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Top Byre Cottage is nestled above the village of St Johns Chapel upper Weardale. This cosy retreat sleeps 2 guests in a King size bedroom. There is a cosy lounge, a well equipped kitchen and shower room. The views from the lounge are extremely stunning.
There is parking available at the property.
Pets are welcome with prior notification
Top Byre is located above St Johns Chapel in upper Weardale although in Country Durham the location is close to the borders of Cumbria and Northumberland making this an ideal base to get out and explore this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with its dark skies the cottage is idea for star gazing. There are lots of walks and cycle routes not far from the cottage. A 10/15 minutes’ walk from the cottage is the village of St Johns where you can find two public houses one of which serves home cooked meals. You will also find many shops where you can source your daily amenities from the local co-op, there is also a post office with teat room and another café.
The North of England Lead Mining Museum at Killhope is a five minute drive from the cottage well worth a visit giving you an insight into the lead mining era with underground tours.
Travel the main A689 from the west through Ireshopeburn to the Weardale Museum
Take the road to your left before the Museum and follow this
Top Byre can be found once you take the right at the fork junction at the top of the hill
Go past the farm entrance and the cottage is the next building on your right
1 Bathroom, 1 Bedroom, 1 Dining-Room, 1 Kitchen, 1 Living room, 1 Toilet
SleepingBed linen, 1 Double bed
CookingDishwasher, Grill, Kitchenette, Kitchen stove, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Toaster
Heating/CoolingCeiling fans, Central heating
EntertainmentDVD-Player, TV (Satellite)
SanitaryHair dryer, Shower, Towel-set, Washbasin
LaundryClothes dryer, Iron & Board, Washing machine
MiscellaneousCarbon Monoxide Detector, Fire Extinguisher, First aid kit, Smoke Detector, Vacuum cleaner
Sunnybank Farm, St John Chapel, DL13 1RB , Saint John's Chapel, DL13 1RB, United Kingdom