The Barn at Holwick
“Converted barn with a wood burning stove and a large private garden” - VisitEngland Assessor
Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Disposable masks, hand sanitisers, antibacterial wipes and spray, and rubber gloves are all available for guest use.
Our Inspector's View
The converted Barn at Holnwick is in a quiet hamlet located within the beautiful North Pennines AONB. The Barn sleeps six in three twin-bedded rooms, one on the ground floor. There’s a large lounge with a wood burning stove and a well-equipped kitchen that opens via French doors to the large, private rear garden that leads down to a small stream. As well as a bathroom, there is a separate walk-in shower room.
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Discover County Durham
County Durham reaches halfway across England, from the North Pennines in the west, to the sea in the east. Much of it is very sparsely inhabited, and is naturally beautiful; a mix of rolling hills, monumental valleys, lush farmland and unforgiving moors. It’s strong on industrial heritage as well, and remnants of the now all-but-vanished mining industry are everywhere.
The City of Durham has a magnificent Cathedral which can be traced back to the establishment of a church in the 10thcentury as the final resting place of the miraculous remains of Saint Cuthbert. The Cathedral, alongside the city’s Castle (an 11th-century structure that now houses University College), were created a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. The area’s mining past is fully documented at the Durham Mining Museum; an amazing resource. Bishop Auckland is the other major settlement, and for centuries was run almost as an independent state by the powerful Bishops of Durham. These days it is still a bustling town with plenty of shops, historical interest and events like the annual food festival. The coastal town of Peterlee is unusual; it was set up as a new town to house Durham miners after WW2.
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