Thursday 10 August 2023

Boot and Shoe Cottage, Wycliffe, Barnard Castle, Durham

Boot and Shoe Cottage, Wycliffe, Barnard Castle, Durham 

Nestled in the picturesque village of Wycliffe, near Barnard Castle in Durham, Boot and Shoe Cottage welcomes you to a delightful self-catering holiday experience. Whether you're seeking a quiet getaway for two or a memorable family stay amidst the stunning landscapes of England, this cottage is your haven.

**Unveiling the Accommodation**
Step into our tranquil 300-year-old country cottage and feel the warm embrace of history. The sitting room beckons with its inviting log burning stove and cosy sofas, promising moments of relaxation and unwinding. The fully equipped kitchen is a haven for culinary adventures, boasting a range of excellent appliances. Its dining area, adorned with French windows, opens onto the enchanting garden, complete with a barbecue area and steps leading down to the serene riverbank. For added convenience, a utility room with washer/dryer and a ground-floor shower room are at your service. Ascend to the first floor, where a family bathroom awaits.

**Embrace the Bedrooms**
Upstairs, two charming bedrooms await your slumber. The large double bedroom exudes rustic charm, boasting an ancient oak headboard and a cast iron fireplace. Meanwhile, the attic-style bedroom offers a unique charm with one standard and one small (2' 6") single bed. Both rooms are thoughtfully furnished with cotton bedlinen and feather and down bedding (synthetic available), ensuring your comfort throughout your stay.

**Sports and Serenity**
And there's more to delight in! The cottage grounds host an all-weather tennis court, nestled within the walled garden. Enjoy a spirited game or two amidst the tranquillity of the surroundings.

**Explore the Surroundings**
Venture beyond the cottage to discover the wonders of the local area. Stroll through the quaint streets of Wycliffe and embark on an exploration of Barnard Castle, where quirky shops, a vibrant weekly market, and the renowned Bowes Museum await your discovery. Dive into the natural beauty of Teesdale's High Force and the captivating medieval charm of Raby Castle. If fishing is your passion, the River Tees beckons. Lace up your hiking boots and traverse the North Yorkshire Dales and the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. For day trips, the historic cities of Durham and York, along with the allure of the North York Moors, are within easy reach.

**Experience Boot and Shoe Cottage**
Whether you're seeking a serene retreat or a base for captivating explorations, Boot and Shoe Cottage in Wycliffe offers the ideal setting. With its centuries-old charm and modern comforts, it's your invitation to savor the beauty and tranquillity of Durham's captivating landscapes. Plan your escape to this enchanting haven today!

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