Katie's Cottage & The Bungalow

“comfortably appointed holiday accommodations boasting modern facilities and high standards of housekeeping” - VisitEngland Assessor


Beamish, County Durham

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Low Urpeth Farm holiday cottages are 3 miles from Beamish Museum, close to Durham, Newcastle, Sunderland and Gateshead. Ideal for family, couples on holiday or visiting friends/family as well as for the business traveller. Each Cottage sleeps 4, 2 ensuite bedrooms, single storey, Nespresso coffee machines, free Wi-Fi, USB sockets, Beamish Museum discount vouchers & near pubs. 10 mins from A1(M) Junction 63. Attractions: Beamish Museum, Durham Cathedral, Great North Museum, Bowes Museum.

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4 Star Self-Catering

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Katie's Cottage & The Bungalow
Low Urpeth Farm,Ouston,CHESTER-LE-STREET,County Durham,DH2 1BD

About the area

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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