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Old Byre Self Catering Cottage

Old Byre Self Catering Cottage

Old Byre Self Catering Cottage

Old Byre Self Catering Cottage

Old Byre Self Catering Cottage

Old Byre Self Catering Cottage

The Old Byre

As its name states 'The Old Byre' was exactly that. This building was our former milking byre on the farm before it was tastefully converted by us into this lovely cottage.

Guest Comments

"The accommodation was fantastic. The landlady was extremely friendly and obliging. We hope to be back soon! The accommodation was very clean and the games room and gardens were all wonderful. Thank You!"

"would recommend this cottage to anyone and would definitely come again"

"Excellent in every respect Thank You!"

About This Cottage

The cottage is full of character and tradition flows with beamed ceilings and original 'arrow flight' windows. The Old Byre has fabulous views over the surrounding countryside and the River Wear.
The cottage is one of the four barn conversions located on our small livestock farm on the outskirts of the village of Frosterley. With its three bedrooms it can comfortably accommodate up to six guests.
Set within an attractive court yard setting, complemented by a pond and shrubberies there is adequate off road parking.
The cottage also has full use of the owner’s lovely large gardens, albeit shared with other guests there is ample space for everyone! Within the gardens you will find a number of lawned areas, children’s play area, games room, ample seating and fabulous views over the surrounding fields.

The cottage facilities include:

1 bedroom with double bed and a vanity sink
1 double bedroom
1 twin bedroom
House bathroom
Downstairs shower room with toilet
Beamed lounge with Freeview TV, DVD player, CD Player and an electric wood burner.
Kitchen/diner with an electric cooker, gas hob, microwave, dish washer, fridge freezer, washer/dryer and ample seating around the table.
Free Wi-Fi
Gas, electricity, bed linen and towels provided.
Cot and High chair by arrangement with owner.
No Smoking

2 pets welcome. A charge of £15 per pet per stay will be added. Please keep pets off the bedding and soft furnishings and on a lead in the communal areas, thank you.


Court yard with ample off road parking. The court yard also has a pond with fountain, shrubberies and several seating areas.
Secure cycle store by arrangement
A shared garden with ponds, several lawn areas and a large decked area which is accessed via 6 steps.
A cosy summer house ideal for reading in and watching the world go by from!
A gas barbeque
Patio furniture
Children’s swings and a large trampoline.
Swing ball
A large summerhouse with a pool room and a lounge area. The lounge area contains a TV, Wii computer console, board games, outdoor games and books.
Brilliant access to cycle and walking routes.

This property shares a site with The Gin Gang (sleeps 10), The Stables (Sleeps 7) and River View (sleeps 4). All cottages can be booked together to accommodate 27 guests.

The cottage address is 7 Bridge End, West Bridge End Farm, Frosterley, Bishop Auckland County Durham DL13 2SN


Please contact us to check availability or to make a booking.


Week breaks run from Saturday to Saturday
3 night breaks start on a Friday*
4 night breaks start on a Monday*
*Short breaks on main holiday weeks will only be accepted within 28 days of your stay.

If you would like to make a booking that doesn’t fall with the above arrival days or duration please contact us as we will do our best to try and help.

Click here to find out more about this cottage

Cottage Location

Gardens, Play Area And Games Room

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  • "Such a lovely house equipped with everything you could need"

    We explored the local towns, Durham, Newcastle, Auckland Castle, Raby Castle, Hamsterley Forest and played Golf at Brancepeth Castle. All of which were fab days out and fell in love with the scenery and local life. Valerie was a brilliant host and this house was fantastic.

  • "A most excellent break"

    Comfortable and warm, we wanted for nothing. A beautiful part of the country

  • "We have had a wonderful holiday lots of space to spread about."

    We enjoyed the garden and BBQ and the boys especially enjoyed the pool table. We spent a day at South Shields, did a lovely bike ride through Hamsterley Forest and a spent a day at Alnwick Castle. We even had fun when it rained!

  • "Thank you for the most amazing holiday."

    The accommodation was extremely comfortable and the gardens superb - the kids really enjoyed the games room too.We enjoyed the stunning scenery and went on some lovely walks. Thank you for being so helpful!

  • "The accommodation was fantastic."

    The landlady was extremely friendly and obliging. We hope to be back soon! The accommodation was very clean and the games room and gardens were all wonderful. Thank You!

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