For a relaxing self-catering break, Wolsingham, a lovely market town in Weardale situated by the River Wear has plenty to recommend it. This town has preserved its history well and still retains several of its fine listed stone-built dwellings. Weardale is a scenic area, much frequented by those visitors favouring outdoor pursuits.
Advice on Cottage Holidays in Wolsingham
To get to know the town better on a cottage holiday, it’s fun to join one of the guided walks. Train lovers will love staying in Wolsingham, as it is on the Weardale Railway heritage line. This line operates special family events and services. If your family likes to stay active whilst away, Wolsingham Sports Hall offers a swimming pool, classes and facilities for badminton, table tennis, basketball and so on. Wolsingham Show is an annual agricultural show designed to offer displays of livestock and arts and crafts. Supposedly the oldest show of its kind in the country, it has fur and feather displays, falconry, show jumping, a fun fair and a brass band. There is also a children’s play park in town so you can easily keep young children entertained. Also close by is Hamsterly Forest where you can enjoy woodland walks, cycling and horse riding. For an active family self-catering holiday, Wolsingham in County Durham could be a great choice.
Whether you choose to book a holiday cottage in Wolsingham, an apartment, a lodge or another type of self-catering holiday accommodation, we hope you have your best holiday yet in County Durham.