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Pig Run Barn
Riding Farm Cottages
County Durham

Pig Run Barn, Beamish, County Durham

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Hoseasons Cottages

Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £291.00

Set amidst rolling countryside and enjoying peace and tranquillity on the owners’ 200 acre farm where you can enjoy its many footpaths and cycleways these renovated cottages provide excellent accommodation. Lying down a sleepy country lane these stone-built cottages were converted from farm barns and have been tastefully and thoughtfully furnished giving the perfect base that’s both relaxing and ideal for exploring the diverse attractions this region has to offer. Only 20 minutes’ from the many attractions of Newcastle and Gateshead - home to the Sage music venue Baltic contemporary art gallery and excellent shopping. The renowned Beamish Open Air Museum that vividly recreates life in the North of England in the late 1800s and early 1900s is just 3 miles away and is an essential day out. The historic city of Durham with its magnificent cathedral which is regarded as the finest Norman building in Europe is a mere 10 miles away. Durham is one the most beautiful cities in England with spectacular architecture tree-lined river bank walks and winding streets boasting a great selection of cafés restaurants and shops. Durham Cricket ground which hosts many international matches is just 10 minutes away. The Durham Dales with wonderful scenery great hill walking and cycling is only a 20 minute drive while further afield you can discover Hadrian’s Wall Alnwick Gardens and the castles and gloriously unspoilt coastline of Northumberland – all under an hours’ drive. Shop and pub serving food 2 miles.

Open-plan sitting room with dining area and kitchen. First floor: Double bedroom with 6’ zip and link bed (twin by arr) and en-suite shower room/WC. Twin bedded room with en-suite bathroom/WC (shower over bath).


  • Larder fridge
  • Patio with furniture
Non Smoking • Short Break
Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Gibside - 4.4 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Washington Old Hall - 4.5 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Low Elswick Church Tower - 4.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Bessie Surtees House - 5.1 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Holy Jesus Hospital - 5.3 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Benwell Roman Temple (Hadrian's Wall) - 5.7 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Finchale Priory - 6.5 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Denton Hall Turret (Hadrian's Wall) - 6.5 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Derwentcote Steel Furnace - 6.7 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Houghton-le-Spring, St Michael and All Angels - 7.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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