Self catering holiday cottages to rent in Staindrop, Durham, England
For a country cottage holiday, Staindrop could be the ideal destination. This exceptionally pretty village in County Durham boasts a traditional village green and several 18th century stone houses. St. Mary’s parish church is late Anglo-Saxon and features an Anglo-Saxon sundial. The village centre was given Conservation Area status in 1971. Many events and activities are hosted from Scarth Memorial Village Hall, which was built in 1875. These include dances, concerts, exhibitions and whist drives. In addition, there is Scarth Hall’s Annual Real Ale and Music Festival with beer, cider and live bands.
What Staindrop offers for Cottage Breaks
Also close by is Raby Castle. Described as one of England’s finest medieval castles, Raby Castle is a family home. Visitors enjoy seeing the 11th century towers and turrets, the medieval kitchen, Barons’ Hall, tapestries, paintings, deer park, coach house, and 18th century walled gardens. It’s a great place for kids to explore, plus they’ll have fun in the Woodland Adventure Playground, complete with zip wire.
For days out on a cottage holiday, the glorious greenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park is only around 10 miles south. Picture-perfect market towns, charming villages and outstanding countryside await you in this lovely national park.
Book a Staindrop cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Durham on holiday.