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Northern Pennine Self-catering holidays in Barnard Castle would be incomplete without a trip to the renowned Bowes Museum, where North England’s best collection of fine and decorative European art can be explored. Housed in a 19th-century French-style chateau, it features works by Goya and El Greco and the famous Silver Swan automaton. Wander into the town centre from your holiday cottage in Barnard Castle, and you will find narrow streets packed with independent businesses. There is a variety of shops selling antiques, jewellery, vintage clothes, books and lots more. The town is also a paradise for food lovers with family-run butchers, greengrocers and a farmers’ market at the Cobbles in the marketplace. 

Exterior of a modern bungalow with a conservatory overlooking a grassy field.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

A delightful stone-built countryside cottage in the Northern Yorkshire Dales, Hury Lodge in the peaceful hamlet of Hury, County Durham, offers pet-friendly holiday accommodation for small families and couples with a fully fitted kitchen and charming master bedroom.

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Exterior of a 3-storey, farmhouse in Derbyshire.
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

Built in 1560, Scargill Castle epitomises country charm. The pet-friendly romantic cottage in Scargill, Yorkshire, emerges from the ruins of an old castle and features exposed beams, oak floors, a wood-burning stove, period furnishings and modern comforts, and seclusion and countryside views.

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A fenced-in stone-built barn conversion is surrounded by open fields
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2

Shepherd’s Cottage boasts true charm in a stone-built conversion, which sits in the middle of a field on a working farm near Barnard Castle. Arriving by the farm’s lane, guests will find a delightful rural cottage with two bedrooms and an upside-down design to capture the fantastic views of the Yorkshire Dales.

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Exterior of a barn conversion overlooking a terrace with a hot tub.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Stables Cottage is a comfortable and stylish countryside cottage in the Northern Yorkshire Dales near Barnard Castle. Accommodation is all on the ground floor and sleeps two to four people in two bedrooms.

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Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5

Town Farm is a luxury holiday cottage in the Yorkshire Dales near Barnard Castle. This large holiday home with a hot tub spoils guests with high-quality furnishings in every room and spacious gardens that invite relaxation and socialising for families and large groups. Sleeps 10.

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A stoine-built cottage overlooks a large lawn.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2

From the delightful hamlet of Cleatlam in North Yorkshire, a stay at The Wood offers families and groups up to six comfortable accommodation from which to explore the region from a countryside cottage that features an attractive brick fireplace, exposed beams, and slate flooring.

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A stone’s throw from holiday cottages in Barnard Castle, Witham Arts Centre has a busy programme of theatre, live music and comedy, and hosting an annual outdoor Shakespeare production by the Castle Players. Barnard Castle is surrounded by the unspoiled Teesdale countryside, which inspired Walter Scott’s epic poem Rokeby. Within a couple of miles of the town centre, you can walk for miles past becks, gorges and woods without seeing another soul. The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Yorkshire Dales National Park are also on the town’s doorstep.