Description: About Foxes Den
Cosy Romantic Pet-Friendly Holiday Lodge with Hot Tub on a Working Farm in the County Durham Countryside
Up to 2 well behaved pet pooches are welcome by arrangement.
Inside this Idyllic Sleeps 2 Holiday Lodge in County Durham near Barnard Castle
Enjoy Relaxing in the Private Outdoor Hot Tub
Do a Spot of Fishing On Site
Explore the County Durham Countryside and Yorkshire on HolidayFoxes Den is placed on a beautiful working farm as part of the Alwent Lodges complex – while staying here, you’ll be surrounded by the glorious wonders of wildlife and nearby an array of fantastic places to discover. For a slice of village life, head over to Winston, a charming nearby village. There are also plenty of fascinating historic sites to visit, such as Raby Castle with its stunning park and gardens, as well as Barnard Castle. You can explore castles, look around art galleries and venture inside marvellous manor houses all within easy reach for day trips from Foxes Den. And don’t worry if you’re more interested in scenic walks around pretty natural settings – there are plenty of those too, such as the Teesdale Way footpath. Also nearby is Staindrop, another pretty village, and Durham, a historic city with a wonderful array of unique cafes and a majestic cathedral and castle of its own. Foxes Den could be the perfect base for a truly relaxing break!
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Local Attractions near Barnard Castle
Top Attractions: Barnard Castle nearby, city of Durham within reach for day trips.
Recommended Places to Visit: Barnard Castle, city of Durham
Recommended Places to Eat Out: Local pubs
Local Sports: fishing, hiking, walking
Choose Barnard Castle as the destination for your next cottage holiday and enjoy a stay in this fine historical riverside town, conveniently close to some of Northern England’s best natural beauty; with the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Yorkshire Dales National Park easily accessible close by.
When on holiday, don’t miss Barnard Castle’s fascinating castle ruins where you can enjoy wonderful river views and get a sense of this town’s rich history.
Bowes Museum which looks more like a French Chateau than a museum, is worth a visit for its wonderful exterior alone, as well as for the interesting collections that lie within.
For keen walkers and lovers of the great outdoors, the North Pennines AONB which is also a Global Geopark and a UNESCO site with its beautiful moorlands, peatlands, dales and rich wildlife is a fantastic area to discover.
More wonderful days out in the Yorkshire Dales National Park await where visitors can discover charming market towns and villages with stone-built cottages, tea shops and gift shops, awe-inspiring landscapes for walking or cycling, along with National Trust protected areas.
All in all, Barnard Castle has plenty to recommend it and could be a great place for a self-catering holiday with friends or family. Whether you opt to stay in a holiday townhouse, a countryside cottage close to the town or a holiday lodge in a nearby holiday park, we trust that you’ll have a great time on a break in or close to historical Barnard Castle..