A delightful cottage in a peaceful locationRelax and unwindA gateway to the beautiful Durham DalesCountry walks and sightseeingMagnificent views, wildlife & wild flowers
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Come and experience the tranquility of the Durham Dales

New Cottage at Hollymoor Farm is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty with magnificent views, lots of bird life and wild flowers. New Cottage is on a working farm in County Durham, on the borders of the beautiful Durham Dales, Teesdale and Weardale. With its elevated position it is surrounded by beautiful views. The panoramic views from the lounge are a never-ending source of delight – they are stunning. The sunsets are truly magnificent.

Why not retreat to the tranquility of this very cosy 4 Star accommodation, which is all on one level. The beautiful and impressive views are first class.


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New Cottage is a gateway to the beautiful dales plus…

Set amidst rolling countryside, enjoy the peace and tranquillity in this very cosy and comfortable cottage situated on a working farm and has been described as a delightful little cottage in a very peaceful location.

“The panoramic views from the lounge are a never-ending source of delight – they are stunning, and made even more beautiful in the winter when there is a light dusting of snow”

The cottage is accessible for country walks and sightseeing, and being able to start walks from the cottage is a real bonus sunsets are truly magnificent and very romantic. Within the comfort of the cottage you can see a wide variety of wildlife right at your doorstep. Birds seen from the cottage without intensive viewing are Blackbird, Dunnock, Swallows, Jackdaws, Linnet, Sparrows, Wren, Curlew, Pheasant, Tits – both blue and great, Magpies.

Discover award-winning attractions and enjoy world-class exhibitions, festivals and events

The county is home to many more treasures too; step back in time at fascinating heritage attractions, such as Beamish. Seek out hidden gems in our local market towns and villages. Relax and enjoy peace and tranquillity, or get outdoors with cycling routes – bring your own bike or hire one at Hamsterley Forest. 

Stay with us at New Cottage and you will just round the corner from Raby Castle. Raby is without doubt one of the most impressive intact castles in the North of England. Built in the 14th century by the powerful Nevill family, it has a fascinating history. Come and discover what this tremendous building and it’s parkland setting have to offer. Take an enlightening tour, enjoy a delicious lunch or explore the great outdoors.

Don’t miss fantastic events across the county, including fascinating exhibitions at Bowes Museum and the unmissable Kynren – an epic tale of England TRAVEL THROUGH TIME, from daylight at 11Arches Park to starlight at KyrenOPENING IN 2021: NEW Shows, NEW Attractions and NEW Eating experiences! 11Arches Park offers visitors an epic new day attraction, jam-packed with an electrifying original horse stunt show, immersive attractions, a playground and eating experiences to deliver a mind-blowing experience unlike anything seen in the UK. Every Saturday from 7 August – 11 September 2021.

Food & Drink

When it’s time to refuel you’ll be spoilt for choice with award-winning eateries and delicious local produce.

Further afield…

We are ideally located for trips to Newcastle where you can visit the Baltic Centre, which is the Centre for Contemporary Art, and the Hancock Museum, Durham City and the coast.

We look forward to welcoming you to New Cottage for a holiday or short break.