckland, a short walk from the historic market square, Bishops Palace, Newton Gap Viaduct and Kynren and Eleven Arches showground.
Step to entrance.
Living room: With electric wood burner and Freeview TV.
Dining room: With electric wood burner.
Kitchen: With electric oven, 2-ring induction hob, microwave, slow cooker and fridge.
Bedroom 1: With 2ft 6in twin beds.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Enclosed patio with garden furniture. 2 small dogs welcome. On-road parking, 3 yards away. Bike store. No smoking.
Situated within a residential area in the centre of Bishop Auckland, this terraced property offers comfortable accommodation for couples or a small family. The living room with electric wood burner is warm and welcoming after a day exploring the local area. There is a separate dining room and a compact shaker style kitchen. To the rear there is an enclosed yard set with table and chairs to enjoy a morning cup of coffee. There is outdoor storage ideal to tuck skateboards, cycles or hiking boots. Upstairs is a bathroom and two bedrooms, comprising a twin and double bedroom. The Nook has on-street parking and rear access driveway. There is a lovely park just to the rear.
The stunning local landscapes and heritage offer an interesting variety of days out. Steeped in history Bishop Auckland offers a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as historical attractions including Auckland Castle and the now famous Kynren Spectacular, showcased July-September annually and bookable in advance.
The performance of Kynren charts over 2000 years of British history, myth and legend. The location is also perfect for guests wanting to visit the cathedral city of Durham, a 20-minute drive away. Popular tourist attractions include the Lumiere Festival, held every two years, the annual jazz festival, book week, arts week, theatre, castle and cathedral as well as a variety of shops, bars and restaurants. Take a boat onto the river or enjoy a riverside walk.
This is a great base for guests with family at Durham University, as the main campuses are all within a 20-minute drive. If you enjoy walking or cycling, The Nook provides a great base for exploring County Durham by foot or by cycle. Hamsterley Forest is 7 miles away, a 4900-acre site of popular walking trails, including the Gruffalo Trail, cycle trails and orienteering.
Only 1½ miles away is Escomb Village, home to the earliest Saxon church in Britain. Witton Castle in Witton-le-Wear is 5 miles away and offers fly fishing, bird sanctuary, historic castle and beautiful grounds. The National Railway Museum in Shildon, 3 miles away, is a great destination for a fun-filled day out. In nearby Teesdale, High Force waterfall is a lovely walk, with nearby hotel bar and restaurant. The Bowes museum, Barnard Castle hosts a Tate Gallery history of fashion exhibition, tea-room and shop. Hartlepool Naval museum and marina, the North East coast, Hadrians Wall and Beamish are all favourites to visit.
Being conveniently close to the A1 and A68 road network, it’s easy to explore a variety of places including the North Yorkshire Dales, City of York, County Durham and Northumberland coas
- Fuel and Power Included
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- Golf nearby
- Bed Linen & Towels Included
- Short Breaks All Year
- Pet Friendly
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