County Durham Travel Guide - Historic Houses


This category lists stately homes / country houses. For other types of historic properties see our gazetter of Historic Buildings in County Durham.


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Staindrop (Self catering)
The Back House, Staindrop

The Back House

This idyllic, semi-detached stone cottage rests in the village of Staindrop in County Durham and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Wolsingham (Self catering)
Drover's Cottage, Wolsingham

Drover's Cottage

This stone-built, detached barn conversion is set next to the owner's working livestock farm on the edge of the market town of Wolsingham near Durham and sleeps two people in …
Sleeps 2

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Ferryhill (Historic Hotel)
The Manor House Hotel

The Manor House Hotel

The Manor House is a two storey 16th Century listed building in the heart of County Durham in the North East of England. We provide comfortable accommodation private function room picturesque beer garden with a childrens play area serving traditional home cooked foods along with local ales beers wines and …

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Barnard Castle (Historic Hotel)
The Three Horseshoes Hotel

The Three Horseshoes Hotel

The Three Horseshoes Hotel in the centre of the historic market town of Barnard Castle has excellent facilities for walkers and cyclists. Rooms have all been updated to the highest level. En-suites all have top of the range fixtures and fittings rooms include large comfortable beds TV free Wi-Fi hairdryers …

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