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Piercebridge (Self catering)
9 The Green, Piercebridge

9 The Green

This is an outstanding, stone-built, terraced cottage in the attractive village of Piercebridge, 10 miles from Barnard Castle, and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Staindrop (Self catering)
Wayside Cottage, Staindrop

Wayside Cottage

This cosy little Grade II listed, end-terrace cottage in Staindrop, North East England, sleeps two people in one double bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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Darlington (Historic Hotel)
The Blackwell Grange Hotel

The Blackwell Grange Hotel

Unwind in the elegance of this beautiful 17th century mansion set in 15 acres of its own wooded parklands. Walking distance from the centre of Darlington and yet only a short drive from breathtaking Yorkshire Dales scenery, this hotel is fabulous for both business and leisure.Minutes from the A1, and … more >>

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Walworth (Historic Hotel)
Walworth Castle Hotel

Walworth Castle Hotel

Ever dreamed of being a King of a Castle? Well now you can at 12th century Walworth Castle Hotel! Try our Fit for a King Suites featuring Castle Towers and Jacuzzi baths, and enjoy award winning cuisine in Hansards restaurant. Sample the local cask Ale. Try our famous Carvery served … more >>

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