The local attractions really close to our cottages.

Situated just 5 miles from the A1M, we are surrounded by the following local attractions.

Beamish Museum

Beamish Museum (2 miles)

North of England Open Air Museum, where the past comes to life. Beamish is unique. It's no ordinary museum but a working experience of life as it was in the Great North in the early 1800s and 1900s.
Visit Beamish Museum website

Tanfield Railway

Tanfield Railway (1/2 mile)

Tanfield Railway operates steam trains every Sunday throughout the year and Wednesdays and Thursdays during the school summer holidays.
Visit Tanfield Railway website

Derwent Walk

Derwent Walk (4 miles)

A mixture of natural woodlands, meadows, riverside and reclaimed industrial land. The Derwent Walk can be used by all, walkers, cyclists and horse riders.
Visit Derwent Walk website page

Birkheads Garden

Birkheads Garden (1 mile)

Birkheads secret gardens & nursery is a three acre hillside garden in beautiful countryside overlooking the Beamish valley.
Visit Birkheads Garden website

Gibside Chapel (4 miles)

Gibside is a 'forest garden' embracing many miles of walks. There are several outstanding buildings, including a Palladian chapel, Column to Liberty, greenhouse and stables.
Visit Gibside Chapel website page

A welcoming pub and restaurant are within walking distance and supermarket and other shops are 3 miles.

There is a bus stop with an hourly service to Newcastle Railway Station with regular main line services. York is just 1 hour while Edinburgh is only 2 hours away.


More things to do on an excellent interactive map...

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Part of Northumbria Tourist Board Self catering cottage - 4 stars