Holiday lets in Wearhead, Durham, England

With a strong farming tradition, Wearhead in County Durham with its pretty stone-built cottages could be a great place for a rural retreat break or country cottage holiday. Surrounded by the gorgeous countryside of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Wearhead is a charming little village situated high up at the top of Weardale with plenty to recommend it.

Facts about Self-Catering Holidays in Wearhead

Within Wearhead there is a village shop and a welcoming country inn.

Things to See and Do on a Cottage Holiday in Wearhead

  • Visitors are drawn to this part of England due to the unspoilt scenery, peace, tranquillity and excellent outdoor activities on offer here.
  • Discover pretty stone-built villages in Weardale and the North Pennines, beautiful upland meadows, moorlands and plenty of good walks.  
  • For the adventurous at heart, activities such as canoeing, caving, kayaking, gorge walking and mountain biking are on offer.
  • The North Pennines are also a geopark, so for those who enjoy bird watching, there are ample opportunities in this area and the Low Barnes Nature  Reserve is a popular place to visit.
  • For shops, restaurants, riverside walks and the chance to see the castle ruins, the bustling town of Barnard Castle is 23 miles from Wearhead and worth a visit.

Whether you’re searching for a family holiday cottage which is also pet-friendly, a barn conversion or a farmhouse to rent, we hope you find the perfect place to stay in or close to Wearhead on Country Cottages Online.

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Burnhope Holiday Lodge, Wearhead, Durham, England

9 bedroom Large Holiday House, Yorkshire Dales.

sleeps 10 - 18 guests
10 - 18
9 bedrooms
9 bathrooms
dog-friendly cottage, 4 dog(s) welcome
5 star

Impressive large country house in County Durham with 9 bedrooms, an elegant interior including a games room with a full size snooker table, inspiring countryside views over the nearby hills and moorlands along with a fantastic setting on a hillside, this pet-friendly holiday home sleeps up to 18 and is ideal for large groups of friends or family.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £2824
Next availability:
from 19 June to 01 August 20 from 29 August to 30 August 20