Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks in Wolsingham, Durham, England

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.

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

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

2 bedroom Cottage, Wolsingham 5 miles away

sleeps 1 - 5 guests
1 - 5
2 bedrooms
1 bathrooms
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 07 July to 10 July 20 from 04 September to 11 September 20

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

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Wolsingham 11 miles away

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
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 17 July to 27 July 20 from 31 July to 07 August 20

Burnhope Holiday Lodge, Wearhead, Durham, Northern England, England

9 bedroom Large Holiday House, Wolsingham 14 miles away

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 31 July to 01 August 20 from 29 August to 30 August 20