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Sheep Pen Cottage

Durham, County Durham, England

Sheep Pen Cottage in Durham, County Durham, England
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About Sheep Pen Cottage

Sheep Pen Cottage is located just 4 miles from Durham City surrounded by quiet and peaceful countryside on a working family farm with views of Brancepeth Castle. Converted barn in 2010 Sheep Pen Cottage is a single storey 2 bedroom cottage which has a relaxed spacious country style, combined with modern luxuries. Fully equipped with high quality furnishings and ensuite bedrooms, sleeping upto 4 people plus a bed seatee. Sheep Pen cottage benfits from a private garden and patio, ideal for family holiday’s short breaks or the business traveller. Ample private parking
You won’t believe how close you are to everything only 9 miles from the A1M only 4 miles to the historic city of Durham.
Excellent public transport links.
The farm has its own network of footpaths cycle ways and bridleways bursting with wildlife to enjoy and explore.
Perfect for the North East’s Cities Newcastle, Gateshead, Durham and Sunderland are all easy 20 minutes. Brancepeth Castle is on our doorstep with Beamish Open Air Museum Durham Cricket Ground at Chester le Street and The Angel of the North just a little further.
Use the cottages as a perfect base for exploring the North East of England with its many delights such as Hadrian’s Wall Alnwick Gardens and the Northumberland coast and Durham Cathedral or visiting family friends and business colleagues.
• King/twin ensuite bedrooms with colour TV/DVD
• Electric & central heating included
• Linen and towels included
• Colour TV with freeview DVD VCR & mini system in lounge
• Ample secure private parking
• Children Friendly
• High chair and travel cots can be provided at no extra cost
• Fully fitted kitchens
• Microwave
• Washer/dryer
• Dishwasher
• Fridge Freezer
• Private patio and Garden
• Evening meals wine and breakfast can be arranged in advance
• FREE WIFI available

Nearby towns & villages..

Victorian post box

Durham (402 Pictures)

(3.6 miles, 5.7 km, direction NE)

Durham as a town reflects the long history of its magnificent castle and cathedral with its winding streets, ancient market place and alleyways and other old churches to discover.....

Sunset over Spennymoor

Spennymoor (212 Pictures)

(4.2 miles, 6.8 km, direction SE)

Long before Spennymoor ever existed there was... Spenny Moor. Spenny Moor was a vast area of common land, and we are indebted to noted historian and antiquarian Robert Surtees.....

St John the evangelist church. Kirk Merrington, County Durham

Kirk Merrington (49 Pictures)

(5.0 miles, 8.1 km, direction SE)

Kirk Merrington is a pretty, hilltop village overlooking the Wear Valley and the Cleveland Hills...

Bishop Auckland market place, Bishop Auckland, Durham.

Bishop Auckland (142 Pictures)

(5.6 miles, 9.0 km, direction S)

This was the busy social and commercial centre of the south-west Durham coalfield, but the town is actually much older than the Industrial Revolution, although that historic.....

St James Churchyard, Coundon 9th Jan 2010

Coundon (43 Pictures)

(5.7 miles, 9.2 km, direction S)


Escomb Saxon Church, near Bishop Auckland 15th June 2009

Escomb (7 Pictures)

(5.9 miles, 9.5 km, direction SW)

Lying in a prominent position ringed by the River Wear, Escomb is best known for its magnificent Saxon Church reputed to be built from stones brought from the near-by ruined Roman Fort at Binchester...

Fall Berries at Craigside, England

Craigside (2 Pictures)

(6.4 miles, 10.4 km, direction W)


Nearby attractions..

Inside Brancepeth Castle

Brancepeth Castle (2 Pictures)

(0.7 miles, 1.1 km)


Durham Castle from the river side, next to bridge

Durham Castle (33 Pictures)

(3.1 miles, 4.9 km, direction NE)

Durham Castle is another one of Durham's magnificent buildings. It was founded in 1072 and such was the impregnability of the.....

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Durham Cathedral (144 Pictures)

(3.7 miles, 6.0 km, direction NE)

One of the finest buildings in the world. This huge cathedral which is third only to Canterbury and York in ecclesiastical.....

The Bishops Chapel

Auckland Castle (48 Pictures)

(5.4 miles, 8.6 km, direction S)

With its grand arch, Auckland Castle, also known as Auckland Palace or the Bishop's Castle, is the official residence of the.....

Courtyard at Lumley Castle, Chester-le-Street, County Durham

Lumley Castle (8 Pictures)

(8.7 miles, 14.0 km, direction NE)


Watch out for Red Indians

Beamish Open Air Museum (215 Pictures)

(9.8 miles, 15.7 km, direction N)

Beamish Museum lies in a basin of stunning countryside covering over three hundred acres. This is no ordinary museum, but an.....

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