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Sheep Pen Cottage - Cottage holidays in Brancepeth, County Durham

Here are the details for Sheep Pen Cottage ideal for a cottage holiday in Brancepeth, County Durham. To book or find out more please use the Booking Info or Availability buttons below.

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Pub close by Short Break Golf Near Extra Luxury No smoking

Surrounded by peaceful countryside yet only 15 minutes from Durham city, this converted barn is finished to a good standard with spacious interiors, two en-suite bathrooms and a well equipped kitchen. Set on a 450-acre working farm with footpaths and cycle ways, the cottage has its own private enclosed garden and boasts wonderful countryside views. The village of Brancepeth is only half a mile away with a championship golf course and medieval castle. Durham city has a timeless quality with rowing on the Wear and riverside walks, cobbled streets with boutiques and cafes alongside the dramatic cathedral and castle. Within half an hour's drive you can explore the city of Newcastle, Beamish Open Air Museum or enjoy exploring the Durham Dales. Shop and pub serving food 2 miles.

If you are looking for a cottage that has a high level of luxury and finished to exacting standards then Sheep Pen Cottage could be the perfect choice. As you can see below the property has a number of luxury facilities that will make your stay very comfortable indeed.

Enjoy a Barbecue

BBQOne of the key benefits of a self catering holiday is the ability to choose how you eat! Sheep Pen Cottage has a barbeque so you can, weather permitting, cook outside and enjoy a barbeque on a warm summers night whilst enjoying the fresh air.


BBQThere is one or more televisions at Sheep Pen Cottage. Ideal if you want to catch up with the latest on your favourite programmes or just fancy a quiet night in relaxing in front of the box.


BBQWhy waste part of your holiday doing the washing up. Sheep Pen Cottage has a dishwasher installed to save you time, and family arguements, about the washing up. Everybody hates doing the washing up and the last thing you need is a big family arguement about who is going to do the washing up while you are on holiday.

Short cottage breaks in County Durham

Available for short breaksGreat news if you just want to get away for a long weekend or short break. Sheep Pen Cottage accepts bookings for short breaks. So if you fancy a few days in County Durham to recharge your batteries then this cottage is well worth consideration.

Family holidays in County Durham

Family Cottage BreaksSheep Pen Cottage sleeps up to 4 people so could be perfect for your family or group. So if you are looking for a family holiday in County Durham then Sheep Pen Cottage could be just the ticket.

Easy Walking Access

More about Sheep Pen Cottage

Open plan sitting room with electric 'wood burner effect' fire dining and kitchen areas. Double bedroom with zip and link bed (twins by arr) with ensuite bathroom/WC with double shower cubicle Twin bedded room with zip and link beds (double by arr) with ensuite shower room/WC.

Elec woodburner in living room inc. Oil central heating, elec, bed linen and towels inc. Travel cot. Highchair. Freeview Television. DVD. CD. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge freezer. Garden with patio and furniture. BBQ. Parking. No smoking. Easy walking access .

This cottage Sleeps 4

Price: £ 361 - £ 705


Cottage address: Sheep Pen Cottage, Brancepeth, County Durham.DH7 8DR

As you can see Sheep Pen Cottage is located in a great location. The perfect base for any holiday around Brancepeth. And well suited to explore the whole of County Durham.

Enjoy an evening drink or a pub lunch at the nearby pub



 Things to do & places to visit in County Durham near Sheep Pen Cottage

Golfing holiday in County Durham?

Golf course near byIf you enjoy a round of golf and would like to combine your holiday in County Durham with a game of golf then Sheep Pen Cottage could be perfect for you.

There are plenty of great places to vist near Sheep Pen Cottage. Take a look at out holiday ideas pages for details of many places that are well worth considering visiting whilst on holiday at Sheep Pen Cottage.

theme-park - places to go in County Durham

Diggerland (Durham)

Langley Park
County Durham

skiing - places to go in County Durham

Spectrum Ski Slope

Hunwick Lane
County Durham
DL15 0JA
01388 747 000

museum - places to go in County Durham

Durham Light Infantry Museum & Art Gallery

Aykley Heads
County Durham
0191 384 2214

swimming-pool - places to go in County Durham

St Johns RC Swimming Pool

Woodhouse Lane
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 6JT
01388 603 246

museum - places to go in County Durham

Oriental Museum

Elvet Hill
County Durham
0191 374 7911

houses-gardens - places to go in County Durham

Eggleston Hall Gardens

Barnard Castle
County Durham
DL12 0AG
01833 650 403

swimming-pool - places to go in County Durham

Glenholme Swimming Pool

New Road
County Durham
DL15 8PU
01388 763 204

swimming-pool - places to go in County Durham

Woodhouse Swimming Pool

Woodhouse Lane
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 6JX
01388 602 557

swimming-pool - places to go in County Durham

Consett Swimming Pool

Sherburn Park
County Durham
01207 505 058

swimming-pool - places to go in County Durham

Easington District Swimming Pool

St Cuthberts Way
County Durham
0191 586 5261

Visitor Reviews


" The cottage was lovely and in a beautiful location. It was extremely well equipped, every possible need had been catered for. There were some really nice touches like maps of the local area provided with walks marked on them. We have stayed in many different self catering accomodations and this was by far the best. "

Mrs C Leicestershire

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