About the neighborhood
We are ideally situated for exploring the North of England, with Durham City, the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, Hadrian's Wall country and Newcastle all within about an hour's drive.
Bowes Museum, Castles at Raby and Barnard Castle, river and reservoir fishing, fantastic countryside for walking, cycling, running or horse-riding. Barnard Castle is renowned for its many antique shops, and there are also many places to buy and enjoy excellent local food, from traditional tea shops and pubs, to a brand new organic farm shop.
The River Tees at Cotherstone has safe areas to paddle and swim.