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.

For a relaxing break in Durham, recommended choices include English country cottages or rural retreats.

Book a Staindrop cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Durham on holiday.

5 rental properties

Popular destinations in Durham:

Low Shipley Barn, North Pennines, Barnard Castle, Durham, Northern England, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Staindrop 6 miles away

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
5 star

Escape to the country with a stay at this pretty stone-built cottage, with 2 bedrooms this property sleeps up to 4 plus 1 dog and features superb views over farmlands and pastures and is less than 10 minutes drive from Barnard Castle.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £305
Next availability:
from 01 September to 04 September 20 from 06 September to 07 September 20

South Byre Rural Retreat, County Durham, Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland, Durham, Northern England, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Staindrop 7 miles away

sleeps 1 - 5 guests
1 - 5
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
4 star

This detached cottage is located near to the village of Hamsterley and sleeps five people in two bedrooms.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £247
Next availability:
from 23 October to 30 December 20 from 06 January to 30 April 21

Unique Willow Garth Holiday House near the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors, Great Smeaton, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

6 bedroom Unusual Self-Catering, Staindrop 16 miles away

sleeps 4 - 12 guests
4 - 12
6 bedrooms
6
5 bathrooms
5
no dogs allowed
5 star

Unique 6 bedroom holiday house with a beautiful luxurious interior and stunning countryside views, originally a water tower, this superb property enjoys easy access to the North York Moors National Park nearby and has plenty to keep guests entertained with a games room with table tennis and table football on site and with the capacity to sleep up to 12, this is a great place for groups of friends or family.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £1345
Next availability:
from 06 September to 11 September 20 from 15 September to 18 September 20

The Cow Byre Countryside Cottage, Cumbria & The Lake District , Barras, Cumbria, Lake District, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Staindrop 18 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
5 star

This stone built semi-detached cottage is attached to the owners' farmhouse, set in the hamlet of Barra, close to the town of Kirkby Stephen and sleeps two people.

Weekly Price from: £249
Next availability:
from 27 September to 02 October 20 from 06 October to 26 October 20

Stonetrough Rural Retreat, Newton le willows, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Staindrop 20 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
5 star

Romantic rural retreat set next to beautiful countryside, just 3 miles from Bedale.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Weekly Price from: £278
Next availability:
from 02 October to 09 October 20 from 23 October to 06 November 20