Exterior | The Dovecote, Romaldkirk, nr. Barnard Castle Living room | The Dovecote, Romaldkirk, nr. Barnard Castle Living room | The Dovecote, Romaldkirk, nr. Barnard Castle Kitchen/diner | The Dovecote, Romaldkirk, nr. Barnard Castle Kitchen/diner | The Dovecote, Romaldkirk, nr. Barnard Castle Double bedroom | The Dovecote, Romaldkirk, nr. Barnard Castle Double bedroom | The Dovecote, Romaldkirk, nr. Barnard Castle Shower room | The Dovecote, Romaldkirk, nr. Barnard Castle Sitting-out-area | The Dovecote, Romaldkirk, nr. Barnard Castle Exterior | The Dovecote, Romaldkirk, nr. Barnard Castle

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  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 0 Pets
  • Detached Property
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Romantic Collection
  • Rural Location
  • Wifi
  • Luxury Collection
  • Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
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3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

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This romantic retreat is the perfect base from which to explore the area, with plenty of footpaths and walkways close by.

Situated in the peaceful and quaint village of Romaldkirk, which is nestled within the Dales, this detached barn conversion, adjacent to the owner’s home, really is the perfect location for guests wishing to enjoy a quiet romantic break, a walking or cycling holiday, or just to really explore the beauty of the surrounding areas. Nestled between Swaledale and Weardale, Romaldkirk lies in Teesdale, which is a peaceful haven of tranquillity, nature and ever changing landscapes. Perfect for walkers, The Dovecote is right at the heart of many established public footpaths and walkways. Ideal for walkers of all abilities, there is some stunning scenery and leisurely strolls along the side of the river to more taxing trails along the rugged fells. The Teesway footpath is easily accessible and takes guests through to the village of Cotherstone and beyond, or maybe head towards Mickleton and then even further afield towards Middleton-in-Teesdale. Other walks lead towards the reservoirs of Grassholme or across towards Hury. In the heart of Romaldkirk is an award-winning pub and restaurant, so why not enjoy a lovely meal on the walk back towards the property. A little further afield, guests will be able to leave their car behind at the Bowlees Visitor Centre and then walk along to two of the most incredible waterfalls in the area, Low Force and High Force. This is also an ideal spot for guests who are wanting a more peaceful holiday with the chance to visit and explore some of the local historic attractions and National Trust properties, there are many to visit in the area. Egglestone Hall and Gardens is just 2 miles away, Bowes Museum is 6 miles, and definitely an attraction worth a visit, Raby Castle with it’s famous deer that graze in the grounds, is 12 miles. Barnard Castle, 6 miles, is a historic market town that offers a quaint high street that is bustling with antiques shops, restaurants, bistros and cafes. 30 miles away, guests will be able to take a day trip to the city of Durham, where there are boutiques, shops, restaurants, bistros and also a theatre and leisure centre. Take a day trip to the beautiful scenery of the Lake District which is a mere 45-mile drive away. Shop 4½ miles, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

Ground floor: Living room with stone floor. Kitchen with stone floor. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 1 double (6ft zip and link, can be twin) bedroom with beams.

Electric woodburner in living room included. Biomass central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. 32" Freeview TV. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Small, enclosed garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (1 car). Welcome pack. No smoking.

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What do our customers say?

  • 10


    Posted by anonymous

    A wonderful place to stay : lovely and romantic!

    Confirmed guest, 13/10/2017 14/10/2017
  • 6


    Posted by anonymous

    Wanted a quiet location which we got. Initial appearances were good, however we encountered a series of aggravations as the week progressed. TV control instructions were vague to the point of useless (e.g. "press Bush" means nothing!) Grocery storage (e.g. non-fridge food) was non-existent. No provision for wet/damp coats. Plate rack unsuited for dinner-plates, plates on top shelf could not be reached by my partner who is 5'1". Heating times seemed to be erratic; towel rail heated at 2am, but not 6.30pm when we wanted to shower. Patio doors and windows were not particularly clean. Bulbs out in bathroom and inside fridge. Dust and cobwebs very evident on bedroom chandeliers and dust also on far bedside light.

    Confirmed guest, 22/09/2017 27/09/2017
  • 10


    Posted by anonymous

    Perfect cottage, we only stayed for a long weekend but could've stayed longer , just a shame it rained so much

    Confirmed guest, 20/03/2017 01/04/2017
  • 10


    Posted by anonymous

    A fabulous stay in the most gorgeous quaint little cottage! It was beautiful romantic and we wanted to move in permenantly! We are staying again most definitely! Thank you for our perfect stay!

    Confirmed guest, 30/01/2017 21/02/2017
9.5 out of 10 – based on 22 reviews collected by ReeVoo