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Woodcroft Farm, Frosterley,

Bishop Auckland, Co Durham.

DL13 2TQ

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Telephone 01388 528572

Mobile 07876 047898 / 077 88 55 1980

Email: office@woodcroftfarm.co.uk

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Around Woodcroft

There are local shops and excellent dining pubs within ½ mile and there is a steam railway 1 mile away in the village of Stanhope. The perfect holiday cottage for both couples & families whether you want to relax & unwind, go walking, cycling or touring the area.

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County Durham is one of England’s most northerly counties with a rich and varied heritage and some of the most impressive scenery can be seen in the Durham Dales. Our self catering holiday cottage is located in Weardale one of the Northern Durham Dales.

FISHING

There are also fishing opportunities in the area, we have our own stretch of private fishing on the river Wear which is available to our visitors. The river fishing season runs from 21st March each year until 30th October. A licence is required and can be arranged. There are several good, well stocked reservoirs within a 20 minute drive, details can be provided.

 

WALKING

The North Pennines have been designated as an "Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty", with spectacular walks including the Weardale Way which passes through our farm and the Pennine Way which is within easy reach. There are excellent areas for walking and cycling - Hamsterley Forest, where cycle hire is available and Durham's disused railway tracks are within easy reach and cover many miles - routes can be provided. An abundance of footpaths and bridleways are available to explore where rare birds and plants can be seen.

MOUNTAIN BIKING

If you're a keen mountain biker, there are lots of tracks surrounding our farm perfect for just that! or its only a 5 minute car ride to the beautiful Hamsterley forest, which is a bikers paradise! Bike hire is also available there!

WEARDALE STEAM RAILWAY

The Weardale Railway  is an 18 mile heritage line which runs from a connection with the main railway network at Bishop Auckland in County Durham to Eastgate in the Weardale Area of Outstanding Beauty. In November and December the Railway operates ‘The Train to Christmas Town' also on some Sundays during the spring and summer months Afternoon Tea and cream tea trains are planned.

 

HORSE BACK RIDING

There are many Trekking centres in our area, suitable for all ages! A garenteed fun day out for the whole family!