Byre Cottage, in the heart of Weardale, North Pennines, DL13 1NP, Tel: +44(0)1325 488106



Living room

Master Bedroom

Summer Evening



A charming 1850s stone built, byre converted cottage, situated in Weardale, North Pennines, near the border of Cumbria, Northumberland and County Durham, in the picturesque village of Daddry Shield, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Great care has been taken to retain and enhance original features including beamed ceiling, thick window seat, open fire and featured early 20th Century Bathroom with restored original suite.

The property is newly renovated with beautiful countryside views from every window. Whether it’s the romantic countryside you’re looking for, valleys, moors, rivers, breathtaking views or the perfect walk, Byre Cottage is perfect for couple or families wanting a convenient touring base into the historic city of Durham, Newcastle, the Lake District, Northumberland National Park and the Yorkshire Dales.  

If you simply want to explore one of England’s best kept secrets, why not just set off on your bike or in the car and just see what views you can find. The winding roads are famous and attract countless bikes and those wanting to just find a good drive. The yellow Mineral Valleys Walk signs will lead you on the numerous walking tracks around the local villages. The area represents a unique part of English heritage. Its culture and sights found only here.

Recent reviews from our customers

Your cottage is spacious, yet retaining a very cosy felling and the character of the building. Over the years we have spent holidays in cottages. However, we felt this one has been the one that ticked all of boxes. (Brian and Susan from Durham)

A (second!) great New Year in Byre Cottage …. ( Mark and Paul from Bristol)

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