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Wood Street Cottage Is In The Heart Of Historic Picturesque Banard Castle



Updated: 21-Nov-2016

Wood Street Cottage is a newly refurbished cottage in the heart of historic, picturesque Barnard Castle, minutes walk from the town centre, Bowes Museum and River Tees. It is an extremely comfortable cottage furnished to a high standard. Large fully equipped kitchen/dining room, separate lounge with TV, Free view and DVD player, 2 double bedrooms, one with king size bed and a large modern bathroom with separate shower. Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Small selection of DVDs, books and games. Welcome Pack and information about the local area. Private parking for 1 car and additional parking on road. Wifi. Courtyard garden with seating.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Local owners currently living and working in Barnard Castle.

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18 Reviews

based on 18 holidaymaker reviews


Comfy Cottage in " Barney "

  • 5 of 5

Cottage is easy to find & the parking space is literally outside the front door. Central location is wonderful as you can walk everywhere in a few minutes. Owners are really friendly/helpful and live next door. Cottage is extremely well appointed and has sufficient space for everything. Rooms are spacious & well furnished. Barney has some wonderful independent stores & lots of places to eat - the fish & chip shop at 149 is really excellent. We stayed a week & could have easily stayed longer - The Bowes Museum took a whole day ! lots of lovely walking from the doorstep. Wouldn't hesitate to book again & will most definitely return. Top Class cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to meet this couple who obviously enjoyed staying in our cottage and we would certainly be extremely happy to welcome them back again.
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Wonderful place to stay, nice and clean. Town center around the corner and beautiful museum closeby.

  • 5 of 5

Top marks to the helpful owners Michael and Pauline Hanby who live next door for a lovely self-catering cottage with everything you need.

Delightful shops in the town, one's that you cannot find in my country Holland anymore. We enjoyed a meal at Clarendons but there are plenty of places to eat and drink.

The bus to Darlington gives access to the trains to ex. Edinburgh. The Bowes museum is a must.

So Barnard Castle was really a wonderful surprise with walks, castle and bus rides; we tell our friends what a lovely part of England it is.

I must confess the weather was superb but we were always happy to return to the cottage after daily trips.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your comments. We are pleased you enjoyed not only our cottage but Barnard Castle and our lovely surrounding area.
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The perfect place to stay for comfort and convenience

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't fault Wood Street Cottage.

Don't pack anything other than your clothes because it's all there, everything you could possibly need and really good food shops are just a short walk away.

Barnard Castle has much to explore and makes an excellent base for a holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. It was a pleasure having you to stay in our cottage.
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Very spacious, well equipped cottage which made for a comfortable stay.

  • 4 of 5

Although only two bedrooms, the master had lots of room and plenty of storage for large suitcases etc. The second one was perfect for our 3 year old but lack of a wardrobe would cause difficulties if you needed more space.

There was everything you would need and more, extremely well equipped cottage. The welcome tray of flapjacks and homemade jam was lovely and we found cooking very straightforward, although lack of a dishwasher meant more washing up than usual.

The location was great, 5 mins walk from the centre but quiet enough to be peaceful. Parking was difficult as roads were narrow and no view from the windows or garden but the courtyard was lovely and a nice place to relax if the sun lingered on an evening. Overall a very pleasant stay in well maintained, centrally located home from home.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We had such a fantastic stay at Wood Street Cottage - the accommodation is spotlessly clean and very well stocked with everything you need to make it a home from home. The owners were extremely welcoming and helpful and went out of their way to make the stay enjoyable for our little girl - providing toys and books. We can't fault it and will definitely be back to stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in our cottage and we look forward to meeting you again in the future. Regards, Michael and Pauline
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Beautifully appointed accommodation

  • 5 of 5

Extremely well appointed with everything you might need provided. Very consideration owner who lives just next door. Very easy access to the centre of the town and own parking just outside the front door.

We would be happy to recommend this property to friends and family and we will definitely book this cottage again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Durham Tees Valley Airport at 20 Miles Nearest Barpub : Various at 0.25 Miles Nearest Golf : Barnard Castle Golf Club at 1 Miles Nearest Train : Darlington Station at 17 Miles Nearest Motorway : A1M at 13 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Various at 0.25 Miles Car: necessary

Prices and Availability

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3 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Arrival time is after 3.00pm - Departure time before 10.00am

Any breakages or damage to property or contents to be paid for before leaving the property

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Television
  • Video Library ...


  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • town


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Large separate shower cubicle


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, Travel cot available on request
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed


  • Garden ...


  • Self-catering

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